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Using Performance Contracting to Strengthen Public Institutions: The Case of NRA

By Ann Marie Dumbuya Government, in the ‘Agenda for Prosperity’, has set a target for Sierra Leone to become a middle-income country by 2035. The achievement of…

NETHIPS boss receives ‘Performance Award’

By Winifred H. Kargbo Executive Director of Network of HIV Positives in Sierra Leone (NETHIPS), Idrissa Songo, has received a meritorious performance certificate from the group’s northern…

SLeNCSA on weapons marking exercise

By Alusine Sesay  With funds from Action on Armed Violence (AOAV), the Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms (SLeNCSA) yesterday officially launched the marking exercise of…

UBA raises awareness on prostate cancer

By Hassan G. Koroma United Bank for Africa (UBA) staff in Freetown on Saturday 22 March held their quarterly jogging to bond exercise themed ‘All work without…

Activists, CSOs in two-day refresher training

By Francis Ndanema Activists and civil society organisations (CSOs) from all Action Aid operational districts across the country yesterday started a two-day “campaign mobilization” refresher training on…

20 health service providers trained on Jadelle insertion and removal

By Francis Ndanema in Moyamba The Reproductive Health and Family Planning Unit in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, in collaboration with UNFPA, has commenced a 10-day…

New Zealand envoy bids farewell to Ambassador Bangali

By Abdul Karim Koroma in Addis Ababa New Zealand’s emissary to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Dr. James Kember, on Tuesday 25th March paid a courtesy…

Despite efforts to curb maternal mortality…

Pregnant women still die giving birth By Regina Pratt In spite of efforts being scaled up by the government, NGOs and other organizations to stem maternal mortality…

Chamber of Commerce exhibition commences today

By Jariatu Bangura The annual Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture exhibition is set to commence today, according to the president, Mrs. Gladys Strasser-King. Speaking to…

‘Crack Down on Free Expression’ report out

By Samuel Ben Turay Deputy Minister of Information and Communication, Theo Nicole, yesterday launched the 2013 Media Report by Society for Democratic Initiative (SDI), titled: ‘Crack Down…