Trump executive order targets TikTok, WeChat - South African manufacturing sentiment sours - Africa's confirmed coronavirus cases top a million
In several parts of Africa, paying for food, clothes or public transport with a phone is commonplace. Mobile money is taking off in Ethiopia, too, with COVID-19 as the catalyst.
Germany's powerful auto bosses are used to warmer welcomes when they meet with the chancellor. At this week's car summit, Angela Merkel ignored their courting and kept her wallet tight — a good sign says Henrik Böhme.
As German companies struggle to recover from the coronavirus-driven slump, the Justice Ministry is planning to let them restructure and avoid insolvency proceedings, provided they have a "compelling" business model.
The Tesla founder spent much of the week in Germany, hobnobbing with politicians and visiting sites of commercial interest. Between his ventures in mobility and vaccines, his stake in the country appears to be growing.
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