Leprosy Management Challenged By High Stigma

[Concord] “Stigma has been the greatest challenge associated with leprosy management. We need a change in attitude towards leprosy. It must be perceived like any other disease in order to completely wipe out the stigma associated with it,” says Manjo A…

[Concord] "Stigma has been the greatest challenge associated with leprosy management. We need a change in attitude towards leprosy. It must be perceived like any other disease in order to completely wipe out the stigma associated with it," says Manjo A. Lamin, Multi-Drug TB Focal Point at the National Leprosy and Tuberculosis Control Programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Exams Malpractice!

[Concord] Justice Ernest Gooding, presiding at the Freetown High Court, yesterday (30 January) sentenced two teachers to nine years imprisonment each after they pleaded guilty to five count charges of exams malpractices.

[Concord] Justice Ernest Gooding, presiding at the Freetown High Court, yesterday (30 January) sentenced two teachers to nine years imprisonment each after they pleaded guilty to five count charges of exams malpractices.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

MRCG Trains Journalists On Professional Media Coverage & Conflict Sensitive Reporting

[Concord] Media Reform Coordinating Group (MRCG), with support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – under its Conflict Prevention and Mitigation during the Electoral Cycle in Sierra Leone project – has concluded a two-day workshop for jou…

[Concord] Media Reform Coordinating Group (MRCG), with support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - under its Conflict Prevention and Mitigation during the Electoral Cycle in Sierra Leone project - has concluded a two-day workshop for journalists on 'Promoting Professional Media Coverage and Conflict Sensitive Reporting of the 2018 Multi-Tier Elections in Sierra Leone'.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Bumbuna II to Produce 143 Megawatts Electricity, Says Deputy Energy Minister

[Concord] Deputy Minister of Energy, Osmond Hanciles, has disclosed that Bumbuna Hydroelectric Phase II project would generate 143 megawatts of electricity for communities across Sierra Leone.

[Concord] Deputy Minister of Energy, Osmond Hanciles, has disclosed that Bumbuna Hydroelectric Phase II project would generate 143 megawatts of electricity for communities across Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Residents Pledge Support for Independent Candidate

[Concord] Hundreds of inhabitants in Ward 382 in Constituency 107, Lumpa, in the outskirt of Waterloo, have pledged their unflinching support for Mohamed Opeh Koroma, an independent candidate who was denied the All People’s Congress (APC) party symbol …

[Concord] Hundreds of inhabitants in Ward 382 in Constituency 107, Lumpa, in the outskirt of Waterloo, have pledged their unflinching support for Mohamed Opeh Koroma, an independent candidate who was denied the All People's Congress (APC) party symbol to contest the March 7 Local Council election.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

APC Publicity Secretary Admits ‘Affiliation’ With Alleged Leader of ‘Bloody Friday

[Concord] National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC), who also doubles as Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, yesterday admitted that the party had an affiliation with the alleged mastermind of ‘Bloody Friday’,…

[Concord] National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC), who also doubles as Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, yesterday admitted that the party had an affiliation with the alleged mastermind of 'Bloody Friday', Alhaji S.I. Koroma aka Sheik, but not anymore as some question mark had been raised over his activities with opposition leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Judge Accuses Undersheriff’s Office of Stalling the Judicial System

[Concord] Honourable Justice Komba kamanda has sensationally accused the office of the Undersheriff of frustrating the judicial process. He made this statement during the call over ceremony of the January 2018 Criminal Session at High Court No.1 Monday…

[Concord] Honourable Justice Komba kamanda has sensationally accused the office of the Undersheriff of frustrating the judicial process. He made this statement during the call over ceremony of the January 2018 Criminal Session at High Court No.1 Monday, apparently angered over the fact that only eight out of 35 jurors were present in court.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Accused Remanded for Alleged Murder

[Concord] Magistrate Santigie Bangura, presiding at the Freetown Magistrates’ Court No.1, yesterday remanded one Gbassay Mansaray to the Female Correctional Centre after her arraignment for an alleged murder.

[Concord] Magistrate Santigie Bangura, presiding at the Freetown Magistrates' Court No.1, yesterday remanded one Gbassay Mansaray to the Female Correctional Centre after her arraignment for an alleged murder.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Salnam and Ndo Donate to Regent Community Mudslide Victims

[Concord] Sierra Leone National Association of Manitoba, Canada (SALNAM) and Ndegbormei Development Organisation (NDO), yesterday donated sixty bags of rice, used clothes and shoes to mudslide and floods victims at the Regent Community Centre in Freetown.

[Concord] Sierra Leone National Association of Manitoba, Canada (SALNAM) and Ndegbormei Development Organisation (NDO), yesterday donated sixty bags of rice, used clothes and shoes to mudslide and floods victims at the Regent Community Centre in Freetown.