February 8th, 2013
06:50 AM ET

5 must-reads from around Africa

Every week, we bring you some of the most interesting stories from around Africa. Here are the five you need to know.

New smartphones for Africa

Africans in select cities will have more choices when it comes to smartphones.

In a move targeting the world's fastest-growing mobile market, Microsoft is teaming up with Chinese company Huawei to sell a Windows smartphone in seven countries.

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  1. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    I'd bet money that Patrick doesn't spend much time reading cookbooks.
    Please, CNN, bring five "must-reads" from England every week, and five must-reads from Italy. I'm not ready to be an American yet.

    February 8, 2013 at 7:35 am | Report abuse |
  2. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    PS: The spreads you provided about Mali were fascinating.

    February 8, 2013 at 8:45 am | Report abuse |