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Despite Rwanda-based Mara Phone’s Claims That Its New Device is “100% African,” Critics Raise a Few Doubts

Last week's launch of the new Mara Phones was widely celebrated across the continent as the company touted them to be Africa's first 'entirely home-made' smartphones. "The ...

Kenya Exports to China Surge in First Half of the Year, But Serious Trade Imbalance Persists

At first glance, the January-June trade figures between China and Kenya look promising. Kenyan exports increased by 74% during this period while imports fell by 16%. Officials on both sides are no doubt pleased the numbers are finally going in the right direction to help narrow the ...

The China-Africa Tech Roundup with Andile Masuku

When Shenzhen-based Transsion Holdings IPO'd last month no one predicted that it would surge a stunning 64% on its opening day of trading in Shanghai, pushing the company's valuation to around $7 billion. But ...