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May 2017

Ahead of the goal of gender equality, increased political participation of women and economic empowerment lies an arduous journey for women and girls in Africa. (Photo: Fashion designer Ejiro A. Tafiri, 28, and her team in

— Ahmad Alhendawi, former United Nations youth envoy Ahmad Alhendawi (in photo) served as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth between 2013 and 2017. During that period, he traversed the world, visiting Africa 15 times, advocating

Dr. Kandeh Yumkella's elder brother and former High Commissioner to The Gambia, Ambassador Foday Yumkella has declared Brigadier (Rtd.) Julius Maada Bio as the next President of the Republic of Sierra Leone. Ambassador Foday Yumkella

On Friday, 12th May 2017, a new book titled Gallery Walk-ins (Unsolicited) was launched at the British Council. The author of this new book is a young Sierra Leonean, Victor Koroma, who is based in

Deputy Health and Sanitation Minister II, Madam Zuliatu Cooper has officially opened a four-day 2017 Annual Conference and Scientific Symposium of the Sierra Leone Nurses Association (SLNA) on Thursday May 11, 2017 at the Holy

one year after she was appointed as Minister of Political and Public Affairs, the first woman to hold such prestigious position Sierra Leone’s First Female to be appointed as Minister of Political and Public Affairs, Hon.

The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) has got a new chairperson and vice chairperson respectively. The new chairperson of HRCSL is Rev. Dr. Usman Jesse Fornah and the Vice chairperson is Grace Coleridge Taylor.

The Atlantic Lumley Hotel which is situated at the Lumley Beach is set to empower Sierra Leoneans through the creation of job and other economic gains.  This was disclosed to this medium by the General