18. 10. 16
posted by: press release

MoneyGram, a leading global money transfer service in Ghana, has been recognized for its innovation in money transfer with the Mobex Africa Innovation in Money Transfer Award. The award acknowledges MoneyGram’s continuous innovation in enabling remittances directly to bank accounts and into mobile wallets, which were both introduced this year.   MoneyGram was selected from a competitive nominee pool including major players like GHIPSS, Expresspay, Ecobank, Barclays Bank & Alexpay.

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18. 10. 01
posted by: press release

The undersigned read with concern the recent statement by the NEC explaining the cancellation of the local council by-election in Kambia district on Saturday due to electoral violence. 

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18. 08. 06
posted by: press release

The Naheeim Muslim Youth Organisation on Wednesday 18th July, 2018 presented a ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for the Commission’s efforts in the fight against corruption in Sierra Leone. 

Handing over the certificate to the ACC Commissioner, the Secretary General of the organization Foday Sillah, said his organisation was appreciative of the role and work of the ACC in ensuring that the country is rid of corruption.

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18. 10. 15
posted by: press release

The United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria E. Brewer, has on Monday 15th October 2018 paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Dr. Abass Chernor Bundu, for the first time since he was elected Speaker on the 25th April 2018.

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18. 08. 18
posted by: Angelique Reid, UNFPA Communication Specialist

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 17August 2018 – A two-day national stakeholders workshop took place to discuss the way forward for the implementation of comprehensive sexuality education in Sierra Leone.

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18. 06. 28
posted by: Press Release

The Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Wednesday 27th June 2018 debated and approved, with some dissenting voices, the Seventh Report of the First Session of the Committee on Appointments and the Public Service (CAPS), chaired by the Acting Leader of Government Business, Hon. Mathew Sahr Nyuma.

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18. 10. 06
posted by: press statement

Freetown, 1 October 2018. The United Nations in Sierra Leone expresses concern over the violent incidents that occurred on 29 September 2018 in Ward 196, Thonko Limba Chiefdom, Kambia District, during the bye-elections, leading to loss of life, injury and damage to property, as well as to the cancellation of the bye-elections. 

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18. 08. 14
posted by: Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2018 – 12 July 2018

We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We want to build lasting peace. Therefore, young people belong at the centre of our collective efforts. Let us embrace young people as active partners on this journey together.

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