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Ahead of WAFU Zone ‘A’ Women’s Tourney, Bangura Becomes the New Captain for Sierra Leone’s Senior Women’s Team

The Technical team of Sierra Leone’s senior women’s team, 2023, nominated an FC Kallon midfielder, Sarah Bangura as the new captain of Sierra Queens. Bangura’s pronouncement was made as the team continued preparing for the second edition of the Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone ‘A’ Women’s Tournament. According to the team’s media officer, Esther Marie Samura, Bangura will be assisted by the Mogbewmo Queens midfielder, Jeneba Koroma. Samura said: “The team has intensified its training session as they brace up for this month’s showpiece in Cape Verde. “On Sunday, the Queen’s head coach, Ernest Hallowell selected his final squad of 26 players.” Meanwhile, the Sierra Leone delegation will depart Freetown on Wednesday, 18th January 2023. Sierra Queens WAFU Zone ‘A’ Squad: GOALKEEPERS Cecilia Bangura (Mena Queens) Isha Kamara (FC Kallon) Hannah Juana (Mogbewma Queens) DEFENDERS Alice Koroma (FC Kallon) Marie Kamara (Ram Kamara FC) Mabel Bongay (Mogbewma Queens) Aminata Bello…

Experts, Gender Advocates Join Fight Against Online Violence on Female Politicians

Experts and campaigners for gender equality in Nigeria have outlined strategies for reducing online abuse of women in politics. Data gathered in 2016 by the Inter-Parliamentary Union from 55 female lawmakers in 39 countries showed that 81.8% of the respondents had experienced psychological abuse, which included death threats, rape, beatings, or kidnapping. Social media is the most common platform where psychological violence against women in politics is perpetrated, according to the data.