Julius Maada Bio talks to the Harvard Review and Bloomberg, the maternal healthcare crisis, women in Sierra Leone’s Armed Forces, Ngozi Cole and more!
Sierra Leone News Roundup is a collection of curated reports and stories about Sierra Leone from around the world.
- Developing Sierra Leone: Interview with Julius Maada Bio – Sierra Leone’s president talks anti-corruption measures, free education, gender justice and development with the Harvard Political Review.
- This is what it’s like to give birth in the world’s most dangerous country for moms – Emanuela Zuccalà on Sierra Leone’s maternal healthcare crisis.
- Declaration Of International Women’s Day As A Public Holiday – The 8th of March has been declared a public holiday in Sierra Leone.
- DNA on ancient tobacco pipe links Maryland slave site to West Africa – 200-year-old DNA links an enslaved African-American woman to the Mende people of Sierra Leone.
- RSLAF female Cadet, recruit training underway – 329 women have begun training in the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces. It’s about time!
- Sierra Leone: STEM classrooms have gender biased teachers – Miss COMAH’s 2019 talks about misogyny at Sierra Leone’s College of Medicine.
- Sierra Leone’s oldest girls school marks 170 years – Don’t miss the video of The Annie Walsh Girl’s School Parade.
- Sierra Leone: Declaring Sexual Violence and Rape as National Emergency Doesn’t Fix Problem – Opinion by Maria Martin de Almagro and Caitlin Ryan.
- Sierra Leone President Focused on Ending Corruption, Seeking Investors – Julius Maada Bio on Bloomberg.
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