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Teaching young children in the language they speak at home is essential to eliminate Learning Poverty

WASHINGTON, JULY 14, 2021 –Children learn more and are more likely to stay in school if they are first taught in a language that they speak and understand. Yet, an estimated 37 percent of students in low- and middle-income countries...

FAO strengthens readiness to manage a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza health emergency in Sierra Leone

FAO supports a table-top simulation exercise to consider the impact of a potential avian influenza animal health emergency on existing plans, procedures and capacities 9 July 2021, Bombali - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in...

Bio Appoints Woman as Chairman of NRA

Dr. Tuma Adama Gento-Kamara President Dr. Julius Maada Bio yesterday 14th July, 2021 appointed a woman, Dr. Tuma Adama Gento-Kamara to serve as Chairman of the National Revenue Authority (NRA). The appointment according to a letter from State House is...

Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday 14th July 2021 invited the sitting Mayor of the country’s capital Her Worship Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr to answer questions...

According to Mayor Aki-Sawyerr, whist she has not been informed about what specific issues will be discussed, she was aware that it is part of ongoing routine investigations into the Audit Report findings. Other core members of FCC staff, including...

Salone Launches $700,000 for COVID-19 Response

The Government of Sierra Leone has launched a grant of USD$700,000, committed by the Government of Japan to the country’s programme, ‘Response to the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on child-rights and resilience building in Sierra Leone’. Japan’s contribution will enable...

EU, Sierra Leone Hold Political Dialogue

President Julius Maada Bio has hosted the EU Ambassador and the Ambassadors of the European Union Member States at State House for a Political Dialogue session. The EU Political Dialogue with the Government of Sierra Leone was an opportunity to...

Gambia’s Agriculture Minister shares experience with Sierra Leone Ministers

Mahawa Allieu, information Attaché Sierra Leone mission Banjul, The Gambia Email:Attaché@gm.slhc.gov.sl Gambia’s Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Amie Fabureh has, on Tuesday, July 13th July 2021, shared a reformation experience with a delegation of Ministers from Sierra Leone. The Minister of Internal...

Parliament Ratifies Economic, Infrastructural Treaty

By Department of Public Relations, Parliament of Sierra Leone The Parliament of Sierra Leone has debated and approved with unanimity a Treaty on the establishment of the Dakar-Abidjan Corridor among the Governments of the Republic of Cote D'Ivoire, the Republic...

HRCSL Holds Mobile Complaints Hearing in Mile 91

By HRCSL Communications Team With support from UNDP and Irish Aid, the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) has, as part of its mandate to investigate and inquire into complaints, concluded Mobile Complaints Hearing at Royona Hall, in Mile...

President Bio Engages Sierra Leone-European Union Political Dialogue

President Dr Julius Maada Bio has engaged the Sierra Leone–European Union Political Dialogue at the Credential Room, bringing together senior government officials and the European Union family. Speaking at the opening of the ceremony, which had participants like Ambassador Tom...
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Police Jailed for Stealing Chairs in Parliament

By a Correspondent Police Sergeant 1552, Desmond Kargbo, attached to the Sierra Leone Parliament has been sent on remand at...