In the suburbs of Kailahun District, Eastern Sierra Leone, people of all ages and titles, including from the surrounding villages, trooped in small groups to the community barray (hall) at Ngolahun village, Peje Bongre chiefdom, for what seemed to be a very important meeting.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has enables the immediate disbursement of US$21.62 million, bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to US$43.25 million.
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.
Society for Democratic Initiative (SDI) has said the restriction on the freedom of association creates a chilling effect on people and limits their ability to exercise their Right to freedom of peaceful assembly. There is a justifiable culture of fear in Sierra Leone because people know that if they come out to protest.
All 63 Members of Parliament of Sierra Leone’s main opposition APC party have staged a walkout of the House minutes before the State Opening by the President. Some of them carried placards demanding the dropping of election petitions against some… Read More ›
The broken system has caused an atmosphere of endemic corruption, violations, and the blatant disregard of the rule of law. Today, our young aren’t proud about the family because of the failure of the leaders to own to their responsibility – too much corruption in the public service sector.
The Secretariat of the Commissions of Inquiry wishes to inform the public that the Commissions will commence public hearing in January 2019.