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).
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).
France loves Africa
President Macron of France has big plans for African startups (Techpoint).
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New Report: Nigerian startups raised $24.7 million in Q2 2019, 40% higher than Q1. Find out more in the latest quarterly edition of the Nigerian Startup Funding Report here.