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Kenyan cops cash in on Covid-19

The ‘unmasked’ are arrested during early morning patrols, taken to police stations and charged a ‘bond’

Jack Ma v. Bill Gates: Does Africa need another benevolent billionaire?

The latest member of the benevolent billionaires club could learn from what his peers have done right — and wrong

‘Xi cult’ app is China’s red hot hit

A propaganda app that puts China's powerful President Xi Jinping in anyone's pockets has become a hit in the country

Did South Africa’s investment summit mark a game-changing moment?

South Africa's president has firmly thrown his weight behind the private sector. This could prove significant

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54

Alibaba's co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy

Alibaba and the $40-billion squeeze

The Chinese government tried to take on thriving online marketplace Alibaba, but owner Jack Ma beat the regulators at their own game.

E-commerce king rides ‘blind tigers’ to success

The rumour spread like wildfire: was it possible that Jack Ma, one of China’s greatest success stories, was planning to leave the mainland for good?

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