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WHEN COMMUNICATION IS NOT RHETORIC

O’Seun ODEWALE writes about Nigeria’s Ministry of Solid Minerals Development and their efforts are improving communication, the work of the ministry and the ministry’s key work: “Roadmap for the Growth and Development of the Nigerian Mining Industry – On The Road to Shared Mining Prosperity”.

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International Medical Corps is Hiring

The International Medical Corps (Sierra Leone) is hiring three new positions: JOB TITLE: District Manager COUNTRY PROGRAM: Sierra Leone LOCATION: Koinadugu District POSITION REPORTS TO: National Health Promotion Coordinator DURATION OF INITIAL CONTRACT: 3 Months (with possibility of renewal) APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 19th May, 2016   JOB TITLE: Social Behaviour Change Training Officers (7) COUNTRY […]

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Ebola=System Failure: Why A Grassroots Response is Necessary

Ebola has deepened poverty in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Human rights were abused; many rights were taken back by the state. The social, political, economy and the cultural spaces have been affected and changed in many ways.
Tsike-Sossah Simon shows how systems have failed in those countries affected by Ebola.

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In Ebola’s Wake: The Case for Social Workers Without Borders

We have Engineers without Borders founded in the 1980 around engineers – building roads, bridges, etc. There are over 30 organisations built around issues or professions suggesting a “without borders” title ranging from Doctors, Bikers, Advocates (Lawyers), and Sociologists to Evangelists without Borders!

Perhaps it is time to have a standing army of social workers – Social Workers without Borders!

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Mocking the Next Generation: International Youth Day

On 17 December 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day. The theme of International Youth Day 2014 is “Youth and Mental Health.”. The UN Secretary Generals’ statement on the […]

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The LGBT-Q debate: Where is our sovereignty?

The posturing adopted by African and Western Gay Rights activists only serves to make increasingly vulnerable the personal safety of the people they claim to want to protect. I am yet to see anyone that is gay, stays within the law, does not go flouting the rules (knowing that until the law is revised he is in the wrong) being lynched and or haunted.

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Another Triumph For Democracy in Ghana Ignored By Africa’s “Saviors”

Another Triumph For Democracy in Ghana Ignored By Africa’s “Saviors”. Question is why does the Ghanaian or African want the “world” to celebrate her because of ONE case of success? What does that bring to the table? Would it help raise funds that will go towards buying big jeeps and four-wheels? Would it contribute to […]

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Thirsty in the midst of abundance: the weird case of Sierra Leone.

All across the developing world access to water is a key issue. In places like Niger, parts of north Ghana, Burkina -Faso and the list is countless; it has been documented and and over how people especially women and children walk long distances to access water. Even then, it is not clean water. The access […]

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NPP goes to media

NPP goes to media The Ghanaian opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has today addressed the press in Ghana about what they claim are electoral irregularities regarding the December 7th elections. The NPP claims that the out party was cheated out of the election in favour of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) party. Read the […]

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African Elections=Violence

Africa’s disposition to juxtapose elections to violence is sickening. Sierra Leone holds elections and the main chorus is “Peace”; Ghana holds election and everyone says: “Peace”. What is wrong with us? It stands as if an election without violence or drama in Africa is not an election.In the case of Sierra Leone, more than a […]

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