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President Koroma signs Book of condolence for late Hon. Chukuma
His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has signed the Book of Condolence for the Late honorable Speaker of Parliament and Vice Chairman of the All Peoples Congress (APC), Hon. Victor Chukuma Johnson. The signing took place at the laying out ceremony for the late man on Friday 27th July 2012 at the State Hall of the Parliament Building. The ceremony attracted several distinguished personalities from both the ruling and opposition political parties in Sierra Leone.
Allen Town Community appeals to MOHS
Residents of the Allen Town community in the outskirt of Freetown have appealed to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) to address the deplorable state of the town’s health clinic. Residents of the community are claiming that the clinic which was poorly constructed as far back as in 1982, is now seen as a death trap. They said the clinic can no longer handle the growing population in the Allen Town community and its surroundings.
5 Armed Robbers in police net
Five notorious armed robbers were on Friday 27th July 2012 arrested along Kissy in the east end of Freetown. The robbers were arrested along J-Matter New Road with a full rounds pistol, knives and assorted stolen household items. Police sources say the robbers opened fire on the police when they were confronted prior to their arrest.
General Sfano to meet Jackson family in America
One of Sierra Leone’s most popular musician and entertainer, General Sfano, popularly known as Sierra Leone Michael Jackson, is all set to travel alongside other renowned local musicians to the United States of America to meet with family members of the late music legend, Michael Jackson. However, the visit is not on an official invitation from the Jackson family but designed by Sfano and his team in order to meet the family and trade the ideology of the Sfano-Michael Jackson Children’s Fund in Sierra Leone.
Ex-soldiers’ benefits to be paid soon
His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has on Friday 27th July 2012 assured the over two hundred protesting ex-soldiers in Freetown that they will soon receive their benefits. The President made this assurance whilst addressing disgruntle ex-fighters who assembled in front of the main entrance of State House in protest of their long awaited benefits. President Koroma further encouraged the protesters to be calm and patiently wait for their benefits.
GoSL launches Climate Change Project
The Government of Sierra Leone in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has officially launched a Climate Change Project in Freetown. The project will address the negative impact of climate change on water resource for vulnerable communities across the country. The project will also seek to build the adaptive capacity of water supply services to climate change in the country.
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