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33,000 Pupils To Benefit As…  Japan & WFP Sign $2 M School Feeding Program     

The Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr. Francis Kai Kai on Friday 11th October 2019 observed that children always look forward to the free food provided in schools, especially in the rural areas that need not be overstated, that education is government’s flagship program in its Medium-Term National Development Plan, that he is extremely delighted for the Japanese food aid that would contribute immensely to human capital development and underlined the need ...

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Politicians threat to media freedom in Ghana — Graphic Business Editor

By Theophilus Yartey The Editor of the Graphic Business, Mr Theophilus Yartey, has said the ownership of media establishments by politicians and businessmen is a major factor threatening media independence and freedom in Ghana.

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Indian Vice President meets President Bio, announces major areas of cooperation

State House, Freetown, Sierra Leone Sunday 13 October 2019 – Honourable Vice President of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu, has met His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House where he announced major areas of support to Sierra Leone that will impact economic development in the immediate future.

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    An Op-ed on the Commemoration of the IDGC’s “Equal Rights of Girls”  

By Mariama Janet Deen: Mentor at Ansarul Islamic Secondary School  Emerald Leadership Initiative Africa (Eli Africa) Girls’ Network Since 2012, 11th October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. This is inline with United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare the day as the International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC), The day aims to highlight ...

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APC MP Questions the Dependability of Free Education 

By Forum Newspaper SL As parents in Bombali district and other parts f the country continue to pay fees for their children in government and government assisted schools, the All Peoples Congress APC Deputy Minority Leader in the House of Parliament, Hon. Alhaji Ibrahim Ben Kargbo has in an exclusive questioned the authenticity of the free education policy.

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  Unfulfilled Tourism Boom Promises

Sierra Leone before the civil was one of the world’s accessible tourist destinations and used to receive tourists from all over the world due to the country’s rich touristic potentials not until the conflict scare that drove out the regular visitors and other friends of the beautiful nation.

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Message From the Coordinator Women’s Forum for Human Rights and Democracy-Sierra Leone (WOFHRAD-SL) 

Madam Emilia Kamara Jengo 11/10/2019 Email: wofhrad95@gmail.com As we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child with the theme “Girlforce Unscripted and Unstoppable” I want to call on all especially our young girls to be focused and ready to stand the test of times to achieve   their goals.

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Ethno-Regional Divide Won’t Earn SLPP a Comeback in 2023

With everything still remained unchanged since last April when the new government came into office to date, Sierra Leone’s socio-economic and political situation always remains the same with nothing seems to be working much as reforms are concerned.

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EU, 50/50 Group & SCG Launch Empowering Women to be Effective Political Actors Project

EU, 50/50 Group & SCG Launch Empowering Women to be Effective Political Actors Project

The 50/50 Group, in partnership with Search for Common Ground and supported by the European Union (EU) on Wednesday 9th  October 2019 launched the project titled ‘Beyond Politics of Men: Empowering Women to be Effective Political Actors in Sierra Leone’ targeting  Women in Politics and Leadership of Political Parties in Kenema, Kambia and Tonkolili Districts.

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Modernizing Legislative Ethics: Costa Rica’s Turn?

Rick Messick

by Rick Messick The conduct of parliamentarians has not escaped the anticorruption community’s attention.  Ethics codes and parliamentary immunities are everywhere being examined to ensure legislators adhere to the highest standards of conduct and can be held to account if they do not.

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