Chris Spillane

Chris Spillane

Media and Digital in Brussels

I'm a media and policy adviser. Once based in New York, London and Johannesburg, I'm now in Brussels. Bloomberg and Politico alumni

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BusinessWeek

Jumia, Africa's Amazon.com, Takes Cash and Delivers by Motorbike

Jumia, Africa's Amazon.com, Takes Cash and Delivers...

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BusinessWeek

Mandela Event Sign Language Translator Accused of Being Fake

An interpreter used to communicate with hearing-impaired people at a memorial service held for Nelson Mandela yesterday was a “fake,” according to the Deaf Federation of South Africa....

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BusinessWeek

Mozambique to Create Armed Force to Halt Slaughter of Rhinos (2)

Mozambique will hire ex-military personnel to set up a force to combat the poaching of rhinoceroses and elephants in both its own conservation areas and those of neighboring South Africa, the Joaquim Chissano Foundation said....

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BusinessWeek

Olympic Failures Compete for Best Excuses With Missed Medals

Athletes at the Winter Olympics in Sochi are outdoing each other in one area even after events have finished and the medals have been handed out: excuses....

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BusinessWeek

Ukraine Skier Withdraws From Sochi Olympics Amid Kiev Deaths

Ukrainian skier Bohdana Matsotska withdrew from the Olympic Games following deadly clashes between anti-government protesters and police in Kiev this week....

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Shaun White Troubled as Slushy Snow Brings Down Olympic Skiers ...

Shaun White Troubled as Slushy Snow Brings Down Oly...