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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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September 8, 2014 -- Updated 0924 GMT (1724 HKT)
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September 15, 2014 -- Updated 1400 GMT (2200 HKT)
Five digital natives from five very different African nations have come together to transform the continent's approach to education.
September 3, 2014 -- Updated 1550 GMT (2350 HKT)
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August 21, 2014 -- Updated 1046 GMT (1846 HKT)
Janet Fredman Designs transforms modest materials such as seeds, wood and leather into high-end jewelry.
August 14, 2014 -- Updated 1006 GMT (1806 HKT)
A lawyer by day and cake maker by night, Sungeni Mtalimanja turned her passion for baking into a business.
August 11, 2014 -- Updated 1044 GMT (1844 HKT)
In Kenya's capital city of Nairobi, a group of craftsmen are transforming bicycles into eye-catching modern furniture.
August 6, 2014 -- Updated 1237 GMT (2037 HKT)
Meet the ingenious entrepreneurs wanting to get a slice of Nigeria's wedding industry cake.
July 29, 2014 -- Updated 1209 GMT (2009 HKT)
In Malawi, the craft of bamboo weaving is helping disadvantaged youth rise out of poverty.
July 17, 2014 -- Updated 1220 GMT (2020 HKT)
Former model Hiwot Gashaw graduated from Ethiopia's leading design school, and now she wants to create the country's first superbrand.
July 14, 2014 -- Updated 0907 GMT (1707 HKT)
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July 8, 2014 -- Updated 1213 GMT (2013 HKT)
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July 1, 2014 -- Updated 1407 GMT (2207 HKT)
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June 27, 2014 -- Updated 1011 GMT (1811 HKT)
Rwandan entrepreneur Teta Isibo is the owner of Inzuki Designs, a fashion brand which specializes in handmade jewelry and accessories.
See the full coverage of CNN's African Start-Up -- the show that follows entrepreneurs across the continent making their dreams become reality.
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