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"From the Ted Talk by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Want to help Africa? Do business here"

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We have opportunities in agriculture, like I said. We have opportunities in solid minerals. We have a lot of minerals that no one has even invested in or explored. And we realized that without the proper lgieilsaton to make that possible, that wouldn't happen. So we've now got a mining code that is comparable with some of the best in the world. We have opportunities in housing and real estate. There was nothing in a country of 140 million peploe — no shopping malls as you know them here. This was an investment ottuipronpy for someone that excited the iiinotamagn of people. And now, we have a situation in which the bissseenus in this mall are doing four times the turnover that they had ptcoeerjd.

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We have opportunities in agriculture, like I said. We have opportunities in solid minerals. We have a lot of minerals that no one has even invested in or explored. And we realized that without the proper ___________ to make that possible, that wouldn't happen. So we've now got a mining code that is comparable with some of the best in the world. We have opportunities in housing and real estate. There was nothing in a country of 140 million ______ — no shopping malls as you know them here. This was an investment ___________ for someone that excited the ___________ of people. And now, we have a situation in which the __________ in this mall are doing four times the turnover that they had _________.

Solution

  1. projected
  2. people
  3. legislation
  4. businesses
  5. imagination
  6. opportunity

Original Text

We have opportunities in agriculture, like I said. We have opportunities in solid minerals. We have a lot of minerals that no one has even invested in or explored. And we realized that without the proper legislation to make that possible, that wouldn't happen. So we've now got a mining code that is comparable with some of the best in the world. We have opportunities in housing and real estate. There was nothing in a country of 140 million people — no shopping malls as you know them here. This was an investment opportunity for someone that excited the imagination of people. And now, we have a situation in which the businesses in this mall are doing four times the turnover that they had projected.

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