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2013-05-29 23:30:00

At the invitation of the Bishop, representatives from the Dayton, OH, seminary attend the Sierra Leone United Methodist Annual Conference Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 At the invitation of Bishop John Yambasu, United Theological Seminary(United) President Dr. Wendy Deichmann attended the 133rd session of the Sierra Leone United Methodist Annual Conference in March in Kenema, Sierra Leone. United is expanding its international connections, so the invitation came at an opportune time....

2012-12-04 05:03:40

Paradise 4 Africa, a Non Governmental Organization in The US, with volunteers from Australia, United Kingdom and America have announced they will be donating new Windows RT Tablets and Laptops to the Sierra Leone beneficiary of Paradise 4 Africa. (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 President of the US Paradise 4 Kids charitable organisation Gigi Souritzidis explained "so far we in the US have sent 6 Toshiba laptops with another 30 new Windows 8 tablets destined for Freetown the capital of Sierra...

2012-10-08 07:21:10

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - ODYE Limited ("ODYE" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Sierra Leone Government has awarded ODYE's subsidiary, ODYE (SL) Limited, a participating interest in two offshore deepwater exploration blocks, SL 8A-10 and SL 8B-10, along with its partners, Chevron and Noble Energy. ODYE's 100% owned subsidiary, ODYE (SL) Limited, has signed a petroleum license with Sierra Leone's Minister of Finance on 21 September 2012 which was ratified by...

2012-06-19 18:20:15

TUCSON, Ariz., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sloud, Inc., (Pink Sheets: SLOU) announced today that the company has acquired Leone Asset Management, an asset management and mineral exploration company that operates in Freetown Sierra Leone. Consequently, Tony Khodadad will become the new President and CEO of Sloud. The new company will operate two subsidiaries, Leone Asset Management and Southwest BioFuels. Leone Asset Management currently has leases on several mining properties in...

2012-04-26 02:26:32

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, April, 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Vision hopes the end of the Charles Taylor trial will refocus the world's attention on the survivors of his atrocities in Sierra Leone. The organization is calling for the international community to strengthen its response to the lasting effects the civil war still has on many in the country. The brutal decade-long civil war displaced one-third of Sierra Leone's residents, left tens of thousands of people dead and many...

2011-09-07 14:00:00

The Child Rescue Centre, in response to the alarming prevalence of child trafficking and forced child labor, has established a partnership with Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAAST) to provide assistance to victims of trafficking in Sierra Leone. With a proven ten year history of quality care for the most vulnerable children in Sierra Leone, the Child Rescue Centre is now focusing on victims of child trafficking, and will become a safe and secure centre for victims to receive...

2011-06-07 00:00:31

Ecobank, the leading independent regional banking group in West and Central Africa, hosted a dynamic fundraising auction on board Mercy Ships' hospital ship, the Africa Mercy on the first day of June. Freetown, Sierra Leone (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 History was made in Sierra Leone, the West African Nation ranked at the bottom of the Human Development Index. Seven years ago, 70,000 UN Peace keeping troops were in this nation. Today, the UN numbers less than 70. Two democratic elections have...

2011-06-04 00:00:31

President Koroma tours hospital ship Freetown, Sierra Leone (PRWEB) June 02, 2011 Top government officials from the Republic of Sierra Leone toured the Mercy Ships flagship, the Africa Mercy, on Friday, May 27, 2011. President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana, and the Honorable Minister of Health and Sanitation, Mrs. Zainab Hawa Bangura received a warm reception from the 450 crew members serving onboard the hospital ship. After being welcomed on the dock by Africa...

2011-02-24 09:51:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from Denmark at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=bd0d67bd-d185-4209-8698-7c89db54e73c&lr=ls Danish Tonny Soerensen, who previously had success with the Von Dutch brand, is back with a new brand called California Christiania Republic. The trademark is a one-z, that many stars in Hollywood such as Owen Wilson, Will Smith and Katy Perry promote. The idea stemmed from the Danish freetown Christiania, an...

2009-09-17 23:01:00

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone and NEWTON, Mass., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Splash Mobile Money Limited ("Splash"), a leading mobile payment system provider, and MoreMagic Solutions, a leading mobile transactions provider, announced today the availability of Sierra Leone's first mobile money transfer system, enabled by MoreMagic Solutions industry-leading MWallet platform. Splash customers in Sierra Leone can now send money using just the mobile phone quickly, easily, cheaply and without any...