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REDI is continuing its Journey to Excellence

Posted on February 7th, by Nina Mapili

REDI, Mbabane, Swaziland-based the Regional Excellence and Development Initiative, is poised to ramp up its involvement with the J2Ex Program.

Interview with J2Ex Developer Nina Mapili on

Posted on February 7th, by Nina Mapili

J2Ex Program Developer Nina Mapili was interviewed on, a website for young people:

“I understand personal empowerment to be the process of giving a person the ability, the power, to “take charge of their life” – to be able to responsibly and independently define and pursue their personal vision.” –Nina Mapili founder of Journey 2 Excellence (J2Ex)


Where on the planet are you currently located? I started this list of questions in Madagascar, continued in South Africa, and finished in Germany (where I live).

Your career has seen you travel the planet and currently you head up a project called the Journey to Excellence, tell us more? I began working with entrepreneurs, businesses, organisations, and individuals in southern Africa in 1997 as a consultant to SAFRI, the Southern Africa Initiative of German Business, a German B2B initiative. The Journey to Excellence (J2Ex) program grew out of this … Read More »