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TpISENT launches a new platform (https://mooc.edu.sl) on Wednesday to help students in Sierra Leone obtain better passing scores in national and regional exams. Trained, experienced and qualified teachers

It has been established that the Africell mobile company is a leading network service provider in the country, not only for its expansion, but importantly for the quality service and the

If you are a Sierra Leonean, an Information Technology professional in the diaspora or at home and are interested in volunteering to serve as a mentor, please fill

London, England: Computer Aid International has installed its first two Youth Entrepreneurship Hubs in Makeni and Pujehun in Sierra Leone. These Solar-Powered hubs will give the opportunity for

The 32nd Mobile World Congress 2018 opened in L’HOSPITALET de Llobregat at Fira de Barcelona, in Barcelona, Spain. Under the theme “Better Future”, the event was organized by the

The tireless and ever enduring APC Chairman of Koinadugu districts has left no stone unturned as reaching out  to electorates in the Koinadugu District and beyond, through hills,

Sierra Leone Ambassador to the Republic of South Korea, His Excellency Omrie Michael Golley (in photo) has on Monday 25th September, 2017, been congratulated by the Korean Ministry

One of the leading telecommunication companies which has been effectively operating in Sierra Leone since 2005, Africell, has been widely commended for its improved network, style of successfully

A non-Governmental Organization, Eye for Salone based in Waterloo/Newton has been hailed by indigenes within their operational areas for not only assisting visually impaired people but to also

To the delight of Bafodia town residents, NATCOM chairman, Momoh Konte today commissioned the Africell network in Bafodia town, Wara Wara Bafodia chiefdom, Koinadugu district. This will have

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation in collaboration with the Information and Communications Ministry has officially launched its National eHealth Coordination Hub at the Shangri-La Hotel, Aberdeen in

One of Africa’s leading tech start-up spreads its wings It was a bright morning in March 2010, when a group of tech-savvy youths converged at a small hall in

His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday 17th March, 2017 officially opened Limkokwing University of Creative Technology situated along the Hill Station road in Freetown.  (Photo: Preseident

There is a mood of impatience among the ministers, businessmen and education experts attending this year’s eLearning Africa conference in Cairo. Aware of the opportunity offered by information

The National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM), over the weekend organized its 5th Consumer Parliament Conference in the diamondiferous district of Kono. Alex Mansaray reports, the conference which took place at

Freetown, 14 October 2014 – Given the indefinite closure of schools in Sierra Leone due to the Ebola outbreak, UNICEF and other education development partners are supporting the

As I resume classes on Monday here in the UK, I am so unhappy and broken in spirit especially when I consider the fact that thousands of students

Success story is grabbing global attention  “The Internet is a needed public utility as much as water and electricity,” declared President Paul Kagame at the Transform Africa summit,

When in 2008 a patriotic young Sierra Leonean resident of Winnipeg Canada with a great passion for the educational development of his country took the initiative to start

Mobile internet usage to increase at twice the global rate in five years in Sub-Saharan Africa Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf of Ericsson. Mobile internet use doubling

“Education,” said Nelson Mandela “is the key to everything.” Participants in last week’s (28 - 30 May) eLearning Africa Conference in Kampala, Uganda, were in no doubt, however, that

Managing Director of Sierra Wifi, Ishmael Bull, has said the company has heightened its service delivery. He said as an internet company they have been doing business quietly while

The Sierra Leone Submarine Fibre Optic Cable is presently making steady progress under the control of SALCAB. The Government’s idea to take full ownership of the project is currently

Welcome remarks by Mrs. Ebun Yankson (in photo), Manager Consumer-Industrial Affairs-NATCOM at the Workshop on “ Women and Girls in ICT”  27-28  March, 2014, Magburaka Mr. Chairman, Honourable Paramount

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Information and Communications, Honourable  Alhaji Alpha Kanu (in photo) has informed colleague Ministers of Information and Communications Technology  at the inaugural Commonwealth ICT Ministers

Now in its third year, the free radio workshop will commence during the City’s public school Midwinter break from Monday February 17 to Friday February 21, 2014 in

Past Friday 10th January, 2014 Sierra WiFi Chief Executive, Anthony Melhem disclosed to a cross section of media practitioners at the company’s headquarters at Wilkinson Road that Sierra

We are recruiting for a qualified Information Technology (I/T) Technician/Instructor for our vibrant new computer school.  The enthusiastic candidate will provide instruction in all I/T related subjects including

The Chancellor of Islamic Online University (IOU), the Jamaican/Canadian born, Dr. Bilal Philips commonly known as Abu Ameenah, based in Qatar, visited the Chancellor of University of Sierra

The African Virtual University (AVU) Project very critical to the effort to improve access to higher education in Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, November 26, 2013/ -- “We consider the African

Dr. Jasmine Renner (in photo),  a born native of Sierra Leone, Barrister and Solicitor and tenured Associate Professor at East Tennessee State University in the United States, was

A “Solar Powered Open Education Library in a Box” is a complete plug and play, ICT system that includes an Aleutia custom manufactured ultra low-power server, low power

We want to put thousands of open education materials available on the internet and those developed by trained local teachers in Sierra Leone base on their curriculum in

Africa is experiencing a technological surge and it is having a dramatic effect on education throughout the Continent. Tech hubs are blossoming, new mobile devices and apps are

President of Affinity Telecom Worldwide, Anthony Melhem, has revealed that Sierra Leone will soon benefit from free internet facility that will be serving the capital city Freetown, and

In January, 2012, in a typically Sierra Leonean Satan-stamping-Jesus-lifting speaking-in-tongues fiery interdenominational Christian service at the Miatta Conference Center in Freetown,  to end the week long Presidential-declared  Fasting

Thin Client Benefits, Fat Client Performance The new T1 is everything you want in a thin client: small, fanless, solid state, affordable, and power consumption below 12 Watts. But

In a bid to promote child education World Vision Sierra Leone has commenced the distribution of solar lamps to primary and secondary school children in Kono District where

The Congregation of Christian Brothers, (CCB) donated a pool of computers to the Saint Joseph Secondary School in Blama, Small Bo chiefdom, Kenema. The organization also gave the school

In the 21st century, the social media has been a very effective means of communicating much more speedily and effectively, allowing for updates to be posted as soon

The West African Regional Communications Infrastructure (WARCIP), Sierra Leone’s Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) Submarine Fibre Optic Cable ongoing project, called a press conference on Friday September 28th,

Leading mobile company in the country, Airtel, has never ceased its support to schools they adopted. In continuity of their welcomed gesture, Airtel has imported both text books and

Magburaka, July  6 (SLENA): Children Learning  Services in the United Kingdom has donated a consignment of ten computers and accessories to the National Commercial Secondary School (NCSS), Magburaka,

At a meeting on April 14 in Sydney, Australia, Kanga Schools announced the distribution of further resources to benefit schools in Sierra Leone.  Internet subscriptions and modems were

The Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, Sheka Tarawalie, has told the International Telecommunications Union's Annual Regional Development Forum for Africa held in Kigali, Rwanda, that "later this

In what is being promoted as the first partnership of its kind, millions of mobile phone owners in Africa and the Middle East will soon have free access

In response to the felt needs of students in the Kasonkoh section, Fadugu Chiefdom, in the Koinadugu District, Akmed Femi Mansaray donated two desk top computers and KVA

Kailahun District is proudly joining the ICT caravan with its new computer school by the name of the Kailahun School of Technology & Computer Studies.  This school provides

Sierra Leone’s Deputy High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Tamba Mansa Ngegba, has expressed interest on behalf of his country for a computer charity organisation to work in Sierra

Education is the heartbeat and power-engine of development. To have a cutting edge and sustainable development, African countries should allocate more funds on science, technology and telecommunication. In