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Stats SL, the authorised Government body responsible for the coordination, collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of high quality and objective official statistics in Sierra Leone is playing host to the African Population and Health Research Centre(APHRC), an independent research institution based in Kenya, on the Access to Safe Abortion which falls under the “ Challenging The Politics Of Social Exclusion(CPSE) Project”, a four-year project to be implemented in Sierra Leone.

Great Redemption Crusade and Stats SL to Partner on Nationwide Churches Survey 1Great Redemption Crusade and Stats SL to Partner on Nationwide Churches SurveyGreat Redemption Crusade, a faith-based organisation headed by renowned Pastor, Francis Mambu has on Friday 6th March 2020, met with the management of Stats SL in a bid to establish a partnership that will culminate into the undertaking of a survey/research on churches, denominational spread and also to know fully, partially or non-evangelized districts, chiefdoms, sections and communities across Sierra Leone.

The Great Redemption Crusade which comprises of more than 150 churches across Sierra Leone including the Faith Healing Bible Church and Faith Evangelist Church to name but a few, met with the Stats SL Management on its tower hill premises, to map the way forward on how such faith-based research work, can be undertaken.




 Stats SL in a ceremony at its headquarters on Friday 21st February 2020,honoured three of its former staff who recently attained the mandatory retirement age of 60. This was the first time that Stats SL as an institution was honouring retired staff by way of a ceremony in which certificates and plaques for meritorious service to the institution were presented

In his statement, ,Moses Williams who himself had retired after 27 years of service to the institution before being appointed as Chairman of the Statistics Council by his Excellency, Rtd.Brigadier Julius Maada Bio, said that he was delighted that under the new administration at Stats SL, deserved things were now happening. He said such kind of a send-off for retirees had never happened during his 27 years of service at Stats SL but that he was happy that the right actions were now being taken for retirees irrespective of rank ,after their term of service. He thanked the Statistician General for the initiative which he termed as a novelty

Sierra Leone’s Statistician-General, Prof Osman Sankoh(Mallam O), has been unanimously elected as the Rapporteur, responsible for the reports of the United Nations Statistics Commission’s Sessions for a 4-year term (2020-2023), at the 51st Session of the United Nations Statistics Commission, the highest global decision-making body for Statistics, currently ongoing in New York. Mallam O was unanimously elected by hundreds of heads of National Statistics Offices from around the world at the opening session of the 51st session of the UN Statistical Commission.


A high powered delegation from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) UK, has held talks with the Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr Francis Kai-Kai at his Tower Hill office in Freetown on Thursday February 6th 2020, as it brings down the curtain on a four day working visit to Sierra Leone

In introducing the ONS team, Prof Osman Sankoh (Mallam 0), Statistician General and CEO of Stats SL said that the team had come as a result of his unfettered engagement with the UK National Statistics Office on the need for collaboration. He disclosed that discussions had been on for over a year to pull off and establish this partnership and that he is pleased that the team finally was able to come to Sierra Leone to do an assessment of Sierra Leone’s National Statistics Office which is Stats SL. He furthered that the relationship around the visit has been an affable one and that Stats SL hopes to benefit a lot from this visit especially in terms of the required technical expertise needed to do its work

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