Neston Filmmaker’s African Safari

Well known Neston DJ and videographer Dave Bladen is setting off for Sierra Leone this week. Dave is going on a trip to see the work of the OAKS Charity (Overseas Aid for the Kids of Sierra Leone), which supports a school in a town called Bo. He will be accompanied by another Neston resident, […]

Tribal Heads in Sierra Leone met with the Minister of Political and Public Affairs

Hon. Nanette Thomas Minister Of Political And Public Affairs Met With The Tribal Heads In Sierra Leone

By Bockarie Kukuku Musa On Thursday 9th February 2017, the Tribal Heads from the various tribes in Sierra Leone met with the Minister of Political and Public Affairs to work effectively in the discharge of their respective duties. The Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Political and Public Affairs, Mr. James B. Sesay welcomed the […]

Young Ghanaians risk all for “better” life

Some migrate within Africa while others take the risky route to Europe

Some migrate within Africa while others take the risky route to Europe By Efam Awo Dovi Every week, in the Brong Ahafo Region — one of Ghana’s major food baskets — vehicles load up with men between 18 and 40 years old. Many, mostly the younger men, hope to reach Europe, while others head for […]

Wanted: Affordable medicines for all, Rich or Poor

UN panel calls for new global accords to make drugs cheaper By Franck Kuwonu Pneumonia, an acute infection of the lungs, is the biggest killer of children worldwide even though it is treatable and easily preventable with vaccines The disease remains prevalent in some of the poorest regions in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa in […]

Scholars seeking an understanding of how leadership has inhibited academic freedom

Trails in Academic and Administrative Leadership in Kenya: A Memoir by Ratemo Waya Michieka CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal, 2016, 320pp   Scholars seeking an understanding of how leadership has inhibited academic freedom and hindered the effectiveness of higher learning institutions in Africa have shown interest in how these institutions are run. The absence of material documenting […]

Creative Delivery of Health Services for Africans

Mobile camel clinics, motorbike ambulances and other innovations for reaching rural folk!!

Taking health services to remote areas; Mobile camel clinics, motorbike ambulances and other innovations for reaching rural folk By Kwamboka Oyaro The camel is known for its resilience. Carrying heavy loads in sweltering desert heat over 160 km with little water to drink is no easy job. This “ship of the desert,” however, is built […]

Sierra Leone Expresses Concern About Social Media Misuse

The administration on Thursday sharply denied reports that it planned to gag citizens from freely expressing their views on social media platforms.

Peter Clottey, VOA The government of Sierra Leone has expressed concern about what it calls the irresponsible use of social media by citizens, saying it could undermine the country’s stability. Government officials met with media groups and other stakeholders to find ways of encouraging the country to responsibly use social media. The administration on Thursday […]