Call for Papers – Faculty Of Social Sciences And Law Conference – November 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS for Conference scheduled for the 29th and 30th November, 2019 The University of Makeni (UNIMAK) Faculty of Social Sciences and Law is pleased to announce and invite articles and/or conference papers from academics, professionals, students, and research associates for publication in the Faculty’s “Quarterly Peer-Reviewed Journal” and Conference scheduled for the 29th and 30th November, 2019, on the theme: Sierra Leone from Peace Building to Building a Cohesive State based on The…

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84 more UNIMAK Graduates

By Matthew Kanu in Makeni The Nigerian Maye of Yoruba land and Chancellor of the Oduduwa University has visited the University of Makeni. The visit was to establish partnership between the two Universities and to witness the Postgraduate Congregation ceremony. His Royal Eminence Dr. Ramon Adegoke Atobatele Adeyoyin arrived in the country on the 5th September 2019 to grace the postgraduate congregation of 84 students as guest speaker on the theme “Postgraduate Education and achieving…

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Former Irish Ambassador To Sierra Leone Launches Book “Getting To Zero”

By Matthew Kanu in Makeni. On Tuesday 2nd April 2019 Dr Sinead Walsh, the former Irish Ambassador to Sierra Leone, launched her book “Getting to Zero” which addresses issues of the Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone. In her presentation during the launching she said the key questions were: What lessons have we learned? What lessons have we not learned? How do we use the experiences of Ebola? Her book covers the areas that were very…

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UNIMAK Open Day Academic and Career Exhibition

By Matthew Kanu in Makeni. An Open Day academic and career exhibition held on 2nd April attracted hundreds of people from all sectors of development across the country. Delivering her remarks the chairperson of the event, Veronica Kamara, said the University of Makeni was established to address issues that led to the decade long civil conflict and to equitably contribute to the development of the country’s human resource. She said the exhibition marked the 10th…

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UNIMAK Graduate 240 students

By Matthew Kanu in Makeni On 16th February 2019 240 students graduated from The University of Makeni in the 7th Graduation Ceremony held at the Fatima Campus . After spending four years in the University Emma Tholley graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies. Like most of her colleagues Emma was looking forward to contributing to national development .Happily, she described her stay in the University as one that has broadened her horizons and…

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Visit by San Pablo University Communications Team

By Matthew Kanu       At the end of January the University of Makeni Administration staff and students of the Mass Communication Department welcomed a Communication Team from the University of San Pablo (CEU), Spain. During a busy week of meetings in Makeni and Freetown, discussions were held about the making of a documentary, communications with public media, and the development  of a CEU-UNIMAK doctoral programme.  Follow this link for a full report of…

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