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A Konnect Africa Interview with Jaynyuy Joybert : Founder of The Center for Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Business Management Development (CELBMD) Africa

A Konnect Africa Interview with Jaynyuy Joybert : Founder of The Center for Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Business Management Development (CELBMD) Africa

Hello Africa, It is another Konnect Africa Interview. We trust you are doing well. Today, we bring you the interview with one of Africa’s finest minds. He is a Public Speaker and Empowerment coach. He is also the Founder of the Center for Entrepreneurship, Leadership ...

Arise Arizechi

May 30th, 2016

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Youngest African-American Engineer, Brittney Exline and Her Passion for Change

Youngest African-American Engineer, Brittney Exline and Her Passion for Change

In 2007 at the age of 15 she made history as the youngest African-American female accepted into an Ivy League school, the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). Now 19, the whizz kid is still high in her game. She has made history once again as the school’s youngest engineer and

Lovelyn Okafor

May 28th, 2016

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Nadja Bellan-White- Career Woman, Amazing Mother and CEO of Ogilvy, Africa’s Largest Agency Network.

Nadja Bellan-White- Career Woman, Amazing Mother and CEO of Ogilvy, Africa’s Largest Agency Network.

Committed to delivering excellence, Nadja Bellan-White sits at the helm of Ogilvy Africa, the continent’s largest agency network. Like most African power women, Nadja towers brilliantly, having created a niche for herself in the marketing and advertising industry. With

Lovelyn Okafor

May 25th, 2016

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Economic Ideas Festival 2016 to be held in Lagos

Economic Ideas Festival 2016 to be held in Lagos

The Young Professional Economist’s Network – YPEN has confirmed Lagos as the host city for this year’s Economic Ideas Festival which will be held from 1-2 December, 2016 under the theme ‘Engineering an African led growth’. Being the second time the program is being ...

Konnect Africa

May 23rd, 2016

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Okon Joseph’s Blog: How to Win Your Way to Success

Okon Joseph’s Blog: How to Win Your Way to Success

During the course of my early life on my search for success. I tried so many principles, steps and laws of success from searching on google and books I read. Like Colin Powell will always say, “some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at ...

Okon Joseph

May 21st, 2016

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Joshua Nghaamwa- Self-Taught Teen Inventor, Creating ICT Solutions in Africa

Joshua Nghaamwa- Self-Taught Teen Inventor, Creating ICT Solutions in Africa

He saw the vision as a little boy, and he not only hoped that it will come true, he also worked relentlessly to bring it to fruition.  Growing up, Joshua took delight in piecing materials from scraps and turning them into highly needed items for his community. At age 18, the

Lovelyn Okafor

May 20th, 2016

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Brenda Katwesigye – Connecting Ugandans to Good Health Care.

Brenda Katwesigye – Connecting Ugandans to Good Health Care.

Brenda Katwesigye had a dream to become a medical doctor. From age 6, she thought of the contributions she could make to address the many health challenges in her community. The health systems in Kasubi, a suburb in Kampala where she grew up as a child left a lot to be ...

Lovelyn Okafor

May 18th, 2016

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From Business to Nursing- How Amaechi “George” Ozor Beat the Odds to Excel in his Career

From Business to Nursing- How Amaechi “George” Ozor Beat the Odds to Excel in his Career

George couldn’t have imagined that a mere Google search would transform his career path forever.  He had worked for years as a business man until the going became quite tough, needing him to re-evaluate his choices and options. He left his home in Nigeria to begin his career

Lovelyn Okafor

May 13th, 2016

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This is Sizakele Petunia Mzimela, the Power Woman Leading Change in the Aviation Industry.

This is Sizakele Petunia Mzimela, the Power Woman Leading Change in the Aviation Industry.

African women are consistently breaking new grounds and towering in all sectors across the continent.  One such power woman is Sizakele Petunia Mzimela, a South African Amazon who is shattering glass ceilings in the aviation industry as the first black woman to launch her ...

Lovelyn Okafor

May 11th, 2016

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Khadija Williams: From the Streets to Harvard

Life may sometimes seem difficult, but we press on, knowing that the challenges we face are only for a time. And so, we look forward in hope, walking tirelessly with courage on the path of purpose, with our eyes, focused on the laurel on the hills. This indeed is the ...

Lovelyn Okafor

May 6th, 2016

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