By Abu S. Tarawalie
In a bid to meet the health needs of disabled people in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone, the Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Women of Hope International, has provided medical facilities for people in Makeni.
The organization also carried out free screening and treatment of complicated medical cases at the Women of [...]
By Dominic J.J. Tucker (J-Tell)
The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone is demanding from the Sierra Leone Police to tell them the circumstances that resulted to the shooting and subsequent killing of Sierra Leonean US Marine, Abdul Karim Kamara, along the Golf Club at Lumley Beach on Wednesday 15th May, 2013.
Talking to [...]
By Ahmed Sahid Nasralla (De Monk)
A special government delegation led by the Special Executive Assistant to His Excellency the President, Dr. Olayinka Sylvia Blyden, has returned from Bonthe District in the Southern Province where the group attempted to resolve growing animosity among stakeholders following widespread allegations of the practice of cannibalism in the [...]
By Ahmed Sahid Nasralla (De Monk) & John Sorsor Samura
The Director of Amnesty International Sierra Leone section, Solomon Sogbandi, has appreciated the steps taken by the Government of Sierra Leone to abolish the death penalty but urged the small West African country to finally abolish it by strucking it off from its law [...]
By Maddieu A. A. T. Kabbah
Disabled International Foundation Sierra Leone (DIF-SL) on Easter Monday fed less privileged children at the east end of Freetown.
According to the Founder and Executive Director, Madam Imambay Kadie Kamara, as someone who is passionate about less fortunate and disabled young people she thought it wise to make [...]
On Wednesday, March 7, the United States Embassy in Sierra Leone Chargée d’Affaires Kathleen FitzGibbon, on behalf of the Black History Committee, presented proceeds of the Black and White Ball to four charitable organizations in Freetown. The presentation at the U.S. Embassy follows the third annual Black and White Ball (Motown Night), which was [...]
The Society for Democratic Initiative (SDI) has vehemently damned the Sierra Leone Police in a press release for the beating of an astute journalist, Elkass Sannoh of the African Young Voices (AYV).
The incident occurred on Friday 5th February, 2013 at 56 Upper Waterloo Street in Freetown where Assistant Superintendent of Police Murana E. [...]
By Michael Bockarie
The Executive Director of AdvocAid, Sabrina Mahtani, on Monday 29th January 2013, told a galaxy of Prison officers, civil society members and the press that Pademba Road Prison has become her second home.
She made the statement during the launching of the newly constructed Pademba Road Prison Library.
Madam Mahtani further [...]