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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The Economic Impact of AFCON – A Blessing or Burden?

The 31st Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football tournament kicks off in Gabon on Saturday 14th January 2017. This will not be the first time the small central western African nation hosts the tournament after joint…

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