Mercury International Company SL. Ltd through its Charitable Foundation has lifted the hopes of a young Sierra Leonean innovator with a three thousand dollars ($3000) boost as a partial payment to study business and entrepreneurship, starting August 22nd, 2018, at Watson Institute at Lynn University in Florida USA.
Sierra Leonean born Brima Manso Bangura is among other young social entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world who were offered a place to pursue the course in Watson which is an incubator-institute.
As part of their corporate social responsibilities, the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) has distributed hygiene and sanitation equipment to Mortormeh, Regent, Kaningo, Culvert Race Course, Kissy Brook, Dworzak, Kamayama and Wellington communities to mitigate flooding during the rains.
The presentation which was made to the section chiefs of the respective communities, started on Tuesday this week, and will be concluded today Friday 10th August 2018.
Experts in Sierra Leone have joined colleagues from 14 ECOWAS countries to a Regional Consultative Meeting in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to chat the way forward on the leading cause of deaths among women in Africa due to cervical cancer.
The three day Consultative meeting held in Ouagadougou attracted 46 Experts from the ECOWAS Member States, among them the Senior Gynecologist Obstetrician Specialist of the Princess Christian Maternity Hospital (PCMH) and Leading Expert in Cervical Cancer from Sierra Leone, Dr. Alimamy Philip Koroma and the Director of Non-Communicable Diseases, Ministry of Health and Sanitation and National Focal Point in Sierra Leone Dr. Santigie Sesay.
His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has pledged to support the country’s fishing sector become a thriving industry that supports national development. He engaged the Sierra Leone Fishing Companies Association today at State House.
The President emphasised the importance of the sector to his government, noting that it was a major source of revenue, continued to generate a huge economic activity as well as could provide a powerful avenue for sustainable food security drive.