Latest Articles by Synka JyteDavis Contributor Putting an end to gender based violence in Sierra Leone will take more than an emergency declaration. Every year, thousands of women, girls and even babies are victims of sexual and gender-based violence in Sierra Leone. Contributor UN Welcomes 78 Women and 50 Children Released By South Sudan Armed Group. The UN effort to eradicate sexual violence committed during wartime has welcomed the release of 78 women and 50 children by an armed group in South Sudan. Contributor Maesiah Thabane to be charged for the murder of Lipolelo Thabane. Following the disappearance of Maesiah Thabane, after an arrest warrant was issued for her connection to the killing of her husband’s former wife, Lipolelo Thabane, Maesiah is set to be charged with murder. Contributor Why the cultural practice of breast ironing needs to stop. Teen years are a period of intense growth; not just physically, but also emotionally and intellectually. Contributor What we know about the ongoing Mali attacks. On Sunday 26th January 2020, 20 Malian soldiers were killed and 5 wounded in an attack by unknown armed men in central Mali. Contributor An Al-Shabab top official defects group. Zubair al-Muhajir, a senior foreign al-Shabab fighter has defected the Somalia militant group and is now in Mogadishu with the Somali government. Contributor Thomas Thabane resigns over alleged link to wife’s murder. Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has given in to pressure to step down over evidence allegedly linking him to the murder of his late wife, Lipolelo Thabane.