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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.

RCA Magazine July/August 2015

In this issue, we bring you opinions, articles and an update on news and events.
Trying to be Superwoman (or Superman) means that we are not being mindful of our choices, and there comes a time when we have to down tools to save ourselves. So why is it so hard?
“Dear Editor Re: ‘5 Minute Interview – Terhas Berhe' It is good to read about women who are doing well from our part of Africa. Terhas is very...
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...
In 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”.
“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...
A new play by award-winning playwright, Ade Solanke, ‘East End Boys, West End Girls’, is coming to London this month. Four London teenagers compete for a prestigious scholarship. Friendships are...
Communicating 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...
Dear 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!
Lalibela'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...
The 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...
Speed Meets are Homecoming Revolution's unique, interactive matchmaking events which bring African professionals worldwide together with employers and relocation providers in Africa.
West Africa's largest Packaging, Food processing, Plastics, Labelling and Print Expo is your prime opportunity to access the most route-to-market innovative products and services in the fast...
A round-up of recent news from the UK, Africa and around the world.
My 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.
What’s on in July and August? Check out our list of upcoming conferences and events.
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...
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