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The Sickle Cell Advocacy & Management Initiative (SAMI) Commemorates the World Sickle Cell Day

The Sickle Cell Advocacy & Management Initiative (SAMI) Commemorates the World Sickle Cell Day

To celebrate the ‘World Sickle Cell Day’ in Nigeria, please join Funke Akindele, Yinka Davies, Desmond Elliot, Tosyn Bucknor, 9ice, ID Cabasa, Bash, SACO & a host of others as they show support for people living with sickle cell as well as create awareness about the ...

Konnect Africa

June 10th, 2015

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Koko Kalango and the Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014!

Koko Kalango and the Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014!

   Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria is the UNESCO World Book Capital for 2014! Yes, she outclassed Oxford in the United Kingdom, Lyon in France, Yaounde in Cameroun, Moscow in the Russian Federation, Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, Vilinius in Lithuania, Pula in ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

April 22nd, 2014

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The Africa Movie Academy Awards 2014 Nomination Party is Here!

The Africa Movie Academy Awards 2014 Nomination Party is Here!

 By the 2nd of April, 2014, The Africa Film Academy will host African filmmakers, political, business leaders and celebrities during the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards Nominations event to be held at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. This gathering of the cream of African ...

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March 28th, 2014

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#FreeAJStaff Action to Hit 30 Countries on Thursday

#FreeAJStaff Action to Hit 30 Countries on Thursday

• Global Day of Action called in support of journalists detained in Egypt • Stands of solidarity, vigils and events planned in 30 cities across the world  Events supporting Al Jazeera’s detained journalists in Egypt are planned in over 30 countries for this Thursday, 27 ...

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February 26th, 2014

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Social Media Week Lagos @SMWLagos Countdown…4!!! Femi Oke to give Keynote Address, Host Panel.

Social Media Week Lagos @SMWLagos Countdown…4!!! Femi Oke to give Keynote Address, Host Panel.

Social Media Week Lagos is the gift that keeps on giving and giving, and giving!!! In yet another astounding turn of events, award-winning, international media personality Femi Oke has been announced as a keynote speaker and panel host at Social Media Week Lagos from 17-21 ...

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February 12th, 2014

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Social Media Week #SMWLagos Countdown Commences…10!

Social Media Week #SMWLagos Countdown Commences…10!

The Social Media Week has gained some amazing momentum over the past two weeks. From 95 events, it now boasts of a staggering 130 events!!! Say what?! The city of Lagos will be agog from the 16th – 22nd of February as networking and capacity development of amazing ...

Konnect Africa

February 7th, 2014

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Social Media Week #SMWLagos…95 Events, 1 Week; The Networking Event of the Year!!!

Social Media Week #SMWLagos…95 Events, 1 Week; The Networking Event of the Year!!!

Can you feel the intense tempo as Social Media Week draws even nearer? It is the 17th- 21st February and you do not want to be told!!! This is a veritable melting pot of Africa’s techies, bloggers, innovators, business and brand leaders and much more! For more visit ...

Konnect Africa

January 27th, 2014

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All Hail The Social Media Week Lagos!!! Attendee Registration is  Now Open>>>

All Hail The Social Media Week Lagos!!! Attendee Registration is Now Open>>>

95 Events!!! The Social Media Week Lagos has broken its record! The SMWLagos Takeover is billed for the 17th -22nd February 2014, with venues all across the glittering city of Lagos; this is the one-stop hub for everything digital and connected to Social Media…which is ...

Konnect Africa

January 23rd, 2014

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Timi Dakolo, Cobhams at The Future Awards “Best 100″@The State House, Abuja

Timi Dakolo, Cobhams at The Future Awards “Best 100″@The State House, Abuja

15th December, 2013, right in the heart of Aso Rock, Abuja I was at The Future Awards “Best 100” Celebration, which recognized its alumnus who have continued to make an impact in their spheres of influence over the years. The event which  finally commenced by ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

December 17th, 2013

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The King Exalted; Don Moen, Frank Edwards & Nikki Laoye Live in Rivers, Nigeria!!!

The King Exalted; Don Moen, Frank Edwards & Nikki Laoye Live in Rivers, Nigeria!!!

House on the Rock-The Heritage House-Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria invites you, yes you…to a worship experience-The King Exalted- on the 8th of December, 2013 by 4.30pm at Plot F23, Sani Abacha Link Road, GRA, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. When the praises go ...

Konnect Africa

November 25th, 2013

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Port Harcourt Book Festival 2013: Literature and the Creative Economy

Port Harcourt Book Festival 2013: Literature and the Creative Economy

The highly anticipated Port Harcourt Book Festival 2013 is finally here! The Book Fiesta which will run from the 21st-s6th October, 2013 will feature Authors, Publishers, Readers, Fans, thespians, and every industry associated with the almighty ‘Book.’ According ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

October 22nd, 2013

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Three Hearty Cheers for Konnect Africa @ 1!!!

Three Hearty Cheers for Konnect Africa @ 1!!!

Happy first Anniversary to all of us at KonnectAfrica.Net; Contributors, fans, critics, readers, Editors, and of course the ‘Stars’ we trouble to interview and feature! The amazing Konnect Africa family! Thank you so much for coming on this journey with us, God ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

October 15th, 2013

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Project New Bamenda Official Launching: Pictures, Sights and Sounds>>>

Project New Bamenda Official Launching: Pictures, Sights and Sounds>>>

The highly anticipated Project New Bamenda which was heralded here finally came to pass with lots of pomp and pageantry. View the official post-event press release and pictures of the event after the cut>>> Sunday 19th May was the official launching of Project New ...

Konnect Africa

May 31st, 2013

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Africa Movie Academy Awards 2013: List of Winners

Africa Movie Academy Awards 2013: List of Winners

And so the the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards have come and gone; another set of awards have been given to the deserving and conscientious thespians. As scheduled, the event took place on Saturday the  20th of April at an impressive ceremony in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, ...

Konnect Africa

April 23rd, 2013

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Project New Bamenda- Transforming Cameroon

Project New Bamenda- Transforming Cameroon

   Pre-event Press Release: Project New Bamenda to propel the North West Region of Cameroon into a new business and entertainment era   It takes one great idea to change lives and a people forever. It takes a handful of willing, passionate and driven young people to dare and

Konnect Africa

April 11th, 2013

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The African Movies Academy Awards [AMAA] Is Loading For The 20th Of April; View The List Of Nominees…

The African Movies Academy Awards [AMAA] Is Loading For The 20th Of April; View The List Of Nominees…

  Come the 20th of April, 2013, all roads will lead to Bayelsa, Nigeria for the African Movies Academy Awards; the  highly recognized award for movie practitioners in Africa, the AMA Awards is in its 10th edition and as with good wine, it is getting better with age. The

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

March 26th, 2013

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On The AMVCA’s: My ‘Prediction’ About Olu Jacobs, and My ‘Endorsement’ of Marie Lora-Mungai

On The AMVCA’s: My ‘Prediction’ About Olu Jacobs, and My ‘Endorsement’ of Marie Lora-Mungai

I feel really good about myself right now! Am I a Prophet or what? Mere weeks after I unequivocally declared that Olu Jacobs deserves an Oscar, he was awarded an Industry Merit award at the just concluded Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA). No nominees or anything, ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

March 12th, 2013

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South Africa’s Somalian Refugee [Child] Stars Fly To The Oscars

South Africa’s Somalian Refugee [Child] Stars Fly To The Oscars

22nd February 2013: After narrowly winning a race against time to get extended refugee status, passports and visas, brothers Harun and Ali Mohammed are flying from Cape Town to Hollywood today for Sunday’s Academy Awards, where their film Asad will compete in the Best Short ...

Konnect Africa

February 22nd, 2013

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The SPDC Joint Venture And Development Of Science Education In Nigeria

The SPDC Joint Venture And Development Of Science Education In Nigeria

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) is co-sponsoring the 9th edition of the National Secondary Schools Science Fair and Quiz Competition which rounds off at the University of Lagos yesterday. Writing on this, a contributor, Precious Okolobo examines

Konnect Africa

February 15th, 2013

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200 Aspiring Scientists Showcase Talents in Nigeria’s Foremost Science Fair for Youths

200 Aspiring Scientists Showcase Talents in Nigeria’s Foremost Science Fair for Youths

  More than 200 students from the 36 states of the federation are taking part in the 9th National Science and Engineering Fair which opened at the University of Lagos today. The biggest science exhibition for secondary schools in Nigeria will see students showcasing ...

Konnect Africa

February 12th, 2013

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Countdown To The African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, 2013

Countdown To The African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards, 2013

Multichoice, M-Net Africa and Amstel Malt are engaged in intense preparations for the African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards [AMVCA] scheduled for March 2013. The event is geared at celebrating African talent, film making, and promoting African films. The nominees for the ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

February 9th, 2013

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Women In Management, Business and Public Service [WIMBIZ]

Women In Management, Business and Public Service [WIMBIZ]

The 11th Annual conference of the Women in Management, Business and Public Service [WIMBIZ] is billed for the 8th and 9th of November 2012 in Harbour Point, Wilmont Point Road, off Ahmadu Bello Way, V.I, Lagos, Nigeria. WIMBIZ is a Nigerian based non-profit organisation ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

November 8th, 2012

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Tech4Africa 2012

Tech4Africa 2012

One of Africa’s biggest ‘technology-focused’ conferences is billed for 31st October and 1st November 2012 at the Indaba hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa. Tech4Africa aims to create an informal environment for learning, networking and interaction, so that delegates are ...

Konnect Africa

October 30th, 2012

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8th African Development Forum 2012

8th African Development Forum 2012

The 8th African Development Forum [ADF viii] formally opened at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week. At the plenary session on Monday, speakers stressed the need to find critical solutions to harness the continent’s huge natural resources to accelerate its transformation, tackle

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

October 25th, 2012

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Accountants; Step Up Your Game!

Accountants; Step Up Your Game!

It is not everyday you get the opportunity to sit in the same room with some of Nigeria’s finest politicians. People like the Action Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babatunde Fashola, Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State, Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun ...

Arise Arizechi

October 17th, 2012

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