By Sophie Edwards. Credit Devex WASHINGTON — Politicians, business leaders and a former top United States defense official have made a passionate case for maintaining one of President Barack Obama’s flagship programs — the Young African Leadership Initiative — which is likely to be cut back under the administration of President Donald Trump. They spoke as 1,000 young people from across sub-Saharan Africa gathered in Washington, D.C., this week for four … Continue reading The fight to maintain Obama’s program for young African leaders.
By Foday Kamara. Sierra Leone has unveiled a new map showing the latest geographical boundaries in the country. Some 41 de-amalgamated chiefdoms have been created adding to the current 149, in a move the government has said is meant to right a historical wrong. Most of the de-amalgamated chiefdoms are found in the Northern Region which also saw two new districts added. The new map, … Continue reading NEW MAP OF SIERRA LEONE UNVEILED.
Salone Stories will be accepting essays from Sierra Leoneans who meet the criteria stated below on the topic “The Role of political parties towards avoiding election violence and ensuring a peaceful electoral process in the 2018 General Elections” from the 9th August to 26th August 2017. Essays should be submitted within deadline to firstname.lastname@example.org ELIGIBILITY Must be a Sierra Leonean residing in Sierra Leone. Must be … Continue reading SALONE STORIES ESSAY COMPETION
By Isaac Massaquoi. The jury is still out over the success or otherwise of the action taken by the Ghanaian government to destroy the biggest slum in that country in the last few weeks. It will take a little more time before any conclusive statement can be made because there’s just the odd chance that after all the media hype that accompanied the demolition of … Continue reading As it was with the Ghanaian slum, so should it be with Kroo Bay.- Isaac Massaqui.
By Foday Kamara. Beneficiary, Families Without Borders. Families without borders is an organization with a mission to improve the lives of children and families through education and economic development. The organization do this through an empowerment model – honoring the inherent capabilities of individuals and providing the education and tools for them to improve their lives and communities. The organization has been engaged in offering … Continue reading FAMILIES WITHOUT BORDERS; NOT ONLY A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME, BUT A PARENTING, MENTORSHIP, LEADERSHIP AND COACHING PROGRAMME.