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Tips to make you rich: Africa's top entrepreneurs share secrets to success
March 19, 2014 -- Updated 1109 GMT (1909 HKT)
CNN's African Start-Up talked to some of Africa's brightest business stars to find out their advice on how to make a fortune on the continent. Click on the flashing icons below.
Every week, African Start-Up follows entrepreneurs in various countries across the continent to see how they are working to make their business dreams become reality.
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See the full coverage of CNN's African Start-Up -- the show that follows entrepreneurs across the continent making their dreams become reality.