In marking the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) at 50 and the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25), Mr. Dereje Wordofa - UN Assistant Secretary General/ UNFPA Deputy Executive Director Programme visited Sierra Leone together with Mr. Mabingue Ngom - UNFPA Regional Director to learn more about the important work the country office is doing to end maternal deaths, unmet need for family planning, gender-based violence and harmful practices including FGM and child marriage.
On Tuesday 25th June 2019, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) announced that after thorough investigation, they have uncovered several fraudulent conspiracies, carried out by officials serving in the former government. This is what the statement says:
Mabohanday, a nonprofit cultural organization formed in 1982 by a group of Sierra Leoneans belonging to the Limba tribe in Sierra Leone who are currently residing in the USA has between June 2nd to June 21 June donated an estimated 135 bags of rice to 6 Limba mosques across the capital, Freetown.
The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) on Wednesday 26th June, 2019 met with the Executive Management Board (EMB) of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) at their headquarters at George Street, Freetown.
The National Public Procurement Authority (NPPA) has on Wednesday June 26 2019 officially opened its Southern Region Office in Bo, under the distinguished leadership of its Chief Executive, Ibrahim Brima Swarray.
In order to compliment President Bio’s flagship project of Free Quality School Education (FQSE), HEAL SL in partnership with the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE) and with funds from UNICEF and IrishAid, has carried out a 3 day exercise which saw the installation of over 20 Free Quality School Education Suggestion Boxes in Government and Government Assisted Schools across Freetown. Such exercise was precisely done on the 13, 14 and 17 June 2019.
State House, Freetown, Monday 17 June 2019 – The Anti-Corruption Commission, ACC, has presented to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio a second cheque of Le 7.5 billion as part of Le 16 Billion of cash so far recovered from corrupt officials.
Accra, Ghana, Saturday 15 June 2019 – The Regional Maritime University (RMU) of Ghana has conferred an honorary Doctorate Degree on His Excellency, President Julius Maada Bio, at the University’s Thirteenth Congregation for the award of degrees and diplomas in Accra, Ghana.