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The 7% year-on-year rise in consumer prices should be taken with a pinch of omicron.

The next 10 years of change for global business leaders will be less about style than substance.

📬 Africa Weekly Brief: EU travel ban, Binance sponsors Afcon, Twitter in Nigeria

Respect that other people’s risk calculus may be different.

If you’re from a marginalized background, this can be an even harder task.

Writing is a skill like any other, which means anyone and everyone can sharpen it with a little practice and guidance.

Softbank vowed to invest $100 million in startups based in Miami in January.

"In the book, I suggest that to the extent you can set your goals such that it’s less of a chore, and more of this exciting thing that you want to achieve, you have a better chance of achieving it."

Netflix is now more expensive than HBO Max

How powerful is your country’s passport?


Twelve works of art that chart the emotional upheavals of the Hong Kong protests

Young Nigerians are leading protests yet again to disband a rogue police unit

A tone-deaf speech by Nigeria’s president Buhari missed a chance for empathy amid national protests

1/ Seoul says it will be the first major city government to enter the metaverse. On Nov. 3, the city announced a plan to make a variety of public services and cultural events available in the metaverse, an immersive internet that relies on virtual reality.

1/ Leaded gasoline, a major public health threat, is now banned everywhere in the world. Officials from @UNEnvironment  just announced that Algeria, the last country on Earth to use leaded gasoline, depleted its supply in July.

1/ Publishers are warning sellers and consumers that supply chain issues have forced a major slowdown in book production and threaten a shortage of certain titles for the rest of the year.

Thread 🧵 A new Covid-19 variant is now on the radar of several countries. The Lambda variant, or C.37, believed to have originated from Peru, was designated as a “variant of interest” by the @WHO  on June 14.