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Facebook censored #EndSARS content 🙈🙊🙉

Facebook labeled #EndSARS content following #LekkiMassacre as "false information." It later issued an apology blaming its "automated systems," this excuse is hard to accept given the company's history with fake news and hate speech.
Business

Kojo Baffoe talks about building and harnessing content creation processes

In this episode of The Lead Creative podcast, we are joined by the former Editor of Destiny Man, a seasoned content creator, strategist, keynote speaker, Kojo Baffoe. Kojo was also the host of Life with Kojo on KayaFM among many other roles. He talks about the content creation process.

How Stripe builds business ecosystems

We could all pick a page from Stripe’s playbook. I hope to see more African companies regardless of their stage, become more intentional about developing and improving the markets in which they operate.

Bank of Central African States is looking for a solution to fight illicit financial flows

The Bank of Central African States (BEAC) is looking for a digital solution provider to step up its fight against illicit financial transactions within the sub-region.

Nigeria's Paystack has been acquired by Stripe for $200 million

Nigerian payments company, Paystack has been acquired by global payments leader, Stripe, to accelerate online commerce across Africa. This acquisition is the latest move in Stripe’s international expansion, as Paystack will be Stripe’s catalyst for growing internet commerce in Africa.
Books

Science fiction books build mental resilience in young readers

According to research, science fiction provides more than escapism for young readers., including mental resilience.

What happens when the fundamentals that a business is based on change?

In his book, Andy S. Grove (ex-CEO of Intel), talks about a Strategic Inflection Point in business. This is explained as "a time in the life of a business when its fundamentals are about to change."

A book that digs deep into the inner workings of Spotify

The book, Spotify Teardown - Inside The Black Box of Streaming Music, tells a story of how Spotify is not what it generally says it is, it is actually more like Facebook, an advertising and user data driven company.

Marek Zmyslowski's new tell-all book sets the record straight

In his new tell-all book, Chasing Black Unicorns, Marek Zmyslowski sets the record straight on some of the controversy that followed him when running an online travel startup in Nigeria. He also writes about some of the lessons learned as a tech entrepreneur targeting African markets.