Gender-Based Violence – What’s Missing and How to Fix It

[The Conversation Africa] Valencia Farmer was 14 years old when she was brutally gang raped and murdered. She was stabbed 53 times. That was in 1999 and her killer was only sentenced for the crime 17 years later.

[The Conversation Africa] Valencia Farmer was 14 years old when she was brutally gang raped and murdered. She was stabbed 53 times. That was in 1999 and her killer was only sentenced for the crime 17 years later.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Leocem Spends Le7 Million On EDSA Yearly

[Concord] Arne B. Johansen, Managing Director of LEOCEM Cement Factory, has disclosed to Members of Parliament (MPs) on the Committees on Lands, Water, Labour and Trade respectively, that they usually give seven million Leones (Le7m) as annual support …

[Concord] Arne B. Johansen, Managing Director of LEOCEM Cement Factory, has disclosed to Members of Parliament (MPs) on the Committees on Lands, Water, Labour and Trade respectively, that they usually give seven million Leones (Le7m) as annual support to the Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA).

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Two Remanded for Alleged Murder

[Concord] Magistrate Dr.Abou Bakarr Binneh-Kamara of the Siaka Steven Street Court No.1, yesterday remanded one Samuel Samura and Abubakar alias Daddy Abu to the Male Correctional Centre for the alleged murder of one Ishmail Suma.

[Concord] Magistrate Dr.Abou Bakarr Binneh-Kamara of the Siaka Steven Street Court No.1, yesterday remanded one Samuel Samura and Abubakar alias Daddy Abu to the Male Correctional Centre for the alleged murder of one Ishmail Suma.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

President Koroma Calls for Collective Effort to Reverse Maternal Death Trend

[Concord] President Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday called for collective effort from everyone to change the current trend of hundreds of mothers dying while giving birth.

[Concord] President Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday called for collective effort from everyone to change the current trend of hundreds of mothers dying while giving birth.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

SDI Implicates Govt. Over NGO Policy Regulation

[Concord] The Society for Democratic Initiatives (SDI) has in its 2016 report on Defending civil society, implicated government and Members of Parliament over the implementation of the Sierra Leone NGO Policy Regulation of 2009.

[Concord] The Society for Democratic Initiatives (SDI) has in its 2016 report on Defending civil society, implicated government and Members of Parliament over the implementation of the Sierra Leone NGO Policy Regulation of 2009.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Kenya Eyes Make-Up Friendly Before Sierra Leone Clash

[Concord] Football Kenya Federation (FKF) are eyeing a make-up friendly before traveling to Freetown for their June 10 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.

[Concord] Football Kenya Federation (FKF) are eyeing a make-up friendly before traveling to Freetown for their June 10 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Parliament Amends 2017 Local Government Act

[Concord] In order to address the recent de-amalgamation of chiefdoms, and the subsequent addition of two districts to the Northern Province, Members of Parliament, on Tuesday 30th May, 2017, unanimously amended the Local Government Act of 2017.

[Concord] In order to address the recent de-amalgamation of chiefdoms, and the subsequent addition of two districts to the Northern Province, Members of Parliament, on Tuesday 30th May, 2017, unanimously amended the Local Government Act of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Lower Banta Needs Peace and Reconciliation

[Concord] The people of Lower Banta chiefdom in the Moyamba district especially in Gbangbatoke and Largo sections have raised concerns over the present situation and called for peace and unity.

[Concord] The people of Lower Banta chiefdom in the Moyamba district especially in Gbangbatoke and Largo sections have raised concerns over the present situation and called for peace and unity.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Buya Turay Elated With Leone Stars Call UP

[Concord] Sierra Leone national team, Leone Stars’ new boy, Lumor Mohamed Buya Turay, said he was elated with his first senior national team call up, adding it’s a dream come true and that he was ready to make an impact, if granted the chance.

[Concord] Sierra Leone national team, Leone Stars' new boy, Lumor Mohamed Buya Turay, said he was elated with his first senior national team call up, adding it's a dream come true and that he was ready to make an impact, if granted the chance.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone