Daily Archives: September 7, 2013

CEO Forum gathers utility heads at EAPIC in Nairobi

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Sierra Leone donates $ 1 Million to AU Trust Fund on Mali

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Sierra Leone’s Permanent Representative to the African Union, Ambassador Andrew Gbebay Bangali, handed over the cheque to the AU Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Ramtane Lamamra, who received it on behalf of the Chairperson of the Commission.
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NASA Launches Robotic Explorer to Moon From Virginia

NASA’s newest robotic explorer rocketed into space late Friday in an unprecedented moonshot from Virginia that dazzled sky watchers along the East Coast.
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Bits Blog: Asia Awaits New iPhones

Apple is set to announce two new versions of the device next week at its headquarters in California.
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NASA robotic spacecraft lifts off to probe lunar dust

(Reuters) – An unmanned Minotaur 5 rocket blasted off from the Virginia coast on Friday to send a small NASA science satellite on its way to the moon, officials said.
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Plot to corrupt BP gulf spill settlement program: FBI

An independent probe led by former FBI Director Louis Freeh found evidence of a plot by lawyers to “corrupt” the BP Gulf of Mexico settlement program.

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LADEE launches to study lunar atmosphere

Nasa has launched an unmanned spacecraft that aims to study the Moon’s atmosphere, the US space agency’s third lunar probe in five years.

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NASA Heads Back to the Moon

The U.S. space agency is returning to the moon. read more

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Childhood diseases – a major threat in Sub-Saharan Africa

Children in sub-Saharan Africa are now less likely to die from diarrhea and pneumonia. But these illnesses are still the most common causes of childhood death and sickness in most African countries, according to a new report published this week by the World Bank. Loss of health due to diarrheal diseases dropped 34% between 1990 and 2010; lower respiratory infections (LRIs) – such as …

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African diaspora remittances can reduce poverty

Most countries in Africa now have a road map as to where they want to be in twenty-five years and how they want to get there. But the recent global financial turmoil and the continuing economic growth slowdown, are threatening the continent's chances of achieving sustained prosperity anytime soon. And as Jocelyne Sambira reports for the Africa Renewal, Africa now needs to tap into the yet to …

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Sierra Leone’s trajectory of hope

Prior to the November polls, I made a solid argument, justifying the reelection of President Ernest Koroma.I argued that the need for Sierra Leoneans to maintain the trajectory commenced by President Ernest Bai Koroma as was contained in the 'Agenda for Change' was needed, giventhe progress made by President Koroma during his first term in governance through the 'Agenda for …

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Catholic’s Arch Bishop Tamba Charles Pays Courtesy to SLeone Embassy

The Most senior Catholic priest in Sierra Leone who governs the diocese of Freetown the capital of Sierra Leone – the most Rev. Dr. Arch Bishop Edward Tamba Charles has not only paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Bockari Kortu Stevens and staff of the Embassy of Sierra Leone at the 1701 …

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Momentum in post-conflict peacebuilding in Africa

Overall, in Africa, post-conflict countries are trying hard to deliver peace dividends – jobs, peace, freedom, democracy and rule of law. The transition from peacekeeping to peacebuilding is not easy but the continent is making great strides regarding the economy, improving good governance and building trust. With peace-building, Africa may have found the right formula for rooting out conflicts, …

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Liberia John Morlu Rebukes – Chris Toe Dep. Minister of Information Justice Minister Solicitor General

President Sirleaf said, "To tell you the truth, it frustrates me. This is one thing (corruption) that is holding us back right now in terms of the progress of this government," AFP, 'Liberian President says corruption holding country back,' May 27, 2009. Instead of being frustrated, just take action by firing and prosecuting. Don't allow people like Chris Toe to walk …

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