Ramatulai Jagne, a first-generation college student from metro Atlanta, started Ramla Apparel, during her first year at UGA.
She saw a gap in the marketplace and dove in headfirst.
By Sara Freeland
Most University of Georgia students spend the first semester of their freshman yearadjusting to campus and studying for exams.
But after Ramatulai Jagne finished her homework, she worked on launching her business, Ramla Apparel.
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Obinna Ukwuani was the best graduating student in his class in Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of the premier Ivy League universities in America. He was expected to get a good paying job and build a comfortable life for himself in the US. But he confounded everyone when he chose rather to return to Africa and promote the development of STEM, robotics and agribusiness.
By Nzekwe Henry | WEETRACKER
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Two Nigerian students team up to serve the African community in the Americas with ingredients they are used to. They created an online shop,Afrocart , which features around 200 products including rare spices, snacks and soups. This report by Nick Boisvert of CBC News gives all the details
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