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Twisty tales

Africa: the data The Africa Rising narrative is an example of how a number or a small set of statistics can be both informative and misleading By Alfred Mthimkhulu What does the data tell us? This...

Money goes online

Money goes online

Africa: banking innovation While only 11% of Africans have bank accounts, some 80% have mobile phones: a huge new mobile banking market beckons across the continent By Ronak Gopaldas By the year...

Bribes make bad business

Africa: corruption The tide of corruption that has swept the continent may be ebbing as governments and Africans are investing more in their own countries By Dianna Games The issue of corruption...

The ethics of relationships

Africa: ethical business A long-term approach to doing business anywhere relies on nurturing relationships, and perhaps more in Africa than elsewhere By Alain Tschudin Ten years ago, many...