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Twenty-one scary things in Sierra Leone’s cybercrime Bill you must know before it becomes law

Sierra Leone Telegraph 01 Apr 2021
Christian Lawyers Centre – also known as LEGAL LINK is a non-profit legal advocacy group comprising of lawyers, law students, philanthropists and human rights activists that seek to defend the rights of religious communities and vulnerable groups in Sierra Leone through legal ...

Chief Justice admits 140 newly qualified lawyers to Sierra Leone Bar

Sierra Leone Telegraph 21 Mar 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice who also serves as the Chairman of the Council of Legal EducationJustice Desmond Babatunde Edwards, yesterday admitted 140 newly qualified lawyers to the Sierra Leone Bar, after successfully passing their Bar final examinations.

President Bio wants more women to volunteer for leadership regardless of political stripes

Sierra Leone Telegraph 11 Mar 2021
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... In a brief statement, the President of Legal Access through Women Yearning for Equality Rights and Social Justice (LAWYERS), Lawyer Fatmata Sorie, thanked President Bio, the First Lady and the government of Sierra Leone for the opportunity given to women to serve the nation.

ICC's new top prosecutor brings varied experience to role

Urdu Point 13 Feb 2021
He described him as "one of the most experienced and successful lawyers in the field, combining grit and vision" ... But it is representing Ruto, as well as Kadhafi's son Seif al-Islam and former Liberian president Taylor at a special tribunal for Sierra Leone which have proved most contentious.

Paolo Conteh Demonstrates Statesmanship

Sierra Express Media 11 Jan 2021
‘’I will work and love Sierra Leoneans and it is only Sierra Leone that I will serve’’, the APC Strongman recounted ... This was after he was acquitted and discharge of treason and other several charges by the High Court of Sierra Leone in the same matter ... Stay with Sierra Express Media, for your trusted place in news!.

Letter from Africa: The promises and pitfalls of 2021

BBC News 05 Jan 2021
"Jerusalema is a sign of great things to come for African music in 2021," says Tanzanian music executive Christine Mosha ... Beyoncé and Burna Boy ... Analyst and lawyer Abdul Tejan-Cole, who used to head Sierra Leone's Anti-Corruption Commission, feels we have entered 2021 with some worrying signs ... 'No more backsliding' ... .

Visualizing Sierra Leone's Anti-Corruption Campaign

The Patriotic Vanguard 01 Dec 2020
A Resilient ACC Commissioner – Ben Kaifala Sierra Leone's Anti-Corruption Czar - Francis Ben Kaifala; a lawyer, an activist and a human rights campaigner, is on verge to end corruption, with steps taken to re-brand institution, deliver an Anti-Corruption Amendment Act 2019 signed ...

Sierra Leone’s former president Koroma interrogated for corruption and money laundering

Sierra Leone Telegraph 24 Nov 2020
Sierra Leone’s former president Ernest Bai Koroma was today interrogated by lawyers acting for the country’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), after the publication of a government White Paper on the findings of a High Court Judge-led commission of inquiry, into what the SLPP ...

Intellectual Property in Sierra Leone

The Patriotic Vanguard 05 Nov 2020
7.3.1 Should we send lawyers to study IP? ● Studying IP law solely would give lawyers knowledge about the international IP regime and also give Sierra Leone expertise knowledge, which is needed if Sierra Leone enters into IP related treaties or agreements to strengthen its IP regime.

Sierra Leone: Outrage After Supreme Court Orders Lawyer's Arrest

All Africa 02 Nov 2020
There was outrage and condemnation in Sierra Leone over a Supreme Court order to arrest a lawyer wanted for criticising its ruling ....

Sierra Leone: President Bio repeals criminal libel law

The Patriotic Vanguard 01 Nov 2020
“In its Global Expression Report 2019-2020 -The state of freedom of expression around the world, Sierra Leone has been ranked by the global organisation, Article 19, among the top five countries in Africa for facilitating and supporting freedom of expression ... President of Sierra Leone Association of Journalists, Ahmed Sahid Nasralla.

Yesterday at the Appeals Court – APC legal communications team clarifies

Sierra Leone Telegraph 21 Oct 2020
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Lawyers representing the APC MPs appealed the decisions to the Court of Appeal ... Again Lawyers for the APC MPs filed to the Supreme Court for interpretation of section 78(4) of the constitution and stay of proceeds of the Court of Appeal until the hearing and determination of the Supreme Court applications.

Task Force on sexual based violence presents case study to President Bio

The Patriotic Vanguard 19 Oct 2020
“We have also signed an MOU with the Sierra Leone Female Medical Association, a group of young doctors who are willing to work with us in their respective hospitals, to make sure that victims who are brought to the hospitals are treated immediately,” she explained.

US embassy in Freetown warns of security alert for Freetown and Makeni

Sierra Leone Telegraph 05 Oct 2020
“On the request of Ernest Koroma and his lawyers, we have decided to shift the questioning to Thursday,” the source told the editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph. The Sierra Leone Telegraph understands that this new arrangement is to allow the former president and his lawyers sufficient time to properly prepare for the meeting with the ACC.

Sierra Leone lawyers expose gross miscarriage of justice by Biobele Commission of Inquiry

Sierra Leone Telegraph 02 Oct 2020
... by Barrister Yada Hashim Williams, addressed to the President of the Sierra Leone Bar Association ... 1,326,547,800.00 to some lawyers to handle the case filed by Sam Sumana, former Vice President against the Attorney General and Victor Foh before the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone.