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‘53% of African kids cannot read at age 10’

‘53% of African kids cannot read at age 10’

-says World Bank October 21, 2019 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma World Bank Global Director, Education Team, Jaime Saavedra Chanduvi, has stated that access to learning materials in…

25 students benefit from Chinese Ambassador’s scholarship

25 students benefit from Chinese Ambassador’s scholarship

October 21, 2019 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma Twenty five (25) Sierra Leoneans university students and twenty-two (22) Secondary School pupils have benefited from Chinese Ambassador Scholarship grants.…

3 IPAM lecturers axed for exams malpractice

3 IPAM lecturers axed for exams malpractice

October 21, 2019 A press release from the University of Sierra Leone (USL) has informed the public that three lecturers from the Institute of Public Administration and…

Government Engages Facebook

Government Engages Facebook

October 17, 2019  By: Juliana Vandy One of the world’s widely used social media platforms, Facebook, on Monday 13th October 2019 met with multiple stakeholders in government…

UK Human Rights Ambassador Visits Sierra Leone

UK Human Rights Ambassador Visits Sierra Leone

October 17, 2019 The UK’s International Ambassador for Human Rights and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Rita French, visited Sierra Leone on her…

NETHIPS & Partners Launches Stigma Index Study

October 17, 2019  By Komba Fillie The Network of HIV Positives in Sierra Leone (NETHIPS) in partnership with the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat (NAS), SOLTHIS, Focus 1000, Christian…

“Jesus was a black man”

“Jesus was a black man”

-Israel United in Christ October 17, 2019 By Hassan G.Koroma  A Christian movement comprising Africans and Americans ‘Israel United in Christ’ has yesterday made a controversial claim…

Finance Ministry blames delay release of funds on economy

Finance Ministry blames delay release of funds on economy

October 17, 2019 By Ibrahim Tarawallie  Principal Deputy Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance has stated that the delay in releasing allocated funds and low ceiling…

As public protest proposed increment in passport price…

As public protest proposed increment in passport price…

NETPAGE lobbies Parliament for an ‘adjustment’ October 17, 2019 By Jariatu S. Bangura Manager of NETPAGE (SL) Limited attached to the Immigration Department, Lawrence Anthony, yesterday informed…

Decision-making and political leadership: the Gender Dimension

October 17, 2019 Although the government is making efforts to adopt policies and mechanisms to ensure women’s active presence in decision-making, it is only one step in…