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Lagos ban deals blow to ride-hailing startups

Lagos has banned commercial motorbikes and rickshaws to prevent the transport chaos caused by illegal operators, but would regulation be a better solution than prohibition?

Old vehicles offer new opportunities for Cars45

The used-car market is driving car ownership in Africa, and digital firms such as Nigeria’s Cars45 are helping to make the retail market organised, fast, transparent and hassle-free, as Linus Unah reports.

Funding for tech startups up 74%

Nigeria and Kenya were the top destinations for tech funding in Africa but other countries are catching up in another record year for deals.…