Team From UNIMAK Visit the King Mohamed 6th University in The Republic Of Guinea.

By Matthew Kanu.. On the 7th September 2018 a team of four UNIMAK staff, headed by Professor Joseph Turay, travelled to Guinea to the King Mohamed 6th University in the Republic of Guinea. They were welcomed by the King Mohamed the 6th University Founder, Mara Nfaly , who called for more partnership between the two institutions. He thanked Professor Turay for accommodating his students for the past 3 years , and hoped for continuing collaboration…

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Chinese Embassy Boosts UNIMAK

By Matthew Kanu from Makeni.. The Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone in it’s bid to contribute to the promotion of Higher Education is presently aiding the University of Makeni (UNIMAK) in short and long term academic programmes. Vice Chancellor of the University of Makeni, Professor Joseph Turay, said in an interview how he appreciated the effort of the Chinese Embassy staff in Sierra Leone in building the capacity of the academic staff. He said they…

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UNIMAK Prospectus for Academic Year 2018-2019

UNIMAK has published it’s prospectus for the 2018-2019 Academic Year, giving general information and details of all the university’s academic programmes including new courses in: Urban Planning, Education Administration, Psychosocial Counselling, Economics, Finance, Procurement Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Follow this link to view the prospectus

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Ebola Species Found in Bats Ahead of Any Potential Outbreak

For the first time, scientists have discovered a new ebolavirus species in a host prior to detection in an infected human or sick animal. The discovery of the Bombali virus in bats in Sierra Leone and the sequencing of the complete genome, officially published in August in the journal Nature Microbiology, was made by scientists at the University of California, Davis, One Health Institute and Columbia University’s Center for Infection and Immunity, working with the government…

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UNIMAK Presents Psychological First Aid (PFA) Research Findings

By Corresponent Matthew Kanu.. The University of Makeni Mental Health Program is presently presenting the findings of Psychological First Aid (PFA) research conducted during a study in Port Loko District, Western Urban, Western Rural, Kenema District and Kailahun District. Director of the University of Makeni Mental Health Program, Dr. Rebecca Esliker, explained in an interview that the Psychological First Aid (PFA) Research was conducted in collaboration with the War Trauma Foundation, the Free University in…

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