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ReConnect Africa is a unique website and online magazine for the African professional in the Diaspora. Packed with essential information about careers, business and jobs, ReConnect Africa keeps you connected to the best of Africa.

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Welcome to ReConnect Africa.com, the leading careers and business website for professionals of African heritage around the world.

In this issue, we highlight some upcoming events and activities taking place, showcase professionals of African origin and report on key business news from across the African continent.


This month, I ask why, being creatures of comparison, we find it so hard to be happy in What Price Happiness?

Careers and Professional Development

On ReConnect Africa we aim to bring you information to help you navigate your professional life, wherever you are. If finding career opportunities in Africa is what interests you, our ReConnect Jobs portal lists a range of vacancies across various sectors.

In our featured articles, leading career coach Peter Cobbe explains in in Finished at Fifty that while you can’t change your age, how you portray yourself when you are over fifty makes all the difference to your career opportunities.

Online networking offers many opportunities if you are willing and committed, and should be part of your career change strategy, says leading Coach Grace Owen in Working the Social Network.

Our Career Coach gives advice on delegation and letting go in Ask the Career Coach - Why Do I Find it so Hard to Delegate?

Our guest interviewee in this month’s ‘5 Minute Interview’ is Werbayne McIntyre OBE, Director, Digisoft Education Ltd who shares some of the lessons he has learned along the way.

Diaspora People

We speak to Susan Adwoa Mensah in Generating Investment in Ghana and discuss her newly-published research paper which analyses Ghana’s strategy in attracting FDI and explores opportunities for investment from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

In Let’s Talk – Is a Vision Enough? Blogger Elvina Quaison asks “What’s a vision without action, purpose and implementation?”


A psychologically astute leader can improve employee retention, satisfaction and performance, says Leadership Coach Vera Ng’oma in The Psychological Leader.

Africa Reports

Africa’s future depends on its ability to meet the expectations of its young people, Mo Ibrahim Foundation report underlines. Read more in Africa at a Tipping Point.

In Regional Renaissance? we highlight how Fortune 500 companies are showing a rising global interest in the Africa/Middle East region.

News and Events

Catch up on news from the UK and around the world in bite sized chunks with our International News Round feature.

May and June see a diverse line-up of events in the UK and overseas and our Events listing gives you details of what’s on and some un-missable Dates for your Diary.

ReConnect Africa acts as a Media Partners for numerous events in Africa and around the world. Visit our Media Partnerships web page so you can keep abreast of upcoming events that we are promoting.

Careers Services

Whether you need to write a great CV, make the right impact at interview or need help with your plans to find a job in Africa, our range of careers services are tailor made for your needs.

ReConnect Africa Resources

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