The public statement by Sierra Leone minister of Basic and Secondary Education, Alpha Timbo, that women sometimes are responsible when raped is a deliberate act by the minister to cast aspersion on women’s stories of rape in the country.
President Maada Bio
The Office of Former President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, made a public statement on Saturday that all state security attached to the former president have been withdrawn.
President Julius Maada Bio Commissions Construction of Hospital at Masongbo Village, Launches Free Ambulance Service in Bombali District
President Julius Maada Bio on Friday commissioned the start of construction work on a mini-modern hospital at Masongbo village in the MakariGbanti Chiefdom, near Makeni, and also launched the free ambulance service forBombali District, northern Sierra Leone.
President Julius Maada Bio Monday paid a visit to the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, as a guest of the United Kingdom Member of European Parliament, (MEP), Steven Marcus Woolfe.
President Bio is expected to deliver a very powerful statement highlighting his key commitments and priorities of his new Government.
Ministers who returned with His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio from the combined trips of a state visit and the Forum for Africa-China Cooperation Summit (FOCAC) in Beijing have addressed the press on sector specific interests.
Travelling in and out of the country via Lungi is a challenge for visitors from abroad who have to use a ferry, a boat, or helicopter to crossover to the city. The experience is even worse for residents doing business along that route as well as children attending schools in the city.