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NEWS : Politics
ADP Baranta for the Release of Kamarainba
The Alliance Democratic Party (ADP) has in a press statement issued on Friday 23rd June 2017, likely “Baranta” over the re-arrest and subsequent detention of its leader and chairman, and 2018 presidential candidate, Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray.
Jun 28, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Politics
APC Secretary General Joins Constituency 055 for Eid-Ul-Fitri Prayer
National Secretary General of the All Peoples Congress (APC) Party, Ambassador Alhaji Osman Yansaneh on Sunday 25th June 2017 joined the people of Constituency 055, in Lungi Town in Port Loko District for the Eid-Ul-Fitri, marking the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Jun 28, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : UNAIDS & Ministry of Social Welfare Commence Workshop on HIV and Social Protection in Sierra Leone
UNAIDS, in collaboration with Sierra Leone Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs have on Tuesday 27th June, 2017, commenced a two day workshop on the theme “Conducing HIV and Social Protection Assessment in Sierra Leone.”
Jun 28, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ambassador Keh Kamara donates truckload of rice and assorted items to Lungi community and environs
Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union and Economic Commission for Africa donated a truckload of rice and other assorted items to the people of Mayayah Section and its environment, Lungi town, Port Loko District.
Jun 28, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
APC Govt Score in Religious Tolerance is a Source of Pride
Sierra Leone’s minister responsible for Religious Affairs, Hon. Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has on Sunday 25th June, 2017, unbehalf of the All Peoples Congress (APC) led government of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, said that the country’s high levels of inter religious acceptance is a source of pride.
Jun 27, 2017, 17:10

COMMENTS & OPINIONS
Energy Minister Calmly Reacts to Misinformation
It is most unfortunate and downright disheartening that those entrusted with the noble task of disseminating accurate information to the deserving public would choose to deliberately misinform the same; sometimes for personal or political reasons.
Jun 27, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Politics
SLPP Alie Kabba Mentioned in Alleged Case of Fraudulent Conversion Accused person Remanded in Custody
Magistrate Albert Moody of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.2 at Siaka Steven Street Law Court Building in Freetown Friday June 23rd 2017 has remanded in custody one Gibril Jalloh who is alleged to have converted to his own use and benefit one Toyota Land Cruiser V8, 2003 model that was given to him by the complainant Alhaji Ishmael Kallon for the purposes of sales.
Jun 27, 2017, 17:06

NEWS
President Donald Trump nominates new U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone
President Donald J. Trump has announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration:
Jun 27, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Lebanese Community Boost Operation Clean Freetown
At an event held at the Young Sportsmen’s Club (YSC) at Wilkinson Road in Freetown, the Lebanese community donated a consignment of rice and some assorted items to help in the on-going operation to clean Freetown.
Jun 27, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ward Level Stakeholder Engagement Key To Operation Clean Freetown
Ward level stakeholder engagement is proving essential in generating the level of public participation necessary to achieve the ward-by-ward intensive cleaning of Freetown, as well as increasing awareness of the new door-to-door waste collection service that is being introduced under Operation Clean Freetown (OCF).
Jun 27, 2017, 17:00

COMMENTS & OPINIONS
Sierra Leone Minister highlights Muslim - Christian Inter Religious Tolerance in her country
As President Koroma's appointed Minister of Social Welfare, Gender & Children's Affairs which oversees religious matters in the country, I visited and was warmly welcomed by Chief Imam Alhaji Hassan Karim and Assistant Chief Imam Alhaji Nazir King of the Jamiatul Atiq Masjid at Davies Street in Fourah Bay, Eastern Freetown. I decided to worship here as this is one of the mosques along Freetown's Foulah Town and Fourah Bay axis where my great-great grandfather Edward Wilmot Blyden (who died 1912) and his daughter, Madam Isa Blyden (died 1967) regularly prayed and also regularly taught Mohammedan Education despite being of the Christian faith.
Jun 25, 2017, 16:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Chinese Ambassador Assures Commitmentto Koroma’s Priorities
Envoy of China to the Republic of Sierra Leone has shown support for the Agenda for Prosperity of the All Peoples Congress (APC) government of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma.
Jun 23, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : VP Foh Launches ACTB Savings and Loans Accounts
Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Ambassador Dr. Victor Bockarie Foh yesterday Thursday June 22nd 2017 at a well-attended ceremony at the edifices of the ACTB Savings and Loans accounts office at Old Railway Line in Freetown officially launched the ACTB Savings and Loans Accounts to operate as micro savings and loans accounts throughout the country.
Jun 23, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone News : Charliesco Donates 85 bags of rice & Money to 58 Mosques
Mr. Charlie Williams the General Manager of Charliesco Group of Companies operating in Water Company, Rental Vehicles, Cleaning and Security Agency, has on Thursday22nd June, 2017, donated 85 bags of 50kg white rice and envelope containing money to 58 Mosques (one bag each) in Constituency 99 now 117 and Constituency 100 now 118 in the Kissy Community east of Freetown.
Jun 23, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Illuminating Ladies Donate 50 Bags of Cement to Maranatha School
Illuminating Ladies, an organisation of young female graduates on Saturday 17th June 2017 donated 50 bags of cement worth Le2, 650 (two million, six hundred and fifty thousand Leones) to the Maranatha Primary School at Tree Planting, Leicester Road in Freetown.
Jun 23, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Presidential Spokesman Bags Meritorious Award
In recognition of his eloquence in disseminating updates on the activities of the Office of the President, Mamba TV, an online Television based in Washington DC, USA has awarded Presidential Spokesman, Abdulai Bayraytay for Public Service and Accountability 2016.
Jun 23, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Deputy Health Minister Madina Rahman joins Operation Clean Freetown
The Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation 1, Madam Madina Rahman has taken the challenge to join the ongoing Operation Clean Freetown campaign with motivating incentives of bags of rice and cash to voluntary youths in Ward 367, covering Kanikay and Cline Town communities.
Jun 23, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
As state prosecution slams fresh charges on charismatic presidential aspirant...ADP Kamaraimba to spend Pray Day in Kenema Prison
The charismatic Presidential Aspirant of the opposition Alliance Democratic Party (ADP) Mohamed Kamaraimba Mansaray will eventually spend the Islamic religious festival of Eid al-Fitr (Pray Day) at a prison in the Eastern Provincial headquarters city of Kenema. Eid al- Fitr festival marks the end on the Holy Month of Ramadan and it is scheduled to take place either Sunday 25th June or Monday 26th June, 2017.
Jun 22, 2017, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Institute of Governance Reform Commences Citizens’ Manifesto for Sierra Leone 2018 Elections
Institute of Governance Reform yesterday Wednesday June 21st 2017 has commenced a two days consultative meeting on the Development of a Citizens’ Manifesto for Sierra Leone with Tribal Heads, Sowei groups , youth groups , market women, people with disabilities and the general public at the Family Home Movement in Kissy, Shell New Road.
Jun 22, 2017, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Accused person Incarcerated for Public Urinating and Defecating
Magistrate Hannah Bonnie of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.3 at the Siaka Steven’s Street Law Court Building in Freetown has on Tuesday 20th June, 2017, remanded in custody one John Amidu Kamara who was allegedly arrested by officers of the Freetown City Council when he was urinating and defecating in the view of the public.
Jun 22, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Politics
SLPP Set dates for a Re-run of the 39 Disputed Lower Level Constituencies Election
The Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) have resolved in a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held yesterday 21st June, 2017, at their party edifice in Freetown that the disputed Lower Level Executive Elections in the 39 constituencies would commence on 28th June and end on 22nd July 2017.
Jun 22, 2017, 17:10

NEWS
Ambassador Kumba Momoh calls on Sierra Leoneans to “be drivers of development”
Chargé d’Affaires of the Sierra Leone Embassy in the People’s Republic of China has told Sierra Leoneans currently on training sessions in Beijing to share whatever knowledge they are acquiring now “by positively impacting on the society upon return.”
Jun 22, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : NCD Provides Civic Education Training for Young People
National Commission for Democracy (NCD) has provided a day’s training on Civic Education for young people of the SOS Children’s Village, who are on the verge of leaving the village with a view to prepare them to integrate into the wider society.
Jun 22, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Parliament Ratified Power Purchase Agreement deal with ADDAX BIO-ENERGY
The Parliament of the Republic of Sierra Leone has on Tuesday 20th June 2017 ratified “The Power Purchase Agreement between the Government of Sierra Leone and ADDAX BIO-ENERGY, with some amendments of this Agreement.
Jun 22, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Kono District Council Chairman Donates Assorted Food Items to SLUDI
In his resolve to boost the disadvantaged people during the Ramadan festive, the Kono District Council Chairman, Richard Abdulraman Koninga has over the weekend, this year 2017 donated assorted food items to the Sierra Leone Union on Disability Issues (SLUDI) Kono Branch at the Kono District Council Premises, D.O Barracks, Koidu City.
Jun 22, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : IOM, ONS on Disaster Management Drive
International Organization for Migration (IOM) in collaboration with the Office of the National Security (ONS) on Wednesday 21st June 2017 have organized a day Disaster Preparedness Workshop under the project title ‘Strengthening Disaster Preparedness, Response and Community Resilience in Sierra Leone” funded by the Government of Japan since March 2017.
Jun 22, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
SLPP's today NEC meeting may lead to a Court Action!
Victor Sheriff, one of the three Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) plaintiffs who recently filed a cases against the party for the re-run of the thirty nine (39) constituency elections has yesterday Tuesday 20th June, 2017, said that the SLPP National Executive Council (NEC) meeting scheduled for today Wednesday 21st June, 2017, may lead to another court action.
Jun 21, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : VP Foh directs Social Welfare Ministry to Visit Women & Kids at 11th Military Battalion
Awareness Times Newspaper has learnt that Hon. Vice President Dr. Victor Foh has directed the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender & Children's Affairs (MSWGCA) to immediately pay a working visit to the 11th Battalion Military Barracks located in Kambia district. It follows the recent tour of those living facilities of soldiers and their families by the Hon. VP Foh. According to reports, the fatherly Vice President was perturbed at some of the constraints faced by wives and children at the barracks so upon his return to Freetown, he immediately directed for the MSWGCA to go to the barracks and do analysis of the problem with recommendations for possible areas of intervention by the government.
Jun 21, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Parliament Approves Two Presidential Nominees
The House of Parliament of Republic of Sierra Leone has on Tuesday 20th June 2017 approved two presidential Nominees that were interviewed on Friday 16th June 2017 at committee room one in Parliament.
Jun 21, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Alleged Case of Free Health Care Drugs Goes to High Court
Magistrate Dr. Abou Bakarr Binneh Kamara yesterday 20th June, 2017, has committed the case of Free Health Care Drugs theft to the High Court of Freetown.
Jun 21, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : RSLAF Engineers Detonate 36 Disposals of Unexploded Ordinance
A team of experience engineer personnel of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) headed by Colonel A. B. S Bah has on Tuesday 20th June, 2017, detonated 34 RPG7, one 81-millimetre and one 60-millimetre mortar bombs at the Peace Mission Training Centre at Hastings, in Freetown.
Jun 21, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
As he blasts dishonesty in Ward 139 bye election...JOB says Kambia SLPP Executives “Don Sell Game!”
John Oponjo Benjamin, former Chairman and Leader of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has said that the party’s Kambia District executives have “sell game.”
Jun 20, 2017, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : US Ambassador John Hoover donates 24 DAF Cargo Trucks to RSLAF
On June 14, 2017, the U.S. Ambassador, John Hoover donated 24 DAF Cargo Trucks to the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces Chief of Defense Staff, Lieutenant General John Milton. The trucks are being turned over as part of the cooperative support that the U.S. Logistics Support Depot provides to the RSLAF.
Jun 20, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Politician & Others Incarcerated for Alleged Case of Murder
The five-accused people including, Sylvester Fonnie who is an active politician in the Goderich Community together with Alusine Koroma, David A. Cole, Sheik Mohamed Koroma and Lovetta Mexmela Cole yesterday Monday June 19th were arraigned before Magistrate Albert Moody of the Freetown Siaka Steven’s Street Magistrate Court No.2 for the alleged murder of one Mohamed Kabba Kargbo.
Jun 20, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “Sierra Leone faces Severe Shortages of Voluntary Blood Donations” says Prof. S. M. Geveo
Programmes Manager, National Blood Service in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS), Professor Sahr Moses Geveo has on Monday 19th June 2017 at the MOHS Conference Room, Youyi Building in Freetown described the current blood bank in the country as totally empty as the number of voluntary blood donation has drastically drop to 15%.
Jun 20, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Okada Rider Allegedly Assault Police Officer
On Monday June 19th 2017 one Sallu Samora was arraigned before Magistrate Hannah Bonnie of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.3 at the Siaka Stevens Street Law Court Building for the alleged case of assault on Police Constable 16826 Tarawalli M.F.
Jun 20, 2017, 17:06

NEWS
Sierra Leone Embassy & Beijing Chamber Of Commerce for Cultural Industries Launch China-Sierra Leone Hand-In-Hand International Foundation
The Sierra Leone Embassy in China in collaboration with the Beijing Chamber of Commerce for Cultural Industries on Saturday 17th June, 2017 launched the China-Sierra Leone Hand-in-Hand International Foundation with a view of cultivating good citizenship by enhancing social, environmental, cultural and economic wellbeing of communities in Sierra Leone.
Jun 20, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Politics
Kamarainba Visits SLPP Headquarters
As a sign of gratitude for the support he received from the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) whilst he was in detention, the Leader and Chairman of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray on Monday 19th June, 2017, pay courtesy call to the leadership of the SLPP at their headquarters in Freetown.
Jun 20, 2017, 17:02

NEWS
As Hon. Sylvia Blyden addresses entire country from U.N. headquarters : 2018 Election is Not for Children Under 18 Years!
The Honourable Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs Dr Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has mentored Sierra Leone children under the age of 18 years that the forthcoming 2018 election was not for them to get involved in. She was speaking on the Day of the African Child.
Jun 19, 2017, 12:10

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
President Koroma Leaves for Germany
The general public is hereby informed that His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has left Freetown today for the Federal Republic of Germany on a private visit as part of his leave vacation.
Jun 19, 2017, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ombudsman Visits the Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone
The Ombudsman, Mr. Melron Nicol-Wilson, on Friday 16th June, 2017, paid a courtesy call on the Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, His Excellency Wu Peng, at the Embassy of the Republic of China, at Spur Loop, in Freetown.
Jun 19, 2017, 12:06

NEWS
HON. IBRAHIM. RASSIN BUNDU MADE HISTORY FOR SIERRA LEONE AT THE ACP-EU JPA
Hon. Ibrahim Rassin Bundu, former Majority Leader of Parliament And Head Of Sierra Leone Parliamentary Delegation to the ACP-EU was unanimously nominated to serve as ACP President and Co-President of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA). This event took place in Malta where members of the ACP and EU gather to hold the 46th Session of the ACP Parliamentary Assembly (PA) and 33rd Session of the ACP-EU JPA.
Jun 19, 2017, 12:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : PeFoHD Celebrates the Day of the African Child at Joy Academy in Freetown
PeFoHD CEO and staff spent the day with Joy Academy at Oglefarm, Freetown celebrating the DAY OF THE AFRCAN CHILD. PeFoHD donated children’s books to start a library, Teaching and Learning Materials as the school had no academic materials. The PeFoHD CEO read books, conducted Quiz and Dance Competition with Gifts for everyone.
Jun 19, 2017, 12:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : King Kama Dumbuya , the Man Who Made a Whole Pavilion to “Lean” At Brookfields Stadium , Is Dead
One of Africa’s greatest footballers of his time–The legendary Sierra Leone Centre Forward of the 1960s and 70s, King Kama Dumbuya–died in Freetown after a short illness.
Jun 19, 2017, 12:00

NEWS
Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia Unveil Ebola Memorial Stone
Hon. Vice President of Sierra Leone, Ambassador Dr. Victor Bockarie Foh, his Liberian Counterpart, Joseph Nyuma Boakai and representatives of the Guinean Government led by the District Commissioner of Nongoa, Captain Laye Naite on Sunday 11th June, 2017, attended a Post Ebola Thanksgiving Service organised by the United Christian Evangelical Fellowship International in Koindu, Kissi Teng Chiefdom in the Kailahun District, Eastern Province of the Republic of Sierra Leone.
Jun 16, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Nuas Donates Food Items To NUMSA Njala University
As part of their gesture to see Muslim colleagues observe the Holy month of Ramadan at ease and peace of mind to concentrate on their studies while they observe, the National Union of APC Students Njala University Njala campus, has on Tuesday 6th June 2017, donated food items and a cash of Le500,000 to the Njala University Muslim Students' Association (NUMSA).
Jun 16, 2017, 17:10

NEWS
Sierra Leonean woman Zainab Dean and son presumed dead in London horror fire
Reports are coming in that a Sierra Leonean living in the United Kingdom —Madam Zainab Dean —along with her four-year-old son, Jeremiah, are unaccounted for and are presumed to have been among the dozen of people killed horror fire at the 24-storey Grenfall Tower public housing in London yesterday morning.
Jun 16, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Makeni Mayor in Brussels, vows to rid her city off filth by 2018
June 13, 2017 Publisher and Chief Executive Officer KABS KANU Uncategorized 0
Jun 16, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Alleged Case of Embezzlement at Key Stone Bank
One Josephine Kamara a cashier of Key Stone Bank in Sierra Leone on Wednesday 14th June 2017 was arraigned before Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara on six counts charge of embezzlement and larceny by servant amounting to the sum of twenty one million Leones from the account of one Ibrahim Sorie Turay.
Jun 16, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : AWOL Celebrates Day of African Child 2017 with School Children in the North & South of Sierra Leone
Freetown, Sierra Leone I Friday, June 16th 2017: The Day of the African Child (DAC) is celebrated every year on the African Continent and around the world since 1991 when it was initiated by the Organization of African Unity- OAU (now African Union – AU).
Jun 16, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Head of Law Department Shears-Moses Steps Down
Head of Law Department, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone - Emmanuel Ekundayo Constant Shears-Moses Esq - has recently stepped down after almost six years in the position.
Jun 16, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
SLPP’s Instability Causes Disgrace to Kapen & Yumkellas
National Secretary General of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) Ambassador Osman Foday Yansaneh has said that the recent instability in the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) might be a reason for the disgrace shown to Chief Somano Kapen and the Yumkella family of Kambia District, Northern Province of Sierra Leone.
Jun 15, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Child Soldiers Initiative Pays Visit to Sierra Leone
Child Soldier Initiative, an international organization based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, together with the Sierra Leone Police (SLP), on Tuesday June 13th 2017 organized a press conference at the police Headquarters conference Hall in Freetown to update the media on the purpose of it visit and activities in the country.
Jun 15, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Every Child’s Dream Foundation Donates to Obez Memorial School
Every Child’s Dream Foundation (ECDF) was founded on the 6th June 2017 by Miss Sward Koroma. She is a 24 Years old graduate from the Fourah Bay College University of Sierra Leone. She graduated with a First class degree in Bachelor of Science with honors in Commerce. She is also a model.
Jun 15, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : State Lottery to be regulated…Says MD Kamara
The Managing Director for Sierra Leone State Lottery, Charles Kamara has requested that their institution should be regulated.
Jun 15, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Man Found Guilty for Killing His Brother
Justice Ernest Gooding of the High Court of Freetown yesterday Wednesday June 14th 2017 has sentence one Tamba Koroma to nineteen (19) year imprisonment because the court found him guilty of killing his blood brother Foray Koroma with a stick.
Jun 15, 2017, 17:04

COMMENTS & OPINIONS
Madam Zainab Sheriff Bangura For Lunsar Constituency
“Women will soon have political power. Woman suffrage and permanent peace will go together. When a country is in a state of mind to grant the vote to its women, it is a sign that that country is ripe for permanent peace. Women don’t feel as men do about war. They are the mothers of the race. Men think of the economic results, women think of the grief and pain.”_Dr. Aletta Jacobs,(1851-1929) Holland.
Jun 15, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : 4th National Quranic Competition Ends Successfully
The Foundation of Islamic Organization Sierra Leone Limited on Sunday 11th, June 2017, successfully completed the forth National Quranic Competition at the Fourah Bay College (FBC) campus in Freetown to spread the knowledge of Islam and motivate those who are learning the Quran.
Jun 15, 2017, 17:00

NEWS
Sylvia Blyden in New York Unveils to U.N. audience an unpublicised dimension in caring for Disables.. APC Builds the Toll Highway and Roads as Disable Friendly
Sierra Leone Honourable Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has on Tuesday 13th June, 2017, unveiled to an audience at the United Nations in New York that the current All Peoples Congress (APC) led government is caring for the welfare or Disables to a dimension that sometimes go un-noticed. She cited examples including ongoing massive roads construction done with welfare of Disable pedestrians in mind.
Jun 14, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Alleged Theft of Mosquito Bed Nets at Moyeba Community Health Center … Accused Remanded
Magistrate John Fornah of the Ross Road Magistrate Court No.2 yesterday Tuesday June 13th 2017 has remanded in custody at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Center in Freetown one Osman Koroma for the alleged theft of Mosquito Bed Nets at the Moyeba Community Health Center in the East End of Freetown.
Jun 14, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : SLRA Holds Public Consultation and Discussion on the Wellington – Masiaka Toll Road Construction
The Sierra Leone Roads Authority together with the consultants of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment yesterday Tuesday June 13th at the Waterloo District Council Hall has concluded two days Public Consultation and discussion with stakeholders and residents within the Toll Roads axes.
Jun 14, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Army Chief Assures Sierra Leone amidst Terrorism Concerns
Sierra Leone’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) has said in Saudi Arabia that the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) will continue to protect the territorial integrity of the nation at all times and “we would not compromise the security of our country.”
Jun 14, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : As Corruption rocketed in public exams …NCTVA Holds Training Workshop for Supervisors and Invigilators
The National Council for Technical Vocational and other Academic Awards (NCTVA) yesterday Tuesday June 13th 2017 organized workshop training for supervisors and invigilators on how to properly conduct themselves to maintain their integrity during and after exams across the country so that the public would restore more confidence on the Ministry of Education Science and Technology.
Jun 14, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Photo News
Awareness Times Editor Meets Former UN Head in Rwanda During the 1994 Genocide
In Freetown, today at the Sierra Leone Police Headquarters I met Roméo Dallaire.
Jun 14, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
As President Koroma’s Recovery Priorities set to benefit 71,000 school children... APC Gov’t builds 393 Classrooms,88 Latrines and 10 Water Wells
All Peoples Congress (APC) Government of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma through the Honourable Minister of Education, Science and Technology Dr. Minkailu Bah has on Friday 9th June,2017, joined by guests, including the Head of UK Aid, at the Koindu Girls Secondary School to celebrate the completion of 393 classrooms, 88 latrines and 10 water wells.
Jun 13, 2017, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Gender Minister Presents New Executive to President Koroma
Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Honourable Sylvia Olayinka Blyden last Friday, 9th June 2017, officially presented the new executive of the Women’s Forum to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown.
Jun 13, 2017, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Sierra Leone Anti-Corruption Commission arrests three WAEC examiners for alleged corruption offences
Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption has confirmed the arrest of three West African Examination Council (WAEC) examiners for alleged corruption offences, involving examination malpractice.
Jun 13, 2017, 17:12

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
Standard Chartered Regional Head of Compliance, Africa & Middle East Visits Sierra Leone
Freetown 13 June 2017 — Mr. Emmanuel Degroote, Regional Head of Compliance, Africa & Middle East, with responsibility for driving the Bank’s regulatory agenda across Africa & Middle East, is in Freetown on a three-day duty tour.
Jun 13, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : As government & Partners Celebrates the Success and Completion of the Freetown Dry Season Plan…Minister of Water Resources Commissions Two Borehole Wells & One Water Kiosk in Calaba Town Community
The Minister of Water Resources, the Deputy Mayor of the Freetown Municipality and the head of the UK Aid and the Freetown WASH Consortium yesterday June 12th,2017, have formally launched and handed over to the Calaba Town community, East End of Freetown two borehole wells and one water kiosk to ameliorate the suffering of the masses in that part of the country. It also comprise the provision of safe and pure drinking water that are fitted with solar powered pumps for over 2,400 people in the community with a reliable and safe water supply.
Jun 13, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : SLRA & CHICO Company Present Signing Agreement to President Ernest Bai Koroma for the Rehabilitation of BO – Bandajuma Road
The Director General of the Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA), Ing. Mrs. Memuna Kumba Jalloh and the head of the CHICO Construction Company, Kong Weigong on Friday June 9th 2017 at State House presented the signing agreement to His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma for the rehabilitation of the Bo- Bandajuma roads project.
Jun 13, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Farmers Shares Maize Preservation Experience
Monday 12th June, 2017: Nguala Agricultural Development Association (NADA), has concluded a one day experience training in Waterloo, on the preserve of maize in their respective farming environment.
Jun 13, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Temne Community Pays Courtesy Call On President Koroma
The Temne community in the Western Area dubbed the Temne Community Development Council (TCDC) on Friday 9 June paid a courtesy call on President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown.
Jun 13, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : 19 Members of Chinese Medical Team Start Work
Nineteen (19) members of Chinese medical team, who arrived in town last week has started working at the Jui Hospital. The team leader Dr. Liang Lihui said they have started working and they don’t want any vacuum to be created after the 18 team left.
Jun 13, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
As main opposition takes bold step towards unifying...SLPP Orders Urgent Meeting to Discipline Reckless Supporters
Former Chairman and Leader of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has disclosed that his party has ordered for an urgent meeting to “discipline reckless supporters.”
Jun 12, 2017, 12:12

NEWS
Dr. Sylvia Blyden to address the 10th session of the UN Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities
Sierra Leone’s Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs , Dr. Sylvia Blyden , will on Tuesday address the tenth session of the UN Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities , which will take place from Tuesday 13 to Thursday 15 June 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York.
Jun 12, 2017, 12:10

NEWS
Regional Maritime University Board of Governors Meeting Ends, Commissions four-Storey Hostel Building and witnessed Graduation of 441 Students in Ghana
The 18th Regional Maritime University Board of Governors Meeting on Friday 9th June, 2017, commissioned a four-storey building, named The Gambia Hostel, followed by the graduation of 441 students from the University, on Saturday 10th June 2017.
Jun 12, 2017, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Parliament Passes the Guma Valley Water Company Act 2017
The Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Thursday 08th June 2017 debated and passed into law the Bill entitled “The Guma Valley Water Company Act, 2017” with some amendments.
Jun 12, 2017, 12:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Businesses Should Respect Human Rights… HRCSL Commissioner
Commissioner Rashid Dumbuya of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) has told businesses that when they respect the rights of workers, the environment and the communities they operate, it will help for the growth of their businesses.
Jun 12, 2017, 12:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Dorothy Springer Trust bids Farewell to a Dedicated Volunteer from UK
The Chief Executive Officer of Dorothy Springer Trust (DST), Dr Abdulai Dumbuya and staff, on Friday 9th June 2017 bade farewell to Jack Smith, a dedicated volunteer from the United Kingdom who was in Sierra Lone to help contribute to DST’s work in transforming the lives of people living with disabilities.
Jun 12, 2017, 12:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : PeFoHD Officially Launched at British Council,Freetown,Sierra Leone
Highlights from the Keynote Address: “In society, some groups are more vulnerable than others – the poor, the disabled, abused women etc. NGOs working at grassroots level are best suited to deal with the vulnerable groups.
Jun 12, 2017, 12:00

NEWS : Politics
APC Gov't Urged to Save Moyamba Women & Children
All Peoples Congress (APC) government of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has been urged to take robust measures which would be geared towards ensuring that children and women are saved from the current terrible state of the Songo-Mabang highway, in Moyamba District, Southern Province of the Republic of Sierra Leone.
Jun 9, 2017, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Africa Media Initiative (AMI) Ends World Bank Urbanization Workshop
Africa Media Initiative (AMI) in collaboration with the World Bank Group (as funding partners) organized a four days interactive training workshop for media practioners in Africa on issues relating to urbanization in the continent, and the role of journalist in addressing those issues.
Jun 9, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Africell Doles Out Le 160,974,000 to Subscribers
Africell one of the leading mobile company operators in Sierra Leone, has yesterday Thursday 8th June 2017, presented prizes to the first set of winners in the Africell Ramadan Show 2017, at the company’s headquarters in Wilberforce, Western Rural District of Freetown.
Jun 9, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : NUSS Debunks Social Media Fake News
Lastest victim of fake news is the National Union of Sierra Leone Student (NUSS).
Jun 9, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Photo News
PHOTO NEWS
Minister of Social Welfare & Children, Hon. Dr. Blyden flanked yesterday June 8th by President of Ebola Survivors and President of Port Loko Children's Forum Network. Minister was in Port Loko to commemorate anniversary of first Sierra Leone Ebola Survivor discharged from hospital on June 8th 2014.
Jun 9, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Lone New : Dr. Smith Updates the Press on the MCH/Mass LLINs Distribution
The Malaria Control Programmes Manager in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS), Dr. Samuel J. Smith has on Thursday 8th June 2017, updated news men at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation Conference room 4th Floor Youyi Building in Freetown on the Maternal Child Health Week and Mass distribution of the Long-Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (LLINs) campaign across the country that has started since June 1st and is expected to end 10th June 2017.
Jun 9, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : SDS feeds Muslims in Tonkolili, Lokomasama
Following the tradition and in an effort to preserve the legacies of the project, Shandong Steel Mining Company-Sierra Leone Ltd has distributed food items worth over Le 40M to the primary host communities and communities aiding the Company’s operation.
Jun 9, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Total Ripsta Culture on Tourism Education
The Total Ripsta Culture Musical group has on Friday 1st June 2017 organized a free band and cultural concert in Front of the National Tourist Board at the Lumley- Aberdeen Beach in Freetown.
Jun 9, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : 46-Year Old Man in Detention for Sexually Penetrating 12yrs Girl
One Samuel Mansaray of 16 Freetown Road in Goderich community yesterday 8th June 2017, remanded in custody by Magistrate Dr. Abou Bakarr Binneh Kamara of the Siaka Steven’s Street Freetown Magistrate Court No.1 for the alleged case of sexual penetration of a twelve (12) year old girl.
Jun 9, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
As supporters and 9 lawyers demand for his unconditional release from detention…ADP’s Kamarainba Granted Self-bail by Kailahun Magistrate
Magistrate George Borbor Samai of the Kailahun Magistrate Court in Segbwema Town yesterday Wednesday 7thJune, 2017, in a well-attended court’s sitting has granted self-bail to the Chairman and Leader of the opposition Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray who was charged to court on three counts charge of possession of illegal weapon in the just concluded Local Council bye-election in Segbwema.
Jun 8, 2017, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Speaker of Parliament Enumerates the Achievements of President Koroma
The Right Hon. Speaker of the Parliament of Sierra Leone, SBB Dumbuya has in an interview with members of the United World on Wednesday 07th June 2017 in the precincts of Parliament, enumerated the achievements of Sierra Leone under the astute leadership of President Koroma for almost ten years in governance, with the view of improving the image of the country to attract direct foreign investments.
Jun 8, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone Maritime Administration attends 18th Regional Maritime University’s Board of Governors Meeting in Ghana
A six man delegation from the Sierra Leone Maritime Administration, headed by the Executive Director, Alhaji Wurroh Jalloh is in Accra, Ghana’s capital, attending, as a member, the 18th Board of Governors Meeting at the Regional Maritime University in Ghana.
Jun 8, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ombudsman recruits three female graduates as Mediation Officer
Ombudsman of the Republic of Sierra Leone , Mr Melron Nicol-Wilson , as part of the deliver project of his 100 day action plan has recruited three female graduates from Fourah Bay College , University of Sierra Leone as Mediation Officers.
Jun 8, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : LFM Updates Works Committee in Parliament
Linking Farmers to Markets (LFM) Project in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security has on Wednesday 7th, June 2017, updated the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Works, Housing and Infrastructure in Parliament on the status of feeder Roads Implementation in the country.
Jun 8, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Conservation Society Sierra Leone Commemorates World Environment Day
The Conservation Society Sierra Leone (CSSL) on Monday 5thJune 2017, joined the world in the commemoration of the World Environmental Day with the theme ‘Connecting people to nature’ through an awareness raising procession with students from various schools in the country.
Jun 8, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : DAN-SL Identifies 21 Disaster Prone Areas in Freetown
Tuesday 6th June, 2017: A local Non-Governmental Organization, Disaster Alert Network Sierra Leone (DAN-SL), working to ameliorate community vulnerabilities and disasters have identified twenty-one (21) disaster prone communities in the Western Area that need urgent attention.
Jun 8, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : In celebration of global week of action against gun violence…SLANSA Launches Survey Report
In commemoration of the Global Week of Action against Gun Violence, from June 5th to 12th, the Sierra Leone Action Network on Small Arms (SLANSA), a civil society organisation that campaign against the proliferation of small arms and light weapons on Wednesday 7th June 2017 launched a survey report on blacksmiths in seven districts across the country at the YWCA New Hall in Freetown.
Jun 8, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
John Ben Urges SLPP Executives to Replicate APC
John Oponjo Benjamin, former Chairman and Leader of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has called on the executive members of his party to replicate the leadership of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC).
Jun 7, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Hon. Veronica K. Sesay Bags Prestigious International Award
On Tuesday 6th June, 2017, the Executive Producer of the Veronicks Production, Hon. Veronica Kadie Sesay Member of Parliament representing Constituency 085 in Moyamba District in an exclusive interview with the Awareness Times Newspaper has disclosed that the Prestigious International Award was received on behalf of her by her daughter in an auspicious ceremony organized in Philadelphia in the United States of America.
Jun 7, 2017, 17:10

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
First Lady Sia Nyama Koroma Visits Sierra Leonean Patients At Apollo Hospital In New Delhi, India
The First Lady of Sierra Leone, Madam Sia Nyama Koroma, and Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation, Madam Madina Rahman, have paid a surprise visit to Sierra Leonean patients receiving medical treatment at the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi, India.
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