Sierra Leone’s Maggie Barrie won the Women’s 400 meters at the Brazil IAAF world challenge at the Brazil Bragança Paulista (National Training Centre) on 28 Apr 2019.
President Julius Maada Bio has received Sierra Leonean descendants living in the United States of America during a courtesy call at State House in Freetown.
Sierra Leone has achieved vast declines in malaria deaths between 2010 and 2015, the highest in Western Africa. This is linked to a range of interventions, including increased availability of diagnostic tests, free treatments and mass distribution of insecticide treated nets (ITNs).
A group of Americans, who traced their roots to Sierra Leone through DNA, touched down at the Lungi International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019.
Just when the country is preparing for it independence anniversary on April 27, making it 58 years from colonial rule, the country is again divided over the name of a bridge in West of Freetown.
The Anti-Corruption Commission has secured conviction against former Deputy Minister of Works Abdul Barrie who is to pay Two Hundred and Fifty Million Leones (Le 250,000,000) within 30 days, effective 24th April 2019, or face three years imprisonment.
Women in Kenema have organised themselves into the Kenema Women in Governance Network seeking to empower themselves socially, economically, educationally and, most importantly, politically.