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An uncomfortable truth

An uncomfortable truth

South Africa and weapons: a dirty history There is evidence that the motives for the murder of three prominent antiapartheid activists were much more complex than official narratives suggest It is...

Digital jump

Digital jump

Kenya: leading in IT innovation M-Pesa money transfer service has led the way to better, faster business By Mark Kapchanga Before 2007, Dickson Rono would rely entirely on Kenya’s slow, cumbersome...

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...