Eight communities in Kakata and Gibi Districts, Margibi County have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF). These communities were triggered for Community Led Total Sanitation Initiative by the Christian charity, Living Water International in February this year.
Free on-line course addressing sustainable development expected to attract learners from around the world. The University of Aberdeen is to deliver a new form of learning to audiences around the world with the launch of a free course as part of an online community offering accessible education to all.
City Power’s MD Sicelo Goodwill Xulu has been named Top Utility Executive of the Year at the annual African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town. eThekwini was named Municipality of the Year while national retailer Ackermans won the Energy & Water Efficiency Project of the Year. Ms Florence Nsubuga, Executive Director of the Ugandan energy distribution network company UMEME, won in the new category of Outstanding Woman in Power/Water.
A health advocacy group is empowering the Ghanaian patient with education and legal support to demand better and quality services from healthcare providers. The Patients’ Aid is set up with the aim of assisting victims of medical negligence to access free legal services whilst promoting the rights and responsibilities of patients.
A new African language is helping to reduce tensions and bring young people together in areas previously torn apart by tribal violence. And academics are so impressed by the language’s potential that a social media platform promoting it will form the subject of a major presentation at this year’s eLearning Africa, the continent’s leading conference on technology-assisted learning, training and development.
Miami- and New York City-based DJ/Producer EchoSlim recently teamed up with the internationally acclaimed queen of reggae, Nadine Sutherland, who brought fans anthems like “Action” and “Anything For You” to produce “Dance Africa”—an uplifting new reggae single dedicated to the Motherland
The Liberian Leader, President Sirleaf has lauded health workers, the national security forces, traditional leaders, political parties, for their resilience against Ebola.
As Tanzania currently imports about 40 percent of its sugar and population statistics projecting increased local and regional demand, the government is fast-tracking 25 commercial farms for paddy and sugarcane to address food security and position the country as regional exporter.
“With Zambian mining companies buying up to 1.7-billion dollars’ worth of manufactured imports annually there is clearly a huge opportunity for the local industry” says Maybin Nsupila, CEO of the Zambian Association of Manufacturers. Mr Nsupila is hosting a workshop for Zambian suppliers and mining purchasing managers at the upcoming Copperbelt Mining Trade Expo & Conference (CBM-TEC) in Kitwe from 5-6 May.
Welcome to the 17th Anniversary of NOSLINA (National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America) weekend.
On Saturday, Sierra Leone’s most prestigious Diaspora establishment, NOSLINA will gather at Metro Points in New Carrollton, Maryland to accord awards to 15 deserving individuals and organizations for their impeccable contributions to the amelioration of Sierra Leoneans at home and in North America.