The Women’s Situation Room – Sierra Leone (WSR-SL) has expressed grave concern over the political violence that occurred on Tuesday, 20th February 2018 in Kamalo, Karene district, Northern Region of Sierra Leone and its negative impact which has caused injuries and created fear and anxiety on thegeneral populace.
Head of Police Media in Sierra Leone, Superintendent Ibrahim Samura has confirmed to the world that civilians have the power to arrest but have not the power to detain after arresting.
He was speaking to AYV newspaper in the morning of yesterday 22nd February, 2018 in an exclusive interview responding to a disagreement between panelists Cornelius Deveaux from the All People’s Congress (APC) party, Rado Yokie from the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), Alusine Mcfoy from the National Grand Coalition (NGC) and Asma James journalists working for Radio Democracy FM 98.1.
The Media House Continental Europe fondly called “Watch You Nayba” has awarded the Africa Young Voices Media Empire as the Media House of the Year 2017 for its efforts in dissemination of news across the globe.
Giving the award at the Empire’s premises on Wednesday 21st February, 2018, Kelfala Mansaray the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Media House Continental Europe said the AYV has always stood tall and has immensely contributed to the transformation of Sierra Leone’s media landscape. He referenced the professional standards by which the Empire covered and reported the past political parties conventions, political rallies, presidential debate and above all the Ebola outbreak and flood and mudslide disasters that hit the country.
Commissioner Ady Macauley: Sierra Leone Anti-Corruptions Commission
Transparency International (TI) yesterday 22nd February released its Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for 2017 where Sierra Leone ranks 130 out of 183 countries surveyed, moving 7 places down from 123 in 2016.
More countries declined in the index, this year as in 2016, than improved, showing the need for urgent action against corruption around the world.