Mr Express 7-13-10
AMNESTY schools communities on domestic violence
In line with the Africa Human Rights Education Project, aimed at achieving relevant human rights education and improve human rights, the artist group of Amnesty International is currently breaking grounds in six communities in the Western Area, Urban, offering public knowledge on domestic violence through the use of participatory theatres.
According to the Administrative Director, Patrick Massaquoi, the motive of the project is to anchor the culture of the human right education and the fight against domestic violence among the people of Sierra Leone.
Vegetable traders cry for sales
Vegetable traders at Moyamba Junction, Moyamba District, south of Sierra Leone have expressed disappointment over the fall in business during the past six months due to poor harvest in farms as well as the drastic cut in consumer spending.
Mostly, travellers plying the Bo-Freetown highway are the ones that patronize the vegetable growers but seem to have cut down greatly on their interest and the traders are facing serious difficulties in marketing perishable goods.
IMF approves 45.4 million for Salone
Recently, the IMF under its Extended Credit Facilities of the Executive Board approved the sixth final review of Sierra Leone performance and disbursed the sum of Us $45.5 million dollars to the government of Sierra Leone as part of a new three year arrangement under the ECF.
Making it known to the public, IMF officer, Meshack Tunee disclosed that the money for the three year arrangement took effect on the 1st July 2010 and will release the first disbursement of the sum of 6.5 million dollars soonest.
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