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Africa

The African Cannabis Market Could Reach $7.1B by 2023

Immense markets, both domestic for export to Europe, are available if African countries repeal prohibition.

This Extreme Extrovert Started a Multimillion-Dollar Wellness Snack Company After Her Stint in the Peace Corps Was Cut Short

Lisa Curtis was introduced to the healthful moringa plant after volunteering to work in Africa. Her company recently raised $6 million.

Entrepreneurs Can Have a Direct Impact on the Eradication of Extreme Poverty in the World. Here's How.

Three researchers have illustrated how 'market-creating innovations' can solve failing economies and hunger worldwide.

This Week in Weed: Coca Cola Considers Cannabis!

Coca-Cola considers entering Cannabis, the NYPD is still making arrests, and South Africa makes history

The Surprising Place That Promotes Women Entrepreneurs Better Than Silicon Valley

Female founders in Africa are creating businesses that are innovative and have social impact, too

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Africa is the second-largest continent that is also the second-most populated. The land mass holds vast reserves of natural resources, yet just under 43 percent of its population lives in extreme poverty. Economic growth in Africa is generally slow, and corruption is bureaucratic. However, there are a host of increasing opportunities for entrepreneurs to bring new products and services to the developing.