9 Facts You Didn’t Know About Entrepreneurship in Africa

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Africa is expected to have the largest global workforce by 2040 with 200 million people between the ages of 15 and 24, with many more educated than previous generations.

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Forbes highlighted 30 of Africa’s young entrepreneurs after receiving over 800 nominations. Nominated and highlighted entrepreneurs help in “solving critical socio-economic problems, exporting African culture to the world, creating job opportunities for Africans, re-telling Africa’s stories, and writing the future.” One such entrepreneur is Arthur Zang, a 26-year-old Cameroonian engineer and inventor of the Cardiopad, a touch-screen medical tablet that enables heart examinations to be performed at remote, rural locations and the results of the test to be transferred wirelessly to specialists who can interpret them.

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