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Panther women vow to improve the lives of poor people in Kroo Bay slum Sierra Leone

September 22, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 1

Abdul Sillah Sierra Leone Telegraph: 23 September 2016 Panther Women’s Group (Panther Ladies) are calling for national and international help to support their local development initiatives and plans to improve the lives of poor people in the Kroo Bay slum, whose homes and livelihoods were affected in recent floods and [Read More]

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Launch of Sierra Leone Women Are Free to Choose and SiA Magazine Fall 2016

September 22, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 4

Press Statement by Sierra Leone Women are Free to Choose (SLWAFC) Sierra Leone Telegraph: 22 September, 2016 On September 22nd, Sierra Leone Women are Free to Choose (SLWAFC) will officially launch our “imitated not mutilated” campaign in Freetown, Sierra Leone as well as the Fall 2016 edition of SiA Magazine. (Photo: [Read More]

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Sierra Leone presidential hopeful Yumkella departs Freetown for University of Oxford

September 21, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 September 2016 Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, former UN Under-Secretary-General has arrived in the UK in advance of a working visit to the University of Oxford. While in Oxford, the distinguished development economist and global energy access advocate will deliver a lecture on ‘the role of the international [Read More]

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Briefcase of the late presidential hopeful of Sierra Leone – Fadika was not stolen

September 2, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 6

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 September 2016 Following media reports about a briefcase belonging to the late Moseray Fadika containing cash and credit cards, alleged to have been stolen after his death in London, the Moseray Fadika Trust has today issued a statement, sternly debunking the story. It describe the reports [Read More]

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FGM in Sierra Leone – to ban or not to ban: A rejoinder

September 2, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 13

Fuambai Sia Ahmadu – Co-founder of All Women Are Free to Choose (AWAFC Inc.) Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 September 2016 All Women are Free to Choose (AWAFC), which is an international advocacy movement on behalf of the majority of circumcised women who support the practice, including Bondo and Sande, is [Read More]

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You can’t preach integration and practice segregation – A point of view

September 2, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 6

Abdulai Mansaray Sierra Leone Telegraph: 2 September 2016 The recent ban on what many will see as the aptly named BURKINI swimwear has become a tilting point in the history of France. There is no doubt that France has unfortunately bore the brunt of extremist barbarity in recent times. Dozens [Read More]

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‘There is nothing petty about petty corruption’ – says Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Czar

August 25, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 6

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 25 August 2016 A few days ago, the editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph – Mr Abdul Rashid Thomas, caught up with the man appointed early this year to take over one of the most difficult jobs in Sierra Leone – tackling corruption, to talk about his [Read More]

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Sierra Leone – When violence becomes the last refuge of the incompetent

August 21, 2016 Abdul Rashid Thomas 0

Abdulai Mansaray Sierra Leone Telegraph: 21 August 2016 No law abiding person should condone the use of violence in any shape or form. There can be no justification for violence or riots in our community. This brings to mind the senseless loss of lives during the recent riots in the [Read More]