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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?

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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.

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