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Startups eye metaverse, NFTs, to boost African economies

Start-ups hope to take advantage of emerging technologies and concepts including the metaverse. Image: REUTERS/Albert Gea

Kim Harrisberg

Water Rights Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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