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Stephanie Nyombayire - ……..More Than a Survivor.

Stephanie Nyombayire – ……..More Than a Survivor.

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Credit: Sanejo.org

Pain!

………..can either make us cry, confused, vent in anger, want to lose hope and give up on life

Or

it can make us see things differently, show some compassion and love unconditionally.

Stephanie Nyombayire has done something amazing with her pain. Instead of venting in anger, she chose to engineer change, reaching out to save the smitten and suffering in the war torn areas…

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Tony Kgoroge; South Africa’s Multi Award-Winning Lead Man

Tony Kgoroge; South Africa’s Multi Award-Winning Lead Man

What do Hotel Rwanda, Invictus, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Cold Harbour, Blood Diamond, Lord of War and The First Grader have in common?

Tony Kgoroge!

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Credit: citypress.co.za

Yes, this South African has had his fair share of block-busters, wouldn’t you say?

Perhaps best known to television audiences for his lead roles in the series Gaz’lam (2002-2003) and Zero Tolerance (2004), Tony’s motion…

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Maud Chifamba- Africa’s Youngest University Student.

Maud Chifamba- Africa’s Youngest University Student.

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Credit: thezimbabwean.co

What’s a helpless orphan girl to do?

Stricken but not vanquished, denied but never discouraged…………………..

Maud Chifamba can best be described as an African wonder; a young and helpless teenager who has defied adversity and pain to break boundaries and set records.

Born November 19, 1997 into abject poverty and deprivation, anyone would conclude that life could never get any…

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A Konnect Africa Interview with Winston Muleba; Founder, Anti-Child Sexual Abuse Initiative

A Konnect Africa Interview with Winston Muleba; Founder, Anti-Child Sexual Abuse Initiative

Winston Muleba II is a Christian, an Aquaculturist by profession, a Youth Advocate, Freelance Writer, and motivator who wishes to be a role model of success and achievement by performing to the best of his abilities in everything he does. He believes he is best suited for his profession for the reason that all expertise modules are relevant to his industrial experience and he describes himself as…

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Sights and Sounds of Africa

Sights and Sounds of Africa

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Being the world’s second largest and second most populous continent, the continent of Africa is home to over 1 billion people of the world as of 2013. From historical lows like extreme slave trading to geographical highs like the Sahara desert, Africa has seen it all.

It would hence be only safe to consider that a continent with probably the most decorated history is home to all kinds of sights…

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The African Radio Drama Association Presents ‘Rainbow City’ Episode 6

The African Radio Drama Association Presents ‘Rainbow City’ Episode 6

People’s Money -Episode 6

The Chairman’s House.

Sefinat razzes the Chairman about his affinity for women; three wives notwithstanding. She reports that one of his wives, Ada visited yesterday to report that her Landlord had evicted her. Sefinat proudly informs him that she refuses to turn her apartment into a refugee camp and Chairman is appalled at her cold-hearted stance despite the fact that…

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The ‘I Know a Ghanaian Star’ Online Competition 2014 Award Luncheon

The ‘I Know a Ghanaian Star’ Online Competition 2014 Award Luncheon

Akwaaba! Welcome to Ghana!

The sign read loud and clear as Konnect Africa’s Editors,  Jennifer  Eneanya and Lovelyn Okafor made their way into Osu, Accra for the long-awaited Winners Luncheon of the ‘I Know a Ghanaian Star’ Online Writing Competition, 2014 edition.

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Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya [R] and Lovelyn Okafor [L]

Scheduled for 12pm at the Buka Restaurant, Osu, we had the luxury of spending…

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Anant Singh- Stellar Producer; He Just Understands his Calling.

Anant Singh- Stellar Producer; He Just Understands his Calling.

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Credit: zimbio.com

The African film industry has made a radical advancement, from the fringes, to the spotlight in the international film industry.

Thanks to the indomitable veterans who have toiled greatly under strict conditions to birth this change. They are one of the reasons Africa will never stop rising.

Anant Singh is one such veteran whose impact has been felt by all; young or old.

How…

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Michael Nyinaku; Innovation, Perseverance and Sheer Audacity in one Package!

Michael Nyinaku; Innovation, Perseverance and Sheer Audacity in one Package!

Outstanding young magnates in Africa used to be few and far between, but not anymore! There is a generation in town that won’t give up or throw in the towel; a generation that is as tenacious as a bulldog.

These young men and women are shaping the future of the continent through innovation, creativity, persistence and sheer hard work; and Ghanaian Michael Nyinaku founder of the BEIGE Group and…

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Noah Samara- Chief Executive Officer of Worldspace and The Founding Father of Satellite Radio.

Noah Samara- Chief Executive Officer of Worldspace and The Founding Father of Satellite Radio.

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Credit: blackhistorymonth2014.com

Like the Noah of old, he took an unprecedented leap, one bound to yield amazing results and save millions of Africans from doom, ignorance and confusion.

An African of mixed descent, with a love for science and scholarship, and a savvy business perspicacity in emerging technologies, Samara has founded a company that will bring a wealth of satellite radio…

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A Konnect Africa Interview with Digisphere Founders; Ishola Abdulkadeer and Elegbede Rahman

A Konnect Africa Interview with Digisphere Founders; Ishola Abdulkadeer and Elegbede Rahman

It is no secret that West Africa has lagged behind in utilising technological advancement and disseminating this knowledge to the grass roots. There is a dearth of the requisite hardware, software, skilled manpower and IT infrastructure.

BUT…

In Nigeria, two young men have embarked on an uncompromising mission to equip teenagers, young adults and teachers with the knowledge and practical skills…

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The Society Women Series…Book 1

The Society Women Series…Book 1

Wanna Be Mom

Mrs. Brenda smiled her admiration as she let her eyes roam around the expanse of land. “The rich folks sure know how to plan an informal party.” She muttered.

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Credit: westafricalifestyle.com

“The place is quite beautiful Mom.” Sonia agreed.

“I know my dear, I know.” Mrs Brenda said and turned around to face her daughters. “I think we all look gorgeous and ready to roll.” She…

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The African Radio Drama Association Presents ‘Rainbow City’ Episode 5

The African Radio Drama Association Presents ‘Rainbow City’ Episode 5

Steps to a New Life…

Episode 5 starts with a conversation between the Chairman of the Jubilee Taxi Driver’s Association and Madam Asabe; it revolves around his booming business and his tendency for too much drink to the irritation of his wife Sefinat.

Cephas -Madam Asabe’s son- has evidently paid a visit to her; he is a student of the Polytechnic and evidently involved in the rigorous activities…

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