Exciting Job Opportunity: PREDICT Sierra Leone Country Coordinator

The PREDICT Project (www.predict.global) aims to identify pathogens of pandemic potential at human-wildlife-livestock interfaces and behaviors of people that enhance the risk from spillover of animal viruses and bacteria. It is part of USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) Program. The Job. PREDICT is seeking a Country Coordinator to coordinate and oversee implementation of the USAID Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) PREDICT project in Sierra Leone. Click here to read this full job advert  

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Team from Universidad San Pablo, Spain Visit the University of Makeni

By Correspondent Matthew Kanu A team of 15 Spanish academics were in Sierra Leone during January to further strengthen the bilateral relationship between Universidad San Pablo, Madrid, and the University of Makeni. The visitors were specialists ranging from medicine, entrepreneurs, architecture and mass communication. There was a joint meeting between the Spanish team and staff of UNIMAK on Sunday 21st January 2018 to meet with the different faculties departmental heads and directorate of various units…

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Team From Rondine International Peace Lab Visit UNIMAK and Other Stakeholders in Makeni City.

Correspondent Matthew Kanu writes: In early January 2018 a team from the Rondine International Peace Lab in Italy visited UNIMAK and other stakeholders in Makeni City, Sierra Leone . The week long visit comprised of Rondine staff, International Peace Lab Alumni and a journalist for the implementation of an initiative for a peaceful and democratic elections project in Sierra Leone . During their stay the team held fruitful discussions with various stakeholders in the March…

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Agreement between UNIMAK and Guinean King Mo. Roi 6th University

Correspondent Matthew Kanu writes: On the 2nd January 2018 a delegation from the Republic of Guinea King Mo. Roi 6th University visited the University of Makeni to sign an agreement between the two institutions. The purpose of the agreement is to further strengthen bilateral ties in the field of academia. Vice Chancellor of the University of Makeni Professor Joseph Turay expressed his appreciation to the delegation for choosing the University of Makeni to be a…

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The UN and Sierra Leone

This new book has been added to the anthology on the Centre of Sierra Leone Studies page. The author Ade Daramy writes: “Some may be surprised to know that almost from the moment it obtained full member status, Sierra Leone played and continues to play an active, involved role in the life of the United Nations, taking part in several aspects of the organisation’s activities. It may surprise some to know that as well as…

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