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Human Rights Commission reminds government of Sierra Leone of its obligations

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 April 2019: The newly appointed Commissioners of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) held their first press conference yesterday at their Tower Hill  office in Freetown, where they reminded the government of  its obligation – to respect, protect, and guarantee human rights in the [Read More]

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Government departments failing to comply with Right to Access Information laws

Sinneh Kamara: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 April 2019: Sierra Leone government chief minister – Professor David Francis, has called on six defaulting government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to submit their Proactive Disclosure Publication Schemes to the Right to Access Information Commission (RAIC) by 30th May 2019, after failing to [Read More]

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Sierra Leone minister of labor Adekunle King speaks about the ILO

Dennis Kabatto: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 April 2019: The International Labor Organization (ILO) was founded in 1919. It brings together governments, employers and workers with a mission to defend workers’ rights, encourage decent job opportunities and advocate for social justice. Last Wednesday, representatives of the 187 ILO member states gathered [Read More]

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President Bio speaks about leadership at Vancouver conference

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 April 2019: Yesterday, president Bio and the mayor of the capital Freetown – Yvonne Aki Sawyerr, arrived in Canada for a five-day Technology, Entertainment, and Design (TED) conference, where president Bio will deliver a keynote speech on ‘Leadership’. The TED conference is taking place in Vancouver, [Read More]

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Bio led government of Sierra Leone at one year – tempering great expectations

Andrew Keili: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 April 2019: Congratulations to the government for its one year in power. As is normal after elections, there are often great expectations of a new government from its ardent supporters and people who generally look forward to a fresh approach to addressing national concerns. [Read More]