Afridigest Week in Review: Major M&A moves
+Market downturn in the African context +GIFs galore +Music streaming across Africa +Catching up with Kenya's Kune +The everything economy +Optimizing for feelings +Endeavor Nigeria's new report +More
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Welcome back, friends! The most clicked link from last week was Sequoia Capital’s Doug Leone on building an enduring company. And in case you missed it, I published 'The top smartphones in Africa' less than 24 hours ago.
This week, we’re having some fun at Afridigest. I heard you like GIFs so we packed several in today’s newsletter—GIFs galore!—& otherwise tinkered with the usual format. If you enjoy this version, let me know by sharing it wherever you typically share this sort of thing — Twitter, LinkedIn, Slack groups, etc. And if you hate it, that’s cool too — but let me know what you think: Whatsapp, email.
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