THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS HEREBY INFORMED THAT HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT HAS DECLARED THE WEEK BEGINNING 16TH JANUARY 2012 AS A WEEK OF PRAYER FOR PEACE, PROSPERITY AND THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION OF OUR BELOVED COUNTRY SIERRA LEONE. MUSLIMS WILL END THE WEEK OF PRAYER ON FRIDAY 20TH JANUARY AND CHRISTIANS ON SUNDAY 22ND JANUARY 2012.
MUSLIM AND CHRISTIAN LEADERS THROUGHOUT SIERRA LEONE ARE KINDLY REQUESTED TO SUPPORT THIS INITIATIVE AS WE ALL STRIVE TO BUILD A BETTER SIERRA LEONE.
Born and raised in Kenema district, eastern Sierra Leone, Othman Sheriff began practicing journalism during his school days as a youthhood hobby. With a bachelor's degree in mass-media and communication, and a Master’s degree in development and peacebuilding, Sheriff is the Editor-in-Chief and CEO of Critique Echo Newspaper.
While tirelessly using journalism as a tool to place his country’s socioeconomic and political landscape under a magnifying glass, Sheriff is deeply involved in community development projects. Over the years, Sheriff has formulated and implemented billions of Leones worth of development projects with funds from Europe and USA. He is chiefly focused on community infrastructural development and economic resuscitation projects, fostering interethnic, interreligious and sociocultural cohesion among the young population in Kenema district.
Sheriff is a member of many international peacebuilding initiatives including the United Religious Initiative (URI), International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP), Intercultural Leaders Network and Youth Solidary Fund program of the United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC)
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