President Bio’s Education Policy Put to Test At Eastern Polytechnic

[Concord] Usually reliable sources at Eastern Polytechnic in Kenema have alleged that the college administration is undermining the education policy of President Julius Maada Bio by violating the Revised Harmonised Conditions of Service for Senior Staf…

[Concord] Usually reliable sources at Eastern Polytechnic in Kenema have alleged that the college administration is undermining the education policy of President Julius Maada Bio by violating the Revised Harmonised Conditions of Service for Senior Staff of Polytechnics and Teacher Training Colleges in Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Ebola Survivors End Income Generation Conference

[Concord] With funds from the Ministry of Social Welfare, the Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors (SLAES) on Sunday, 10th June ended a four-day conference on Income Generation Activities (IGA) at the Companero Hotel, East of Freetown.

[Concord] With funds from the Ministry of Social Welfare, the Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors (SLAES) on Sunday, 10th June ended a four-day conference on Income Generation Activities (IGA) at the Companero Hotel, East of Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

German Envoy Pays Courtesy Call On Foreign Affairs Minister

[Concord] The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany resident in Sierra Leone, His Excellency Wolfgang Wiethoff accompanied by the First Secretary and Head of Development Cooperation, Mr. Nico Westphal; Director Regional Office, Mr. Andreas Fikr…

[Concord] The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany resident in Sierra Leone, His Excellency Wolfgang Wiethoff accompanied by the First Secretary and Head of Development Cooperation, Mr. Nico Westphal; Director Regional Office, Mr. Andreas Fikre-Mariam and the Country Director of GIZ in Sierra Leone and Liberia, Mr. Malte Kirchner, has on Friday paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba at his Tower Hill office in Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

NRA Starts Tax Clinic With Support From OSIWA

[Concord] The National Revenue Authority (NRA) has launched a new tax education activity–‘Tax Clinic’. This activity is sponsored by the Open Society Initiate for West Africa (OSIWA) and is geared towards engaging taxpayers in the central business dis…

[Concord] The National Revenue Authority (NRA) has launched a new tax education activity--'Tax Clinic'. This activity is sponsored by the Open Society Initiate for West Africa (OSIWA) and is geared towards engaging taxpayers in the central business district on returns filing, records keeping and other compliance issues. It was launched on Saturday, 9th June, 2018 at Siaka Stevens Street where NRA staff visited shops and distributed tax education brochures and leaflets while engaging passers-by. The NRA has to date a

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

U.S. Holds Seminar On Effectively Integrating Women in the Armed Forces

[Concord] A week-long seminar entitled “Integrating Women in the Armed Forces” kicked off yesterday at the Armed Forces Education Center in Wilberforce, sponsored by the Office of Security Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy in Freetown.

[Concord] A week-long seminar entitled "Integrating Women in the Armed Forces" kicked off yesterday at the Armed Forces Education Center in Wilberforce, sponsored by the Office of Security Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy in Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

BIO’s New Direction Saves U.S.$18Million Energy, Finance Ministers Sign Karpower Ship Agreement

[Concord] Monday, 11th June marked another mile stone in the energy sector as the Ministers of Energy (Alhaji Kanja Sesay) and Minister of Finance (Mr. Jacob Jusu Saffa) signed a two year utility grid infrastructure of electricity supply of the long-aw…

[Concord] Monday, 11th June marked another mile stone in the energy sector as the Ministers of Energy (Alhaji Kanja Sesay) and Minister of Finance (Mr. Jacob Jusu Saffa) signed a two year utility grid infrastructure of electricity supply of the long-awaited Karpower Ship agreement at the Ministry of Energy conference hall in Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Pharmaceutical Society Pays Courtesy Call On Health Minister

[Concord] The Pharmaceutical Society of Sierra Leone led by the President, Pharmacist Mutada Sesay, Acting Chief Pharmacist and Director of Drugs and Medical Supplies, Jack Lansana and the Registrar of Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone, Pharmacist Wiltshi…

[Concord] The Pharmaceutical Society of Sierra Leone led by the President, Pharmacist Mutada Sesay, Acting Chief Pharmacist and Director of Drugs and Medical Supplies, Jack Lansana and the Registrar of Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone, Pharmacist Wiltshire Johnson, over the weekend paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Alpha Wurie at his Youyi Building office in Brookfields Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

U.S.$4 Million Needed to Recruit 322 Nurses

[New Era] Windhoek -The health ministry yesterday revealed it will soon start with the recruitment of nurses, but it warned that the number of vacant posts would not be sufficient to accommodate all nurses who graduated in April and those who will grad…

[New Era] Windhoek -The health ministry yesterday revealed it will soon start with the recruitment of nurses, but it warned that the number of vacant posts would not be sufficient to accommodate all nurses who graduated in April and those who will graduate in September.

Value of Unlicensed Software in Nigeria Drops to U.S.$123 Million

[Guardian] Usage value of unlicensed software in Nigeria appears to be plummeting; this is going by the latest statistics from the Business Software Alliance (BSA).The report obtained by The Guardian on Monday, the June edition, with the title: Softwar…

[Guardian] Usage value of unlicensed software in Nigeria appears to be plummeting; this is going by the latest statistics from the Business Software Alliance (BSA).The report obtained by The Guardian on Monday, the June edition, with the title: Software Management: Security Imperative, Business Opportunity, it revealed that as at 2017, rate of installation of unlicensed software was 80 per cent valued at $123 million. Reviewed almost every two years, the rate as at 2015 was still 80 per cent but valued at $232 millio

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Announces New National Building Code

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government yesterday announced a new national building code that will regulate construction with the aim of improving on measures to safeguard lives and property in the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government yesterday announced a new national building code that will regulate construction with the aim of improving on measures to safeguard lives and property in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria