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Sierra Leone’s polio disabled battle adversity

FREETOWN, (IRIN) – Sierra Leone’s civil war famously left tens of thousands maimed, including many whose limbs were amputated. But while war victims received some help, those with other disabilities struggle to survive. Disabled Sierra Leoneans face difficulty obtaining adequate healthcare, education and jobs, which are already hard to come by in the country.Photo: Felicity… Read More>>

Nearly 25,000 school leavers did not have a basic grasp of English.

Officials in Liberia say nearly 25,000 school leavers who failed the entrance test did not have a basic grasp of English. Ms Sirleaf, the Liberian President, said she had held talks with officials at the University of Liberia over the failure of every single candidate who took the exam. The University has now agreed to… Read More>>

Not a single candidate passed this year’s university admission exam

Liberia’s education minister says she finds it hard to believe that not a single candidate passed this year’s university admission exam. Nearly 25,000 school-leavers failed the test for admission to the University of Liberia, one of two state-run universities, according to the BBC. Similar result was reported in Sierra Leone in 2008 when 90% of… Read More>>

We are now a UK Registered Charity

Finally!!! We have completed our registration as a charity with the charity commission, and we are pleased to announce that we are now a UK Registered Charity (registered in England & Wales, charity no:1152292). Many thanks to all our supporters. Thanks also to the legal support that we got. you may be able to find us… Read More>>