Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 10:32:57 GMT
Govt to Reopen Schools for Exams
[East African] Sierra Leone will temporarily reopen schools next month to allow registered students to sit for the public examinations, the government announced on Thursday.

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 16:43:32 GMT
The Special Court for Sierra Leone - Keys to its Success & Lessons for Today
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -A Discussion with Former Chief Prosecutor David Crane

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 16:21:21 GMT
Opposition Activist Dr. Sylvia Blyden Argues Against Her Detention in Court Hearing
[allAfrica] This article originally published in the UK-based Sierra Leone Telegraph is reprinted with permission. According to another story in the paper, the Magistrate conducting the June 12th hearing adjourned the case for a ruling on June 17th.

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 09:42:07 GMT
'This Is the First Time a Treason Trial Will Be Taken to State House'
[Concord] -Justice Stevens

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 09:42:03 GMT
UNFPA Distributes Mama-Baby Packs to Pregnant Women
[Concord] The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sierra Leone has commenced the distribution of Mama-baby bags to mothers in the maternity wards of selected health facilities.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard

Celebrating the 121st Anniversary of the Chalmers Report
Celebrating the 121st Anniversary of the Chalmers Report: A reappraisal and demystification of the central role of Bai Bureh, Kpana Lewis and Nyagua in the 1898 Hut Tax War. By Kortor Kamara, USA Now that I have caught your attention with the abov...

Former SLPPNA Chairman becomes Legal Adviser to President Bio
By Mrs. Geneba BM Koroma - Sitta Turay (SLPPNA Regional Publicity Secretary Letter of Appointment In recent politics of Sierra Leone, there is a formatted letter with the phrase “it has pleased His Excellency the President” that many people, es...

UNDP Sierra Leone Resident Representative joins volunteer community mobilizers at the launch of the national 'STOP-COVID-19' campaign
“In such unprecedented pandemics as COVID-19 that are highly transmissible and have no known treatment, there are two essential things we can do– supporting the health care system to address and cope with cases, and enhancing risk communication ...

President Bio eases Covid-19 curfew, reopens airport, churches, mosques
By Our Correspondent Sierra Leone's president Julius Maada Bio yesterday announced the easing of the current Covid-19 curfew as from Monday July 13. The new hours will be from 11pm to 5am. Churches and mosques will also open their doors to worshi...

Ghana: Young people want more mentorship and coaching to expand innovation space
Young people have called on stakeholders including those in academia, innovation hubs, industry, government and donors to support them, particularly with more mentorship, coaching and networking opportunities. This according to the youth, will enabl...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:45:23 +0000
Face Mask remains key to the fight against Corona Virus …Says Bike Riders Chairman in Leicester Village
By Mohamed Konneh  The Chairman of the Bike riders in Leicester Village Abdulai Bangura has said face mask remains a key tool in fighting the Corona virus that is present in the country. Mr. Bangura was speaking during community sensitization about ...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:43:14 +0000
For smooth operations EPA, Forestry Division, Metrological Department, SLAA now merged under Environment Ministry
By Mohamed Massaquoi As part of government strategy to harmonize activities of government agencies for effective service delivery, the    government of President Maada Bio has gazetted the Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA) the For...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:41:19 +0000
Partnering to Serve Humanity rehabilitates and furnished St. Paul’s School for the Blind in Bo
By Mohamed Konneh Cutting of tape during the event Partnering to Serve Humanity has rehabilitates and furnished Learning centers at St. Paul’s School for the Blind in Bo. The event took place on Friday 3rd July at the School grounds in Bo attractin...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:40:00 +0000
Pan-African Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign celebrates 2nd anniversary
By Mohamed Konneh Two years ago, on July 2nd 2018, African Heads of States and Governments launched the Pan-African Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign at the 31st African Union Summit. Co-led by the African Union Commission and the RBM Partnership ...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:38:40 +0000
Sports Authority Director Fires back
By Mohamed Konneh The Executive Director of the National Sports Authority Dr. Kenneth Brima has reacted to television broadcast programme challenging his PHD degree. As it is civil Society activist Alphonso Manley was Star TV Saturday Programme sayin...