Category Archives: Education

Activists Rebuild Home Where Holocaust Memories Can Live On

Last Sunday, January 27, was the day designated by the United Nations as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was the 74th anniversary of the day Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau.The camp run by the German Third Reich, located just ove...

Karate Champ Takes On New Foe in France, DRC: Sexual Violence

SAINT-DENIS, FRANCE Women's marches last weekend in cities around the world show just how much attention the #MeToo movement has drawn to the issue of sexual violence. But experts say there is a long way to go. An

President Julius Maada Bio Launches Global Partnership for Education Programme, Commissions Fourteen Teaching Service Commission District Offices

State House, Freetown His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has officially launched the Global Partnership for Education, GPE, programme and commissioned fourteen Teaching Service Commission district offices at the St. Anthony Boys Primary School, ...

Land For Sale in Sierra Leone

House For Sale in Sierra Leone1. 3 town lots, Located at Hamilton along the New Highway2. It is fenced with concrete. 3. It has a solid Foundation with Concrete 4. There is already a Survey plan and a conveyance registered with the Ministry of

South Sudanese Fear Leaving UN Protected Camps Despite Peace

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN Tracing his fingers over the metal fencing at a United Nations protected site in South Sudan's capital, Nhial Nyuot Nhial hung his head as he contemplated going home after years of civil war. At the

DR CONGO: OPPOSITION LEADER FELIX TSHISEKEDI SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT

KINSHASA, Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in on Thursday as Democratic Republic of Congo's president, succeeding Joseph Kabila in the vast central African country's first transfer of power through an election in 59 years of independence.Ts...

Sierra Leone’s laws to protect women have unintended consequences

Age-of-consent law is complex. If it is set too high, there's a risk that it will undercut young people's agency. If it is set too low, it does not offer enough protection for vulnerable young people.This is a conundrum Sierra

Ethiopia Readies ‘Massive Offensive’ on al-Shabab in Somalia

ADDIS ABABA The Ethiopian National Defense Force on Saturday confirmed an ambush by al-Shabab extremists on an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in neighboring Somalia and said Ethiopian forces are preparing a massive offensive in response.The statement ...