Africa : Fundraising carried out by African start-ups recorded a drop of 36% in 2023 to stand at $3.2 billion Africa: Economic growth expected to slow to 2.5% in 2023 compared to 3.6% in 2022 Africa: Average economic growth in sub-Saharan African countries is expected to fall to 3.3% in 2023 from 4% in 2022, before rising to 4% in 2024 The United Kingdom has launched its scholarship program for 2024, open to around a hundred countries, including several in Africa Africa: The United Kingdom announced £64 million or $80.3 million in investment to fight the climate crisis at the African Climate Summit hosted by Kenya Togo: English will be taught in preschool and primary schools from the next school year scheduled for September 25 Africa: Trade with China reached $156.4 billion in the first seven months of 2023, up 7.4% from the same period of 2022 Africa: Chinese companies won 31% of infrastructure construction contracts worth $50 million or more in 2022 Ghana: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a project to support low-cost private schools Africa: How will the economic performance of the 15 main West African countries evolve? Analysis