Update Report from the Vice-Chancellor, August 2016

UPDATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MAKENI, AUGUST 15, 2016. Introduction I would like to thank the Chancellor, Pro-chancellor and Council members for their continued support and efforts in our endeavour to build the University. This report will present a summary of activities for this academic year discussing opportunities and challenges for our university. 1 ACADEMIC FORMATION Despite the Ebola crisis and its attendant consequences, we saved the academic year and examinations have commenced for the…

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UNIMAK launches Centre for Sierra Leone Studies

The country of Sierra Leone has a long and interesting history. It holds a unique place in the development of the continent of Africa. As such it deserves to have an academic institution, based on its own soil, that serves as the most informed and respected place of study and source of information available to those wanting to further their knowledge of the country and its people. We hope that, over a period of time,…

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UNIMAK Congratulates Alumni

The University of Makeni is pleased to congratulate two of its alumni on their continuing academic success: UNIMAK alumna Isata Mahoi has graduated with a  Ph.D in Economics from the Catholic University of Milan. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Meanwhile UNIMAK female lawyer Victoria Adama Koroma ( the best student of the Sierra…

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Lebanese Ambassador Mr Nidal Yehya visits UNIMAK

Reporter MATTHEW KANU writes: The Lebanese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Mr Nidal Yehya has paid a courtesy call on staff and students of the University of Makeni (UNIMAK). Welcoming the Ambassador on Friday 12th August 2016 the UNIMAK Vice-Chancellor, Rev Joseph Turay said the visit of the Lebanese ambassador to UNIMAK is timely and a step in the right direction that will not only create partnership but will benefit Africa as a whole and Sierra Leone in particular. He said…

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UNIMAK Italian Donor Crowned In Makeni City

Reporter Emmanuel A.B. Turay writes: The newly appointed CEO of UNIMAK’s strongest contributing donor, the St. Lawrence Foundation in Italy, has been crowned as ceremonial Chief for the municipality of Makeni, Bombali Sebora Chiefdom in recognition of the Foundation’s support of the development of the city at a ceremony held at the Makeni City Hall In her crowning statement, the Mayor of the municipality of Makeni, Her Worship Sunkarie K. Kamara told the audience that the municipality is proud to…

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