PReSTrack

Sierra Leone Launched Life-Saving App To Combat Maternal Mortality

The Directorate of Science, Technology, and Innovation Sierra Leone, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund, launched the Pregnancy Registration and Service Tracking application (PReSTrack), a life-saving digital app to reduce the high rate of maternal mortality in Sierra Leone.

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Official: Fourah Bay College To Host The 2024 African Genius Awards

Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, will host the 2024 African Genius Awards in September, making it the first college/university outside South Africa to host the prestigious awards.

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Season Three of ‘On the Spot With Stella’ Hosted by Popular TV Host Stella Bangura Launched With A Dinner

Popular TV host and media personality, Stella Bangura, famously known for her talk show “On the Spot With Stella”, launched and held a dinner for season three of her most popular TV show “On the Spot With Stella” at El Greco Restaurant in Freetown.

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Captain Theresa M. Claiborne

Meet The First Black Female Pilot In The U.S. Air Force

In 1981, Captain Theresa M. Claiborne was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force. A year later, in 1982, at 23, she became the first Black woman and the first African American female pilot in the U.S. Air Force.

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Partnering to Serve Humanity Consortium Provides Emergency Relief to Fire Victims in Marbella Susan’s Bay

Partnering to Serve Humanity consortium, which includes the Tzu Chi Foundation, Healey International Relief Foundation, Lanyi Foundation, and Caritas Freetown, undertook an Emergency Disaster Relief distribution over two days on Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23, 2024.

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Stella Bangura

Iconic TV Presenter Stella Bangura Is Back With Season 3 of “On The Spot With Stella”

Former beauty queen, media, communication, branding professional and TV presenter, Stella Bangura, has recently announced a major collaboration with local TV broadcasters in Sierra Leone a few months after making headlines in major newspapers in Sierra Leone for her comeback with the third season of her popular talk show, “On The Spot With Stella.”

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Healey International Relief Foundation Donates Medical Supplies To Sierra Leone National AIDS Control Program

The Healey International Relief Foundation (HIRF) donated antibiotics and antipsychotic medicines to the National HIV/AIDS Control Program in Sierra Leone.

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Meet Deborah Quickpen: The 12-Year-Old Nigerian Chess Prodigy

Deborah Quickpen is Nigeria’s number one chess prodigy and one of the fastest and quickest chess players in Nigeria and Africa.

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Tzu Chi Foundation And Partners Concludes Hot Meal Program In Susan’s Bay Community

Tzu Chi and partners concludes 21 days of Hot-meal for fire victims, and served 33,075 dishes of food to 1,575 people affected by a fire disaster at Susan’s Bay, a slum community in Freetown.

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African Genius Awards 2024

Official: The African Genius Awards Release Its 2024 Nominees

The African Genius Awards committee have released the official list of nominees for the 2024 African Genius Awards with a total of 47 incredible Africans shortlisted.

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Dr Yakama Manty Jones

Sierra Leone’s Dr. Yakama Manty Jones Nominated For The 2024 African Genius Awards

Renowned Sierra Leonean economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Dr. Yakama Manty Jones has been nominated for the 2024 African Genius Awards, one of Africa’s most prestigious awards founded in South Africa by Priority Performance Projects. 

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Meet Olaolu Slawn: The Nigerian Who Designed The 2024 English FA Cup Trophy

23-year-old Nigerian-born London-based contemporary painter, skateboarder, and artist, Olaolu Slawn has redesigned the 2024 English FA Cup trophy, after being awarded the contract by the English Football Association.

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Sierra Leonean Eddie Hanson Appointed Deputy Mayor of Camden, London

Sierra Leonean man, Eddie Hanson who left Sierra Leone as a refugee has become the first Black Deputy Mayor of Camden, London, England.

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Partnership to Serve Humanity Launches Hot Meal Program for Fire-Affected Residents of Susan’s Bay Community

In response to the devastating fire incident that occurred on May 2nd, 2024, at Susan’s Bay, a collaborative effort has been initiated by the Partnering to Serve Humanity Consortium.

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Rodney Strasser Foundation Donates Generator to PCMH Hospital in Freetown

In response to an urgent call from the Sick Pikin Project for a generator for the Princess Christian Maternity Hospital (PCMH) in Freetown, the CEO and founder of the Rodney Strasser Foundation, Rodney Strasser has donated a 100 KVA generator to the PCMH Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone

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LANYI Foundation Launches Empowerment Project for Women and Girls in Bo

The LANYI Foundation, in collaboration with the Tzu Chi Foundation, has launched a groundbreaking initiative aimed at empowering women and girls in Bo, Sierra Leone.

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Abu Bakarr Jalloh Wins The 2024 Vickie Remoe Prize For Journalism And New Media

Abu Bakarr Jalloh, a Sierra Leonean content writer, storyteller, and founder of The African Dream has been selected as one of the winners of the 2024 Vickie Remoe Prize for Journalism and New Media.

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Meet The Nigerian Ice block Seller Who Became A Billionaire, Owns 120 Filling Stations, 600 Trucks, And Airlines

Three decades ago, Alhaji Auwalu Abdullahi Rano who hails from Northern Nigeria, was selling ice blocks and groundnut oil. Today, he is one of the richest black people in world with a net worth of $3 billion.

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Black Man From Alabama Who Fought in World War II Turns 106 Years Old

John Drake Sr., an African American man who fought in World War II, has recently turned 106 years old. The native from Harvest, Alabama, clocked…

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New Film Series ‘Bormeh’ by KID-AFAN FILMS and Sierrafixx Sheds Light on Harsh Realities in Sierra Leone

New Film Series ‘Bormeh’ by KID-AFAN FILMS and Sierrafixx Sheds Light on Harsh Realities in Sierra Leone

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