Ebdaa Microfinance Bank in Bahrain announced the appointment of its Chief Executive, Dr. Khaled Al Ghazzawi as a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Microfinance Bank in Jordan. His Excellency was also assigned the presidency of the Risk Committee under the Board of Directors and memberships of the Audit and Human Resources […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A leading opposition party in Sierra Leone has given the electoral commission a two-week ultimatum to announce the date for the presidential election or face mass protests. The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has been under pressure to declare the exact date for the polls, which are supposed to be held in February 2018. According to […]
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 […]
(CBS News) — As fans from around the world begin to flood Houston to watch the Super Bowl 51 face-off between New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons, anticipation is building. But even though much of the talk this week is about game plans and bragging rights, CBS News correspondent Jeff Glor reports here is […]