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Mobile contributes $110bn to sub-Saha...

Mobile contributes $110bn to sub-Saharan economies

Sub-Saharan Africa is, and will continue to be, the fastest growing mobile market in the world.
 Source: Perspective

Zimbabwe bond note black market booms...

Zimbabwe bond note black market booms across borders

Garikai, 35, shuffles wads of green notes. A sizeable crowd gathers around him. They are astonished. Source: African Business

Egypt begins sell-off of state-owned ...

Egypt begins sell-off of state-owned companies

Egypt’s president, Abdel Fatteh el-Sisi, generally avoids mentioning the IMF. Source: African Business

Acacia Mining files for arbitration i...

Acacia Mining files for arbitration in Tanzania dispute

Tanzania’s president John Magufuli and Barrick Gold Corp are racing to negotiate a resolution to an escalating dispute over subsidiary Acacia Mining PLC’s operations in the country. Source: African Business

African governments must prioritise r...

African governments must prioritise research and innovation

I always knew I wanted to be a scientist. Growing up in Mauritius – a small island nation home to more than 40 percent of the world’s plant species – sparked my passion for the study of biodiversity that endures to this day. Source: Perspective

Africa ripe to pioneer tech approach ...

Africa ripe to pioneer tech approach to regulation

As technological innovation continues to converge with other sectors, governments around the world are crafting ever stricter policies – and are increasingly firm on monitoring compliance. Source: African Business