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Donor-funded African journalism is getting caught between the US and China world view China US France UK Portugal 1w
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Narendra Modi inspires more Indians to stay fit than sportspersons or film stars 1w
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Parents’ education or family incomes are no bars for women to pursue engineering in India India 1w
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The glow of the historic accord between Ethiopia and Eritrea has faded Ethiopia Eritrea 1w
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African-Americans reclaim "Go Back to Africa" with an AI-driven tourism campaign 1w
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Ghana is now the fastest-growing mobile money market in Africa Ghana 1w
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Spotify takes the Lite route to navigate India’s patchy internet India 1w
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Indonesia’s Wake Cup Coffee is the latest entrant in India’s fast-growing cafe market India Indonesia 1w
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A government-owned firm starts selling India’s most energy efficient air conditioner India 1w
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Tribespeople in India’s Gujarat fiercely resisted a mega dam—but they got a mega statue, too India 1w
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Many Ghanaians think their country should divorce the IMF—that isn’t likely to happen Ghana 2w
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The move to open Africa’s last closed telecom market raises questions on digital rights 2w
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Going by Modi’s track record, the massive $15 billion divestment target is achievable 2w
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Are Indian social enterprises ready to benefit from the proposed social stock exchange India 2w
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Another major scam rocks India’s fourth largest bank India 2w
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“Investment” was mentioned over 30 times in India’s budget speech—but where will it come from? India 2w
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The Modi government wants a $5 trillion economy by 2024, but has done little to back it 2w
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Scientists are mapping out how to restore tropical rainforests around the world 2w
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After the free trade agreement, we need to focus on realizing the African Monetary Fund 2w
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Satellite images show how badly India’s reservoirs dried up India 2w
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India ties up with “old friend” Russia to train astronauts for its first manned mission India Russia 2w
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