Diaspora Talks: Legal for African Startups

In this episode I speak to lawyer turned tech entrepreneur Rashida Abduli. Rashida left her role in a London city firm last year to launch Strand Sahara an online legal platform which services Africa focused…

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Diaspora Talks: Wondervision

In this episode, I speak to London based media entrepreneur Danny Wonders. We talk about his journey into media and photography, what keeps him going, how his Ghanaian heritage has influenced his work and much…

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Weekly brief 07/07

Focus: ECOWAS Plans Single Currency What’s going on? ECOWAS has proposed the adoption of a single across its member states by 2020 The Economic Community of West African States, also known as ECOWAS, is a…

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Weekly brief 30/06

Zimbabwe Ends Multi-currency System Zimbabwe has ended its multi-currency system after a decade of accepting the U.S. dollar, South African rand, and other foreign currencies The Multi-currency system was introduced after the Zimbabwean economy suffered…

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Weekly Brief 23/06

Focus: What Facebook’s Libra could mean for Africa What’s going on? Facebook is planning to launch a cryptocurrency called ‘Libra’. It hopes will “empower” unbanked people across the world by providing access to the global…

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