What is Afridigest?

Afridigest is a newsletter on business and innovation, with an Africa focus.

Its target audience is startup founders, operators, investors, and other innovators interested in understanding & creating the future of business across the continent.

Superb weekly digest…Recommended!” — Stephen Deng, Co-Founder & Partner, DFS Lab
Serious [and] thought-provokingOlumide Olusanya, Founder & CEO, GlooPro
Really impressed with the write up[s]…Quite stimulating.Abasiama Idaresit, CEO of Wild Fusion Group and Co-Founder/Director, Greentree Investment Company
Great writeup[s].Haseeb Qureshi, Managing Partner, Dragonfly Capital
Must-read” content.Shiv Madan, Founder & CEO, Blockparty
Really interesting insights.Rafal Cymerys, Managing Partner & CTO, Upside Lab
Original thinking.Trevor Owens, Author, The Lean Enterprise: How Corporations Can Innovate Like Startups
Super insightful.Baadier Sydow, Lead Developer, HomeChoice
I discovered it and immediately subscribed.Luca Conti, Italian blogger, author, speaker, & media personality

Subscribe and join hundreds of professionals across the world reading the same newsletter to get smarter about business & innovation in Africa.

Why subscribe?

Afridigest sends out a must-read digest summarizing key events & news related to business & innovation in Africa every Monday at roughly 5pm Lagos time (GMT+1/UTC+1), as well as one other original essay on Friday or Saturday.

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It’s written by me, Emeka Ajene.

I’m based on the ground between Lagos, Nigeria; Lome, Togo; and Cotonou, Benin and I’m passionate about Africa’s emerging tech and innovation ecosystem. Business is the most powerful force for impact & positive change across Africa and this newsletter aims to act as a catalyst.

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Emeka Ajene
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