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A Konnect Africa Interview with the Young and Enterprising Yaw Duffour Awuah.

A Konnect Africa Interview with the Young and Enterprising Yaw Duffour Awuah.

His idea of innovation is quite interesting; “Creating something entirely new or making something that exists better with the introduction of new methods or solutions, all by doing more than anyone thought possible with less than anyone thought possible.” And this is exactly what he has done.

Yaw Duffour Awuah is the founder of Student Aid Plus; a bourgeoning financial services company which…

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African Radio Drama Association Presents Rainbow City Episode 3

African Radio Drama Association Presents Rainbow City Episode 3

Chairmanship Aspirant

This episode opens with a conversation between Pa Momoh, the caretaker at Endurance Villa who has recently launched a new motorcycle and busybody Adolphus wants to find out how Momoh is able to make such an expensive acquisition.

Pa Momoh, an ex-military man relives his glory days as an ex-military man who handles bigger and better motorcycles in his prime. Curiosity gets…

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Sophia Bekele-Eshete: Restructuring Africa’s Social, Political and Economic Landscape

Sophia Bekele-Eshete: Restructuring Africa’s Social, Political and Economic Landscape

Ethiopia, women growth, international business and technology are all up on Sophia Bekele-Eshete’s list of growing interests. But somehow she has found a way to sum all her interests in one word; AFRICA!!!

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Credit: achive.constantcontact.com

She is undoubtedly one of the female veterans who have stood in the gap, poured out their hearts, repositioned the stake and restored the glory of Africa.

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Alexander Sidding; Sudan’s Export to Hollywood

Alexander Sidding; Sudan’s Export to Hollywood

Sudan; can anything good come out of Sudan, but wars, strife and rumours of wars?

Well, yes indeed!

Alek Wek and our African Star of the day, Alexander Sidding are right of Sudan!

Born Siddig El Tahir El Fadil El Siddig Abderrahman Mohammed Ahmed Abdel Karim El Mahdi on 21 November, 1965 to a Sudanese father and a British Mother, Siddig studied Anthropology at the University College, Ramsgate,…

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Euvin Naidoo – Mckinsey Alumnus; Strengthening Business Ties and Connecting Markets.

Euvin Naidoo – Mckinsey Alumnus; Strengthening Business Ties and Connecting Markets.

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Described by Forbes as a ‘leading advocate for Western investment’ into Africa, Mckinsey alumnus, Euvin Naidoo continues to enrich the continent with his astounding array of achievements and contributions.

A man of excellence and unparalleled success, Euvin is the President of the South African Chamber of Commerce in America (SACCA), and one of the most innovative African men who have…

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A Konnect Africa Interview with Author & Motivational Speaker, John Chidi

A Konnect Africa Interview with Author & Motivational Speaker, John Chidi

It’s a new day to make a difference, and if you need some words of motivation to give you that push, grab a copy of ‘The Law of Exchange’ by our guest, Speaker, Human Resource Trainer, and Pastor; John Chidi.

The Writer who works as the  Chief Actuation Officer at Oak Stumps International  has also authored ‘Fools 101′ and ‘Dedare’s Pride’, a work of fiction.

His advice for aspiring writers? “Dre…

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Beach Party

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Alexis had had it up to her chin with her sister’s escapades and she was done covering for her. Like her friend Sonia said, it was the time Alexis began to live her life.

“Lexis, Lexis, are you in there?”

Alexis rolled her eyes and dropped her hair brush on the dresser. Whenever her twin sister called her name like that, she needed a favor. Alexis got up from her dresser, kicked off her…

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More Foods for a Younger Looking Skin.

More Foods for a Younger Looking Skin.

Eat healthy, live healthy and look healthy.

The recipe for complexion perfection starts with a well-rounded diet of healthy fats, sufficient protein, and lots of fruits and veggies. But it also includes a bevy of power foods that feed your skin in beautiful ways. Studies show that the vitamins and minerals they contain can do everything from speeding cell turnover (to reveal healthier skin…

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The African Radio Drama Association Presents Rainbow City, Episode 2

The African Radio Drama Association Presents Rainbow City, Episode 2

Co-tenants and Neighbours

Madam Asabe is depicted as the ray of hope in Rainbow City; the literate woman who runs a flourishing enterprise ie owns a shop in the market. Pa Momoh wishes to involve her in the domestic squabbles of Adolphus and his wife Beauty introduced in the previous episode, however she gracefully declines. His hidden agenda is however revealed: he wishes to court Madam Asabe.

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Daring the Odds; Film Director Jean Pierre Bekolo Tells it Like It Is!

Daring the Odds; Film Director Jean Pierre Bekolo Tells it Like It Is!

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Films tell stories –stories about love, romance, betrayal, humour, even politics. Daring filmmakers got the extra step; they dig deeper, uncover layers of lies and corruption; they present the stark raving truth about societal malaise. And they do not apologise for it.

Cameroonian Jean Pierre Bekolo is one such filmmaker. His 2013 film, ‘Le President’ was so…

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Acha Leke- Crusader-in-chief; Propagating Change in Africa.

Acha Leke- Crusader-in-chief; Propagating Change in Africa.

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Credit: http://www.mckinsey.com

Africa, like an “Iroko” in its prime, stands strong; unyielding to the seemingly endless misconceptions surrounding it and ingrained in those unfamiliar with the diversity and opportunities the continent has to offer. A continent blessed with great benefits only the unbiased can see. Let he who says nothing good can come from Africa take heed lest he denies even…

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Vote Konnect Africa for FIRE AFRICA’s Community Choice Awards 2014

Vote Konnect Africa for FIRE AFRICA’s Community Choice Awards 2014

Hi great people, Konnect Africa needs your votes to emerge the 2014 Community Choice Awards winner for the FIRE Awards.

Writing-Competition

I Know an African Star by Konnect Africa http://www.fireafrica.org/projects/projects/view/310

To vote for Konnect Africa, all you need to do is simply, follow the link, http://www.fireafrica.org/projects/projects/view/310 click on the project titled “I Know an African Star…

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