Most of the West African migrants who fail to reach Europe eventually return to their own countries, but it can be a bitter homecoming. In Sierra Leone, returnees are often rejected by relatives and friends. They're seen as failures, and many stole from their families to pay for their journey. Some readers will find this story disturbing.
Too many of our boys are invisible and forgotten. Each boy is important and in this race of life, nobody should be left behind. It is within this context that the first observance of “International Day of the Boy Child”, henceforth known as “International Boys’ Day” will be observed on 16 May 2020.”
UNICEF signs MoU with the Sierra Leone Football Association and local football players on COVID-19 sensitisation and awareness
Freetown, 7 May 2020 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a joint communication and advocacy campaign, which will see local football players engaged in public sensitisation around the Corona Virus disease (Covid-19).
Baromi Conteh (not her real name), a 29 year old resident of Moyeba Community in the east of Freetown is in her first trimester of pregnancy (first 3 months of pregnancy) andwas due forFREE treated mosquitonet upon her first visit to the nearest government health facility in her community,which is the Moyeba Community Health Center (CHC), centrally located at the center of the community for easy movement of pregnant women like BaromiConteh and children under five years, who are most at risk of Malaria.
“Let me commend the organizers for doing a great job.” “Thankfully, President Ernest Bai Koroma has laid the foundation exemplifying a good leadership. He has created the platform in promoting democratic good governance...
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