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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 Virtual University (AVU) Project very critical to the effort to improve access to higher education in Africa and are pleased to learn that the deliberations on […]
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 awarded a Fulbright Specialists Scholar Award and was assigned to Kisii University, Kenya during the week of August 17th – September, 27th, 2013, according to the United […]
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 Wi-Fi Access Point, 3G Wireless Router, Ubuntu Server, Linux Apache MYSQL and PHP (LAMP) Server, Adaptable and offline Web and Mobile Library Application, Portable Solar System, Portable and rechargeable LED Projector, and 50 tablets. Its considered in a box simply because everything is included in one package that’s ready to deploy.
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 the hands of students and teachers mainly in communities/districts/towns/villages/chiefdoms were textbooks, electricity, internet, computers, science labs are libraries are not reliable or existing. The Problem Many students […]
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 being designed and produced in Africa, by Africans, and Africa’s eLearning market is now the fastest-growing in the world. With self-paced eLearning revenues forecast to double to […]
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 the provincial cities of Bo, Kenema. and Makeni. The country, he said, will benefit from the facility through Affinity Telecom Worldwide which will be launched in Freetown […]
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 and Prayer Week, the theme of the key sermon from the handsome three-piece-clad intense–brow Archbishop Archibald Cole of the Evangelical Fellowship of Sierra Leone was… Generational Mentality! […]
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 with a Dual Core 1.9GHz CPU, 4GB RAM and high-speed SSDs, it’s fast enough to run as a standalone PC. Reliability of No Moving Parts We […]
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 electricity for the ordinary people has not been available for years. (Photo: Secondary School children in Kono display Solar Lamps provided by World Vision Taiwan to promote […]
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 a brand new giant diesel generator and an assortment of Home Economic gadgets, among them a gas cooker. Addressing pupils and staff of the school during […]
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 as something happens. Notably, people use social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter to promote the causes they stand for but also to disseminate information which […]
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, at the landing site Lumley Beach-Road to update the media on the development of the project. Speaking at the conference, project coordinator, Mr. Julius Kamara said the […]
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 exercise books from Ghana for REC Tombo in Tombo village, and Provincial Islamic Primary School in Kenema, the two adopted schools respectively. Airtel has also gone […]
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, northern Sierra Leone. Briefing SLENA, the principal of the school, Henry Khalilan Conteh said, the items were presented to the school through the Member of Parliament, Mohamed […]
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 made available in March to six schools to enable the teachers and students to access information on the Internet. It is hoped this is just a beginning […]
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