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Sub-Saharan Africa Technology and infrastructure Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Is the sharing economy really good for Africa?

The sharing economy a la Uber and Airbnb threatens African businesses and society when imposed from outside: Made in Africa solutions are fighting back.

Middle East/North Africa Technology and infrastructure

4 ways Uber impacts civil society in the Middle East

Uber is helping communities address key social challenges left void by sclerotic government institutions. Earlier this month, Uber announced plans to invest $250 million to expand its operations in the

Asia Pacific Economics

Despite Uber raid, Chinese e-commerce remains friendly

The raid on Uber’s offices in China does not herald a clampdown on e-commerce in China, but rather demonstrates the importance of understanding¬†China’s internal stability concerns. Meanwhile foreign firms continue

Middle East/North Africa Technology and infrastructure

10 Middle Eastern startups to watch in 2015

10¬†promising tech startups to watch in the coming year. In the midst of the Arab Winter, there is a remarkable story unfolding in the Middle East’s tech sector. Plagued with

Europe Technology and infrastructure

Tensions rise between US and EU tech companies

Amid a recent resolution by the European Parliament to break up Google, tensions continue to rise between Europe and American tech companies. What does this mean for Google, tech and