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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UNIMAK Launches Degree Course in Political Science and International Relations

UNIMAK has launched a new degree course: BA. in Political Science and International Relations. Participants will look at some major political ‘pin-ups’ of the 21st century; especially the debate over democratic governance and the relationship between the state and the civil society, the connection between poverty, migration and human trafficking and other forms of human exploitation, climatic change, bioterrorism, nuclear proliferation and globalization etc. All of these issues tell us the study of political science…

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UNIMAK in Collaboration with Higher Institutions within the Mano River Union

Correspondent Matthew Kanu writes: The University of Makeni is planning to extend it’s influence in the Mano River Union (the regional grouping of Guinea, Sierra Leone Liberia and Ivory Coast.) Promoting higher education within the Mano River Union is part of UNIMAK’s core values of community engagement. Recently UNIMAK signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the King Mohamed Roi VI University of the Republic of Guinea. Before the signing of MoU ten Guinean students arrived…

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