New Zealand is hitching its economic future to Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series

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Canada is the next stop for Nigeria’s first bus-hailing startup

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How online scammers fooled one of Africa’s biggest fintech startups

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Google won the battle to make API fair use, but the war will rage on

On April 5, the Supreme Court decided Google v. Oracle America, a decade-long legal battle over…

Naspers’ strategic focus on South African tech startups is starting to pay off

Naspers, Africa’s biggest company by market cap, has taken a wide-ranging approach to its international investments,…

Klarna’s path to Europe’s most valuable startup began with utter defeat

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Slack announced its Clubhouse copycat on Clubhouse

Slack is far from the first tech company to steal the idea behind buzzy, audio-based social…

Why scientists are developing inhaled Covid-19 vaccines

There are 13 Covid-19 vaccines in use across the globe just a year after the World…

The indoor urban farm startup that’s undercutting importers by 30%

Benjamin Swan, co-founder and CEO of Sustenir Agriculture, is an Australian living in Singapore who wanted…

Health tech’s healthy outlook, Motsepe’s mandate, griot storytelling

Hi Quartz Africa readers! The African health tech sector is booming, thanks in part to the…