Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Fri, 09 Aug 2019 12:45:33 GMT
Seeking to Save Money, Sierra Leone Village Gives Up FGM
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Thawuya -A two-week festival of initiations happens several times a year and costs the entire village dear, requiring new clothes, a feast, and fees to be paid by parents and cutters

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 06:18:03 GMT
We Supported Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea Bissau On Elections - Buhari
[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said Nigeria has provided support to some West African countries including Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea Bissau to conduct elections.

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 15:27:48 GMT
Peeling Back the Layers On the Role of Private Security Companies in Africa
[The Conversation Africa] Private military and security companies have been regular fixtures in conflicts across the globe. For Africa, these corporations became increasingly visible with their role in civil wars in Angola and Sierra Leone.

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 05:35:04 GMT
Afcon 2021 Qualifiers - Nigeria Draws Sierra Leone, Lesotho, Benin
[Vanguard] Nigeria has been drawn with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON ) qualifiers.

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:06:38 GMT
SLAJ 2019 - Presidential Hopefuls Assure Quality Leadership
[Concord] Candidates running for president, vice president and National Secretary General in Saturday's July 13, 2019 elections of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) yesterday shared their plans of how they want the association to loo...

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard

Poetry: Homeward
Homeward By Bassey Ikpi, USA Bassey Ikpi, a Nigerian-born but America-raised poet, captures audiences with her spoken word ode to her grandmother in Homeward. Visiting her unfamiliar family, she laments, “It breaks my heart to realise that I can...

Africa's first Blockchain National Digital Identity system
His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has unveiled Sierra Leone's National Digital Identity Platform, making it the first such Blockchain national identification system in Africa. At the Seventy-third Session of the UN General Assembly last ...

Public health and sanitation issues in Sierra Leone
Commentary By Ibrahim P. Sheriff, Freetown, Sierra Leone It is true that the capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown, and most other cities in the country are, to a large extent, profoundly overwhelmed by very bad environmental issues. This unfortunate...

SM Legal, Toronto
About The Approach SM Legal was founded in 2017. Founding lawyer Samuel Michaels is an Osgoode Hall Law School graduate and member of the Ontario Bar. Samuel is a veteran of Toronto's business community and a passionate Access-to-Justice advocate, ...

AAAA-DC Annual Jeans Night
Albert Academy Alumni Association-DC Chapter Annual Jeans Nite Donation: $40 Friday, September 6, 2019 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Drinks will be sold at moderate prices Ukranian Hall 15100 New Hamphshire Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland Info: 301-383-6...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:51:49 +0000
Landowning Families receive Land Parcel Maps from Government and Food and Agriculture Organization
The Government of Sierra Leone in collaboration with The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Green Scenery have handed over land parcel maps to four (4) villages (Rosint, Matatie, Rokupr Wosie and Kalangba) in Mange Bure...

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:39:29 +0000
Idriss Iscandri donates computers to Salone embassy in Liberia
By Mohamed Konneh Idriss Iscandri, Founder of Al-Razaq Computing Services has donated laptops, giant printers and photocopier to the Sierra Leone Embassy in Liberia through the Deputy Ambassador of the Mission, Ambassador Joseph M. Hazeley. The compu...

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:35:33 +0000
BY MOHAMED KONNEH The Deputy Ambassador to Liberia HE. Joseph M. Hazeley has on Monday 10th June paid local tax for his people in Bum Chiefdom, in the Bonthe District. HE Hazelymade the presentation at the court Barry in Madina town, the Chiefdom Hea...

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:30:04 +0000
“US $26,000 Orbit Tumor Surgery” as Aminata flies out for operations
By Mohamed Konneh 16-year-old Aminatawith Left eye Orbit Tumor will fly out this morning for India as funds to do her operations have been secured by Caritas Freetown. The disclosure was made yesterday 13th June 2019 at the Caritas Freetown office, K...

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...