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MAGE –Sierra Leone Meet to Empower Activists

Men’s Association for Gender Equality (MAGE) has commenced their introductory district entry meetings in the Western Urban to engage Community Actors, Stakeholders, Government Personnel and Government Line Institutions, which include the Family Support Unit, the Health Sector, Social Welfare, Court Personnel, Councillors and Members of Parliament. Abu Bakarr Sulaiman Tarawally was amongst the participants and he reports. The participants would

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Glimpse of Marauding Parliament

As Abu Bakarr Sulaiman Tarawally reports, a wave of dastardly behaviour and protests bemoaning modern civilization marred the face of Sierra Leone parliament to a rude shock on Tuesday and Wednesday April 24 and 25, 2018. It started with war of words on the status and authority –which should be in charge of affairs in the ‘well’ between the Speaker and

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Knitting Footholds with NASSIT

The National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) Pension Scheme, which has benefited government pensioners, over the years is not only serving ordinary retired citizens but also other Senior Government Pensioners like Members of Parliament, Judges, Teachers etc, who have come to the realization that contributing to a pension scheme is something they often do simply because they have to

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President Koroma Leaves Office After Runoff Polls

Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Alpha Abu Bakarr Sahid Kanu has said in Freetown that incumbent President Koroma remains president of the Republic of Sierra Leone until someone emerges winner of the runoff election scheduled for later March this year His statement came in following a press conference Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio convened on Sunday March 25, 2018

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Sierra Leone’s Election runoff set for Saturday March 31st

Rounds of dramas bedeviled the second elections in Sierra Leone. Lawyers that are members of the All People’s Congress initiated a swathe of legal issues pointing irregularities in the March 7 polls. Justice Abdurahman Mansaray, the presiding Judge earlier refused to grant a ruling in the plaintiff’s application for an ex-parte to be granted in a court motion demanding forensic

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