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Watch CNN ‘African Start-Up’: Bilikiss Abiola – How She Started Nigeria’s First Recycling Company

Bilikiss Abiola OnoBello.com admires young people with great initiatives! So when we heard about what Bilikiss Abiola, founder and CEO of Nigeria’s first recycling company- Wecyclers Corporation is doing, we had to talk about it. To see our previous profile on Abiola, click here. Wecyclers is an innovative enterprise using an incentive-based program to help…

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“On A Mission To Heel Africa” – Fred Deegbe, Ghanaian Luxury Shoe-Maker On CNN African Start-Up

Fred Deegbe was standing outside a shop window five years ago, marveling at the shiny pair of wing-tip Oxfords he&#39d just bought, when he started wondering whether such beautiful designer shoes could ever be produced in his country, Ghana. “Impossible,” a nearby shoeshine boy purposefully declared after being asked by Deegbe; later, at home, his…

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Nigeria’s ‘Mark Zuckerburg’, Gossy Ukanwoke Featured On CNN African Start-Up For Nigeria’s First Online University

Gossy Ukanwoke, founder of Nigeria’s first private online university – Beni American University – has been called Nigeria’s Mark Zuckerburg because he – like the Facebook founder -started a social networking site called ‘Student Circle’ when he was in school. The response and audience he received in that venture sparked another big idea to create…

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