A friend posted on Facebook several days ago that now is not the best time to travel to the US with a Sierra Leonean passport. My comment came quickly, I wouldn’t agree less. But I think he’d gone a bit far. Why not think closer to home? Let me share an emotional but interesting story with you, as I experienced a 3-hour journey turned into a 12-day trip across six countries. Thanks to the Ebola disease outbreak. Continue reading
Still on the Ebola Virus Disease, a friend in Freetown got his visa mid August to undertake short media training in the US. He was shocked when the airline asked him to pay how much? $4,400 for a return trip ticket between Freetown and Miami. Continue reading →
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The government of Ghana, via the National Communication Authority (NCA), has amended the controversial draft Electronic Communications (Interconnect Clearing House services) Act 2016 and is hoping for an improved response from the public and stakeholders.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), West African Telecommunication Regulations (WATRA) and Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) are actively pursuing plans to eventually establish free roaming services.
One of Africa‘s top tech incubators, Ghana‘s Meltwater Entrepreneurship School of Technology MEST, is for the first time recruiting Entrepreneurs-In-Training (EITs) in South Africa, having only accepted applications from young entrepreneurs in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya in previous years.
The United Nations has appealed for $1 billion needed for the first six months of 2015 to sustain the momentum to stamp out Ebola in West Africa, where ‘the epidemic has started to turn’ in all three of the worst-hit countries – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
The Nigerian President’s seat, whether occupied by Jonathan or ‘Jetlag’ as Malema puts it, is still the honourable symbol of the Nigerian state and its authority – our fountain of honour. Malema needs to look beyond the man sitting there for now and respect the seat governing over a hundred million people.
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