Sunday, September 26, 2021

Youth Desk

Hon. Jawara lauds 2016 Budget

  In the Well of Parliament, Hon Jawara started his landmark contribution by commending the Finance Ministry and the Government for presenting what he referred to as  a comprehensive budget that ‘touched on all spheres of the country’s...

Is Kailahun Court Barry falling to the APC?

  In the just concluded bye-election in Ward 002, the governing APC increased their votes from 5.3 percent to a whopping 40.1 percent much to the chagrin of SLPP members and supporters. Apart from Constituency 003 which has...

The New Face of Youth Violence

The police have tried their best to curtail such criminal activities but communities seem to condone such criminal gangs because most hail from homes where parents do not care about the progress of their children. Some people...

Commonwealth Youth Awardees eye Sierra Leone

  One of the awardees, Dr. Agbor Ashu is the M&E Program Officer for GiftedMom, an application providing mobile health solutions in Africa. Speaking to this reporter shortly after the Summit, Dr. Ashu said they leverage last mile...

Sierra Leone’s youth unemployment – jobs for those best connected

Today Sierra Leone has crippling unemployment.  As Bob Howard found out in Freetown, jobs are hard to come by, especially for the young. He asks – “when jobs do appear, shouldn’t they go to people who merit the position, rather than those who...

Makeni Youth Jog for Peace

Speaking to AYV newspaper, Youth Street Ambassador, Alhaji Ibrahim Sorie Koroma who championed the exercise said the event was aimed to foster peace among young people from all political parties, tribes and religions and further discourage them from...

President Bio Plans Big for Salone Youth

“Specifically, in addition to scholarship scheme, my government will as earlier elaborated on Education and Training, review the current design of the National Youth Service and support its implementation and establish a special Youth Empowerment Fund to...

Youth Minister Assures Red Cross

  “SLRCS has a strong volunteer base of which majority are youth,” Orman Bangura said. He noted that the SLRCS is a relevant partner in government youth implementation programmes. Mr. Sandy expressed his gratitude to the minister...

New Youth Document Formulation Begins

  In his keynote address, Mr. Bangura said there is need to update the current 2014 revised National Youth Policy and the corresponding Youth Acts. He maintained that, the process is not just about producing another youth policy...

200 Youths Trained on Entrepreneurship, Waste Management

  To address this, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Sierra Leone, in partnership with the Freetown City Council, organized a 5-day training on entrepreneurship and sustainable waste treatment for 200 youths from Freetown in early October.  The...
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Youyi Building Goes Dark for Days

By Aruna Turay Youyi Building in Freetown has gone several days without electricity supply after rumors have it that the...