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What’s up with blockchain in Africa? + other stories

Blockchain is one of the hottest debates around the world right now. Its entrance in 2008 moved the tech space, however, there are still reservations as to it's adaptation. In Africa, it seems we hardly want it integrated into...

ECOWAS examines Nigeria’s border closure + other business stories across Africa

The leadership of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government has set up a committee, led by Burkina Faso's Roch Marc Christian Kabore to study and make a full report on Nigeria's land border closure with her neighbours. Daily Trust The...

Reflections on the Year of Africa + Other best reads of the week

Each week, we round up the best writings from across online platforms. These rise above regular reportage, highlighting current issues, the people and the continent - Africa. Here are the ones that caught our attention: Books and bills: Tackling sexual...

Ready, set…anticipated #MatchInAfrica is today! + other stories

To raise $1 million, Cape Town is hosting Tennis gods, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, then Bill Gates and South Africa's Trevor Noah for a historic match for charity. While Nadal will team up with Noah, Federer will team up...

‘Support Sudan or regret later’ + other top business stories across Africa

It is a no-brainer that Africa is a very important piece in the global market. From foreign investment to innovation in business to start-ups, to the phenomenal growth of local businesses, Africa will always remain in conversations around business...

Minority debates in Kenya’s identity decision + Other best reads of the week

Minority debates in Kenya’s identity decision Minority discrimination is a long-term debate and we're all honestly tired. We fight racism and still have to put up with discrimination cross-cutting ethnic lines. Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta announced that the national ID will be the "single source of...

Nigeria’s Paga acquires Ethiopia’s Apposit + other developing tech stories across Africa

This is what's happening in Africa's tech ecosystem... African fintech firm Flutterwave raises $35m Fintech startup, Flutterwave has raised a $35 million Series B round and announced a partnership with Worldpay FIS for payments in Africa. CEO, Olugbenga Agboola said with the...

Protests disturb Guinea economy + other top stories across Africa

It is a no-brainer that Africa is a very important piece in the global market. From foreign investment to innovation in business to start-ups, to the phenomenal growth of local businesses, Africa will always remain in conversations around business...
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The best shopping centres in Kogi

One of the most interesting things about Kogi is that it is the only state in the country that...
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