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Dr. Kandeh Yumkella – Sierra Leone receives Lifetime Achievement Award

News Update! Sierra Leone’s Kandeh Yumkella and Akon Lighting Africa Initiative among the winners @ the 2016 African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town, South Africa. Congratulations, once again, to KKY on achieving another milestone. ‪#‎HOPE‬‪#‎OPPORTUNITY‬ ‪#‎TRANSFORMATION‬ Some of the winners in the group photo below (KKY 4th from the left) Just to name…

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Sierra Leoneans have a unique opportunity for genuine dialogue about country’s future – says Yumkella

Sierra Leoneans have a unique opportunity for genuine dialogue about country’s future – says Yumkella A. Kamara10 Sierra Leone Telegraph: 20 May 2016 _____________________________________________ Visiting and holding high-level meetings in three cities in two weeks – Kigali and Nairobi in East Africa and Cape Town in Southern Africa, a cascade of appreciative and sustained applause…

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KKY @ African Utility Week Conference in Cape Town, South Africa

KKY delivers powerful keynote address @ African Utility Week Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, 17th May 2016 __________________________________ The annual African Utility Week kicks off today at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). The conference aims to address challenges, developments and opportunities in the power and water sectors. The event also features industry…

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Sierra Leone’s Energy Revolution was launched at the Bintumani Conference Centre in Freetown

Let’s Give Credit Where Credit is Due! __________________________________ Last week (11th May), Sierra Leone’s Energy Revolution was launched at the Bintumani Conference Centre in Freetown. The initiative with Britain’s development aid ministry (DFID) is part of the UK Energy Africa campaign, which aims to help African countries reach a global development goal agreed by U.N….

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Dr. Yumkella regional trip to Rwanda, Kenya and South Africa.

New Update. Flagbearer aspirant for the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) – Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella (KKY) on regional trip to Rwanda, Kenya and South Africa. __________________________________ Yumkella Departs Freetown For High-Level Regional Events Posted by Abdul Rashid Thomas – Sierra Leone Telegraph: 9 May 2016 Former United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNIDO Director-General – Dr….

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KKY on Sierra Leone 66th Independence Day

News Update!!! KKY starts Independence Day the right way by paying tribute first to Sir Milton Margai. Three children of SLPP founding fathers, visited the gravesite of Sir Milton Margai, namely Obai Kabia (son of Madame Ella Koblo Gulama & Chief Bai Koblo), Mrs Dulcie Kabia (nee summer, daughter of G.L Sumner) and our own…

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KKY at Kambia/Kychom and surrounding Chiefdom

KKYM News Update! KKY spent the weekend in Kambia/Kychom and surrounding Chiefdoms. He also visited the town of Babara in Port Loko District and was welcomed by former honorable of SLPP and Minister of finance, Panama Tolosin Kanu. Other notable dignitaries include, the Chairman and Leader of SLPP, Chief Sumano Kapen, Dr. Alusine Fofonah and…

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Mrs. Yumkella Supports Underprivileged School Children.

Mrs. Yumkella Supports Underprivileged School Children in Cooperation with Reuben Shoes International and other NGOs In Africa hundreds of thousands of children walk long distances barefooted to and from schools every day.  Apart from the physical exhaustion, they develop sour feet and other orthopedic problems. Many of these children also go to school hungry. This…

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KKY at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Energy Conference

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Energy Conference on 4-5 March 2016 in Cambridge, USA Yumkella departs Freetown for the United States Kandeh Yumkella, former United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and CEO of the initiative continues his global engagements on issues of energy. From Sierra Leone’s…

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