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Vine Memorial School Heritage Club campaigns against child labour and slavery

“Selling sachet drinking water in the streets was the least among the expectations of 15-year old Posseh, (not her real name). In the process, a well-to-do man cleverly lured the innocent teenager into sleeping with him. She lost her dignity there and then. As if that was not enough, her aunt threw her out of …

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After four years of meritorious service by Isatu Smith and team, Charlie Haffner takes over Monuments and Relics Commission

The Monuments and Relics Commission was almost moribund when they took over four years ago. Everything that should make the Commission a very vibrant entity was either nonexistent or in shambles. The appointment of Madam Isatu Smith and team of Commissioners saw the rejuvenation of the Commission. In no time, they revolutionized the cultural heritage …

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Launch of a two-year project to preserve the unique heritage of Bunce Island

The Government of Sierra Leone and the United States of America have joined forces to support the preservation and promotion of the landmark historical site of Bunce Island. Bunce Island, which is located in the Sierra Leone River in Locomasama Chiefdom, Port Loko District, is a unique cultural monument to Africa’s intersection with the United …

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Sierra Leone has a rich and compelling history but remains largely under-exploited

Satisfied that they had been properly schooled on the history of Freetown, the Heritage Club members from nine secondary schools dispersed with a unanimous resolution. To educate their peers, as best as possible, about the enviable heritage of Sierra Leone. The Monuments and Relics Commission of Sierra Leone gathered pupils from schools in Freetown to …

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