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US. Army Sgt. Francis Aduoffei

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.
Dikembe Mutombo

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...
Innovate Africa on Aljazeera

Innovate Africa on Aljazeera  Explores how Technology is changing Education in Africa

Children learn to code building robots from scrap in Ghana  e-Learning on low-cost tablets shows results in Kenya Solar-powered ICT hubs at South...
Misan Rewane

Misan Rewane is Changing the Dynamics of the Service Industry in Nigeria with WAVES...

Its #ImpactThursday!!! When Misan Rewane completed her studies at Stanford University, she had one idea: To transform life opportunities for West African youth by offering...
Kiara Nirghin South African Drought

How 17-year-old Kiara Nirghin Invented A Solution To The South African Drought

In 2017, South Africa went through its worst drought in 35 years, with more than 2.7 million households facing water shortages across the country....
Omowunmi Afolabi

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...
jideka Harry

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...
Heidi Frontani

IN MEMORIAM: Heidi Frontani and her Passion for Sharing Africa’s Success Stories

I never actually met her…the amazing Professor who emailed me one day and asked to send her stories for publication on KonnectAfrica.Net. I was more...

Paul Alfred; Thinking Outside The Box!

Although there is no military conscription in Nigeria, since 1973 graduates of Universities and later polytechnics and other tertiary institutions of learning have been...
The Voice GH

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...

Arc. Kunle Adeyemi: Rebuilding Lives, One Project at a Time

I never really gave much thought to architects and architecture as a much younger person. I never thought of them as world-changers or people...
Donald Patrick Bambara

Donald Patrick Bambara- The Young Change Maker, Set to Reface Senegal.

Inspired by his dream, Donald set out on a mission to reface Senegal. He was disturbed by the lack of waste management systems in...
Kipchoge Hezekiah Kip Keino

Kipchoge Hezekiah “Kip” Keino- Much More than a Sporting Hero.

While Plato argued that leaders are born and not made, Likert a member of the behavioral school of thought insisted that leadership can be...
Dr. Hawa Abdi

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...
David Mwendele

How Serial Entrepreneur David Mwendele Paid the Price for Success.

The days I shall never forget, they were filled with pain, shame, and lack. My hopes almost gone, but just when it looked like...
Sickle Cell SAMI

The Sickle Cell Advocacy & Management Initiative (SAMI) Commemorates the World Sickle Cell Day

To celebrate the ‘World Sickle Cell Day’ in Nigeria, please join Funke Akindele, Yinka Davies, Desmond Elliot, Tosyn Bucknor, 9ice, ID Cabasa, Bash, SACO...
Abraham Reginald Mengi

Abraham Reginald Mengi; Paving the Way for Excellence…

A man of purpose and strong will, Reginald Abraham Mengi, has got his foot prints on the moon, not by fluke or happenstance but...
Preye Tambou

Preye Tambou: Will this ‘Book Advocate & Author’ make it onto the Forbes or...

The young author whose bibliography includes ‘Heroes in Many Trials’( 2009), ‘The World is a School’, ‘Readership Edges’, ‘The 17 Dynamic Readers’, ‘The Joy...
Leymah Roberta Gbowee

Leymah Roberta Gbowee- She Saw, Conquered and Brought Hope to Liberia.

They are strong, yet very soft; patient, beautiful and explicitly phenomenal. When the going gets tough, you can be sure they will find a...
Pacifique Niyonsenga

Pacifique Niyonsenga- A Survivor, Giving Hope to Fellow Street Kids.

Real wealth cannot be measured by the quantity of one’s material acquisitions or belongings, but by the quality of one’s impact in the lives...
Betty Makoni

Betty Makoni- Once a Victim, Now a Voice for the Sexually Abused.

How much faith can a woman have, when all she remembers of her past is wars, rumours of war, violence, pain, fear, abuse and...
Tolulope Sangosanya : Founder Of The Love On The Streets Charity Foundation (LOTS)

Tolulope Sangosanya: Founder Of The Love On The Streets Charity Foundation (LOTS)

Often times, it takes one person to make a move that will have a domino effect, causing multiple reactions. When it is a positive...
Corneille Ewango

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...
Prosper Dzitse

In Prosper Dzitse’s Words, ‘Africa is not the Problem Child of the World!

Born in 1990, from Tefle, Ghana, Prosper Ditze is the Founder of the Institute of Leadership and Mentorship, a Cecilsons Africa award nominee, the Volta...
Emmanuel Quarmyne

Emmanuel T Quarmyne; Co-Founder, A Ban Against Neglect [ABAN] Ghana –Waste to Wearables

Born in Ghana, Emmanuel’s childhood was spent in the districts of La Bone and Darkuman.  He attended St. Anthony Primary School, proceeded to Ada...
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