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Job Opportunities – Sierra Leone

Marie Stopes Sierra Leone seeks to fill three (3) positions in its programming in Freetown, North East and South East Regions.

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I Feel Alright

The blind Ghanaian Musician simply called “Nipa Nua” did his rendition of James Browns’ “I feel Alright“. Nipa Nua was discovered legendary Faisal Helwani. Mr. Helwani founded Bibini Records in 1964 managing and producing great music and names that included Fela Anikulapo Kuti and his Egypt ’80 Band. I am wondering why as a country […]

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Ghanaian digital health enthusiast named under ‘Forbes 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2014″ | Ghana Health Nest

With a weakening economy, hight youth unemployment and general governance problems, is the digital domain the place Ghana and the rest of West Africa be looking into? Ghanaian digital health enthusiast named under ‘Forbes 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2014″ | Ghana Health Nest.

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The Merchant Bank Allegations – How Ghana’s Mahama led administration is helping fleece his people

IMANI ALERT TO PRESIDENT MAHAMA: HOW GhS 1.2bn ($500M) TIER 2 PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE INVOLVED IN THE CONTROVERSIAL FORTIZ-MERCHANT BANK SALE SAGA There are serious allegations that the Bank of Ghana has made some of the Temporary Pension Fund Account (TPFA), Tier 2 PENSION funds being held at BoG) to Fortiz to purchase Merchant […]

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Powering Liberia through Generator Sets

Monrovia, Liberia June 2013. I arrived in the capital of one of the beautiful cities on west coast of Africa. I had previously visited Monrovia and was making my second and perhaps most important trip. I came to launch ACIPP West Africa, the organisation I work for. My house was in Paynesville, a suburb in […]

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▶ Fuel Prices and Government by Sossah’s Ravings

Ghanaians pay 20% more on fuel from today. It is expected that trade unions and other employee unions will begin agitation for wage hikes. Following Ghana’s labour negotiation process over the last decade, one can expect  an economically confused Ghana in the next couple of months. The Mahama led administration like his predecessor the late […]

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The Bo-Kenema Road….

Traveling out of Freetown is always exhilarating; it means leaving behind traffic, noise – caused by the many hundred impatient bike riders popularly called “Okada” and of course the commercial vehicle drivers. Leaving Freetown on the state bus also means little or no loud music for the length of the journey. You do not want […]

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The Matter of Young Women and Fatherless Children

I am not sure why I picked this issue to write about however, I interviewed 5 young women in the 23-29 age group and all of them have 1-3 children and by assesing their age and age of their children, one had a child as young as 15 years. While this is not news, it […]

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Sierra Leone – Unspoken Positives

Eight weeks ago, I was in the Sierra Leonean capital of Freetown for 3weeks. My mission was two-fold – perform a reconnaissance for my masters thesis and to put finishing touches to my organisation: African Community Internship Placement Programme [ACIPP-West Africa]. In June 2011, I was in Freetown for 10-days to begin the paper work for ACIPP […]

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