[The Point] The Honourable Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology Professor Pierre Gomez, and a delegation from his ministry and Gambia College have concluded their visit to Sierra Leone as a follow-up on a series of consultations and visits initiated by his predecessor and Gambia College management, to understudy the transformation process taken by colleges in Sierra Leone to degree awarding institutions (i.e Milton Margai Technical University, Freetown Polytechnic, Njala University, etc.). Th
[CPJ] Abuja -- Authorities in Sierra Leone should drop their investigation into journalist Sorie Saio Sesay, return his mobile phone, and allow him to work freely, the Committee to Protect Journalist said Tuesday.
[Daily Trust] Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro, has declared that the Super Eagles will go out in full force when they take on the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in their opening match of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
[Concord] Human Rights Defenders Network (HRDN-SL) has in its press statement condemned the politicization of the Mid-Term Census provisional results, saying linking the census to elections is not in the interest of the security and development of the country.
[Concord] The Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone (EC-SL) and partners including ECOWAS, European Union and Germany Cooperation, yesterday Monday, June 6, commenced a-two-day training for journalists on elections reporting.
[Concord] Statistics Sierra Leone has on Tuesday last week announced the provisional results of the Mid Term Census conducted in December last year. From the results, Sierra Leone population has grown to 7,541,641 as against 7,075,641 in 2015.
[Concord] Education is not meant for disables. People like you are not relevant in society. These were some of the common stereotypic expressions that young Charles or maybe now, the 41 year old man recalled being told whenever he had asked his parents to send him to school.
[The Point] The first lady of Sierra Leone, Mrs Fatima Maada Bio, has called on Africans to champion issues that will give women voices and freedom. She made this statement on Saturday at a press conference held in Tamala.
[The Point] The Gambia's first lady Fatoumatta Bah Barrow and her counterpart Mrs. Fatima Maada Bio of Sierra Leonean were awarded with Honourary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on Saturday during the sixth graduation ceremony of the American International University West Africa (AIUWA).
[New Dawn] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in Sierra Leone in collaboration with the Mano River Union (MRU), has turned over several broadcast equipment to the Mano River Peace Network (MARWOPNET) radio station in Grand Cape Mount County, western Liberia.
[This Day] Xejet Limited and the government of the Republic of Sierra Leone have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Nigerian airline to operate regional and international flights for the West African nation, using Lungi International Airport, Freetown as hub.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- Climate activists have demanded answers from Standard Bank for its involvement and continued support for oil and gas projects on the African continent, even as the worst effects of the climate crisis are being seen and felt.
[Concord] The late hours of May 17th and the early hours of May 18th were awash with social media posting about the death of one Staff Sergent Barrie, who was alleged to have been shot dead at the President Lodge by his colleague because the former was grumbling about the non-supply of rice to them for over three months.
[Concord] The Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law on 26th May, 2022 organized a day-long training for Court Monitors at the SLAJ Headquarters in Freetown. The training was arranged as part of a UNDP-funded project that seeks to strengthen the rule of law, security and human rights in Sierra Leone.
[Concord] Sierra Leone Men's T20 Cricket team will commence their International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's T20 World Cup 2024 journey in November to December as they start their campaign in the Sub-regional qualifiers in Rwanda from 30 November to 06 December 2022.
[Concord] With support from United National Development Programme (UNDP) and Irish Aid, Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL), has organised it third reginal advocacy consultation with stakeholders on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendations focusing on the Constitutional Review Process (CRP) and the enactment of the Human Rights Defenders Bill.
[Concord] Opposition Member of Parliament of the All People's Congress (APC), Hon. Rugiatu Rosie Kanu, has charged that the Sierra Leone Police, Human Rights Commission and Civil Society organizations have failed citizens of Sierra Leone.
[Concord] Physiotherapist and Programme Director for World Hope International, Anna Vines, says the Enable the Children programme for physically challenge children in Sierra Leone was to give hope to the kids and also aims at identifying the next paralympic sports star from Sierra Leone.
[Concord] The Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay will on Thursday June 2 arrive in England and visit famous landmarks, engage with communities at celebrations and local events and visit grassroots sport clubs
[Concord] Technical Project Advisory Committee comprising the European Union (EU) International Labour Organization(ILO) and the Government of Sierra Leone, on May 30, held it second meeting on the theme: " Opportunity Salone Programme."
[Concord] The Open Budget Survey (OBS) report published yesterday by the Budget Advocacy Network (BAN) has again stated that the Republic of Sierra Leone Parliament is weak in monitoring the expenditure of public finances in the country.
[Concord] In commemoration of Menstrual Hygiene Day, one of the GSM providers in Sierra Leone, Orange SL, on Monday,May 30, brought together young school girls and educated them on how to manage menstruation.
[Concord] The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have confirmed Thursday June 9 2022 as the dates of 2023 AFCON qualifiers clash between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Leone Stars of Sierra Leone at the MKO Abiola National Stadium Abuja.
[Concord] Statistics Sierra Leone has yesterday 31st May, 2022, announced the provisional result of the 2021 Mid-Term Population and Housing Census, Kenema topping the list with 772,472 followed by Bo district with 756,975.
[CPJ] Abuja -- Sierra Leone authorities must cease their harassment of the Africanist Press news site and its publisher, Chernoh Alpha Bah, and should investigate the death threats against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday.
[Concord] The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone hosted its first ever mobile complaint hearing at the Sinkunia Court Barray, Sinkunia Town, Falaba District on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th May, 2022.
[Concord] Minister of Social Welfare, Baindu Dassama-Kamara, last Saturday told journalists that government would respond to 312 persons who were affected during the November 5Wellington fire disaster,which took the lives of over 150 people.
[Concord] The directorate of Business and Human Rights and Labor Relations has commenced a national training for Managers of Companies and other Umbrella Organisations working with Companies on the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and other labor-related laws.
[Concord] Leading mobile company in Sierra Leone has now introduced amazing offers for customers who are travelling out of the country. Customers who are travelling to Europe, United States, Canada and the rest of Africa can now enjoy browsing at amazing prices.
[Concord] Orange Sierra Leone has launched a new data backup service, named Orange Cloud. The service which was launched this year, can be used to do three functions; backup data, be used as a server and used as a data center.
[Concord] United Nations Resident Coordinator (RC) Babatunde Ahonsi last Wednesday disclosed that ahead of the 10th Africa Conference on Sexual and Health Rights to be hosted in Sierra Leone for the first time, the UN System, including the Spotlight Initiative, has so far contributed the sum of US$190,000 toward the Conference.
[Concord] On 30th May 2022, six Memorandum of Understanding (MOU's) were signed between the Government of Sierra Leone by the Foreign ministers of both countries presided over by President Bio and President Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi in Kenya.
[Concord] President Maada Bio led Sierra Leone's delegation to this year's International Day for UN Peacekeepers to pay tribute to Kenyan servicemen who lost their lives in Sierra Leone at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo credit: Public Affairs Office/MoD/go.ke
[Concord] As a conduit for job creation and development, the Minister of Tourism and Culture Dr. Memunatu Pratt has engaged United States Africa Development Foundation President and CEO Travis Adkins in Washington DC, requesting to work together to change the face of poverty in Africa.
[Concord] As the debate on the 2022 Presidential Speech continues, Member of Parliament for Constituency 27, Kono District, Hon. Francis Saa Bhendu, has described Kono as one of the darkest cities in the country.
[Concord] Leone Rock Metal Group, formerly Kingho Investment Company, has on Tuesday, May 24, officially handed over the total sum of Le 5,392,472,315.26 (Five Billion Three Hundred and Ninety-Two Million Four Hundred and Seventy-Three Thousand Three Hundred and Fifteen Leones Twenty-Six Cent as a Community Development Agreement (CDA) fund to three chiefdoms in the Tonkolili District, Northern Province of Sierra Leone.
[Concord] Pupils from across four districts in Sierra Leone have informed this medium of how the Global Partnership for Education's (GPE) sponsored learning circle made education easier by instilling much confidence in them during their learning course.
[Concord] The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Irish Aid hosted mobile complaints hearing in Joru Gaura in Kenema District and Bonthe Island on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th May, 2022.