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Start-up snapshot: Lagos-based venture taking legal services online

Legal Forms is a Lagos-based start-up looking to assist Nigerian entrepreneurs and small-business owners with legal services.

The VoIP ban in Morocco and its impact on the economy

It all started in the first week of January 2016, when internet users all over the country found issues making calls through free applications such as Skype.

How this French smartphone company is luring consumers in Africa

Strategies for competing in a cutthroat market.

Tech company changing the way aid organisations operate

'I have an MBA, but I learnt more in the first two months of running this business than I did in business school,' says Matt Berg, CEO of Ona.

East African company moving from selling only solar energy to ‘everything’

A look at M-KOPA's potentially game-changing new strategy of selling low-income customers everything from smartphones to cooking stoves.

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