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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...

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...

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...

‘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,...

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...

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...