Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Fri, 03 May 2019 18:22:58 GMT
New Fund to Support Transitional Justice Efforts In Africa
[MacArthur Foundation] Chicago, April 30 -The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced the launch of the Africa Transitional Justice Legacy Fund to help support the implementation of transitional justice efforts in Africa, includ...

Thu, 02 May 2019 06:30:53 GMT
Zamfara - Residents Cordon Emir's Palace, Kill Seven Suspected Bandits
[Premium Times] Residents of Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on Wednesday, cordoned their emir's palace and killed seven suspected bandits.

Wed, 01 May 2019 10:09:53 GMT
Stemming the Tide of Illegal Trawling in Sierra Leone
[ISS] In August last year, a group of frustrated fishermen from Sierra Leone took the law into their own hands when they tangled with a Chinese trawler off the West African coast.

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 04:24:22 GMT
One-Month Fishing Ban Achieves Little
[Deutsche Welle] Sierra Leone's April ban on industrial fishing is drawing to an end. But faced with rampant illegal fishing and poor policing, the moratorium will do little to replenish the country's dwindling fishing stocks.

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:03:35 GMT
New Govt's Tense Struggle for Control a Year On
[African Arguments] The transfer of power from the APC to ruling SLPP has brought with it protests, walkouts, boycotts and low-level violence.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard

Celebrating World Metrology Day-2019
Sierra Leone Standards Bureau Ministry of Trade and Industry Celebrating World Metrology Day-2019 Welcome Address by Prof. Thomas B. R Yormah Executive Director, Sierra Leone Standards Bureau Mr. Chairman Members of Parliament, Honourable Ministers,...

Queen launches Commonwealth Essay Writing Competition
The Royal Commonwealth Society, in partnership with The British High Commission in Sierra Leone and MasterPeace Sierra Leone, have launched the 2019 Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition in Freetown. The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition is th...

WA BiCC/Accra Group Work
Group work photos during the Media Roundtable Meeting on Biodiversity and Climate Change in West Africa on Tuesday 14 May 2019 in Labadi Beach Hotel,Accra,Ghana organised by United States Agency for International Development ( USAID) via its funded ...

Justice at last: The Nancy Doe story
By Dagbayonoh Kiah Nyanfore II, USA The recent decision of the ECOWAS Court in the case of “Nancy Doe vs The Republic of Liberia” is a victory for justice and human rights. It says loudly that justice can be obtained in Africa; that the poor and...

A case for a New Direction government National Insurance Policy In Sierra Leone
A case for a New Direction government National Insurance Policy In Sierra Leone. By Kortor Kamara, USA A national insurance policy plan designed with a clearly articulated vision, embracing the central economic development tenets of the government -...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Mon, 06 May 2019 15:28:14 +0000
By Koyie Mansaray, Abidjan, Cȏte d’Ivoire Hundreds of patriotic Sierra Leoneans resident in Cote d’Ivoire attended festivities marking their country’s 58th Independence Anniversary on Saturday 27 April 2019. Marcory Youth Centre in Abidjan hos...

Mon, 06 May 2019 15:25:20 +0000
Africa must raise taxes to better fight climate change
Let us begin by welcoming international solidarity. Whether it was the United Nations, its field agencies or major NGOs, the mobilization was not long in coming to the aid of Zimbabwe, Malawi, and, especially Mozambique, devastated by Cyclone Idai la...

Mon, 06 May 2019 15:23:17 +0000
Sahn Malen: Land of God and the Devil
By John Adune An international correspondent, John Adune, recently returned to the country from a short trip abroad. As usual his first assignmenmt was Pujehun district. Below areare his findings on the voices of women and young girls in Malen during...

Thu, 02 May 2019 14:07:44 +0000
UBA Celebrates 70 years of Excellent Services to customers at its special CEO Awards gala
Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc with operations in 20 African countries and in the United Kingdom, the USA and Paris, over the weekend, celebrated 70 years of operations in an event that was as exciting as it was n...

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:04:43 +0000
Communities on the frontline battle with mining and climate change in Sierra Leone
By Mohamed Konneh Everything about Adama and her family remains fatigue, painful or for better words exude exhaustion. Her round brown eyes and thick black eye lashes presents sadness, while her bulbous body throbs with pain. “The operation of ...