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ReConnect Africa Magazine March/April 2017

  • When Did Civility Become a Dirty Word?

    ‘The Internet is like closing time at a blue-collar bar in Boston. Everyone’s drunk and ugly…’.

  • Shining at Job Interviews

    There are many types of interviews, from the free flowing to the formal, but one that you are likely to come up against at some point is the competency-based interview..

  • Only the Lonely – The Hidden Side of Self-Employment

    Business coach Steve Gardner looks at how a lack of self-discipline and social interaction can affect you when you start working for yourself from home

  • 5 Minute Interview – Gladys Famoriyo, Author, Speaker & Coach

    What I learned along the way is… … Don’t just focus on your success goals…remember you are made up of a....

  • Let’s Talk – Ghana@60!

    Blogger Elvina Quaison launches a series of articles designed to get you talking. “To begin these conversations, I would like to talk about Ghana @60. Let’s talk.”

  • Playing Culture

    Saffron Jackson, the founder of the company behind Zuree Dolls, on making identity and culture child’s play.

  • CEO Confidence in Africa Rises Despite New Risks and Uncertainty

    In PwC’s 20th annual survey of CEOs worldwide, 38% (2016:35%) are very confident about their company’s growth prospects in the next 12 months while 29% (2016:27%) believe global economic growth will...

  • Do Minority Networks Work?

    Networks at work should transform to make them more effective, says new large-scale global research from Women Ahead.

  • International News Round

    A round-up of recent news from the UK, Africa and around the world.

  • Events - Dates for your Diary

    What’s on in March/April? Take a look at our listing of free and paid-for events and activities and take advantage of discounts available to our subscribers.

  • All Aboard

    Think tank calls for end to lack of diversity in top management by increasing ethnic minority representation at senior levels.

  • 5 Minute Interview - Ivy Osei Ampong - Entrepreneur

    My greatest influence has been… …the fact that I never wanted to be employed, but to employ. .

  • A Call to Leadership

    In 2012 Grace Owen experienced ‘the leader’s call’. In her new book, the leadership guru shares her story and how her need to move onto the next level can inspire other leaders.

  • Doing Business in Africa 2017

    South Africa’s Mining Industry continues to face tough times in the wake of subdued commodity prices, mounting cost pressure and regulatory uncertainty says a new report.

  • Data Africa

    Addressing the dearth of data available on Africa, the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) Data Portal provides an advanced and interactive tool for analysis of governance in Africa.

  • International News Round

    A round-up of bite-sized recent business and careers news from the UK, Africa and around the world.

  • Events - Dates for your Diary

    What’s on in January? Take a look at our listing of free and paid-for events and activities and take advantage of discounts available to our subscribers.

In this issue…. Click here for contents

Books and Resources

Heading to Africa?

When Did Civility Become a Dirty Word?

‘The Internet is like closing time at a blue-collar bar in Boston. Everyone’s drunk and ugly…’.


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