Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone: Man incarcerated for over 11 years without trial freed

Dauda Kiwo an inmate at the Kenema Correctional Centre that who has spent 12 years on remand without trial on allegations of conspiracy, larceny and burglary has been released.

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SIERRA LEONE: Employing SALT approach to prevent disease outbreak in border communities

The health system in border communities in Kailahun District, as with other remote communities in Sierra Leone, is challenged with lack of capacity, resources and health personnel. Unmonitored border exchanges sometimes come with social problems, including the easy spread of communicable diseases. Poor surveillance system in these communities is also a challenge and relationship building is not flowing because of gaps within the health system.

Sierra Leone: Seven Military Personnel in CID over Capt. Kamara’s Escape

Officials of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF), have on Wednesday, 29th May, 2019, disclosed to newsmen at MOD’s headquarters on Tower Hill, Freetown, that seven military personnel are currently being investigated at the country’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in relation to the escape of Captain Patrick Edwin Kamara.