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Facebook wants to turn Africa’s saggy internet into a roaring trade

In the under-24 age group, fewer than half of Africans are online, and less than 13% of Africans use Facebook

Chris Williams

Africa is looking like an increasingly promising place to do business.

The IMF expects it to come second behind Asia for economic growth this year. The continent is also second only to Asia in terms of population, with more than 1.2bn people.

But there are big differences between Africa and Asia...

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