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The Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Dr. Alpha Tejan Wurie has officially commissioned and handed over two newly constructed primary schools to residents of Warima and Makiteh in the Koya Chiefdom, Port Loko District.
The schools, namely the Roman Catholic and Church of God of Prophecy Primary schools were constructed by government through funds from the Islamic Development Bank (I.D.B.).
Speaking at the occasion, Dr. Wurie reiterated government's continued commitment to providing an enabling environment for the development of the potentials of its people.
The Education Minister intimated that the schools were among four schools designed for the chiefdom and pledged government's further assistance with school services and educators.

(13th January 2007)
New Njala University Inaugurated

Education in Sierra Leone has undergone a tremendous transformation in terms of access, relevance, quality and cost effectiveness in the last few years The new millennium has witnessed a dramatic turn-around in all aspects and levels of the education sector. Apart from government taking the onus of paying examination fees for school children for the National Primary School Examination (NPSE), the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the West African School Certificate Examination (WASCE), it has also designed the "SABABU Education Project" under which girls from Junior Secondary School year one to three in the Eastern and Northern regions have free access to basic secondary education including payment of their school fees, provision of books, uniforms and other educational materials for their use in school This move has led to an unprecedented rise in access and retention of girls in schools, especially in the affected areas where low levels of literacy have always adversely affected the national literacy statistical picture (

(26th February 2006)
President Kabbah Opens Eight Rehabilitated Schools

The almost eleven-year rebel war in Sierra Leone did not only have a toll on human beings and human settlements, but did a severe blow on the educational sector especially the destruction of educational facilities including schools and colleges. Since the end of the war, government has through the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) and donor partners worked relentlessly to rehabilitate the damaged infrastructure of this country.
In the last couple of days, President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah has been touring the South and Eastern provinces handing over rehabilitated and newly constructed schools to chiefdom and school authorities. Three newly constructed and five rehabilitated schools through the Sababu Education Project and funds provided by the Islamic Development Bank, the World Bank and other donors were officially opened and handed over to school authorities by His Excellency the President, Alhaji Dr. Ahmad Tejan Kabbah.

(17th February 2006)
President Kabbah Commissions Koyeima School Rehab

The Government Secondary School, Koyeima, one of the oldest secondary schools in the country opened in 1928 and one of the schools that were completely destroyed during the rebel war is still mostly lying in ruins. Up to date, it is the only school still existing in exile in Bo where it is currently located.
Although efforts have been made earlier by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to rehabilitate the school, the initial intervention of Government and the European Commission that saw the construction of an administrative block, the principals quarter, a six-classroom block with furniture, VIP latrines and water-well hand pump could not enable the school to return as the teachers and pupils did not have a place to sleep.

(11th February 2006)
Moyamba Junction Gets New Secondary School

More than ever before in its history, Sierra Leone is placing the highest importance on the education of its children. This is evidenced by the rapid acceleration in the number and quality of schools constructed all over the country.
The National Commission for Social Action (NacSA) is charged with the responsibility of rehabilitating schools destroyed during the rebel war and constructing new schools in areas were schools had never existed and with the annual 1-time credit reporting. One of the areas that has benefited from such a venture is Moyamba Junction, along the Freetown-Bo highway

(9th February 2006)