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Netflix and Unesco search for African film-makers to ‘reimagine’ folktales

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For Nelson Mandela they were “morsels rich with the gritty essence of Africa but in many instances universal in their portrayal of humanity, beasts…
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Shares of a British e-commerce firm backed by SoftBank are in freefall

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KEY POINTS The SoftBank-backed firm’s stock suddenly nosedived during late afternoon trade to notch its worst single-day performance since listing on the…
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Tunisian logistics startup Lamma raises funding from Orange Ventures

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Tunisian last mile delivery startup Lamma has secured an undisclosed investment from Orange Ventures to fuel its international expansion. Founded last year…

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Ghanaian businesswoman and entrepreneur Roberta Annan launches a €100 million fund

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Ghanaian businesswoman and entrepreneur Roberta Annan earlier this week launched a €100 million fund to channel investment into small and medium African…
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Canadian fintech, Periculum, gets a boost for automated credit assessment with $620,000 pre-seed funding

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Focused on improving financial inclusion in Nigeria and other emerging markets through automated credit assessment tools that close the consumer credit gap…
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Seven African start-ups shaking up the global tech ecosystem

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Young African start-ups are making headway in cutting-edge sectors and catching the eye of leading organisations, including the World Economic Forum. There…

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Bill Gates-backed ESS — which makes giant batteries out of iron, salt and water — starts trading

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KEY POINTS The battery company ESS went public through a SPAC with Acon S2 Investment Corp. and starts trading on the New…
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The UAE’s 2050 net-zero initiative marks a global turning point

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The $160bn investment into clean energy solutions will resonate in the country and around the world For the UAE to launch a strategy aimed…
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Solar desalination device will provide clean water to 400,000 Kenyans

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Converting seawater into safe drinking water at a large scale takes an enormous amount of energy, which makes it a costly and…

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African agriculture without African farmers

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Mass dispossession of smallholder farmers is not a side effect of the ‘African Green Revolution’. It is the whole point. With the…
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Tomatoes in season, sharp drop in prices

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Tomatoes are in season with the basket selling for as low as 50 cedis in some markets in Accra. A box of…
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Afreximbank and AfCFTA announce the Operational Roll-out of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS)

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Cairo and Accra, 28 September 2021: – African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and AfCFTA Secretariat announced today the operational roll-out of the Pan-African Payment…

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Access Bank, Coronation Insurance partner for four-fold insurance package for SMEs

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As further evidence of its commitment to the prosperity of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) – which account for more than 70…
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COCOBOD to sign a $1.5 billion Syndication Loan for 2021/2022 cocoa season.

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Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) will later today sign a $1.5 billion Syndication Loan for the 2021/2022 cocoa crop season. The facility, which…
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Considering the SME lending gap in West Africa

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As with most developing countries, micro, small, and medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the backbone of economies in West Africa. They account for…

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IFFAC Invests in African Fashion and Beauty Brands

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Roberta Annan, founder of the Accra, Ghana-based African Fashion Foundation and managing partner of Annan Capital Partners (ACP), launched the Impact Fund for…
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Uber can now track your flight so a ride home is ready when you land

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KEY POINTS Uber announced Wednesday that customers can now book a ride up to 30 days in advance. Travelers who choose the…
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QATAR AIRWAYS INTRODUCES THE BUSINESS CLASS FARE YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED

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They say every seven to ten years the entirety of your body’s cells or molecules are replaced by new ones, prompting many…
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Viva Bruce: the banker turned fashion designer

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In times past, the programming code that was wired into our brains in terms of career path was to go to school,…
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WHAT EXACTLY IS TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY? ALL ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY GAME-CHANGER

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Technology has become an integral part of our lives, completely changing how we work, shop, eat and spend our leisure time. With…
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Delta pushes airlines to create a national 'no fly' list of unruly passengers, after banning 1,600 people from its flights

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Delta wants a national “no fly” list of unruly passengers, it said in a memo seen by Reuters. Delta has put 1,600…

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As businessmen and entrepreneurs, we are all constantly trading in futures, in a sense. We trade in our time and resources every…