St. John’s Maroon Church gets proclamation certificate

Sierra Leone News: After 60 years…St. John’s Maroon Church gets proclamation certificate Sixty-years after it was declared a national monument, the St. Johns Maroon Church, on Siaka Stevens Street, last Sunday, received a Certificate of Proclamation from the Monument and Relics Commission pursuant to the Monument and Relics Ordinance of 1946. The Church, one of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Droppings on the Fountain of Honor? Enough is enough!

Droppings on the Fountain of Honor? Enough is enough!  Response to Mohamed Sankoh (One Drop). By Foday Morris, a Concerned Citizen One Drop is a prolific writer who often utilizes various writing techniques and strategies. He awakens, intrigues and reaffirms interest in his writings by carefully weaving together descriptive and informative words; and off course, with […]

Why Ebola won’t go away in West Afric

Health Jason Beaubien · NPR · Jun 19, 2015 Ebola has dug in its heels. Despite dramatic drops in the overall numbers of reported cases, Sierra Leone and Guinea are still struggling to stop the deadly disease. Case tallies in both countries have dipped towards zero in the past few months, only to bounce back […]

Obstacles to Ending Ebola Remain in West Afric

A spike in the number of Ebola victims in Guinea has citizens and health officials in West Africa concerned about a possible return of the deadly disease. One of several obstacles to ending the epidemic in Guinea and Sierra Leone is the climate. It’s the start of the rainy season in West Africa, when roads […]