Advocaid, Carl Advocate Decriminalisation of Petty Offences

[Concord] AdvocAid’s Executive Director, Simitie Lavaly, on Wednesday 23 August, 2017, engaged members of the Human Rights Committee in Parliament on their organisation’s project to decriminalise or declassify certain offences as means of decongesting …

[Concord] AdvocAid's Executive Director, Simitie Lavaly, on Wednesday 23 August, 2017, engaged members of the Human Rights Committee in Parliament on their organisation's project to decriminalise or declassify certain offences as means of decongesting Correctional Centres across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

FCC Mayor Says Relationship With Masada Sour

[Concord] Mayor of Freetown City Council (FCC), Franklyn Baba Bode Gibson, has claimed that the relationship between his institution and MASADA Waste Management Company is not as sweet as one would expect, because the latter is sabotaging the operation…

[Concord] Mayor of Freetown City Council (FCC), Franklyn Baba Bode Gibson, has claimed that the relationship between his institution and MASADA Waste Management Company is not as sweet as one would expect, because the latter is sabotaging the operations of the council.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

As Nassit Clocks 15 Foreign Guests to Grace Confab in October

[Concord] Foreign dignitaries and social security experts are expected to grace the occasion marking the 15th anniversary of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) in October, this year.

[Concord] Foreign dignitaries and social security experts are expected to grace the occasion marking the 15th anniversary of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) in October, this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Bank of Sierra Leone Forex Gate11 Alleged Fraudsters Sent to Jail

[Concord] A battery of lawyers yesterday failed to convince Magistrate Albert J. Moody presiding at the Magistrates’ Court No.1 to grant bail to eleven accused persons, who were arraigned before the court for conspiracy to defraud contrary to the laws …

[Concord] A battery of lawyers yesterday failed to convince Magistrate Albert J. Moody presiding at the Magistrates' Court No.1 to grant bail to eleven accused persons, who were arraigned before the court for conspiracy to defraud contrary to the laws of Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Tony Elumelu Mourns With Sierra Leone, Donates $500,000

[Concord] Following the August 14 unprecedented disaster, Tony Elumelu, Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Wednesday 23 August, paid a state visit to the people and Government of Sierra Leone to commiser…

[Concord] Following the August 14 unprecedented disaster, Tony Elumelu, Founder of Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), on Wednesday 23 August, paid a state visit to the people and Government of Sierra Leone to commiserate over the great loss caused by devastating mudslides and floods that have claimed hundreds of innocent lives and left many more still missing.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Victorus Donates Food Items to Mudslide Victims

[Concord] Victorus Beauty Centre in Freetown has on Thursday 24th August, 2017, donated assorted food items to mudslide and flood victims in both Regent and Charlotte village in the Western Area Rural District.

[Concord] Victorus Beauty Centre in Freetown has on Thursday 24th August, 2017, donated assorted food items to mudslide and flood victims in both Regent and Charlotte village in the Western Area Rural District.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

UK Celebrates Success of Gambian Chevening Scholars

[The Point] UK Ambassador to The Gambia, Sharon Wardle, hosted a reception to celebrate the success of the seven young Gambians who have been awarded Chevening Scholarships to study in the United Kingdom.

[The Point] UK Ambassador to The Gambia, Sharon Wardle, hosted a reception to celebrate the success of the seven young Gambians who have been awarded Chevening Scholarships to study in the United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fortune FC Slash Gambia Wafu Squad in Warm-Up Clash

[The Point] The newly-promoted Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league side Fortune FC on Tuesday beat The Gambia WAFU Squad 3-1 in a test game played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

[The Point] The newly-promoted Gambia Football Federation domestic division one league side Fortune FC on Tuesday beat The Gambia WAFU Squad 3-1 in a test game played at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

ANC Leadership Race – Dlamini-Zuma’s Incredible Marikana Misstep

[Daily Maverick] As the race to be the next ANC leader and possibly (but no longer necessarily presumably) the next President of the country enters the four-month sprint, the space in which candidates can make mistakes is growing smaller. Big mistakes …

[Daily Maverick] As the race to be the next ANC leader and possibly (but no longer necessarily presumably) the next President of the country enters the four-month sprint, the space in which candidates can make mistakes is growing smaller. Big mistakes made now will be harder to recover from, because there is less time to change the narrative. At the same time, many people are waiting for President Jacob Zuma to do something to upset the playing field, or change the narrative. In the middle of all of this, Nkosazana Dlamini

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa