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Kenyans pay $430m for non-existent insurance

“Businesses, individuals and households have in Kenya spent Ksh43 billion ($430 million) in premiums on non-existent insurance covers after agents…

Sidian Bank receives $20m loan from Dutch lender

“Kenyan lender Sidian Bank has received a $20 million loan to support its growth strategy as it seeks to break…

Less than 10pc Kenyans to retire comfortably on pension

“Less than a tenth of pension schemes are providing sufficient benefits to comfortably sustain members in retirement, an actuarial consulting…

Nigerian inflation on the rise

“Higher food prices pushed up annual inflation in Nigeria last month after borders with neighbouring countries were closed in a…

Crisis in the Sahel

“Conflict and hunger are leading to sharp levels of displacement in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger as people flee their…

sex sex sex and more sex: that’s what readers want

An article in the New Statesman emphatically claimed that internet would not exist without porn. It was 2013. https://www.newstatesman.com/business/2013/06/internet-wouldnt-exist-without-porn Other…

Readers from 28 countries

Today our readers come from 28 countries Canada, USA, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Morocco, Senegal, Mali, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo,…

African art rising in popularity

“The value of African art has risen 200 per cent over the last four years. Art auctioneers and valuers Bonhams are…

Contemporary Art From Africa Is Seizing Global Attention. Here’s Your Guide to Six Emergent Art Markets Making It Happen

Africa’s “local collector base is growing steadily—Sotheby’s fourth dedicated auction of Modern and contemporary African art in April was dominated by…

The rising popularity of African art has led to a growing market for forgeries

“Now African art is becoming a larger and larger target. Fakes are flooding the South African market and while a…

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