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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UNIMAK Signs Memorandum Of Understanding With Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology (KNUST)

By Matthew Kanu On the 5th December 2018 a team from the University of Makeni headed by the Vice Chancellor travelled to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana to signed a Memorandum of Understanding . On his return to Sierra Leone the Vice chancellor informed staff and management of UNIMAK that the Memorandum of Understanding covers long and short term training, curriculum development, staff and students exchange. Professor Turay thanked the…

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