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Who will tap Africa's tech potential?

Despite companies such as M-Pesa being pioneers in the mobile payments sector, Africa's tech scene is considered to be lagging its global peers. 

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Mara's Phones makes African manufacturing a priority

Having opened production facilities in Rwanda and South Africa, Mara Phones is looking to alter Africa's mindset from being a consumer to being a manufacturer. 

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Thuringia punches above its weight with battery-powered growth

The announcement of a €1.8bn lithium-ion battery production facility in Thuringia by China's CATL has put the small German federal state on the map.

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Gothenburg takes proactive stance as global headwinds bite

Gothenburg is vulnerable to global economic pressures but local authorities are confident that their strategies will see the city ride out current uncertainties.

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Mannheim takes creative route to fostering start-up ecosystem

Mannheim in south-west Germany is leaning on its rich cultural and creative history to carve out a niche for its start-up ecosystem.

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Barbados tourism minister looks to green expansion

Barbados's minister of tourism discusses exploiting the country's capacity for growth, but only in a sustainable way. 

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Cloudflare's global coverage

How Cloudflare is looking to improve people’s internet experiences through affordable, reliable and accessible interconnection points. 

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View from Asia: why Asia needs to nurture its tourism offering

Asia outstrips the world for tourist arrivals and is still experiencing growth. Constant maintenance and upgrade are essential to maintain this lead.

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Passion Capital partner puts faith in London fintech scene

Passion Capital's Eileen Burbidge tells fDi why London will always be a key market in the fintech sector.

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View from the Middle East & Africa: small steps can have a big impact on tourism

Poor infrastructure and political instability deter tourism, but small and manageable steps to avoid chaos and promote hospitality can work wonders.

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