Promoting democratic and political processesPromoting democratic and political processesPolitical Reporting – training and monitoring

electionstrainingJournalists selected from across the country receive training on political reporting ahead of the March 2018 General Elections

In 2012, the Government of Sierra Leone invited an observer mission from the European Union to monitor and observe the 17 November 2012 general elections. Over 100 observers were deployed to the 14 Districts of Sierra Leone from EU member states and Norway. Part of what that EU mission did was to monitor media coverage of the campaign, candidates and elections. Some media outlets did well, according to the EU independent observers. But, there were some fundamental flaws in the way media covered the elections as well.

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SLAJ remembers Olu Gordon with public lecture

Olu Gordon Lecture

SLAJ celebrated 46th Birthday on June 5th 2017 with a public lecture dubbed: ‘The Olu Gordon Memorial Lecture’ in respect of one of the Association’s most respected senior colleagues: Richie Awoonor Olu Gordon, at the Harry Yansaneh Hall, SLAJ Headquarters, 56 Campbell Street, Freetown.

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NATIONAL DIALOGUE SERIES 4: Wetin mek we de pay tax? Part 2

Panelists in AYV studio

The National Dialogue Series continued on Thursday, 11th May 2017 with the topic: ‘Wetin mek we de pay tax? (Why do we pay tax?)’ live on Africa Young Voices Television and simulcast on the Independent Radio Network across Sierra Leone. This is the fourth in the series and the second on the same topic

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1st Floor, 56 Campbell Street,
Freetown, Sierra Leone, PMB 724




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