Dreamers and Doers original series premiers on Guardian TV
By Guardian Exclusive
16 November 2020 | 1:37 pm
From November 18, GuardianTV will showcase the stories of some of Africa’s brightest minds who have used social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp to market their products, contents, and services. We call them Dreamers and Doers. And you too can learn how these young entrepreneurs moved from mere dreaming to working to realise their ideas.
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