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Ambassador Omrie Golley Bags Award for Contribution to Peace building and Agriculture Food Sufficiency in Sierra Leone

Ambassador Omrie Golley Bags Award for Contribution to Peace building and Agriculture Food Sufficiency in Sierra Leone

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Makeni City, Saturday 3rd December 2022:  Sierra Leone’s former Ambassador to the Republic of South Korea, Omrie Michael Golley was over the weekend awarded “in recognition of his dedicated role to the advancement of peace building as well as the development of agriculture and food sufficiency in Sierra Leone.”

The award to the ambassador was done by the Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Makeni (UNIMAK).

University of Makeni (formerly known as the Fatima Institute) is the first private, Catholic, university located in Makeni City, Northern Province of Sierra Leone. It has a population of over 7000 (seven thousand) students specializing in various fields including public health, computer science, accounting, business administration, mass communication, Law etc.

The award given to Ambassador Omrie Golley at their Mr/Miss UNIMAK can be closely associated to the Ambassador’s outstanding role in the peace negotiations between the rebels and government following the apocalyptic civil war which plunged Sierra Leone and ended in 2002.

SIERRA LEONE'S AMBASSADOR TO BELGIUM CALLS FOR OPEN SPACE FOR RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

SIERRA LEONE'S AMBASSADOR TO BELGIUM CALLS FOR OPEN SPACE FOR RESEARCH PROGRAMMES

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Sierra Leone's Ambassador to Belgium has called for an open space to give African universities and students access to research programmes during the interactive forum, ‘Meet the Ambassador’, held by the Africa Platform of the Ghent University in Belgium, marking their 15th year of establishment.

In his statement, Ambassador Samuel Tamba Musa spoke on the collaboration between Embassy and Academia, stating that the two practices and ways of working are different as Embassies have their own agenda that is sometimes different from the priorities of Academia.

He, however, maintained that there are areas of common interest, especially in terms of strategic and project partnerships as well as strategic relationship building. But this can only happen if Embassies and Academia interact effectively, underpinned by shared goals, mutual acquaintances and co-creation from design to implementation.

“WE NOW HAVE THE FREEDOM TO PRACTICE OUR PROFESSION... “ SLAJ PRESIDENT SAYS

“WE NOW HAVE THE FREEDOM TO PRACTICE OUR PROFESSION... “ SLAJ PRESIDENT SAYS

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By Ishmael Bayoh_

The President of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists, Ahmed SahidNasralla on Wednesday December 7th, 2022 said at the Presidential Media Cocktail at the Country Lodge that the most fundamental change that has happened in the media in Sierra Leone is the freedom to practice.

Digressing on the statement that the state of the media in Sierra Leone has drastically improved between 2018 and 2021, the SLAJ President mentioned several strides in the media like media pluralism; the registration of more newspapers, radio stations and other media during the period stated.

WARDC HOLDS DDCC BI-MONTHLY MEETING

WARDC HOLDS DDCC BI-MONTHLY MEETING

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7th December, 2022-

The District Development Coordination Committee (DDCC) being supervised by the Directorate of Rural Development within theMinistry of Planning and Economic Development,  is currently witnessing the Bi-Monthly meeting of the Western Area Rural District Council (WARDC), in Waterloo.

The meeting which drew stakeholders from MDAs, NGOs/CSOs, Core Council Staff, Women and Children, Local and Traditional Authorities and other critical stakeholders to discuss development interventions, reports, action points and the way forward within the district. 

The meeting is being chaired by AlhassanYillah, Deputy Chief Administrator, WARDC.

The process of institutionalising and strengthening of DDCC is to manage overlaps, ensure ownership and coordinated development, established platform to discuss challenges and progress in the districts.

The Senior Rural Development Officer, Mr. S. A. M. Gibril, the Village Headman,Leslie O. Whenzle among others, are in attendance.

VP Jalloh Engages Media& CSOs on Gov’t Achievements

VP Jalloh Engages Media& CSOs on Gov’t Achievements

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By Alimatu Fofanah

Kenema 25th November, 2022: The Hon. Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh during the CSO-Media Retreat in Kenema themed “Consolidating Democracy: Our Collective, Shared and Patriotic Responsibility” outlined the ‘New Direction’ Government noteworthy achievements in four years.

Speaking at the annual ceremony which was organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications from the 25th -26th November, 2022, at the Kenema City Council Hall, Kenema, Vice President Juldeh Jalloh said the Government of President Bio has achieved most of its manifesto promises in the areas of Human Capital Development, wherein government investment in the social sector has augmented with enhanced budgetary allocations to education and health.

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