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Africa mourns Mandoza: Tributes pour in for South African Kwaito icon
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Lifestyle Africa mourns Mandoza: Tributes pour in for South African Kwaito icon

South Africa has lost one of its musical greats, with the death of Kwaito superstar Mandoza, whose real name is Mduduzi Tshabalala. Mandoza passed away in hospital after a lengthy battle with cancer which had spread to his brain. South Africa and the rest of the continent mourns the death of an African musical icon and tributes continue to pour in.

How MTN’s MoKash has changed the banking landscape in Uganda
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Lifestyle How MTN’s MoKash has changed the banking landscape in Uganda

In August 2016, telecoms company MTN Uganda and the Commercial Bank of Africa launched a platform through which mobile subscribers can apply for loans and save money using their phones. In just 24 hours, 83 000 mobile banking users had registered for the service. This is Africa’s Alex Taremwa examines how this development will revolutionise the banking sector in Uganda.