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Sierra Leone News: Human Rights Commissioners eager to serve

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

On the 20th March 2019, a new crop of Human Rights Commissioners appeared before Parliament after they were appointed by the President. On the 4th April 2019, they were approved by the Committee on Appointment to steer the affairs of the Commission. These Commissioners include: Patricia Narsu Ndanema, appointed as Chairperson of the Commission, Victor Idrissa[…]

Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone charity wins solar-powered vaccine refrigerator

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone charity wins solar-powered vaccine refrigerator

Dulas are pleased to announce that the winners of the vaccine refrigerator competition are Set4Life Australia (S4LA). S4LA is a grassroots, not-for-profit organisation providing direct support for the people of the Yiben area in Sierra Leone. Working with the community and their dedicated champion Minkailu Bantama (Mallam), S4LA have recently established a Maternal and Child Health Post[…]

Sierra Leone News: Africell is shaped by traditional Salone values – CEO

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Africell is shaped by traditional Salone values – CEO

Chief Executive Officer of Africell Shadi Al-Gerjawi said their operation is shaped by traditional Sierra Leone values, placing the communities in which they operate at the heart of their business. Al-Gerjawi said that working in Sierra Leone is a dream come true and they believe in the government and people. He said Africell is a well[…]

Sierra Leone News: Cupping – Traditional Chinese Medicine

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Cupping – Traditional Chinese Medicine

Dr. Liu Xiao (Crina), is the doctor in charge of Traditional Chinese Medicine and she says since she arrived 10 months ago, there has been hundreds of patients coming to do cupping. She said she has been treating about 80 patients a day and people are coming from all over the country to do cupping therapy[…]

Sierra Leone News: Judge to decide APC MP’s fate

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

The fate of seven Members of Parliament of the All Peoples Congress is currently in the hands of Justice Komba Kamanda of the High Court of Sierra Leone. Honourable Kadie Kallon nee-Davis of Constituency 110, Honourable Siraji  R. Kamara of Constituency 127,  and Honourable Osman Timbo of Consistency 130 were petitioned by Josephine Jackson , John[…]

Sierra Leone News: Court martial trial… 1st accused ends evidence in chief

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

The first accused in the military court martial trial involving ammunition discovered at the presidential lodge in June 2018, Captain Patrick E. Kamara has completed giving evidence in chief. Addressing the Judge advocate Justice Momoh-jah Stevens and a panel of  board members at the Military Court Martial Head Quarters, Cockeril in Freetown, the first accused said[…]

Sierra Leone News: Health Insurance Scheme stalled after Le9.7bn set up

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

An health insurance scheme which was conceptualised in 2007 and subsequently established in 2009 has been stalled after an initial set up financing of Le9.7 billion (Le9,750,071,779.20) in respect of the setting up the Scheme which was scheduled to start in 2017. Management of National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) signed a mutual agreement with[…]

Sierra Leone News: As APC Leader entered court room… Fracas breakout

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Proceedings in the High Court of Sierra Leone regarding the Petition cases  was interrupted for over 20 mins after the arrival of the Leader of the Opposition APC party in Parliament. Justice Komba Kamanda was proceeding yesterday when Honourable Chernor Maju Bah entered the Court room, which forced Members of Parliament from the Opposition APC and[…]

Sierra Leone News: Some MPs are malnourish-MP informs Fisheries Minister 

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

The Member of Parliament representing constituency 002 Kailahun, Honourable Sahr Juana, yesterday 16 April 2019 informed the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Hon Emma Kowa, that some MPs are malnourish, due to lack of access to good fish. He made this disclosure while debating two agreements on the implementation on the provisions of the Untied[…]

Sierra Leone News: 95% of water Sierra Leoneans drink is contaminated with faeces

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Water is life, but it can be death as well. In Sierra Leone, water borne diseases are one of the leading causes of death, according to WHO. According to the Ministry of Health WASH Program Manager, Doris Bah, “95% of the water consumed is contaminated with Escherichia coli, a bacteria found in human and animal faeces.” Lack[…]