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Make 50 Million Children in Africa Smarter. How? Eneza Education Has Got the Blue-Print.

Tech, coding, apps, software… until about a year or two ago, these terms used to seem like a load of hogwash- indecipherable, unknowable, unreasonable....

Amalkher Djibrine Souleymane; Empowering Women & Youth in Chad through Nirvana

On Konnect Africa, the emphasis has always been on doing the much and the best you can to improve that situation that boggles your...

Rides for Lives: A Mobile Hospital Saving Lives in Uganda & the Story of...

#ImpactThursday spotlights a young Ugandan, Christopher Ategeka and the amazing work he is doing by providing mobile healthcare in rural Uganda. Shaped by the tragedies...

Phillip Garjay Inis- Liberian Change Agent, Impacting Africa

Born in the early 1980s in Bomi County during a period characterized by political turmoil, Phillip Garjay Inis's childhood was riddled with chaos, disruptions, challenges...

Reaching out to the Less Privileged, My Story – By Quinnet Umukoro

 The importance of including a dance competition in a party for kids cannot be overemphasized.  As a matter of fact, it can be tagged...

Peace Ruzage: Inspiring Rwandan Women in a Post-Genocide Era

Interested in discovering ways to help humanity? Follow our #ImpactThursday and read amazing stories. Peace Ruzage returned to Rwanda and an informal gathering of women...

Not-For-Profit but For-Passion. Social Entrepreneur Njideka Harry and the Youth for Technology [YTF] Foundation

On #ImpactThursday serial social entrepreneur and changemaker, Njideka Harry floats our boat as we observe the strides her Youth for Technology Foundation has made...

Naadiya Moosajee of WomEng…Grooming the Next Generation of Female Engineers in Africa

Who knew that women Engineers were becoming an endangered species? On #ImpactThursday we delve into the life and passions of South African Civil Engineer...

Marguerite Barankitse and Maison Shalom: Changing the Lives of Orphaned Children & Communities

On #ImpactThursday Marguerite Barankitse and her organisation, Maison Shalom is touching the lives of children and communities in Burundi. Marguerite Barankitse, better known as Maggy,...

Haben Girma- Harvard Law’s First Deaf-Blind Graduate and her Passion for Advocacy

For Haben Girma, life is golden and full of amazing opportunities and possibilities. Eventhough she doesn’t get to see the sunrise or hear the chirping...

Momodou “Inkeh” Bah is Gambia’s Youngest Elected Person and an Advocate for the Less Privileged.

On #ImpactThursday we discuss an unlikely personality; A Politician. Momodou “Inkeh” Bah was born in Sintet Village in the west coast region of the Gambia...

Fatima Jibrell is a Champion of the Earth & Creator of the World’s...

Fatima Jama Jibrell was born in 1947 in Somalia. Due to the struggles of her mother, Ms. Jibrell was able to attend school. Her...

Aruna Kallon; Crusader for Human Rights, Judicial Accountability, And Good Governance

On #ImpactThursday we are inspired by Aruna Kallon; crusader for human rights, judicial accountability, and good governance. Enjoy. Aruna Kallon was born in southeastern Sierra Leone...

From Poacher to Environmentalist: How Corneille Ewango defied War to Preserve Animals

Its #ImpactThursday!!! Corneille E.N. Ewango grew up in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). From the age of 14 he was collecting elephant...

The Mother Theresa of Africa; Dr. Hawa Abdi Provides Healthcare for Millions in Somalia

It's #ImpactThursday... When Hawa Abdi was just 12 years old her mother died due to complications associated with childbirth. Distraught and determined to understand why...

Joannie Bewa- A life Dedicated to the Service of Humanity.

She has been featured by the US Embassy as a force of change in Benin Republic and selected as a delegate for Secretary Hillary Clinton’s Women...

Omowunmi  Afolabi and the T.E.A.C.H Initiative…Because Every Child Deserves Quality Education

#ImpactThursdays are special because we bring to the fore, awesome men and women, boys and girls across Africa who are pouring themselves into their...

Why Mrs Itoro Eze-Anaba founded the The Mirabel Centre: Nigeria’s first Sexual Assault Reform...

Its #ImpactThursday!!! In 2000, Mrs Itoro, a Legal Practitioner, travelled across Nigeria, lobbying to get her bill, the Domestic Violence Bill (DVB), passed into law. In...

Dikembe Mutombo is the Most Generous Athlete in the World

Mr. Dikembe Mutombo was born in Kinshasa in 1966 in what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He grew up in a...

Zainab Bangura: Champion of Human Rights & First Sierra Leonean Woman to Run for...

Zainab Hawa Bangura was born in 1959 to a family of limited means in the small town of Yonibana in Sierra Leone’s Northern Province....

From Botswana with Love: Mpule Kwelagobe’s Youth Empowerment Initiatives

Mpule Keneilwe Kwelagobe was born in Gaborone, Botswana, the third and youngest child of Justice Mothusi Kwelagobe and Dibelang Montshosi Kwelagobe. At age 17,...

Jenneh Corkern: The Teenage Water Rights Activist Who is Inspiring Change in Liberia

Jenneh Corkern is a 17 year old Liberian orphan who has defied all odds and gone beyond her woes to carve possibilities out of...

Zuriel Oduwole: 15 Amazing Facts about  this 12-Year Old Filmmaker and Girl-Child Advocate

You know that she began her education project at age 9 when she interviewed Ghanaian President, Jerry Rawlings as part of a school project....
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THE VOICE GH Team is MAD. Read About Their Exploits Right Here

Today, we have another post from our friend, Joshua Gyasi. He shares on the activities of an enviable group of young people who are...

Abraham ‘Abramz’ Tekya : Redefining the Hip-Hop Culture in Africa

Just when you thought hip-hop artistes and rappers were tattooed, women-loving, booze-quaffing shysters, Abramz Tekya does the unthinkable. He literally breaks out of the...