Interviews

A Konnect Africa Interview with Emmanuel Omenako-Danquah Antwi: Rising Ghananian Entrepreneur

A Konnect Africa Interview with Emmanuel Omenako-Danquah Antwi: Rising Ghananian Entrepreneur

<meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/groups/BreakthroughAcademy?_rdr&_fb_noscript=1″ />Hallos! It is another Konnect Africa interview. Today we have on our Hot Seat, the Founder of Perfect ...

Arise Arizechi

April 25th, 2016

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How Ghana’s Francis Kodzo Amedahe Brought Healthcare to Kpoeta

How Ghana’s Francis Kodzo Amedahe Brought Healthcare to Kpoeta

Based on the literature on international development and personal success, why has Dr. Francis Amedahe and Kpoeta Clinic been so successful? Some key characteristics come to mind: Dr. Amedahe LISTENED to the people of Kpoeta when they reported to him the dire need for a ...

Heidi G. Frontani

July 28th, 2015

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Efemia Chela: Half Ghanaian, Half Zambian Plus a Dash of Storytelling!

Efemia Chela: Half Ghanaian, Half Zambian Plus a Dash of Storytelling!

Efema Chela’s diverse genealogy has worked well for her as she journeys through the world of literati. Born November 16, 1991 in Chikankata, Zambia, she grew up in England, Ghana, Botswana and South Africa, courtesy of parents’ whose work  made relocation a ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

April 22nd, 2015

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How Patrick Awuah Founded The Renowned Ashesi University in Ghana

How Patrick Awuah Founded The Renowned Ashesi University in Ghana

Hi, Thanks for stopping by to read this post. We are delighted to have you on our website. So, how are you doing? Today, we share with you a story written by our friend, Heidi G. Frontani, Ph.D. She tells the inspiring story of Patrick Awuah and how he founded the renowned ...

Guest Blogger

February 19th, 2015

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US. Army Sgt. Francis Aduoffei – Impacting Ghana from a Foreign Land

US. Army Sgt. Francis Aduoffei – Impacting Ghana from a Foreign Land

Army Sgt. 1st Class Francis Aduoffei is no ordinary man. From humble beginnings in a poverty-stricken town in Ashanti, Ghana, West Africa, He knows how it feels to wake up in the morning on an empty stomach.

Guest Blogger

February 11th, 2015

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John Armah on Africa, Success, and Making a Difference

John Armah on Africa, Success, and Making a Difference

He is the Executive Director of the Ghana Center for Entrepreneurship, Employment and Innovation, a Business Advisory Support Center that helps Startups, Young Entrepreneurs in Business Development, Consulting, Business Financing and Support Services. His initiative was ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

January 13th, 2014

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Grace Amey-Obeng; A Beautician that Goes the Extra Mile…

Grace Amey-Obeng; A Beautician that Goes the Extra Mile…

Black is bold and extremely beautiful. It is the colour of strength, intelligence and determination. I love being black and so does Grace Amey-Obeng, a medical aesthetician and therapist. Grace was born in La Cote d’Ivoire in 1957; she had her Secondary education at Keta ...

Lovelyn Okafor

September 3rd, 2013

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Meet Vedze Gershon, A 26 year-old in Secondary School…

Meet Vedze Gershon, A 26 year-old in Secondary School…

  If education, and for that matter, life, is to be a race, Vedze Gershon, a 26 year old man who is also a student of Fievie Junior High School in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region, could have been termed as the “last man standing;” but the man who seems to have ...

Akaho Felix Dzidula Junior

July 12th, 2013

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African Dance – Let’s Dance Azonto

African Dance – Let’s Dance Azonto

Some people call it a movement. Some others call it Ghana’s entertainment export to the rest of Africa and the World. It is the fun-filled, interesting, exciting and energetic Azonto dance. I have seen it danced everywhere – in parties, on the streets, in videos,

Konnect Africa

June 28th, 2013

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Kofi Atta Annan- In Pursuit of Peace

Kofi Atta Annan- In Pursuit of Peace

If there is anyone qualified to give advice to the young generation on the value of making worthwhile choices, then I know who the cap fits perfectly. He is one that has had to make great choices that have changed not just his life but a large part of the world. An epitome ...

Lovelyn Okafor

June 25th, 2013

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Fred Deegbe: The Shoemaker that Heels the world

Fred Deegbe: The Shoemaker that Heels the world

Necessity, they say births invention; if you don’t like it, change it. These were the convictions that drove this determined and unassuming Ghanaian man into the shoe making industry. An art seen as unfit for the prim and proper has now become not just a profitable venture ...

Lovelyn Okafor

June 13th, 2013

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Jackie Appiah Agyemang; “Impossibility Does Not Exist in my Dictionary…”

Jackie Appiah Agyemang; “Impossibility Does Not Exist in my Dictionary…”

The movie industry in Africa is on the rise, and with it, Africa’s reputation in the world of filmmaking. Personally, I believe it is all due to the acting prowess of our African movie stars whose talent excuses the lack of technical support and inferior production quality. ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

June 12th, 2013

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Mensah Otabil – A Better Life Is Up To You

Mensah Otabil – A Better Life Is Up To You

Greetings Africa, Be inspired today as we share with you some great words from Dr Mensah Otabil,

Konnect Africa

June 9th, 2013

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“The Problem of Africa Is Not Lack Of Policies, But The People of Africa” Hon. Fiifi Kwetey

“The Problem of Africa Is Not Lack Of Policies, But The People of Africa” Hon. Fiifi Kwetey

In commemorating the Golden Jubilee anniversary celebrations of the African Union (AU), The Ghana Centre for Entrepreneurship Employment and Innovation (GCEEI), a youth focused and led organisation, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration

Akaho Felix Dzidula Junior

May 27th, 2013

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Mannaseh Azure Awuni; Award-Winning Journalist and Champion of the Downtrodden

Mannaseh Azure Awuni; Award-Winning Journalist and Champion of the Downtrodden

He is daring; a freethinker, not bound by societal restrictions or limitations. His whole being yearns for justice; justice for the high and for the low. He is as versatile as they come; young though he is, he possesses abilities that belie his relative youth. Mannaseh Azure

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

May 14th, 2013

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Sarkodie – Africa’s Fastest Lyricist and Award winning Rapper

Sarkodie – Africa’s Fastest Lyricist and Award winning Rapper

Born in the 1980s, Michael Kwesi Owusu Addo AKA Sarkodie AKA Obidi Pon Bidi is a Ghanaian recording artist, rapper, brand ambassador and a BET Awards Best International Act winner for 2012. Sarkodie, the fourth of five children, was raised in the Harbour City known as Tema, ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

May 2nd, 2013

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Mac-Jordan Degadjor: For The Love of Tech

Mac-Jordan Degadjor: For The Love of Tech

Mac-Jordan Degadjor is a child of the new age. Totally immersed in the internet, technology, new media, social media and every other moniker by which it is known, the graduate of Management Information Systems (MIS) plans to own a business that focuses on a mobile technology

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

April 23rd, 2013

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Elikem Kuenyehia- Lawyer, Lecturer and Entrepreneur

Elikem Kuenyehia- Lawyer, Lecturer and Entrepreneur

There has been a dearth of Legal Practitioners amongst Konnect Africa’s feature stars, and that anomaly is going to be corrected-starting now. My professional colleagues have excelled in advocacy, entrepreneurialism and service to humanity. Ghanaian Elikem Kuenyehia a ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

February 21st, 2013

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Asoma Banda: A Veteran Entrepreneur

Asoma Banda: A Veteran Entrepreneur

Dr. Asoma Banda is a man of controversy and hard-hitting talk. A magnate in his  own right, Banda’s humble beginnings have emboldened hi m to speak when others choose to be silent, sometimes inciting the wrath of the authorities that be. Asoma Banda is the first Chancellor ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

February 18th, 2013

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Joseph Siaw Agyepong: The ‘Zooming’ Ghanaian

Joseph Siaw Agyepong: The ‘Zooming’ Ghanaian

No Ghanaian is oblivious of Zoomlion Ghana Limited; chiefly because it is the principal Organization in charge of waste disposal in the nation. Its workers are spread over the nation, cleaning and sanitizing the streets of Ghana. The bright mind behind this move?  Dr Joseph ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

February 13th, 2013

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Now that 2013 Is Here…

Now that 2013 Is Here…

  Are you making plans to be born this year? Well, I must warn you to be born anywhere else but Nigeria. If you want to give birth this year too, don’t give birth to those tiny, tender feet here in this place, go somewhere else. Find a better place, I warn you. ...

John Offiong [SAVVY]

January 25th, 2013

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Mensah Otabil- Establishing God’s Kingdom on Earth

Mensah Otabil- Establishing God’s Kingdom on Earth

Mensah Otabil is a Pastor, Lecturer, Author, Consultant, Educationist and motivational speaker. He is the Founder and General Overseer of the International Central Gospel churches which has a network of local assemblies in Ghana, Europe, the United States and other parts of ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

November 4th, 2012

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GHANA FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK 2012

GHANA FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK 2012

The annual Ghana Fashion & Design Week® held on the 5th – 7th October 2012 at the Moevenpick Ambassador Hotel, Independent Avenue, Accra, Ghana. Aimed at celebrating and growing the industry, it featured Ghanaian and international designers. Culled from ...

Jennifer Nkem-Eneanya

October 10th, 2012

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