Africa News Roundup — May 31, 2018

by | May 31, 2018

Here are this week’s top news headlines about startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa.

Econet had a great 2017

According to Econet’s recently released financial results, the telecommunications company more than tripled its profit after tax in 2017 (Techzim).

Econet More Than Tripled Profits To $132 million Last Year!!

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MTN Ghana

While we still await MTN Nigeria’s IPO, its counterpart in Ghana has set the ball rolling (TechCentral).

MTN kicks off Ghana IPO

No more YouTube in Egypt

No thanks to an offensive video that was uploaded six years ago, YouTube is now banned in Egypt (Quartz Africa).

https://qz.com/1290590/youtube-is-banned-in-egypt-over-the-anti-islamic-innocence-of-muslims-video/

France loves Africa

President Macron of France has big plans for African startups (Techpoint).

https://techpoint.ng/2018/05/28/macron-court-african-startups/


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