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Frequently Asked Questions about the Konnect Africa Mentorship Program (KAMP)

– KAMP stands for the Konnect Africa Mentorship Program. It is a unique mentorship program that is focused on raising the next generation of global leaders in business, career, governance, social enterprise, entertainment and the arts. This program draws on the ...

Arise Arizechi

October 23rd, 2016

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How To Write a Book – Minnas Tekeste Tell His Story

How To Write a Book – Minnas Tekeste Tell His Story

Are you looking for how to write a book? Then you are in the right place. You are welcome to another Konnect Africa interview. How are you doing? Today’s interview is with an horticulturist who doubles as a passionate writer and author. He is an Author of literary ...

Damilola Awosusi

September 12th, 2016

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A Konnect Africa Interview with Izere Imosemi: Lawyer and Freelance Writer

A Konnect Africa Interview with Izere Imosemi: Lawyer and Freelance Writer

Hello there, trust you are doing well. It is another Konnect Africa interview. Today, we are featuring a Freelance Writer. Not long ago, while reading one of Nigeria’s dailies, I stumbled on an article written by our Guest in today’s interview. I was impressed ...

Arise Arizechi

August 7th, 2016

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A Konnect Africa Interview with Nonso ‘Czar’ Nnamani : Rising Entrepreneur in Info-Marketing and Copywriting

A Konnect Africa Interview with Nonso ‘Czar’ Nnamani : Rising Entrepreneur in Info-Marketing and Copywriting

Hello there, It is another Konnect Africa Interview. How are you doing? Today, we have in our midst a fast-rising Nigerian entrepreneur with expertise in info-marketing and copywriting, a Czar who is recording increasing levels of success in his craft. His name – Mr ...

Arise Arizechi

July 25th, 2016

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Emmanuel Olatunji: The Power Of Little Things

Emmanuel Olatunji: The Power Of Little Things

Have you ever been in a situation where you needed something urgently and it seemed all doors were shut but you found help in the things you least thought of? I was in such situation some couple of weeks ago. What happened? It was on a weekend and I needed a haircut. So I ...

Guest Blogger

July 16th, 2016

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Emmanuel Olatunji: If Wishes were Horses…

Emmanuel Olatunji: If Wishes were Horses…

An adage says, “If wishes were horses, beggars would ride” There are two types of people in this world: those who wish for something and do nothing about what they wish for,  and those who wish for something and take necessary actions to make their wish come ...

Guest Blogger

July 16th, 2016

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The Inspiring Story of Adebola Williams and How He Took Responsibility for his Life

The Inspiring Story of Adebola Williams and How He Took Responsibility for his Life

“I knew I had to survive, because at an early age, I realized that my life is my life and that if it got messed up, it was my life. So I made a conscious effort to make it better.”  Those were the very words of the man who is fondly called ‘Debola ...

Kizito Okorowu

July 12th, 2016

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A Konnect Africa Interview with Amb. Young Anyanwu: Nigeria’s Rising Personal Development Consultant

A Konnect Africa Interview with Amb. Young Anyanwu: Nigeria’s Rising Personal Development Consultant

Hallos, You are welcome to yet another Konnect Africa interview. We trust you are doing well. Today, we have on our hot seat, a fast rising Personal Development Consultant from Nigeria who has risen out of the ashes of failures and heartfelt setback to become a Thought ...

Arise Arizechi

July 11th, 2016

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How I Became an Environmental Leadership Advocate – Interview with Ayomide Atitebi

How I Became an Environmental Leadership Advocate – Interview with Ayomide Atitebi

Today,  we bring you our interview with a rising authority in Environmental Leadership. He is Nigerian, a trained lawyer, he has travelled around the world preaching this gospel and he is also at the fore front of youth empowerment and sustainable development in Africa.. He ...

Arise Arizechi

June 27th, 2016

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Uduak Ubak: Mourning the Death of a Loved One in Africa

Uduak Ubak: Mourning the Death of a Loved One in Africa

Recently I lost a loved one. He would have been 80 years old by July the 4th. I thought it was going to be easy to see him go. At least, the thought that he was at last free from being sick but it wasn’t. I was going to miss him, his gentle smile, good-natured humor and just

Uduak Ubak

June 25th, 2016

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Kizito Okorowu : You Fell, So?

Kizito Okorowu : You Fell, So?

Sometime ago, I planned changing the bulb in my pent house apartment before leaving for work. So, I got a ladder and as I climbed; GBASH! I fell. Every entrepreneur has had a ‘gbash’ moment at some point. I say this at the risk of sounding generic. However, not ...

Kizito Okorowu

June 25th, 2016

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Promise Excel: You’re Human: Embrace Your Imperfection

Promise Excel: You’re Human: Embrace Your Imperfection

You’re a human with flesh and blood and not some robotic machine made in China and coupled in California. Who are you deceiving? You’re not iPhone 6…duh! Everyday online, we are bombarded with this podcast or that article telling us how we should live our lives. We are told ...

Guest Blogger

June 25th, 2016

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Uduak Ubak: One year after, Change in Nigeria still a Mirage

Uduak Ubak: One year after, Change in Nigeria still a Mirage

May 29th was the day we celebrated our Democracy Day and incidentally this year’s celebration officially marked the one year anniversary of the current Nigerian Government. So naturally, most people have been wondering how the one year stay of our “change” Government has ...

Uduak Ubak

June 19th, 2016

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POEM: Light in the Dark Alley of Confusion

POEM: Light in the Dark Alley of Confusion

In the presence of confusion There is frustration and depression O what man I am Finding tranquility in inequity That can never be but enmity I have searched to search Her face I seek to see But the guards of iniquity Thus, held me bound. Now, I see the agonious Joy That ...

Guest Blogger

June 15th, 2016

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The Rise and Rise of Audu Maikori: From Passion to Profit and Fame

The Rise and Rise of Audu Maikori: From Passion to Profit and Fame

Some people work hard and achieve great success. Some others are hardly working and wonder why fortune doesn’t smile on them. I know a young man who doesn’t just work hard. He also works smart and he has huge achievements to show for his efforts. Enter Audu ...

Arise Arizechi

June 15th, 2016

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Kizito Okorowu: How To Build a Trans-Generational Business Enterprise

Kizito Okorowu: How To Build a Trans-Generational Business Enterprise

Entrepreneurs don’t have to produce ‘sweat, tears and blood’. Most times it comes cheap but even cheap is built on the foundation of unadulterated hard work. This piece is centered on the entrepreneur himself and will no doubt impact on his business plans ...

Kizito Okorowu

June 14th, 2016

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Kizito Okorowu:  Dear Entrepreneur, Be A Child Again

Kizito Okorowu: Dear Entrepreneur, Be A Child Again

The general notion we have of the entrepreneur is usually one of brutal work weeks with little or no chill periods on weekends. I wonder who sold this notion to us and if we ever asked for a receipt or checked the product label. The greatest of entrepreneurs are usually ...

Kizito Okorowu

June 10th, 2016

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Africa’s Most Powerful Woman: Folorunsho Alakija

Africa’s Most Powerful Woman: Folorunsho Alakija

Alongside the most influential women on the planet such as presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton and former talk show host Oprah Winfrey, Nigeria’s Folorunsho Alakija received the award of “Africa’s Most Powerful Woman.” Alakija was ahead of Liberian ...

Konnect Africa

June 10th, 2016

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How Patrick Bitature broke the Backbone of Poverty through Entrepreneurship

How Patrick Bitature broke the Backbone of Poverty through Entrepreneurship

I have been studying successful people for a long time. Today, I will be telling the story of a very very successful man from Uganda. He is the Founder and chairman of Simba Group of Companies, a conglomerate with investment in Telecom’s, mining, real-estate and ...

Arise Arizechi

June 8th, 2016

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From an Army Officer to a Multi-Millionaire – How Dr Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase Cracked the Code

From an Army Officer to a Multi-Millionaire – How Dr Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase Cracked the Code

The ability to persist on a given path regardless of setbacks, unexpected events and resistance; to continue steadfastly in spite of conditions is a trait common to those who made it. Dr Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase was born in December 31,1950 to Edo state parents. They were based

Arise Arizechi

June 7th, 2016

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Adeniruju Adedapo Treasure: The Gospel of Change, according to St. Internet

Adeniruju Adedapo Treasure: The Gospel of Change, according to St. Internet

The online community is growing very fast and might someday outnumber the world’s population – with over a billion websites now online. More so, it’s fast becoming an integral driver of development in today’s societies. This has positioned it as the fifth estate of a society

Guest Blogger

June 6th, 2016

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A Konnect Africa Interview with Justice Chengeta: Writer, Newspaper Columnist & Founder of a Charity Movement in Zimbabwe

A Konnect Africa Interview with Justice Chengeta: Writer, Newspaper Columnist & Founder of a Charity Movement in Zimbabwe

Hello Africa, You are welcome to another Konnect Africa interview. How are you doing? Today, we have on our hot seat, a young man with a large heart. He is a Writer, Newspaper Columnist and Founder of the Life Builders Visit, a charity organisation that is focused on helping

Arise Arizechi

June 6th, 2016

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Iyabo Oyawale: Conquer Yourself to Conquer Your Goals

Iyabo Oyawale: Conquer Yourself to Conquer Your Goals

If you’re goal-oriented, you’ve got to be prepared to conquer yourself first. That reminds me of this quote by Edmund Hillary. “It’s not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” The message is apt. There’s no mountain anywhere. We are our own mountain.

Guest Blogger

June 5th, 2016

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Cobby Amoah- Building a Solid Foundation for the Future of Healthcare in Africa

Cobby Amoah- Building a Solid Foundation for the Future of Healthcare in Africa

Born in the Brong Ahafo Region but raised in Accra, Ghana, Cobby Amoah developed an interest in healthcare and technology at an early age, and has since honed his interest in both fields. In the United States, he runs a company called Obaa, whose goal is to use technology to

Lovelyn Okafor

June 1st, 2016

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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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