Leone News

Bio on maiden visit to Gambia

By KEMO CHAM Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio is in Gambia to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.

The East African , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

CAR CLINIC: When a car keeps jerking...

Interesting car, the Leone.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 12, 2019

Sierra Leone president declares rape a 'national emergency'

By AFP Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio on Thursday declared rape and sexual violence a "national emergency" with life imprisonment for perpetrators attacking minors, after an outcry over the level of sexual violence in the country.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 9, 2019

Sierra Leone's president declares rape a national emergency

The brutal rape of a young girl by her uncle has become a rallying point in Sierra Leone for a campaign that has pushed President Julius Maada Bio to declare the prevalence of sexual violence a national emergency.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 8, 2019

Sierra Leone declares emergency over rape and sexual assault

Sierra Leone has declared a national emergency over sexual and gender-based violence after recorded cases of rape and assault doubled over the last year.

BBC Africa , Africa Feb 8, 2019

Sierra Leone's president declares 'rape scourge' a national emergency

The brutal rape of a young girl by her uncle in Sierra Leone became the rallying point for a campaign that on Thursday pushed President Julius Maada Bio to declare the prevalence of sexual violence a national emergency.

The Star , Kenya Feb 8, 2019

Sierra Leone's president declares 'rape scourge' a national emergency

FREETOWN (Reuters) - The brutal rape of a young girl by her uncle in Sierra Leone became the rallying point for a campaign that on Thursday pushed President Julius Maada Bio to declare the prevalence of sexual violence a national emergency.

Reuters , Africa Feb 8, 2019

Sierra Leone's president declares 'rape scourge' a national emergency

FREETOWN - The brutal rape of a young girl by her uncle in Sierra Leone became the rallying point for a campaign that on Thursday pushed President Julius Maada Bio to declare the prevalence of sexual violence a national emergency.

EWN , South Africa Feb 7, 2019

S Leone ban on initiation rites sparks rampage

Members of a secret society in Sierra Leone went on a rampage in the southeast of the country to protest a new ban on initiation rites prompted by deadly unrest, police said on Thursday.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 25, 2019