Thursday, September 29, 2022

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Transport and its relationship to disaster management in Sierra Leone – Part 2

By shaping the pattern of development and by influencing the location, scale, density, design and mix of land uses, spatial planning can help reduce the need for mass travel, reduce the length of journeys and make it safer...

In the quest to meet the SDGs there is danger some may be left behind

“It is readily acknowledged that the monitoring, measuring and tracking of the more than 200 indicators associated with the SDGs will require data of a far finer granularity and precision than is currently routinely collected in the global...

Emergency Cholera Vaccination Campaign for 500,000 People Kick-off

 “The cholera vaccine is safe and available free of cost for everyone living in the affected communities who is over one year of age,” said Dr. Brima Kargbo, Chief Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation....

MEST launches Toll-Free Airtel, Africell Lines

Bah said the toll-free line is an additional support to the situation room project that was launched in 2015 to collect information, pointing out that it has been a remarkable achievement that they are proud to inform the...

ActionAid Sierra Leone launches project on Promoting Civic Participation in Democratisation Process through Entertainment

The Launch of the report witnessed in attendance representatives of different institutions and organisations such as the National Electoral Commission, Open Society Initiative for West Africa, the Sierra Leone Police, Campaign for good Governance and members of the...

Road to a New Dawn

From the outset, we want to make it very clear to all Sierra Leoneans that while we do not have any personal interest in the toll road system, we have a right to take a position on it...

Empathy and patriotism: Great attributes for the next leader of Sierra Leone

In my life’s journey, I have realized many a time that academic credentials and experience, national and international laurels, have not done much to improve the lot of our people and country. Multiple academic accolades and experiences are...

LAB Trains Staff on Credible Elections Handling

With this training the Board’s staff across the country will be able to identify and mediate disputes which in the past have erupted into violence during the electioneering period because of political differences. Also, community outreach events on...

ActionAid Boosts Twin-Disaster Pupils

Handing over the donation, Country Director for Action Aid Sierra Leone, Mohamed Sillah said his institution decided to do the donation through the Ministry of Education because it is the approved body responsible for education in the country....

NGOs Want Pregnant Girls Back to School

The call was made in a press release issued yesterday 5th October, 2017 in Freetown where the Government of Sierra Leone was urged to work towards reviewing all discriminatory practices against pregnant girls’ right to education and to...
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LAB Represents 70 Clients in September Call Over

The Legal Aid Board has provided representation to seventy (70) accused persons arraigned before the Honourable Justice Nicolas Browne-Marke,...