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Jumia, officially the 1st African tech unicorn

Last month we reported that Jumia was to offer its shares on the NY Stock Exchange. On the launch day, 12 April Jumia’s valuation reached $3.9bn on the NYSE. MTN Holdings (Mobile Telephone Networks Holdings) had the largest share at 29.7%.

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Shahrain Coovadia

Shahrain Coovadia is a Cyber Security Consultant at Deloitte, South Africa. Prior to joining Deloitte she started a web-design studio, and worked at the University of Cape Town as a teaching facilitator. Shahrain graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Commerce Honours specialising in Information Systems. She currently facilitates web & database management for Ecommerce Forum South Africa (EFSA).

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