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Africa’s rising middle class – and why it matters. Credit: newafricanmagazine.com

Africa's rising middle class - and why it matters

According to the African Development Bank (AfDB), as far back as 2011 there were already 313 million people – or 34 per cent of the continent’s total population – that could be referred to as middle class.


10 of the best startups from Africa: Web Summit 2014

From the sands of the Sahara to the Western Cape of South Africa, these startups are lighting the way with their innovative ideas on how to change lives with technology.