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What Ruth Bader Ginsburg thought the US could learn from South Africa's constitution  US South Africa 9h
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A 120-year-old Indian business group appears to have no place for women on its board India 23h
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Regulators in Africa's big economies are scrambling with a spike in cryptocurrency trade South Africa Nigeria 1d
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Charted: How India’s $370 billion shadow banking sector is surviving the economic slump India 1d
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Will Adani’s newly created aviation empire survive the pandemic? 1d
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Scientists blame climate change for a bacteria that mysteriously killed 300 African elephants Botswana 2d
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How Africa’s largest economy can protect the future of its promising tech sector 2d
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Most Indians say they could not get a Covid-19 ICU bed without using their clout 2d
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India’s most-valued unicorn accuses Google of misusing its dominance India 2d
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Why are India’s farmers and politicians opposing the new agriculture reforms? India 2d
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Facebook is moving closer to local talent, key markets with a second African office in Nigeria Nigeria 4d
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How South Africa’s Jerusalema became a pan-African hit, then a global dance favorite South Africa 5d
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The police officer who turned forensic archaeologist to find Zimbabwe's hidden dead Zimbabwe 5d
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Will anyone buy TikTok’s business in India? China India 5d
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Coronavirus has made it easier for millennials to scale back the big fat Indian wedding India 5d
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India’s online shoppers will nearly double this Diwali versus 2019 India 5d
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A list of things the Modi government says it has no data on 5d
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The pandemic has taken away the delight of companionship while having a meal 5d
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The race to build facial recognition tech for Africa is being led by this young engineer UK 6d
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The Modi-Trump friendship could change the way Indian-Americans vote in November 2020 6d
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Covid-19 has changed the way Indians think about weddings 6d
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Can a patient get reinfected with Covid-19 after making full recovery? 6d
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Amazon’s fintech push is a play to dig further into India India 6d
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Ethiopia has started clamping down on independent media again as tensions rise Ethiopia 1w
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Mdundo IPO raises $6.4m to take on Spotify, Apple music in Africa 1w
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Unless the government acts fast, India faces deep, structural economic problems India 1w
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A mental health crisis brewing among South Asian immigrants in the West needs serious attention 1w
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Bitcoin is still a clear favourite among India’s crypto investors India 1w
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Ethiopia is demonetizing its economy with new currency to tackle hoarding and illegal trade Ethiopia 1w
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Surveys show just how unprepared African countries were for Covid-19 lockdowns 1w
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India’s harsh Covid-19 lockdown displaced at least 10 million migrants India 1w
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The Modi government says it has no data on migrant jobs lost to Covid-19 India 1w
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Apple’s online store plan for India is the right move at the right time India 1w
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A tech firm with ties to Beijing is reportedly monitoring over 10,000 Indians, including Modi 1w
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Scientists in Nigeria, Sierra Leone and US have developed a $1 test for Ebola and Lassa virus US Sierra Leone Nigeria 1w
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Lack of transparency over Modi’s Covid-19 relief fund hurts Indian democracy India 1w
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A controversial regional election win in Ethiopia raises the stakes for its federal system Ethiopia 1w
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How did marijuana become illegal in India? India US 1w
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Work from home in India is disproportionately stressing out mothers India 1w
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Zimbabwe has reversed course and banned mining in safari parks, activists want a new law Zimbabwe 1w
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The Trump administration is investing in African e-commerce startups focused on rural areas 1w
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African tech startups are beating the pandemic’s odds and racking up multi-million dollar exits 1w
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India’s banks are preparing for the worst—but the crisis could actually be worse India 1w
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An offensive haircare ad shows Black South Africans still fight apartheid's race battles South Africa 2w
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Digital platforms have been a boon for social assistance in Africa during the pandemic 2w
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Immigrant entrepreneurs create more jobs than their American counterparts US 2w
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Indians are hesitant to get tested for Covid-19 even as the government increases capacity 2w
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Indians trying to keep their pets safe from Covid-19 might actually be harming them 2w
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How climate change will hurt India’s already wounded economy India 2w
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OnePlus lost its #1 spot in India even before coronavirus and tensions with China China India 2w
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