Daily Archives: November 16, 2015

Innovative Financing Initiatives to Transform the African Energy Presented At the Pida Week (allAfrica.com)

On Sunday, November 15, 2015, best practices and innovative financing initiatives were presented and discussed during the session of the third day of the first-ever Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week, hosted at African Development Bank (AfDB) headquarters

Sierra Leone Girls Forced Into 'Degrading' Pregnancy Tests After School Ban (allAfrica.com)

Thousands of school girls in Sierra Leone have been forced to undergo humiliating and degrading public pregnancy tests since the government banned pregnant girls from attending mainstream schools and taking exams, Amnesty International reported last Friday. Girls have had their

A Soccer Club for Ebola Survivors Is Fighting Stigmas in Sierra Leone [analysis] (allAfrica.com)

We have all heard the phrase "the power of sport". A football club in Sierra Leone is proof that it does not need to be chest-thumping, under the guise of nation building, in order to be true. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

Current Epidemiological Situation – Country Specific Information (allAfrica.com)

There has been considerable development in slowing down the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. On 7 November 2015, the Government of Sierra Leone declared that the Ebola outbreak is over. This meant that no cases

UAC Board Gets Chairman, Non-Executive Director (allAfrica.com)

UAC of Nigeria PLC (UAC) has announced the appointments of Mr Dan Owor Agbor as chairman and Dr. Okechukwu John, an engineer, as non - executive director following the resignation from the board of the company of Senator Udoma Udo