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Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

The United Nations Children’s Agency (UNICEF) has supported two hundred orphans and vulnerable children in education in five districts. The education exercise started in June and ends in July, this year.

In Bombali, 27 boys and 13 girls benefitted from UNICEF’s support while in Kenema 6 boys and 14 girls benefited from the exercise. In Bo, 30 primary and junior secondary school pupils received support - 9 boys and 21 girls - and in Pujehun, 5 boys and 15 girls also benefited from the education package.

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Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

President Brig. (Rtd) Julius Maada Bio has visited the national football team - Leone Stars at their training ground at the Sierra Leone Football Academy, Kingtom.
According to our source at the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), the President’s visit will spur the players ahead of their friendly match with the Liberia national team - Lone Stars on Sunday 22ndJune, 2018 as part of that country’s Independence Day celebration.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr
Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

A student at Fourah Bay College (FBC) is reported to have died last Friday during a secret initiation rite of a fraternity group call Climax Club.

According to report, members of the Climax Club on that fateful day took the victim, Madison Bio to a hideout for an initiation rite so that he would become a full fledge member of the club.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

A student at Fourah Bay College (FBC) is reported to have died last Friday during a secret initiation rite of a fraternity group call Climax Club.

According to report, members of the Climax Club on that fateful day took the victim, Madison Bio to a hideout for an initiation rite so that he would become a full fledge member of the club.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), through the Public Education and Outreach Department, on Saturday 14th July, 2018 engaged the Deep-Eye Water Community, Western Rural, on the work of the Commission and how the community people can support the fight against corruption.

Welcoming the ACC team to the community, the local chief, Pa Momoh Kamara, said the engagement was timely and that it was the first time the Commission has ever targeted them. He said such engagements will help the people to know the strategies being employed by the Commission to combat corruption.

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Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

Since the launch of the Governance Transition Team (GTT) report last Wednesday 4th July 2018, the social media have been awash with subjective articles and audio messages that are very inciting.

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Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

Some stalwarts of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) are reported to have made attempts at the weekend to contact some elderly statesmen to prevail on President (Brig.) Rtd. Julius Maada Bio halt his ant-corruption prosecution drive.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

The cabinet of President Brig. (Rtd.) Julius Maada Bio last week endorsed the recommendations of the Governance Transition Team’s (GTT) Report for the setting up of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the fifty-one people recommended for investigation in relation with corrupt practices and racketeering during the ten-year rule of the All People’s Congress (APC) Government of former President Ernest Bai Koroma.

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Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

Wednesday, 11 July 2018: Seventy-six members of the Sierra Leone Parliament including those of the Parliamentary Committee on Health and Sanitation, Human Rights and the Legislative have participated in a one-day workshop on access to justice and related human rights issues for HIV/AIDS Key Populations.

The Key Populations are the groups which are at a higher risk of contracting the virus. They comprise Female Sex Workers, Men Who Have Sex With Men and People Who Inject Drugs.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

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