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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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Chimamanda Adichie; The Danger of a Single Story

Chimamanda Adichie; The Danger of a Single Story

  Years after author Chimamanda Adichie made this speech at the ubiquitous TED conference, it continues to resonate as it mirrors the truth of our existence as individuals, a community, a nation or the Africas –as one writer insisted Africa be named-. At the risk of sounding

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

October 21st, 2013

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A Review of Bola ‘Salt’ Essien-Nelson’s TRUE CONFESSION by Unyime-Ivy King

A Review of Bola ‘Salt’ Essien-Nelson’s TRUE CONFESSION by Unyime-Ivy King

Hello Konnect Africans! In August, we interviewed Author and Blogger , Bola Salt Essien-Nelson; fast forward to September, and her latest book, True Confessions is out!!! Hurray, right? Below is a review of her book, by author Unyime-Ivy King, read and be inspired to get ...

Konnect Africa

September 23rd, 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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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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Al Jazeera’s Redi Tlhabi Chats With Ory Okolloh and Toby Shapshak on Friday

Al Jazeera’s Redi Tlhabi Chats With Ory Okolloh and Toby Shapshak on Friday

This Friday on Al Jazeera’s new global talk show South 2 North, Redi Tlhabi chats to Kenyan cyber activist Ory Okolloh, Google Africa’s policy manager, and South African Toby Shapshak, founding editor of the South African edition of Stuff magazine, the world’s largest ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

February 6th, 2013

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KonnectAfrica.NET- Celebrating Africa and Inspiring Africans

KonnectAfrica.NET- Celebrating Africa and Inspiring Africans

14th October- All roads led to the Konnect Africa Hub in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Friends, staff and investors thronged to the venue to witness the official launching of the one of a kind website exclusively designed to celebrate and inspire Africans. The ball was set ...

Konnect Africa

October 16th, 2012

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