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ReConnect Africa Magazine – July/August 2015
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Editorial – When Enough is Enough

Trying to be Superwoman (or Superman) means that we are not being mindful of our choices, and there comes a ...
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A Date with Plantain

Who knew there were over 50 ways to eat plantain? Patti Sloley talks about her new cookery book, ‘A Date with ...
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Events - Dates for your Diary

WWhat’s on in July and August? Check out our list of upcoming conferences and events.
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Africa’s Internet Explosion

In order to better understand what African nations need to do to reap the full benefits of the Internet, the ...
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Speed Meet Africa

Speed Meets are Homecoming Revolution’s unique, interactive matchmaking events which bring African professionals worldwide together with employers and relocation ...
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5 Minute Interview – Werbayne McIntyre OBE, Director, Digisoft Education Ltd

My top tips for succeeding in my career are… …. Find your own way; there is nothing more debilitating than trying ...
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International News Round

A round-up of recent news from the UK, Africa and around the world.
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1st Annual Peacekeeping Africa Conference

The 1st Annual Peacekeeping Africa Conference will examine the demands placed on peacekeeping personnel and the innovation needed to ensure ...
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Letters to the Editor

“Dear Editor Re: ‘Editorial – ‘The Future of Work’ An excellent report on the future of the working life! It is ...
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5 Simple Tips on How to Have Difficult Conversations at Work

Communicating effectively is essential as part of your personal leadership and difficult conversations can be as simple as any others ...
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Ask the Career Coach – How Can I Be More Confident at Work?

Dear Career Coach, I have been described as quiet and not very assertive at work but I need to change ...
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Style and Substance

“I don’t think it’s the normal career path for the child of African parents …but I come from ...
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Lalibela’s Wise Men by Matshona Dhliwayo

Lalibela’s Wise Man is a recently published book by Zimbabwean born Matshona Dhliwayo. A highly readable story, the book ...
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EY Africa Attractiveness Survey

FDI value jumps despite falling number of investment projects in Africa and while investor perceptions have softened, but those with ...
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In this issue, we bring you opinions, articles and an update on news and events.  Read More
 
alt text"Dear Editor
Re: ‘Editorial – ‘5 Minute Interview - Terhas Berhe’  
It is good to read about women who are doing well from our part of Africa. Terhas is very inspirational.” Read More
alt text    FDI value jumps despite falling number of investment projects in Africa and while investor perceptions have softened, but those with business interests in Africa remain overwhelmingly positive, says EY’s 2015 Africa Attractiveness Survey. Read More
alt textIn order to better understand what African nations need to do to reap the full benefits of the Internet, the Internet Society has released the study “Internet Development and Governance in Africa”.Read More
alt text“I don’t think it’s the normal career path for the child of African parents …but I come from a family of very strong women!” Talented costume designer and stylist Ruka Johnson shares her inspiring story, the influence of her African heritage, and her career tips. Read More
alt textCommunicating effectively is essential as part of your personal leadership and difficult conversations can be as simple as any others if you follow a few simple techniques consistently, says leading coach Jane Adshead-Grant.   Read More
alt textDear Career Coach,
I have been described as quiet and not very assertive at work but I need to change this if I am ever going to progress. Help, please!   Read More
alt textLalibela’s Wise Man is a recently published book by Zimbabwean born Matshona Dhliwayo.  A highly readable story, the book is, according to its author, will ‘inform others that Africans are just as wise as anyone’.  Read More
alt textThe 1st Annual Peacekeeping Africa Conference will examine the demands placed on peacekeeping personnel and the innovation needed to ensure successful missions in the most efficient and effective manner.   Read More
alt textSpeed Meets are Homecoming Revolution’s unique, interactive matchmaking events which bring African professionals worldwide together with employers and relocation providers in Africa.  Read More
alt textA round-up of recent news from the UK, Africa and around the world. 

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alt textMy top tips for succeeding in my career are…
…. Find your own way; there is nothing more debilitating than trying to do what someone else did in the way they did it. Invariably it does not work. Read More
alt textWhat’s on in July and August?  Check out our list of upcoming conferences and events. 

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alt text    Who knew there were over 50 ways to eat plantain? Patti Sloley talks about her new cookery book, ‘A Date with Plantain’, and how she came up with 51 ways to celebrate one of Africa’s most delicious foods. Read More
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