AFRICAN Region

BlueCrest University Awards Grant Course Scholarship For A Teen Who Built Imagination Solar Powered Car From Trash To Study Certificate Computer Fundamentals Course

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Emmanual Alie Mansary who invented the Solar Powered Car visited BlueCrest College to share his Invention Journey. BlueCrest College Management is pleased to Grant Course Scholarship for Mr.Emmanuel Alie Mansary to study Certificate Computer Fundamentals Course at BlueCrest College Sierra Leone.   Imagine building a running car made from scraps and trash. That is what Emmanuel Alie Mansaray—a college student from Sierra Leone—did. Further Africa reported that the university student came up with the idea of building a solar-powered car made from trash and scraps he picked up over time. Further Africa also reported that the project took Mansaray three years to complete, but

Returnees Take Awareness Raising Campaign on Irregular Migration to Schools & Local Communities in Port Loko

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By Mohamed Barrie A group of returned migrants within the framework of the Migrant as Messengers (MaM) Project in Sierra Leone have initiated a new venture-‘Inter School Debate’. This program was designed to promote awareness raising campaign in schools and local communities in Port Loko town, Northern part of the country.   The event, which is a novelty featured four leading schools within the town ship. The objective according to MaM volunteers is to raise awareness among Senior Secondary pupils’ teachers and the community. Pupils between 18 and above are believed to be amongst the most vulnerable and represent a

PRESS RELEASE: East End Lions FC To Appeal Against Points Deduction As The Club Issue Strong Response To The Premier League Board Over The Decision.

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                                                                              PRESS RELEASE The East End Lions Football Club notes with dismay a Press Release making the rounds on social media which purports to have penalized the club 3 points and 3 goals and awarded same to Bai Bureh Warriors. It is also noted that this decision was and has not be officially communicated to us  as a Club and more importantly

Sierra Leonean lady, Chidi Blyden’s Appointment To United States President Biden Administration

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Chidi was recently appointed as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs in the Biden Administration at the Pentagon. She has a wealth of expertise on Africa’s defense, security, and development issues and is the first African-American and person of Sierra Leonean heritage to serve in this role. She has extensive experience in academia and field research where her work has focused on the importance of cultural context and impact in developing foreign policy. She is highly regarded among the African diaspora and Washington D.C. policy communities for her mentorship of young leaders and women. Chidi attended the

FIFA, CAF Presidents Pay Courtesy Call On Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio, Promise To Improve Football Infrastructure To Host The African Cup Of Nations

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Presidential Lodge, Freetown, Wednesday 5 May 2021 – President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA, Giovanni Vincenzo Infantino and the Confédération Africaine de Football, CAF President, Dr Patrice Motsepe, have called on His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio and promised to improve on the country’s football infrastructure to be able to host the African Cup of Nations. Sierra Leone’s Minister of Sport, Ibrahim Nyelenkeh, welcomed the delegation from the football world governing bodies, saying that it was history in the making that the country was hosting the sitting presidents of FIFA and CAF for the first time.

Sierra Leone’s Best Broadcast Journalist Samuel Wise Bangura Nominated For This year’s “On Air Personality Of The Year Award (Male) By Scream All Youth Awards 2021”

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Sierra Leone’s best broadcast journalist, Samuel Wise Bangura has been nominated for the “On Air Personality of the Year Male” by the SCREAM ALL YOUTH AWARDS, 8th edition. The SCREAM AWARDS is West Africa’s biggest all youth recognition ceremony held in Nigeria. Nominations this year also featured five young Nigerian journalists, a Namibian, Ghanaian, Ugandan and Tanzanian. CLICK www.tinyurl.com/screamawards21 and vote Samuel Wise Bangura, our brother, friend, colleague, icon and compatriot for the said category of award. Voting starts on 3rd May and ends on the 3rd June, 2021. Let’s do this Sierra Leone!! About Samuel Wise Bangura  SAMUEL (WISE)

Musing of an African Journalist on World Press Freedom Day

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Mustapha Dumbuya Today is world press freedom day (3rd May 2021). It’s a day celebrated across the world to highlight the struggles and achievements in the fight to achieve press freedom. The theme for this year is “Information as a public good” I’ve been a journalist for over a decade and have practised journalism in difficult times and difficult places and don’t intend to let go off journalism anytime soon. Journalism is a calling and I don’t think everyone is cut out for this. So today, let’s celebrate journalists who have continued to use their platforms amidst difficult challenges to

Meet The Hosts Who Will Be Hosting Mentor X First Ever Leadership Conference With The Theme “LEADERSHIP AND THE FUTURE OF AFRICA.

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The Mentor X Africa is organizing a free mentorship training program that seeks to connect mentors and mentees within the African community at a global scale. The company will be hosting it first leadership conference theme “LEADERSHIP AND THE FUTURE OF AFRICA” on Saturday 29th May 2021, 10.00am WAT. To be part, secure a space here Mentorship is a key proponent of growth, but one of the most difficult tools to have. Getting the right mentorship at the right time in your journey can make your life and journey way better. At Mentor X-Africa they provide expert solutions mentorship by connecting

Breaking News FIFA President Gianni Infantino And CAF President Dr. Patrice Motsepe To Visit Sierra Leone

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On Wednesday the 5th May 2021 FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CAF President Dr. Patrice Motsepe will pay a one-day visit to Sierra Leone upon the invitation of the Sierra Leone Football Association President Madam Isha Johansen. Both Presidents look forward to meeting the Head of State His Excellency Brigadier (Rtd.) Julius Maada Bio and an interactive session with the Sierra Leone football federation family. Upon accepting the invitation, President Infantino remarked that, ”It will be a unique opportunity to share our vision of football and the ways to further develop our game in your country and promote its values”.

Nigerian teen gets 19 scholarship offers worth more than $5 million from the US and Canada

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One Nigerian teenager must feel like she has the world at her feet after receiving 19 full-ride scholarship offers from universities across the United States and Canada. Victory Yinka-Banjo, a 17-year-old high school graduate, was offered more than $5 million dollars’ worth of scholarship money for an undergraduate program of study, according to admission documents and estimates of financial aid awards. “It still feels pretty unbelievable. I applied to so many schools because I didn’t even think any school would accept me,” Victory told CNN, relishing her academic prowess. Born to Nigerian parents, Chika Yinka-Banjo, a senior lecturer at the

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