Sierra Leone

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:27:17 GMT
6 Sierra Leonean Girls Trafficked to Dakar Returned Home
[Concord] Halimatu (not her real name) the youngest of the girls who is 14 years had joy written all over her as she excitingly explained how she could not wait to return to school. Her ambition to become a nurse could have been ruined had the traffi...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:27:23 GMT
Ponder My Thoughts - Toll Road & Other Agreements: Consult Our Grandchildren!
[Concord] "For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, saying, 'T...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:27:23 GMT
Court Martial - Judge Advocate Orders Medical Treatment for Ailing Accused
[Concord] During the Court Martial trial of twenty-seven serving military personnel, Judge Advocate Marke Negegba issued an order for Correctional Service Officers and relevant authorities to ensure proper medical examination and treatment for the 6t...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:27:23 GMT
NCC Coordinator - Global Cybercrime Projected to Cost $10.5 Billion Annually By 2025
[Concord] Mariama Yormah, the Coordinator of the National Cybercrime Centre, has highlighted that recent research suggests that cybercrime is expected to impose a significant financial burden on the world, reaching an estimated cost of $10.5 billion ...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:27:22 GMT
Afrimoney Partners With Mikashboks Service
[Concord] Afrimoney has yesterday 22nd February officially gone into a partnership deal with MiKasBoks at Africell's headquarters, Wilberforce, Freetown. The partnership enhances MiKashBoks customers to save and withdraw money through Afrimoney servi...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:27:22 GMT
Sickle Cell Society Meets With Clients, Sponsors
[Concord] The Sierra Leone Sickle Cell Society over the weekend held its first quarter meeting with the attendance of its key clients, parents and strategic sponsors at the Society's Head Office along Thomas Street in Freetown. The National Coordinat...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:27:21 GMT
At Ecowas Mining Forumsierra Leone's Deputy Mines Minister Advocates for Uniformed Mining Laws in Sub-Regionby Ibrahim Keh-Turay
[Concord] Mining agreements with multinational foreign investments have often been criticized for failing to bring about the much needed economic prosperity to mineral-rich African countries. From concession to lease agreements, big investors have al...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:27:21 GMT
Concerns Heighten As USL Grapples With Leadership Crisis
[Concord] The Campaign for Human Rights and Development International (CHRDI) has called on the Sierra Leone Government to uphold the fundamental right to education and adhere to Sierra Leonean laws.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:27:21 GMT
Connaught Hospital Partners With Yashoda Hospital in India
[Concord] In a bid to bolster sustainable healthcare in Sierra Leone, Connaught Hospital has entered into a partnership with Yashoda Hospital, a renowned medical institution in India.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:27:20 GMT
As RCB Pioneers Future of Cybersecuritysymposium Establishes Unique Standards<strong>by Alhaji Haruna Sani</Strong>
[Concord] Rokel Commercial Bank, a financial institution in Sierra Leone, coordinated a groundbreaking Cybersecurity Symposium on Cybersecurity and Financial Inclusion hosted at the Freetown City Council auditorium on February 22nd.

Sun, 11 Feb 2024 14:44:19 GMT
Red Hand Day - Sierra Leone's Child Soldiers Remember
[DW] Former child soldiers, forced to commit unimaginable acts of violence, have to navigate the scars of war and rebuild their lives. On Red Hand Day, stories from Sierra Leone offer a glimpse into their pain -- and hope.

Fri, 09 Feb 2024 07:39:28 GMT
'No Ebola Outbreak in Guinea, It's a Rumor' - Expert
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Liberian globally acclaimed biomedical scientist and infectious disease specialist, Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan has said that, "people should not panic as there is so far no valid information about an Ebola outbreak in Gu...

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 15:27:39 GMT
FGM in Sierra Leone - What Can Be Done to End It?
[DW] Female genital mutilation is prevalent in Sierra Leone, with rights advocates concerned about its impact on women and girls.

Tue, 06 Feb 2024 09:29:50 GMT
Sierra Leone Struggles to End Female Genital Mutilation
[DW] Female genital mutilation is prevalent in Sierra Leone, with rights advocates concerned about its impact on women and girls. The country has no law that outrightly criminalizes the practice, making it daunting to tame.

Sat, 03 Feb 2024 16:55:38 GMT
US, Sierra Leone Envoys Champion 'Incredibly Productive' Bilateral Ties
[Premium Times] Sierra Leone's Ambassador and the U.S Ambassador to the United Nations spotlight meaningful meetings and an enduring partnership following during diplomatic visit.

Thu, 01 Feb 2024 04:50:28 GMT
Sierra Leone - Deforestation 'Threatens' Water Supply
[DW] A national park that provides clean water to Sierra Leone's capital Freetown is under threat due to human activities, a UN report has said.