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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.…

Digital startups take on Nigeria’s healthcare headaches

Nigeria’s healthcare system is underfunded, leading to poor services and suffering for many of its citizens, but digital startups are beginning to fill the gap with some innovative solutions, as Linus Unah discovers.…