A woman holds her child as she prepares to cast her vote at a polling station in the eastern region district of Kyebi on December 7th during Ghana’s presidential and parliamentary elections. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty

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Mo Ibrahim: the Sudanese-born entrepreneur who created Celtel, the first pan-African mobile phone network

The mobile phone has revolutionised Africa. With the number of users in sub-Saharan Africa rising from 90 million to 475 million in the past seven yea(...)

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