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Mario Rigby walks across Africa

“There are times when it’s actually easier to die than to keep going,” says explorer Mario Rigby, reflecting on his solo, two-plus year walk across the continent of Africa. Rigby — who was born in the Turks and Caicos, ran track in Germany as a teenager, and now resides in Canada — began his journey […]

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Jumia IPO Highlights Africa’s Shifting Online Travel Ecosystem

Jumia co-CEO Sacha Poignonnec, left, applauds as Jumia Nigeria CEO Juliet Anammah, center, rings a ceremonial bell when the company’s stock begins trading, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, April 12, 2019. Jumia has a travel unit that faces competition with regional and global rivals. Richard Drew / Associated Press Skift […]