The need to mainstream disability in society has been well articulated at global, regional and national levels. It is widely recognized that such efforts can only be realized if statistics on disability prevalence, patterns and levels are made available at all levels of society. The 2015 Disability statistics provide the basis for measuring progress in realizing the rights of persons with disabilities. In Sierra Leone, the 2011 Disability Act needs to ensure that persons with disabilities have equal access to education, employment and basic services, not only in writing but also in practical. The 2015 Disability statistics report provides statistical
Born in Freetown, Ishmael Brima Koroma is a Sierra Leonean entrepreneur, philanthropist, CEO, and FOUNDER of Neeks fashion, an emerging fashion brand. Ishmael Brima Koroma grew up in Sierra Leone, He did his primary education at the Kankaylay Islamic Primary school, Kissy mess mess and later moved to the Sierra Leone Muslim Congress boys senior secondary school Kissy mess mess where he did his Secondary and senior secondary school education. Born and raised to an extended family, Ishmael’s father married 4 wives and his mother was the third wife. Ishmael’s mother gave birth to 6 male children including him. All
Forbes 30 under 30 honouree Shomy Hasan Chowdhury will be the first Bangladeshi citizen to sit in the judging panel for the 2021 Diana Legacy Award. The committee, presided by Lord Spencer, brother of Princess Diana, includes Alex Cruz, Former Chairman and CEO of British Airways, Sean Doyle, Chief Executive and Chairman of British Airways, and Joe Garner, Chief Executive of Nationwide Building Society. The award celebrates the achievements of 20 outstanding young leaders, visionaries and role models who have demonstrated their ability to inspire and mobilise new generations to serve their communities, as Diana, Princess of Wales did herself.