The Minister of Information and Communications, Mr. Alpha Sahid Kanu, and Outreach Coordinator of the Sierra Leone Government, Mr. Abdulai Bayraytay, dismissed Mr. Sumana’s fears, which Bayraytay described as “ludicrous”. They denied that troops were bent on harming the VP and stated that the soldiers were deployed to ensure effective quarantine measures around the vice president. “It is just the usual measures taken to ensure effective quarantine of Ebola suspects,” Mr. Bayraytay said.
There is an increase in efforts to address the spates of violence and abuse against women in society but unfortunately the level of reported cases nationwide seems such efforts are falling on deaf ears. According to statistics released by the… Read More ›
A top Al Shabaab figure is reported to have been killed by suspected US drone strike in Gedo region of Somalia. According to VOA Somali service Adan Garar vehicle was targeted by drone between Dinsor and Bardere city. Garar is… Read More ›
“Boys exposed to violence are three times more likely to use violence against their partner,” she said, noting that the effects of violence against women are felt from generation to generation. “We cannot change social behaviour in societies where overall attitudes and culture don’t change.”
Deputy Health Minister Interacts School Authorities, Parents and Pupils ahead of the re-opening of Schools
Addressing Principal, Staff, Parents, Pupils and Teachers of the St. Joseph’s Convent Secondary School in Freetown about plans put in place by the Ministry of Health, Transport and Aviation, Education, Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Local Government Water Resources… Read More ›