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Start-Up Stories: Emerald Moringa Tea
3 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Emerald Moringa Tea

A tiny leaf could save millions of lives. Vanessa Zommi, founder of Emerald Moringa Tea, discovered moringa, popularly known across Africa as the “tree of life,” after several …
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Capturing the Real Africa with New Start-Up Picha
3 years ago

Capturing the Real Africa with New Start-Up Picha

Google “Africa” and you’re likely to see photographs of safaris and sunsets. For businesses hoping to market their products across the continent, that lack of realistic images of the continent …
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The Divine Way of Making Chocolate
3 years ago

The Divine Way of Making Chocolate

Not many cocoa farmers have tasted the fruit of their labor. Despite the rising demand for chocolate and rising cocoa prices, the majority of farmers growing the crop …
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Meet Team Anchor: Ghana’s Hult Prize Hopefuls
4 years ago

Meet Team Anchor: Ghana’s Hult Prize Hopefuls

It’s not every day you have the opportunity to change the world. The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs from the world’s universities. Students …
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Delivering Premium Concierge Services for Ghanaians Abroad at the Speed of Light
4 years ago

Delivering Premium Concierge Services for Ghanaians Abroad at the Speed of Light

Imagine it’s your mother’s birthday in Ghana and you want to send her a cake. Where do you start when you don’t know the best vendor, let alone that vendor’s …
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Time for a Taste of Ethiopia
4 years ago

Time for a Taste of Ethiopia

With rich, spicy stews and a variety of vegetarian-friendly dishes, Ethiopian food is one of Africa’s most famed cuisines. Now, New York City based chef Hiyaw Gebroyohannes’s start-up …
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Amal Center: Empowering Morocco’s Most Disadvantaged Women
4 years ago

Amal Center: Empowering Morocco’s Most Disadvantaged Women

With its progressive Family Code and embrace of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Morocco is often hailed as the …
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New African Food Delivery App: OjaExpress
4 years ago

New African Food Delivery App: OjaExpress

What if you could get your favorite African ingredients from yams to egusi seeds to garri with the click of a button? New app OjaExpress hopes to revolutionize …
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Essiespice: The Ghanaian Spice Goddess
4 years ago

Essiespice: The Ghanaian Spice Goddess

In 2013, what began as an experiment born out of a love affair with spices, cooking, and traveling became the beginning of a culinary business that is making …
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Habesha Breweries: Cold Gold
4 years ago

Habesha Breweries: Cold Gold

In contrast to its southern neighbor Kenya, Ethiopia’s beer-drinking culture is notably under-developed. That’s where Habesha Breweries, a subsidiary of 300-year old Bavaria Breweries, comes in. As Dutch-owned …
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