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Apps Helping Kenyan Businesses Stay Ahead of Counterfeiters

Counterfeit goods in Kenya cost the government as much as $1 billion each year in lost tax revenues.  The fake goods also hurt entrepreneurs who find it hard to carve out a niche in the market and retain customers.  But, information technology is being used to try to beat the problem.   Thirty-four-year-old Jemima Mwafigu intently logs her inventory into her computer.  She is a businesswoman who deals in perfumes and designer colognes.  But in the first year of...

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