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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has supplied closed- user-group mobile phones to the Sierra Leone Correctional Service. The phones have been credited with vouchers which will last for one month, according to Walter Neba Esq.- Rule of Law Specialist- UNDP. He added that the mobile company will refill the phones with credits that will...
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On Tuesday 14th April 2020, Honourable Justice Miatta Samba donated 9 hands- free 200 litres Milla tanks, among other sanitary kits, to some Correctional Centres, to help keep Covid- 19 away from inmates and officers. There are 21 Correctional Centres in the country, but the centres which will receive the kits include: Pademba road, Male...
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Officers- in- charge of facilities and sections at the Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) have been capacitated on how to ensure that Covid- 19 is kept out of Correctional Centres. Mr. Dennis Harman, who is the Deputy Director General of the SLCS, said that officers should realize that “our clients” are the inmates, emphasising that...
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  For the first time in the history of offender management in Sierra Leone, eleven (11) inmates at the Makeni Correctional Centre have graduated from the University of Makeni, on Saturday 22nd February, 2019. They have graduated with a twin certificate in Community Development Studies & Entrepreneurship. The modules offered included: Information Technology, Agriculture, and...
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  The Sierra Leone Correctional Service held its 2019 Audit- readiness- workshop, on Thursday 6th February 2020 at its Conference Hall, former Special Courts Complex, New England Ville, Freetown. The Director General of the SLCS- Mr. Joseph Lamboi, who was the first speaker of the session, emphasised on procurement processes and how funds are spent,...
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The Director General of the Sierra Leone Correctional Service- Mr. Jospeh Lamboi has encouraged inmates not to give up in life on account of their imprisonment. This inspiring speech was made on Thursday 6th February, 2020, while observing the “Black History Month Celebration” at the SLCS’ conference hall, former Special Courts Complex, Freetown. The day...
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  In the opening week of the year 2020, the Sierra Leone Correctional Service deployed Psychosocial- Counselling to six Corrections Facilities outside Freetown (Western Area Urban), with funds provided by the United Nations Development Programme and the International Bureau of Narcotics and Law Enforcement. The Centres to which the practice has been spilled include: Waterloo...
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  The University of Makeni (UniMak) “is currently conducting examinations” for inmates at the Makeni Correctional Centre, according to the Officer- in- Charge of the Centre, Superintendent Salieu Sulaiman Turay. It could be recalled that in October 2018, Unimak and the Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS) signed a memorandum of understanding which enabled Unimak to...
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    Key donor partner of the Sierra Leone Correctional Service- the United Nations Development Programme has acknowledged that the SLCS “has moved mountains with support provided under the US/INL project… and the agreed ‘From Prisons to Corrections’ project objectives”. The ‘Prisons to Corrections’ focal person of UNDP SL – Louise Aaen acknowledged this, after...
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