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Cover story: Africa’s Top 250 Companies

Business Intelligence 4 News and deals from around Africa

Cover story 10 Africa’s Top 250 Companies

Opinion 30 African borrowers should unite to get better deals

Interviews 32 Wamkele Mene,

Secretary-General, AfCFTA 36 Tidjane Thiam, Chairman,

Freedom Acquisition 40 Alex Vines, Director, Africa

Programme, Chatham House

Focus on technology 42 Can Uganda’s tech

scene compete with Kenya? 46 Uganda telemedicine startup

aims at African market 48 Freeze on accounts upsets

African startups 50 Interview: Daniel Yu, CEO, Wasoko

Focus on resources 54 Can African mining ever be sustainable? 58 Event preview: Mining Indaba 60 Why the West should invest in African gas

Manufacturing 62 Morocco turns to high-tech manufacturing

Events 66 AfDB gears up for Annual Meetings

Wildlife trafficking 68 Covid impacts illegal wildlife trade

Countryfile 72 Nigeria’s mass SIM

cancellation hits SMEs

Editor’s View 74 The cynicism of UK’s Rwanda

migration plan