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What is climate change? A really simple guide

While Covid-19 has shaken much of human society, the threat posed by global warming has not gone away. Human activities have increased carbon dioxide emissions, driving up temperatures. Extreme weather and melting polar ice are among the possible effects. What is...

Sierra Leone Hailed for Adopting BreastmilkAct

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation, (WHO), welcome the milestone reached by the Government of Sierra Leone to adopt the Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (BMS) Act 2021. By adopting this Act, Sierra Leone joins the...

Shattered Tokyo Olympic Dreams: National Beach Volleyball Players Demand Compensation

Players of the Sierra Leone National Beach Volleyball female and male teams who could not make it to the Toyko Olympics Games have demanded compensation from the National Sports Authority (NSA) and the Ministry of Sports for what they...

Health Ministry Benefits from $2.1M STRIATA Deployment Funding

Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) will be among two other countries' health sectors that will be benefiting from the deployment of STRIATA in their health systems. In 2020, Macro-Eyes supported the Government of Sierra Leone's COVID-19 response by partnering...

There is Dignity in Labor

A frontpage commentary by a concerned citizen There was an article in AYV Newspaper on Monday, August 2nd 2021, titled: Unmaking a Mess". It was refreshing to read the article mentioning the severalFreetown waste management initiatives and acknowledging the individuals...

Government Assures ECOWAS on Human Security Issues

Ministers and Senior Government Officials have told the Social Affairs and Gender Commissioner of ECOWAS that President Julius Maada Bio and the New Direction Government are committed to addressing Human Security issues and are very much committed to solving...

World Oil Prices Drop

Oil prices adjusted downward on Monday as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies (OPEC+) commence the implementation of a 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) output raise in August 2021. This is in addition to growing concerns over a slowdown in...

Egypt Ambassador Hosts Information Minister

By ZachariaJalloh, Strategic Communications Unit - MIC The Egyptian Ambassador to Sierra Leone His Excellency Maher Al-Mahdi Al-Sayed played host to the Minister of Information and Communications Honourable Mohamed Rahman Swaray at the Egyptian Embassy at Wilkinson Road. The meeting between...

Fresh charges filed by govt authorities against Nigeria’s shiite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

New charges have been filed by government authorities against the acquitted leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh IbraheemYakubu El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeehah, The charges come barely two days after a Kaduna High Court discharged and acquitted...

Senegalese man dresses as a woman to sit exams on behalf of girlfriend

A Senegalese student was detained Monday after he disguised himself as a woman in a bid to sit for national examinations on behalf of his girlfriend. The student, enrolled in a university in the north of the country, and his...
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What is climate change? A really simple guide

While Covid-19 has shaken much of human society, the threat posed by global warming has not gone away. Human activities...