Daily Archives: April 15, 2015

STATEMENT ON THE BAN ON PREGNANT GIRLS RETURNING TO SCHOOL AND TAKING EXAMS

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, April 15, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations in Sierra Leone notes the decision taken by the Government of Sierra Leone to disqualify pregnant schoolgirls from attending school and from sitting school examinations. The United

Ebola – a Bumpy Road to Zero Transmission

Paolo Conteh, Sierra Leone’s defence minister and head of the country’s National Ebola Response Centre, was an athlete who set a 400-metres national record in 1982 that remains unbeaten to this day. These days, Mr. Conteh uses a sporting analogy

As Schools Reopen Today, ACC Engages Principals in Kenema amp Kailahun

A team from the regional office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in Kenema yesterday met with Principals from various secondary schools in the Kenema and Kailahun districts to discuss pertinent issues regarding the reopening of schools today. The meeting, which

Ebola Motorbike Theft Case for High Court

Magistrate Mohamed Seray Wurie, presiding at the Magistrates’ Court No.6 on Siaka Stevens Street, last Friday (10 April) committed to the High Court a matter involving one Foday Gblah, a commercial motorbike rider who had been arraigned for fraudulently converting

Airtel Donates U.S.$50,000 for Maranatha School Building

As part of their corporate social responsibility, Airtel mobile company yesterday provided the sum of US$50,000 for the construction of a six classroom building plus canteen, lavatories and staffroom for the Maranatha Primary School at Hill Station, west of Freetown.

Helping Keep Classrooms Safe As Schools Re-Open in Sierra Leone

As around 1.8 million children in Sierra Leone prepare to return to school this week after an eight month break due to Ebola, the Government of Sierra Leone, UNICEF and partners are working to ensure that children are safe through