In major victory for the media Sierra Leone repeals sedition legislation
Recent articles in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio has signed the amended Public Order Act 1965, which effectively repeals the 55-year-old seditious libel section that criminalised free speech.

The MFWA embarks on a programme to enhance the digital literacy of women and training around advocacy for women’s online rights in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Outdated legislation, illegal detention and charges of sedition and defamation are being used to torment publisher and activist, Sylvia Olayinka Blyden.