Posts Tagged ‘Sierra Leone’

Bishops encourage Sierra Leone’s new president

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Sierra Leone’s new president Julius Maada Bio is getting the big tick from the country’s bishops. He took office in April this year. The President of the Catholic Bishops’ Council, Charles Campbell, says the government’s plan to provide free and quality education is “a laudable venture” and praised the measures Bio is taking to transform Read more

Fleeing wars in search of a safer life

Friday, August 5th, 2016

As a child, Memuna Barnes lived through two civil wars. The first was in her home country of Liberia, the second in Sierra Leone, during which she spent several years being held captive by rebel forces. She came to New Zealand with the dream of one day being reunited with her mother. We had just come Read more