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Sierra Leone ALERT: Newspaper ...

Sierra Leone ALERT: Newspaper editor physically assaulted

Wednesday, March 18, 2009
David Jabati, editor of  the Exclusive, a Freetown-based independent newspaper was on March 13, 2008 violently assaulted by angry supporters of the ...
SIERRA LEONE: Diamond miners c...

SIERRA LEONE: Diamond miners choose cassava over carats

Wednesday, March 18, 2009
In Sierra Leone plummeting diamond prices, dwindling reserves, consistently poor working conditions and a lack of regulation are driving diamond...
SIERRA LEONE: Women access pow...

SIERRA LEONE: Women access power, vote by vote

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
In Kailahun, Sierra Leone, the poorest region in the world's poorest country, women are trying to effect change on the issues that matter to them –...
SIERRA LEONE: “Forced marriage...

SIERRA LEONE: “Forced marriage” conviction a first

Thursday, February 26, 2009
The Special Court for Sierra Leone on 25 February convicted three former leaders of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), marking the first time a...
SIERRA LEONE: Communities take...

SIERRA LEONE: Communities take charge, one latrine at a time

Thursday, February 26, 2009
Kadiatou Samura proudly showed her pristine new toilet to her Member of Parliament, the leader of her chiefdom and the head of the UN Children’s...
Sierra Leone ALERT: Female jou...

Sierra Leone ALERT: Female journalists taken hostage over reports on FGM

Friday, February 13, 2009
Four journalists in Kanema, a town of about 200km from Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone, were on February 7, 2009 taken hostage by members of Bondo...
Japan provides US$2.9 million ...

Japan provides US$2.9 million in Sierra Leone

Friday, February 13, 2009
Targeting under-fives, pregnant women and young mothers nationwide The Government of Japan provided US$ 2.9 million for “the Prevention and Control...
Sierra ALERT: Media rights adv...

Sierra ALERT: Media rights advocate receives another death threat

Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai, Executive Director of Society for Democratic Initiatives (SDI), a Sierra Leone media advocacy organisation, received death...
SIERRA LEONE: Government weigh...

SIERRA LEONE: Government weighs “hybrid” health care plan

Thursday, February 05, 2009
The Sierra Leone government is considering a health care plan that would combine a national insurance scheme with totally free care for the neediest...

Small Man Big Ideas

http://thepoint.gm/africa/gambia/article/2008/5/21/small-man-big-ideas
Friday, December 26, 2008
Mr. Mohmaed Fornah, principal of IPAM on Kombo Sillah High Way looks into the future of the institute with passion and hopes of an excellent...
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