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This venture fund wants to plug holes in pre-seed stage startup funding in Africa 12h
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When will India’s economy show the green shoots of recovery? India 13h
Indian trade body blames Amazon and Walmart for an “unholy alliance” with banks India 14h
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Indian investors are rushing to add shares of American companies to their portfolios India US 15h
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Nigeria’s defense of a spiraling naira and its multiple exchange rates isn’t working Nigeria 1d
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Now in recession, India is faring worse than most major economies India Spain UK 1d
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One of India’s leading Covid-19 vaccine contenders is embroiled in a legal battle India 1d
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The skin lightening industry’s history of colorism and the impact of Black Lives Matter 2d
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In Kenya, a puppet TV show keeps building on the country’s legacy of political satire Kenya 2d
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Uganda is using Huawei's facial recognition tech to crack down on dissent after protests Uganda 4d
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Should Indian states consider more lockdowns even as a last resort? India 4d
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The 39-year-old Indian billionaire who bet big on Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine India 4d
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The Crown’s escape from history, as seen from the British Empire’s former colonies India UK 4d
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The “Amazon of Africa” is trying to enable third-party e-commerce rather than sell more stuff 5d
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WhiteHat Jr’s dream run until it became controversy’s favourite child 5d
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Photos: Fire at India’s tallest garbage mountain makes Delhi’s air quality worse India 5d
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Why are stressed Indian assets so attractive to foreign investors? India 5d
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Ethiopia doesn't want the world to interfere as a humanitarian crisis unfolds in its Tigray reg... Ethiopia Sudan 5d
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Scientists say West Africans migrated to east and southern Africa via Zambia in ancient times Zambia 6d
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Why have Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley suddenly become optimistic about India? India 1w
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The Indian economy is still recovering from the damage of the Covid-19 lockdowns India 1w
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