Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private Equity News.

1. Airtel Africa’s mobile money business gains $100m investment from Mastercard

Airtel Africa, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries across Africa, has announced the signing of an agreement under which Mastercard will invest $100 million in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV (AMC BV), a wholly-owned subsidiary o...