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The Ethiopian sporting icon's business interests range from property to coffee to mining

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    Washing away diarrhoea and other water borne diseases

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  • How $2 started a $23,000 fashion business

    26 year old Levy fondly remembers his path to success

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  • Making jewellery from e-waste

    A former Kenyan street boy earns a living making jewellery from e-waste

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    Experts worry that these structures produce short-termist governments

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  • Ebola charity single tops charts in Britain

    Bono joins other artistes in a reprise of Band Aid

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    Mandela Foundation differed with critics' claims that the artwork is 'commercially exploitative'

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