March 2017

African skills gap: Why e-learning can close it!

Not a fun fact: There are 128 million school-aged children in sub-Sahara Africa; of these, 17 million children will never see a school. Here’s another: 37 million African children do go to school, but what they learn will never hold them in good stead. So it’s as well that they don’t go to school at all. Crippled by poverty, overpopulation, linguistic hurdles and lackadaisical governments, sub-Sahara Africa students find it

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PURPOSE AND COMMITMENT IN LEADERSHIP

Today I want to delve into purpose and commitment. The two go hand in hand when it comes to defining leadership. One of the most interesting and thought provoking revelations about commitment to me, is that contrary to how we may imagine it, to be a remote and sometimes untenable attribute, it is indeed the most pervasive in our lives. Whatever we have in our existence around an area of

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INTEGRITY IN LEADERSHIP

More thoughts on Leadership with Andrew Amadi. Today, guest contributor Andrew steers the conversation to matters integrity. The word integrity is very closely connected with leadership. It has two meanings. We mostly associate with the first, which relates to honesty moral uprightness. The second meaning is derived from the Latin origin integritas whose root means intact, whole, complete. A bicycle with just one link missing from its chain may seem

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AN INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP

This month of March 2017, I am glad to be joined by my friend and Energy expert Andrew Amadi in a month dubbed ‘Úongozi Hodari na Akiba Haiozi’ March 2017 focus on Leadership and Retirement Planning. Leadership starts with self. We need to be leaders of ourselves. I honestly believe that we are all capable of leading. Indeed, we all do. This is perhaps the most challenging part. Getting past

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