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President Bio accused of lacking moral compass after agreeing to set up embassy in Israel ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 29 Aug 2023
Writing on Twitter, Basita MichaelSierra Leone’s most prominent civil liberty campaigner and lawyer said. ... Is Sierra Leone seeking to curry favour with the United States at the expense of established diplomatic norms and international stability? The timing of this decision ...

President Bio accused of prioritising spending on public relations rather than tackle poverty

Sierra Leone Telegraph 26 Aug 2023
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... There is deep anger across many parts of Sierra Leone as President Bio hires a US advertising and publicity agency to help clean up his government’s poor image abroad ... the President is showing his total lack of compassion for the poor people of Sierra Leone.

Seychelles’s Former President to lead Commonwealth observers in Maldives election |25 August 2023

Nation 25 Aug 2023
... and Politics, from the University of the West Indies, Saint Lucia; Ambassador Alari Awahnatu Cole, from the ECOWAS Council of the Wise and former ambassador and high Commissioner of Sierra Leone; Singapore’s former nominated member of parliament and lawyer Mahdev Mohan.

President Bio’s proposed Elections Review Committee is a sham aimed at diverting attention from rigged ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 09 Aug 2023
Sierra Leone Telegraph. 8 August 2023. ... Writing on Twitter yesterday, former President of the Sierra Leone Bar Association and Human Rights Lawyer – Barrister Basita Michael, criticised President Bio’s proposed elections review committee. This is what she says.. .

Honourable Eddie Turay passes away

The Patriotic Vanguard 29 Jun 2023
A seasoned Academic, Author and Lawyer, the late ace politician has served Sierra Leone in many leadership and governance positions including as Majority Leader in Parliament and as Sierra Leone High Commissioner to Great Britain where ...

Informant testifies she was bribed to tell lies about the murder victim at Greg Leon trial

The Post and Courier 23 Jun 2023
Before going into the office of attorney Dick Harpootlian, who was representing Leon, Sierra was being told what to tell the lawyer about Santos ... After the meeting at the attorney’s office, SLED agents followed Sierra to a San Jose restaurant where Leon’s Cadillac Escalade was parked outside.

African Liberation Day

The Patriotic Vanguard 27 May 2023
It was an association of 31 independent African states, including Ghana, Egypt, Morocco, Liberia, Libya, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, and Sudan ... The late scholar Cyrenus Nyan Forh and others classified the Liberian situation as “Black Colonialism.” In 1961, Sierra Leone gained independence under the leadership of Milton Margai.

Kristof: On the front line of an education revolution in Sierra Leone

The Mercury News 26 May 2023
MAKENI, Sierra Leone — ... But she is a brilliant student on a path to fulfill her dream of becoming a lawyer because of an education revolution underway here in Sierra Leone ... The United States and other countries could learn a thing or two in the ramshackle schools of Sierra Leone.

World could learn a thing or two from the ramshackle schools of Sierra Leone

Khaleejtimes 25 May 2023
'I hope the education revolution in Sierra Leone will live up to its promise and prove contagious abroad' ... But she is a brilliant student on a path to fulfil her dream of becoming a lawyer because of an education revolution under way here in Sierra Leone ... Sierra Leone may offer a ...

Leadership Made in Africa with Modupe TAYLOR-PEARCE: Making Africa work for Africans: Collaborations and Partnerships

B & FT Online 21 Apr 2023
Beatrice Chaytor is an international trade lawyer, called to the Bar in England and Wales as well as Sierra Leone, with over 30 years’ experience in providing advice and support to NGO’s, governments and intergovernmental organisations on trade and investment legal and policy issues.

Threat of legal action needed to spur companies over emissions, experts say

Business Day 14 Apr 2023
In many cases, communities can play a key role in holding governments to account, said Sonkita Conteh, a lawyer in Sierra Leone and co-founder of Namati, an organisation that uses legal networks to advance social and environmental justice. Sierra Leone passed a customary land ...

PPRC’s banning of political rallies will not end lawlessness – Op ed

Sierra Leone Telegraph 04 Apr 2023
Augustine Sorie-Sengbe Marrah. Sierra Leone Telegraph. 04 April 2023. ... (Photo above ... The Supreme Court of Sierra Leone has ruled that fundamental rights cannot be abrogated by press releases or communiqués but by an express law passed by Parliament ... About the author. Augustine Sorie-Sengbe Marrah is a lawyer and political activist in Sierra Leone. .

Young leaders take centre stage at CSW67 interactive dialogue

Business Ghana 26 Mar 2023
The panel involved prominent youth activists, including Oscar Noel Fitzpatrick, a multidisciplinary activist from Ireland; Alison Adrian Berbetty Omiste, a Systems Engineer and Lawyer from Bolivia; and Hawa Yokie, an Innovator and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics enthusiast from Sierra Leone ... --Advertisements--. .

Why Samura Kamara is in the United States of America

The Patriotic Vanguard 20 Mar 2023
By Gbaksondo Kloiloi, Freetown, Sierra Leone Yesterday, a press release from the APC, the main opposition party in ... Samura Kamara and a team of his lawyers together with the High court Judge and members of the prosecution team are leaving the shores of Sierra Leone for the states.

Africa: Want Gender Justice? Invest in Women Lawyers

All Africa 08 Mar 2023
London -- One of my mentors, human rights lawyer Yasmin Jusu-Sheriff of Sierra Leone, once told me. "Individuals can be broken, they can be silenced. But it is very hard to kill an organisation of women" ....

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