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We’ve rounded up some interesting articles for March. While MPedigree expands across sectors, M-Pesa grows regionally with the help of Vodacom. Read these stories and others below.
Authenticity in Every Sector: After success in pharmaceuticals, MPedigree is moving to Ghana's textile and beauty industry. Their authentication platform will reduce the adverse effects of counterfeiting on consumers and companies. - via Disrupt Africa
Addressing Youth Unemployment through Partnership: Jobberman and Microsoft Nigeria signed an MoU focusing on youth unemployment. Both companies will work to increase the number of resources for career training and development. - via Tech Moran
Booming Cities: Although well known Lagos, Kinshasa and Johannesburg top the list of high growth potential cities, the report claims true opportunity lies in the “Next 10”. Luanda, Khartoum, Abidjan and 7 others are expected to triple in size by 2030. - via PwC
M-Pesa Goes Regional: M-Pesa is now crossing borders. Through partnership with Vodacom, Safaricom users can now make transactions between Kenya and Tanzania. Via Ventures Africa
Stories we like
Young Kenyan Entrepreneur turns rejection into opportunity - via Ventures Africa
Burkina Faso Film Festival brings opportunity to a diverse group of filmmakers - via Vice
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