Books

On Becoming Toke Makinwa And Ghostwriting A Book

On Becoming Toke Makinwa And Ghostwriting A Book

Toke Makinwa has written a new book. Except maybe she hasn’t. It all depends on what the definition of “written” is. On Becoming” the memoir by Media personality Toke Makinwa was launched on Sunday of November 27th 2016 at an intimate gathering held at The Wheatbaker Hotel, ...

Damilola Awosusi

January 7th, 2017

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KA 2016 Christmas Giveaway

KA 2016 Christmas Giveaway

Compliments of the Season, Dear Friend. You are welcome to KonnectAfrica.Net, the go-to resource for Africans seeking inspiration, life purpose, mentorship and a reason to make a difference in Africa right now. We are crazy about celebrating Africa and the great achievements

Arise Arizechi

December 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Khadija Williams: From the Streets to Harvard

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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Tetteh Nettey’s Journey from a Watchman to an Academic Force…

Tetteh Nettey’s Journey from a Watchman to an Academic Force…

Sometimes it’s difficult to see what God has in store for us when our world crumbles as we go through hardships. But what we should always remember is that when one door closes, another one opens. This aptly summarises Tetteh Nettey’s journey through life. Born to Maxwell ...

Lovelyn Okafor

April 29th, 2016

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Ruth Zubairu’s Blog: Achieving Success – Is Your Mind Your Friend or Enemy?

Ruth Zubairu’s Blog: Achieving Success – Is Your Mind Your Friend or Enemy?

Whether you think you can, or you can’t, you are usually right. Henry Ford It is somewhat scary to digest this truth. But that is what it is. You cannot go beyond what your mind allows. Studies have shown that 95 – 99% of our life comes from the programming in our ...

Ruth Zubairu

April 9th, 2016

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His name is Laolu Senbanjo and he is changing the world, one painting at a time!

His name is Laolu Senbanjo and he is changing the world, one painting at a time!

Laolu took off early on the part to destiny. First, it was rocky, but he kept at it- one dream at a time. With a background in law, the young Nigerian artist started out as a human rights lawyer and a struggling visual creative in Nigeria. How does anyone combine legal ...

Lovelyn Okafor

April 1st, 2016

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Oresegun Olumide- Redesigning the Face of Art

Oresegun Olumide- Redesigning the Face of Art

Olumide Oresegun is the new celebrity in town. He didn’t set out to be famous at first, but his gift made way for him and launched him into spotlight. A hyper-realism artist, Olumide makes efforts to not only entertain, but to also create scenes that the Nigerian people can ...

Lovelyn Okafor

March 18th, 2016

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Deji Akinwande – World Class Researcher; Creating Solutions in Science and Technology.

Deji Akinwande – World Class Researcher; Creating Solutions in Science and Technology.

Deji Akinwande is an associate professor in electrical and computer engineering and the Jack Kilby/Texas instrument’s faculty fellow in computer engineering in the Cockrell school of engineering at the University of Texas. Akinwande graduated from Case Western Reserve ...

Lovelyn Okafor

March 11th, 2016

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Dear Entrepreneur, it’s Time to Work!

Dear Entrepreneur, it’s Time to Work!

It was a rainy Saturday. Looked like the heaven was on a crying frenzy. Inside was a different case entirely. Alex, both feet on the table, was a sight to behold. Suddenly, something occurred. The setting wasn’t a familiar one. Who were all these people? They seemed an

Kizito Okorowu

February 27th, 2016

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Kizito’s Blog: The Entrepreneur in Heels

Kizito’s Blog: The Entrepreneur in Heels

“She considers a new field before she buys or accepts it, expanding prudently and not courting neglect of her present duties by assuming other duties;with her savings of time and strength she plants fruitful vines in her vineyard.”-Proverbs 31:16 The general ...

Kizito Okorowu

February 13th, 2016

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Thessalonika Arzu-Embry: Home-Schooled at Age Four, Became a Public Inspirational Speaker at 6 and Earned her Bachelor’s Degree at 11

Thessalonika Arzu-Embry: Home-Schooled at Age Four, Became a Public Inspirational Speaker at 6 and Earned her Bachelor’s Degree at 11

Thessalonika Arzu-Embry is definitely not your regular 17 year old. Wise, energetic, with an IQ higher than Einstein’s, Miss Arzu continues to push boundaries, but that’s just where the story begins. The genius has always had a remarkable educational journey. She was ...

Lovelyn Okafor

February 12th, 2016

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