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World Day Against the Death Penalty

World Day Against the Death Penalty

Today, the 10th of October 2012 is the World Day against Death penalty. Do you know that each time a person is sentenced to death the entire society and justice system could have sentenced an innocent man? Do you know that the death penalty gives no room for correction and ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

October 10th, 2012

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MTN PROJECT FAME WEST AFRICA 2012

MTN PROJECT FAME WEST AFRICA 2012

The famed reality singing competition has drawn to a close, with its grand finale which held on the 30th of September 2012. 15 contestants from West Africa battled for close to 10 weeks in the gruelling Project Fame Academy. The participants drawn from Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

October 9th, 2012

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THE LYNCHING

THE LYNCHING

Konnect Africa commiserates with the families of the four boys lynched and killed by an angry mob in Rivers State, Nigeria. We condemn the perpetrators of this dastardly and inhuman act and join other well meaning Nigerians to seek justice for the victims. They should have ...

Konnect Africa

October 8th, 2012

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YouWiN Nigeria; For those Winning Ideas!

YouWiN Nigeria; For those Winning Ideas!

YouWiN stands for Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria. It is an innovative business plan competition aimed at job creation by encouraging and supporting enterprising entrepreneurial women [of 45 years and below] in Nigeria to develop and execute business ideas. It is

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

October 8th, 2012

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Secure in God’s Love

Secure in God’s Love

‘I will be faithful to you and make you Mine’ Hosea 2:20 NLT You can be loved by many, but deep down you’ll feel needy and insecure until you understand how God feels about you. The Bible says:

The Word for Today

October 4th, 2012

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SHORT STORY – THE CHIP AFFAIR

SHORT STORY – THE CHIP AFFAIR

Footsteps pound along the corridor and I feel my heart take residence in my abdomen. The steps fade away as the warden escorts an inmate to meet his lawyer and my breath rushes out in relief–I didn’t even know I had been holding it. “So Pastor, you don’t want to die?” One of

John Chidi

September 12th, 2012

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Barack Obama’s Speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention

Barack Obama’s Speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention

You have to give it to the Obamas. After Michelle delivered a very emotional, yet amazing speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in the United States, It was Barack’s turn on the 6th of September 2012 and He didn’t disappoint. Find below his speech as prepared for

Arise Arizechi

September 12th, 2012

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Michelle Obama’s speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention

Michelle Obama’s speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention

Hi Friends, Michelle Obama delivered the most amazing speech at the ongoing Democratic National Convention in the USA. A very down-to-earth speech that was emotional at some points. You just have to love the Barack and Michelle Obama. I was able to lay my hands on the text ...

Arise Arizechi

September 6th, 2012

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It is Time for Africa. Yes or No?

It is Time for Africa. Yes or No?

The development of the African Continent is long overdue. After many years of poor leadership and gross misappropriation of state funds, the time has come for Africa to move forward. Yes, You can make a difference. I can make a difference. We can bring about the much-needed ...

Arise Arizechi

August 24th, 2012

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Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara was in his time a remarkable man. Remarkable by many accounts because the words that proceeded from his mouth, the ideas he nurtured in his head, and the actions he publicly displayed portrayed him as a man of exceptional character. As president of ...

Osoro Amanufue Mosugu

August 15th, 2012

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Capitalism – An Instrument of Dominion & Kingdom Influence

Capitalism – An Instrument of Dominion & Kingdom Influence

The term “capitalist” is a scion of the term “Capitalism”, which refers to an economic system in which the ownership and control of a Nation’s wealth is in the hand of private individuals. In other words, the economy is private sector driven; the tone and pace of the economy

Guest Blogger

August 15th, 2012

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Did You Know….. #1

Did You Know….. #1

Did You Know: the word ‘Dinosaur’ comes from a Greek word which means ‘terrible lizard’. Did You Know: The Air Force’s F-117 fighter uses aerodynamics discovered during research into how bumblebees fly. Did You Know: Of all the books Charles ...

Guest Blogger

August 13th, 2012

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Who Should Say It First?

Who Should Say It First?

Her husband was downstairs getting ready to dismiss a few of his friends so that they could spend their first night together as a married couple. Sapphir’s mum, Mrs Briggs was with her upstairs as they made light talk about their intended honeymoon in Dubai. Mrs Briggs got ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

August 11th, 2012

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Do You Know This Man?

Do You Know This Man?

 

Arise Arizechi

August 6th, 2012

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Colourful Identity

Colourful Identity

Our Black Identity Beyond skin beauty Is an emblem of strength; Qualified by vigour Sufficiently portrayed In a Green Culture; An inner purity and peace Sourced from the God of Africa Symbolized by a Crystal White; I therefore take pride In a Green & White Nigeria ...

Eddie

August 5th, 2012

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Nigerian Idols Vs Naija Sings

Nigerian Idols Vs Naija Sings

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Arise Arizechi

August 5th, 2012

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A Poem – Dreams and Reality

A Poem – Dreams and Reality

Dreams and Reality I’ve been here before Yes! I have been here a while back Everything is just as I left it Only now it’s in my body reality The colours are still the same I chuckle as I spin round Taking it all in… drinking deeply with my eyes. Oh for the cheer ...

Oghale Otokunefor

August 4th, 2012

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Some Writing Tips From The Very Best

Some Writing Tips From The Very Best

I stumbled on some amazing writing tips from the Masters, the “Baba Baba” Writers from back-in-the-days.  Men, these tips still apply, believe me. Here they are : – I try to leave out the parts that people skip. Elmore Leonard   Is there a part that is ...

Arise Arizechi

August 1st, 2012

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MOVE ON

“And David was greatly distressed;for the people spake of stoning him,because of all the souls of all the people were grieved,every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God”.(1 Samuel 30 vs 6). That is the Focal ...

Pastor Jerry Eze

July 18th, 2012

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Mandela turns 94

Mandela turns 94

94 years old. Wow!! Nelson Mandela celebrated his 94 years on planet earth today. On a day that is now known as ‘Mandela Day”, the former South African President’s birthday is marked by special events all over the country.  Interestingly, today has been ...

Arise Arizechi

July 18th, 2012

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Money Management – Part 1

Money Management – Part 1

Everyone has some money at his/her disposal at some point in time. Whether it was enough for what was required is a completely different issue. For most people however, the heart of the matter is how to handle money.

John Chidi

July 11th, 2012

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‘The Best Is Yet To Come’

‘The Best Is Yet To Come’

             “If I am going to keep my head above water I need to hear everything the professor is saying.” Those were my thoughts as I struggled in an engineering class I was taking decades ago at the U.S. Naval Academy. I do not recall which class it was, but I do remember

Arise Arizechi

June 28th, 2012

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