Rwanda's capital has rapidly transformed into one of Africa's safest, most vibrant and pristine cities. Young people are flocking to the metropolis in hopes of making their business dreams come true.
African startups have on average a roughly 50% chance of making it, according to a report. But country figures differ significantly, and the ongoing COVID-19 scare could hurt the continent's entrepreneurs.
President Paul Kagame marks 20 years at the helm of Rwanda. He's praised by some as a pioneer for women's rights and environmentalism but criticized by others for his iron grip on power — which could last a while still.
Many African states have closed their borders due to COVID-19. The movement of goods continues, albeit slowly. For people, transiting countries is difficult and the consequences for workers and small businesses are dire.
As the number of infections with the new coronavirus in South Africa keep rising, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.
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