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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Diaspora Talks: Building Afrochella

In this episode to the founders of AFROCHELLA – Africa’s biggest music festival: Abdul Karim Abdullah and Kenny Agyapong. We talk about the story behind the making of Afrochella, celebrating the culture, overcoming challenges, key…

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Weekly Brief 16/06

Cameroon Attacks Suspected Boko Haram fighters in northern Cameroon killed dozens of people over the weekend, including soldiers and civilians – at least 37 have been confirmed dead.  Military positions on Darak, an island near Lake Chad in Cameroon’s…

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Weekly Brief 7/06

Africa is home to some of the world’s most polluted cities According to the World Health Organization, four of the world’s worst-ranked cities for air quality are in Nigeria.  Soot particles often dominate the air in…

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Weekly Brief w/c 2/06

Ghana Predicted Fastest Growing Economy in 2019 The IMF predicts Ghana to be the world’s fastest growing economy in 2019 estimating that GDP will rise 8.8% this year. This is double the pace of emerging…

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