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Youth Desk

IOM Boosts Youth Fishing project

By Christopher Carew Ibrahin Sorie Dumbuya carpenter building boats at Tambakula Wharf has explained the process of boat-building to AYV. He says the process starts by first going to the provinces to cut the...

Youth Ministry Embraces New ECOWAS Speaker

By Josephine Muyoh Sesay The Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs, Lusine Kallon has joined some Members of Parliament and different youth-based organizations including the Youth Council to receive the first Sierra Leonean Speaker of the 5th Economic Community...

Le200M Youth Farm Gate Project Kicks-Off

Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs, Lusine Kallon has officially turned the sod for the construction of a Farm Gate Market for youths engaged in the National Farm at Masiaka. Before turning the sod, he informed his audience...

Youth Human Rights Issues Take Center Stage

The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) has discussed youth issues with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and the National Youth Commission (NaYCom) at their respective offices. The visit according to the Vice Chairperson of HRCSL was to...

Irate Youth Attacks Minister Leema’s Residence

The victim By Ransford Lube Metzger A man Alie Forster has been shot on his leg after an alleged foiled attack on the residence of the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs at Juba, west...

Scouts Youth Forum End Symposium

By Mohamed Lamin Banya The Sierra Leone Scouts Youth Forum has ended a one-day National Scouts Youth Symposium on leadership, citizenship and cervical cancer for scouts across the country. The symposium which...

Youth Smoke Dried ‘Poo-Poo’ for Energy

While Sierra Leonean authorities are putting all efforts in place to stop its youth from boiling and drinking baby diaper (Pampas) water, the Ghanaian officials are lamenting the surge in the smoking of dried faeces (poo-poo) among some young people who...

‘Hands Off Our Girls’Gets Youth Support

The Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs, LusineKallon on Wednesday 22nd January, 2020 engaged a cross-section of Western Area Youth Councils and Heads of Youth Groups to discuss the way forward after the successful support accorded to the national launch of...

Where is the Sierra Leonean Youth?

That situation greatly affected all development programs advanced by successive governments. Youth became potential perpetrators and victims of the horrific brutality and violence that occurred in the last decade of the last century.Drug abuse, trafficking and use of...

Pen of The Voiceless

After 50 years and counting in the post Independence era, it is amazing that Sierra Leoneans are worse off today than they were during the imperial rule. Well-meaning Sierra Leoneans will confirm that the antecedents that precipitated...
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‘We Are Not Safe’

President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio has in a radio broadcast stated that this country has recorded...
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Pregnant Girls Going Back To School

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has commended the decision of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education to lift the ban on...

Kandeh Yumkella Tackles Coronavirus

The numbers coming in from around the world are daunting. Reading the news is frightening. Even worse, are the disturbing pictures on TV about...

Ahmadists Launch Anti COVID-19 Campaign

By Alhaji Mohamed Wusha-Conteh The Forum of Islamic Organization for Peaceful Coexistence in Serra Leone comprising of the Sunni, Shia and Ahmadiyya...

Children’s Commission Releases New Report

By Ransford Maclean The Commissioner for National Commission for Children (NAC) in Sierra Leone, Joyce Wuyah Abu says it is...