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67-year-old sick man seeks support for medical surgery

By Sorie Brahim Amara 67-year-old Juldeh Jalloh, resident of Wood Lands Estate at Congo Cross is currently seeking assistance from philanthropists for a medical surgery. Jalloh, a father of 5 children, told AYV that for the past 6 months he has...

Pupils Appeal to Government for More School Buses

By Mariama Sonnie Koroma Pupils in schools across Freetown who spoke to AYV yesterday 16th November, 2022 have called on government to procure more school buses to address the issue of congestion in the existing school buses. The pupils say they...

First Lady Dr. Fatima Bio Calls for Maximum Support for Women with Infertility Issues

Speaking as a Guest of Honor for Africa’s First Ladies at the 9th Edition of Merck Foundation Africa, Asia Luminary 2022, happening at the Hilton Hotel, Habtoor City, Dubai, the First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Dr....

Boy Imprisoned for 15 Months for Stealing NLe2 Bread

17-year-old Umaru Bah, popularly known as Sparta from Manowa Peje Bongay, Kailahun district has told the Court in Kenema that he was detained for fifteen months at the Kenema Male Correctional Centre for stealing a two leones loaf of...

Africell’s Freetown Marathon 2022 Set to Start

Africell Sierra Leone has officially launched its Freetown Marathon 2022 powered by Africell Impact Foundation and Afrimoney. Addressing the gathering, the Chief Executive Officer of Africell, Shadi Gerjawi, revealed that the Marathon is an initiative of the Africell Impact Foundation...

Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment Bill Passed into Law

Following debates, consultations and amendments, the Parliament of Sierra Leone yesterday 15th November 2022 enacted into law, the Bill entitled "The Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Act 2022", for the development of Sierra Leone. The Bill seeks to address the...

MBSSE, UBA Launch 3rd Edition of National Essay Competition

Augustine Sankoh The Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE) and the United Bank for Africa Foundation (UBAF) has launched the 3rd Edition of the National Essay Competition for pupils in Senior Secondary Schools (SSS) across Sierra Leone. The essay...

Kingtom Fire Leaves Over 32 People Homeless

By Aminata Panny Turay The recent fire outbreak at Janet Lane in Kingtom, Freetown has left over 32 households homeless and properties worth millions of leones destroyed. One of the residents in the community, Nenneh Bangura said the fire started at...

Mother’s Choice Foundation Lunches Students Entrepreneurship Programme

By Patricia Isatu Koroma The Mother’s Choice Foundation has officially launched the Empowering Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programme at the Africell American Corner in Freetown. Santos S. Kamara is the Founder of Mother’s Choice Foundation. He said the initiative is to...

Freetown Man Sentenced to 1 Year in Jail for Flogging His Grandmother

Magistrate Hadiru Daboh of Court No. 3 on Ross Road, in Freetown has sentenced one Ibrahim Bangura popular known as SLA, to one year imprisonment at the Male Correctional Centre for flogging his own grandmother, Mama Rita Bainda. The convict...
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ACC Sierra Leone Hosts ACC Guinea

By Alex A. Bah Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Friday 25th November, 2022, received a delegation from the...