Africa News Roundup -- May 31, 2018

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May 31, 2018
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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!!

MTN Ghana

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

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https://www.techcentral.co.za/mtn-kicks-off-ghana-ipo/81475/

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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