by Abdul Sillah, Advocacy and Communication Intern
On Saturday afternoon around 4pm, March 16 fire broke out in Corner community, Fogbo destroying 37 houses. Aminata a mother of a six month old baby risked her life to enter her home which was ablaze to rescue her son, Hassan.
Eighty-two percent of former out of school children that sat the National Primary School Examination (NPSE) in 2017 / 18 academic school year passed with an average score of 259/500 from the Accelerated Education Project (AEP) in Pujehun district. This is the first batch of 71 children (42 boys & 29 girls) that wrote the national examination who will now transition to secondary schools in the district.
The Sierra Leone Peoples’ Party (SLPP) manifesto ‘the New Direction’ for the 7th and 31st March 2018 Presidential and Parliamentary elections reinforces children protection, education and survival in Sierra Leone. The manifesto provides a clear guide of how the SLPP plans to address issues they consider as priorities which if achieved could lead the country to a new direction over the next five years.
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