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More school buses needed for children safety on roads

With the increase of school children now attending school, it is evidently clear that more school buses are needed for their safety as they transit to and from school. This came as a result of children...

Magistrate grants bail to suckling mother

On Monday 10th August 2020 Magistrate Kekura of Pademba Road Magistrate Court No. 4 granted accused Marion Sheriff bail after defence counsel pleaded on her behalf as a suckling mother. According to the charge sheet, on...

Congestion in female prisons exposes women to COVID-19 – Study finds

A new joint research launched on Monday 10th August 2020 by AdvocAid and Cyrus R. Vance Centre for International Justice suggests that overcrowding in female prisons risks exposing detainees to COVID-19. The report is part of...

Police told illiterate women to sign confessions they did not understand – Woman Wahala report

A ground-breaking research investigates the “gruelling reality of female imprisonment” in Sierra Leone in which the study sheds light on police misconduct among other challenges these women face. According to the “Woman Wahala” press release from...

Discouraged blind law student quits and sets up Centre to educate the blind

The founder and principal of the Educational Centre for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ECBVI) is calling on government and other education partners to make available more teaching and learning materials for visually impaired persons...

PLDHRC calls for urgent action to address incidences SGBV

The Port Loko District Human Rights Committee (PLDHRC) is concerned with the increase in the incidences of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) with specific reference to sexual penetration of young girls in the district. A press...

Over 750 pupils receive exams materials at Constituency 131

The Member of Parliament representing Constituency 131 Western Urban, Honorable Mohamed Sheriff Rahman Coker on Monday 10th August 2020 presented examination materials to over 750 pupils preparing for public examinations. According to the Member of Parliament,...

Fact finding on Makeni riot…Parliament names Committee members

The Speaker of Parliament, Honourable Abass Bundu, on Friday 7th August 2020, announced names of members for the Fact Finding Investigative Committee on the alleged use of excessive force by security personnel which led to...

Human Trafficking… 61 Sierra Leoneans to be brought home from Senegal today

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will today Tuesday 11th August 2020 repatriate 61 out of the 87 Sierra Leoneans trafficked to Senegal. The Sierra Leone Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal, Alhaji Brima Elvis Koroma...

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More school buses needed for children safety on roads

With the increase of school children now attending school, it is evidently clear that more school buses are needed for their safety as they...

Magistrate grants bail to suckling mother

On Monday 10th August 2020 Magistrate Kekura of Pademba Road Magistrate Court No. 4 granted accused Marion Sheriff bail after defence counsel pleaded on...

Congestion in female prisons exposes women to COVID-19 – Study finds

A new joint research launched on Monday 10th August 2020 by AdvocAid and Cyrus R. Vance Centre for International Justice suggests that overcrowding in...

Police told illiterate women to sign confessions they did not understand – Woman Wahala report

A ground-breaking research investigates the “gruelling reality of female imprisonment” in Sierra Leone in which the study sheds light on police misconduct among other...

Discouraged blind law student quits and sets up Centre to educate the blind

The founder and principal of the Educational Centre for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ECBVI) is calling on government and other education partners to...
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