WHO Has Pledged to Work With Cottage Hospital

Country Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Sierra Leone, Anders Nordstrom, has assured his organization’s continued support to Sierra Leone’s only maternal referral hospital, Princes Christian Memorial Hospital (PCMH) commonly known as Cottage hospital in Freetown in handling Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (EmONC). Mr. Nordstrom was speaking over the weekend at a […]

Sierra Leone projects to create the second largest diamond-mining operation in West Africa.

RAPAPORT… Stellar Diamonds and Octea Mining agreed to combine their Sierra Leone projects to create the second largest diamond-mining operation in West Africa. Under the proposed deal, Stellar plans to amalgamate its Tongo kimberlite project with Octea’s adjacent Tonguma asset. Under the rules of London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM), the transaction would be classified as […]

Police VS Da Oeople

Events of recent weeks have embroiled our young people and placed them at loggerheads with the Police. While calls for unreasonable force may have some weight, it may be helpful if those who use such incidents to score points hold their desperate voices for the moment. Incidentally, the fracas in Kabala has now been overtaken […]

London Protesters are cons Bidco says

  PRESS RELEASE London Protesters are cons Bidco says Company says it won’t bow to blackmail NAIROBI, Kenya, August 24, 2016/ — Bidco Africa (www.BidcoAfrica.com) has said the protesters that picketed outside Standard Chartered and Barclays Banks in London on Tuesday are con artists trying to blackmail the company. The company says it has been fighting […]

flydubai participates in Dubai Tourism’s first-ever East Africa roadshow

  Dubai-based carrier showcases its services and offerings in Uganda and Tanzania highlighting its affordable and reliable direct air links to Dubai and increased frequencies DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, August 24, 2016/ — Dubai-based airline flydubai (www.flydubai.com) is participating in Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing’s (Dubai Tourism) first-ever East Africa roadshow joining 14 […]

Project to support infertile women in Africa

  PRESS RELEASE “Merck More Than A Mother” High Level Panel Calls for Action to Improve Access to Regulated Fertility Care and Empower Infertile Women in Africa “Empowering Berna” Project to support infertile women in Africa Supporting governments in defining policies to regulate fertility care in Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria Providing comprehensive training for African […]

Facebook partnered with She Leads Africa in support of female African entrepreneurs

Initiative to encourage women across the continent to start their own businesses and help drive prosperity for their countries LONDON, United Kingdom, August 22, 2016/ — Facebook is supporting and sponsoring She Leads Africa(www.SheLeadsAfrica.org), an African enterprise and women’s business-focused movement, to help ensure female entrepreneurs and professionals across the world unlock their full potential. […]

Philips Showcases Innovations that will shape the Future of Healthcare in Nairobi

Roelof Assies, CEO, Philips East Africa, inaugurates the Philips Live! Innovation Experience in Nairobi, providing a glimpse into the future of healthcare Philips presents an experiential showcase that highlights solutions that enable people to live a healthier life, innovations that make care highly personalised and more widely available to those who need it, and ways […]

The Minister Of Political And Public Affairs-Hon Nanette Thomas In Tanzania-South Africa

  Madam Director General, Colleague Ministers of Government, Your Excellences, distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you greetings from the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma and wife, First Lady Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma. Let me on behalf of my President, the government, the people of Sierra Leone and […]

Africa Finance & Investment Forum 2015: Access to Finance and Entrepreneurship – Cape Town, 24-26 November – Executive Summary

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, December 7, 2015/ — The African continent is the second fastest growing area in the world behind south and east Asia, with GDP growth projected to reach 3.6% in 2016. Over the past decade, the continent has attracted ever increasing amounts of foreign direct investment, reaching an aggregate amount of US$470 […]