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.
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Afridigest sends out a must-read digest summarizing key events & news related to business & innovation in Africa every Monday at roughly 11:30am - 12 noon 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.