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    Oracle opens data centre to provide cloud services across Africa

    Oracle opened a data centre in South Africa on Wednesday to provide local cloud services across Africa for the first time, joining the likes of Microsoft and Amazon in setting up facilities in the southernmost country on the continent. Africa will be the U.S. company's 37th "cloud region" - an area that allows customers to get faster access from a local data centre, in this case in Johannesburg.

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    UPDATE 1-UK PM Johnson faces plot to trigger leadership challenge

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Wednesday fighting to shore up his premiership after a revolt by his own lawmakers who are angry over a series of lockdown parties in Downing Street. Propelled into the top job to "get Brexit done", Johnson in 2019 won his party's biggest majority in more than 30 years but now faces calls to resign after a series of revelations about gatherings in Downing Street during COVID lockdowns. To trigger a leadership challenge, 54 of the 360 Conservative MPs in parliament must write letters of no confidence to the chairman of the party's 1922 Committee.

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    JD Daojia Seminar: Omni-Channel Supply Optimization is the Focus of On-Demand Retail

    Dada Group (Nasdaq: DADA), China's leading local on-demand delivery and retail platform, announced that it hosted the first "Think Tank Sharing -- JD Daojia On-Demand Retail Seminar" in Shanghai on January 14. The event gathered dozens of representatives and experts from global brands and retailers, including PepsiCo, Kimberly-Clark, Carrefour, Unilever, Mars Wrigley, Yili, Yihai Kerry, and Mondelēz, under the same roof where they offered deep insights on the optimization and digitalization of t