Bishop Rehabilitates Street Lights
It has been revealed that, Bishop Abu Koroma of Flaming Bible Church and his congregation, recently rehabilitated street poles and lights in Freetown. According to reports, among the poles and lights that were rehabilitated are those between Syke Street and Water Street in the west end of Freetown. Reports say this was in line with the Church’s contribution towards the country’s 51st independence anniversary celebration.
50/50 Group Schools Rural Women
Newspaper reports say the Kono Branch of the 50/50 Group has trained community women including female councilors and political parties female aspirants. Reports say the training covers modules on elections, communication strategies and participatory governance. The aim of the training, reports went on, was to empower rural women to know their rights and also to get themselves involve in governance issues. Reports say the total participation of rural women in politics in Sierra Leone in very low.
Airtel Celebrates Independence with the Aged
Local tabloid reports have it that, Airtel mobile company on Friday 27th April 2012, celebrated Sierra Leone’s 51st independence anniversary with inmates of the King Georges IV Home for the Aged in Freetown. Reports say donation of gifts to the inmates formed part of the celebration. According to reports, this ceremony was also replicated in Bo, Makeni, Kenema and Kono respectively.
NPSE Set for Saturday May 5
Reports have it that, the Head of National Office, West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in Sierra Leone, Mr. Sheriff Mohamed Sapateh, has disclosed that the National Primary Schools Examination (NPSE) will be conducted in Sierra Leone on Saturday 5th May 2012. According to reports, about 96,449 pupils are expected to write the examination in 217 centers across the country. Reports say WAEC is also expected to use 2,756 invigilators and 804 supervisors for deployment in the various centers.
3 died in Road Accident
Newspaper reports say three people have lost their lives in a gruesome road accident along the Masiaka-Waterloo Highway on Friday 27th April 2012. According to reports, two vehicles, a Nissan Patrol with registration number AFW 539 and a mini bus with registration number AAY 648 collided. Reports say one of the vehicles was moving at a very high speed when the driver lost control over it and unfortunately collided with the other vehicle. Reports say the police are investigating the cause of the accident.