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NEWS : Politics
APC Gov’t & Kuwait Sign $17 Million for Lumley-Tokeh Road
On Wednesday March 22nd 2017, the Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development signed a loan agreement with the All Peoples Congress (APC) led-Government of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koromain in Freetown to provide a loan of USD$17 million for the construction of the Lumley-Tokeh road.
Mar 23, 2017, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Court Hears Case of Alleged Theft at Santana House
The second prosecution witness, Daniel Emmanuel Kargbo , who identified himself as the Accountant and Operations’ officer of the Evangelical Fellowship Sierra Leone, in his testimony yesterday on Wednesday 22nd March 2017, before Magistrate Albert Moody of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.2 said that on Tuesday February 21st 2017 he was on duty at his office and around 10-11 am in the morning he got a telephone Call from one Reverend Michael Abdulai who informed him about the incident and he instructed him to report the matter to police.
Mar 23, 2017, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Chinese Agricultural Technical Team Donates Fertilizers and Vegetable Seeds to Western Rural Farmers
The China-Aid Agricultural Technical Team to Sierra Leone, has on Tuesday 21st of March 2017, donated consignment of fertilizers, vegetable seeds and other materials to farmers in the western rural communities at Ogoo Farm west of Freetown.
Mar 23, 2017, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Mother Throws One Day Old Baby in a Toilet Pit
On Friday 17th March 2017, one Adamsay Jalloh was arraigned before Magistrate Dr. Abubakarr Binneh Kamara at the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1 for allegedly throwing her one day old baby in a toilet pit.
Mar 23, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Politics
JOB Petition SLPP Rules and Regulations
The erstwhile Chairman & Leader of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), and Flagbearer Aspirant for the party and also a signatory to the Peace Protocol signed this year, John Oponjo Benjamin has petitioned the rules and regulations of the SLPP gazetted by the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC).
Mar 23, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : WHH Engages Youths of Makeni City :Youths at the brainstorming session pay attention as Mayor Sunkarie makes a statement
Welthungerhilfe has ended a-day brainstorming session with representatives of various youth groups in Makeni, on waste management. In his welcome address, the Chief Administrator at the Makeni City Council, William Alpha welcomed the various youth groups in Makeni, to the first youth brainstorming session organised by ‘Welthungerhilfe’ in collaboration with the Makeni City Council, on waste management.
Mar 23, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Freetown Teachers College Takes Ownership of the Pay No Bribe Campaign
In targeting pilot Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the Pay No Bribe (PNB) project, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday 21st March 2017 engaged the administration and staff of the Freetown Teachers Colleges (FTC), where they took ownership of the campaign. The meeting which took place at the College’s Main Hall in Jui attracted 70 participants.
Mar 23, 2017, 17:04

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS : Special Messages
Pa Blyden : The man, the myth, the legend
Pa Blyden : The man, the myth, the legend
Mar 23, 2017, 17:02

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS : Special Messages
Thanks For Sympathy Edward Walter Babatunde Gustavus Blyden
THANKS FOR SYMPATHY Edward Walter Babatunde Gustavus Blyden
Mar 23, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
As party stalwarts mourn the death of Musu APC and Hon. Oya Sankoh...APC Shocked as Two Grassroots Die in 24 Hours
The ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) party of Sierra Leone has been shocked over the death of two grassroot women within the period of twenty-four (24) hours.
Mar 22, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Politics
APC Govt Gives 100 Million to 38 Ebola Survivors
The All Peoples Congress led government of President Ernest Koroma has continued to keep its promises to Ebola survivors. The latest was yesterday Sunday 19th March 2017 when 38 Ebola survivors in Nieni Chiefdom received their last tranche of cash in the SPRES programme initiated and signed by Social Welfare Minister Dr. Sylvia Blyden last year.
Mar 22, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Politics
Kenema Magistrate Absent in Murder Case of APC Youth
Magistrate Alhaji Koroma of Kenema Magistrate Court was absent on Monday 20th March 2017, in a case that involved a bunch of seven men alleged to have brutally executed late Mohamed Taimeh 6 who was a famous APC youth in Kenema Town, Eastern Province of Sierra Leone.
Mar 22, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Update on Wesley Street Accident Disaster!
It is confirmed that all residents who were in the affected house are now accounted for.Two unfortunately did not make it and are at Mortuary.
Mar 22, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : President Koroma Hosts Commonwealth Special Envoy
On Monday March 20, 2017, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma met with the Head of West Africa Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Rob Dixon.
Mar 22, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : SNBCC and SLeCAD Holds Round Table Business Discussion
The Sierra Leone Netherlands Business Cultural Council (SNBCC) in collaboration with the Sierra Chamber of Agribusiness Development (SLeCAD) has on Friday 17th March, 2017 held its first round table business discussion in Sierra Leone at the Cube Restaurant, Central Freetown.
Mar 22, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Poda- Poda Apprentice in Custody for Sexual Touching
One Umaru Nabieu of No. 24 Africanous Road, Kissy in the East End of Freetown, yesterday 21st March 2017 was remanded in custody at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Center by Magistrate Albert Moody presiding over the Freetown Magistrate Court No.2 for the alleged Sexual Touching of a nine (9) years old girl child (name withheld).
Mar 22, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : As NEC Establishes 3,300 Registration Centers (RCs) Countrywide...North= 1,307 RCs, South= 821 RCs, East= 787 RCs, West= 385 RCs
In its four (4) electoral regions, fourteen (14) electoral districts, one hundred and thirty-two (132) constituencies, and four hundred and twenty-three (423) wards, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) of Sierra Leone has established a total of three thousand three hundred (3,300) registration centers nationwide to commence the Civil Registration Process.
Mar 21, 2017, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “UTB Is an Indigenous Business Sierra Leoneans Should Be Proud of” – Says President Koroma
The Union Trust Bank (UTB) Limited is an indigenous business institution Sierra Leoneans should be very proud of,” President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma said during the official opening and dedication of the bank’s new corporate headquarters building at Howe Street in Central Freetown on Friday March 17th, 2017.
Mar 21, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Mr. Melron Nicol-Wilson Appointed Ombudsman Of Sierra Leone
Pursuance to Section 3 of the Ombudsman Act No. 2 of 1997, His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, on Monday 20th March 2017 appointed Mr. Melron Nicol-Wilson as Ombudsman, subject to the approval of Parliament.
Mar 21, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Blood Spills at Kroo Bay Field in Freetown
Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1 yesterday March 20th 2017, has remanded in custody one Alieu Samura to the Male Correctional Center at Pademba Road in Freetown for allegedly wounding one Kekuda Bangura at the Kroo Bay Field in Freetown and thereby causing him serious bodily harm.
Mar 21, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : No Water in Ginger Hall Community Health Center’s Labour Room
Ginger Hall Community, situated at the foot of Mount Aureol in the Eastern Part of Freetown is a highly populated community but deprived of certain basic amenities in the Community Health Center to facilitate complete access to the Free Heath Care.
Mar 21, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : UNDP Engages MPs on Climate Change
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Water Resources on Wednesday 15th March 2017 engaged Members of Parliament in a one day sensitization workshop on climate change, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) at the Kona Lodge, in Freetown.
Mar 21, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Politics
APC's Musu 'Minister without Portfolio' is Dead
Family sources say that the All Peoples Congress (APC) has lost one of its vibrant grassroot women.
Mar 21, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Deputy Agriculture Minister II Launches SLADF First Call Concept Note
Deputy Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security (MAFF) II, Hon. Lovel Thomas has on Thursday 16th March 2017 officially launched the first call concept notes of the Sierra Leone Business Agribusiness Development Fund (SLADF) at the Bintumani International Hotel, Aberdeen, Freetown.
Mar 21, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
APC Govt Gives 100 Million to 38 Ebola Survivors
The All Peoples Congress led government of President Ernest Koroma has continued to keep its promises to Ebola survivors. The latest was yesterday Sunday 19th March 2017 when 38 Ebola survivors in Nieni Chiefdom received their last tranche of cash in the SPRES programme initiated and signed by Social Welfare Minister Dr. Sylvia Blyden last year.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : President Koroma Opens Limkokwing University
As part of government’s continuous efforts in providing quality and affordable education for all, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma Friday March 17, 2017, officially opened the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology at the college’s campus at Hill Station in Freetown.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Beetus Text & Seven Other AYV Staff on Bail for Alleged Theft
The first prosecution witness, Detective Assistance Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mohamed Kugba Alieu , Head of the Breaking and Larceny Syndicate at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) headquarters Pademba Road in Freetown, on Friday March 17th 2017, testified before Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1. ASP Mohamed Kugba Alieu told the court that on Monday February 27th 2017 around 7am in the morning he was on duty when the management of the African Young Voices (AYV) reported a matter of an alleged theft of office breaking and larceny.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
Japan GGHSP Scheme Grants US$ 155,009 to Support Grassroots Human Security Projects in Sierra Leone
The Japanese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, HE Kaoru Yoshimura under the Japanese GGHSP scheme has granted One billion and one hundred million Leones (US$ 155,009) to two different communities in Sierra Leone to assist in the construction of safe home for Sexual and Gender Based Violence Victims and the construction of primary school.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Relay Baton Slams On Fourah Bay College Campus
A joint delegation from the Commonwealth Games and the Sierra Leone Olympic Committee on Thursday 16th March arrived on Fourah Bay College campus to showcase the Queen’s Relay Baton. The event attracted both staff and students of the University who received the delegation at the Adjai Crowther Amphitheatre.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:04

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
Ministry Of Health And Sanitation Extension Of Dead Line – 31st March 2017
The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) works with development partners, implementers and various Government Departments to deliver health care services to the Sierra Leonean Population.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:02

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
REQUIREMENT FOR A SOUTH AFRICAN VISA
The government of South Africa has appointed VFS Global in May 2013 to facilitate and manage the visa applications. VFS Global does not have the authority to adjudicate on any application, as the outcome of all the applications still lies with the South African High commission in Accra, Ghana.
Mar 20, 2017, 12:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News: Sylvia Blyden Accepts CFN Apology; Counsels Children To Be Law Abiding
Honourable Minister of Social Welfare, Gender & Children’s Affairs Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has on Wednesday March 15th 2017, accepted a formal apology from the national president, elected executives and members of the Children’s Forum Network (CFN). According to the children, their recent acts against their minister was caused by them receiving many wrong information which led to them making errors and false assumptions.
Mar 17, 2017, 17:17

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone Electricity: APC & SLPP MPs Ratify $53 Million For Bo & Kenema
The Parliament of Sierra Leone which comprises members from both the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) and the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has on Thursday 16th March 2017 debated and ratified two agreements worth $ 53 Million for the improvement and sustainable supply of electricity to the people of Bo and Kenema Districts respectively.
Mar 17, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : 17 bullets discovered on Late S.O. Williams’ Corpse
Third prosecution witness, Detective Police Constable 9381 Samuel Mansaray, testifying before the principal Magistrate of the Freetown Magistrate court No.1, Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara, yesterday March 16th 2017, told the court that he is attached to the Crime Writers office as exhibit clerk at the Criminal Investigation Department Headquarters in Freetown and that after investigation, 17 bullets were discorvered on the corpse of the late Samuel O. Williams.
Mar 17, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Plan International Sierra Leone Launches the Child Friendly Learning Centre Project in Kolisokoh
The Country Director of Plan International Sierra Leone, Mr. Casely Ato Coleman has on the 9th of March 2017 cut the sod for the construction of a community managed child-friendly learning centre in Kolisokoh community in the Bombali district.
Mar 17, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : First Commercial Summit ends in Freetown
A day Commercial Law Summit ended on Tuesday 14th March 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel at Aberdeen in Freetown. The event, which attracted several important personalities from the business community, private sector, the judiciary, legal professionals, civil society and government officials, was supported by UK Aid and ROLE UK.
Mar 17, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Politics
As Alpha Timbo, Maada Bio & Co. turn to Owemongers...SLPP North HQ Painted Red By Unpaid Landlord
Northern Regional Headquarters of the main opposition, Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has been closed and painted red by its unpaid landlord, who claimed that the party has not paid him rent for over two years now. The closure of the SLPP regional headquarters has thus rendered its rich 2018 Presidential Aspirants: including Alpha Timbo, Maada Boi and co. as ‘owemongers’.
Mar 16, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Politics
APC Western Area Chairman Calls for Massive Registration
Western Area Regional Chairman of the Sierra Leone ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) Party has called on residents of the Western Area to come out in their numbers and to register for the March 7th 2018 general elections.
Mar 16, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : NaCSA/KfW Capacitates Staff and the 3Ks
The Pro-Poor Growth for Peace Consolidation programme (GPC) at the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) has started a five day (14-18 March, 2017) training of trainers programme for NaCSA field staff and technical personnel of Kono, Kailahun and Koinadugu district councils at the MIB Entertainment Complex, Mamma conference Hall in Bo city.
Mar 16, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Politics
ADP Kamarainba Calls for more women inclusion in politics
The leader and chairman of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray has disclosed that he wants a woman to be his running mate in the upcoming presidential elections because he believes that women mostly can do better than men in terms of addressing political issues in the country.
Mar 16, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : AfDB issues 1.875% USD 2.5 billion Global benchmark due Today
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, March 14, 2017 – On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, the African Development Bank (AfDB), rated Aaa (Moody’s) / AAA (S&P) / AAA (Fitch), launched and priced a new USD 2.5 billion 3-year Global benchmark transaction due March 16, 2020. The new 3-year issue is AfDB’s first USD Global benchmark transaction this year, following a EUR 1 billion 7-year benchmark transaction priced in January.
Mar 16, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone Institution of Engineers Embarks on capacitating Young Engineers’ Corp in Sierra Leone
The launching of the new capacity building program referred to as Africa Catalyst program which was done in partnership with Global Research Fund UK, and Royal Academic for Engineers necessitated the need for the Sierra Leone Institution of Engineers (SLIE) to embark on capacity training for young engineer graduates from the University of Sierra Leone at Computech situated at Pultney Street in Freetown.
Mar 16, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
I.J Kabba Predicts how SLPP set to lose 2018 Race for State House
Wife of former President of Sierra Leone, Alhaji Dr. Ahmed Tejan Kabbah (Blessed memory), Mrs. Isata Jabbie Kabbah commonly called IJ Kabbah who was the former Woman’s Leader of the main Opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), has predicted how the SLPP is set to lose the 2018 Presidential race to State House.
Mar 15, 2017, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Junior Squashing Competition Ends...sponsored by TEDA and Cc.
Squashing is not presently a popular game like football in the country. But it is steadily gaining popularity in Secondary Schools, more especially when the game is loved and played by the first gentleman of the country, President Ernest Bai Koroma.
Mar 15, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Minister of Labour Launches SLeSHI Scheme
The Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Dr. Matthew Teambo has on Tuesday 14th. March, 2017 launched the Sierra Leone Social Health Insurance (SLeSHI) at the Radisson Blu former Mammy Yoko Hotel, Aberdeen, Western Part of Freetown.
Mar 15, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : EDSA Debunks Media Reports
Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority has debunked media report on the conducted tour of the Board of Directors on some of the facilities of the Authority.
Mar 15, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : SABI Program Launched to help government in accountability and sustainable development
SABI a new UKAid funded programme seeking to strengthen community –led accountability in every district of Sierra Leone and improving on the delivery of basic services including health, education, social protection, water and energy was officially launched yesterday 14th March 2017 at the British Council Hall at Tower hill in Freetown. The programme is to support the government in the ongoing Presidential Recovery Priority in the country.
Mar 15, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Social Welfare sends Teams to Koindu to Start Process for New Office
Two sets of teams from the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender & Children's Affairs (MSWGCA) have headed in to Koindu in Kailahun's Kissi Teng Chiefdom on the orders of the Honourable Minister Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden. Both of the teams are under directives to ensure the new proposed Koindu office for the Gender Ministry kicks off as soon as possible.
Mar 15, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Beetus Text and Six AYV Staff in Detention for Theft
Seven accused persons: Mohamed Kanu alias Beetus Text; Lawrence Peters, a security; Alieu Vandi, a musician; Mohamed Idriss Dumbuya, a security; Sulaiman Conteh, a Security; Aruna Momoh, a security and Peter Saidu Dumbuya, a Security; were arraigned yesterday Tuesday March 14 2017, before Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara at the Male Correctional Center in Freetown for allegedly breaking and entering into the Africa Young Voices media house and stole therein valuable equipment owned by the management of the Africa Young Voices (AYV) under the leadership of Junior Navo.
Mar 15, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Sierra Leone’s Hosts its First ever Commercial Law Summit
Sierra Leone has successfully hosted its first ever Commercial Law Summit at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Aberdeen, Freetown.
Mar 15, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : As Social Welfare Ministry to open a brand new office in Kissi Bendu... Government to Empower Women where Ebola broke out!
The Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Hon. Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has on Saturday 11th March 2017 announced in Koindu Town, Kailahun district that she will be opening a branch of her Ministry to serve the people of the remote part of Sierra Leone known as Kissi Bendu.
Mar 14, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Plan International Supports Capacity Building of Media to End Child Marriage in Sierra Leone
Plan International Sierra Leone has supported two journalists- Hawa Moseray from the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation and Princetta Williams of the Africa Young Voices television to attend the Regional capacity building workshop on increased advocacy to ending child marriage through engagement of the media in Accra-Ghana from the 27th February to 1st March 2017.
Mar 14, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “Le 197, 222, 000, 000, 00 For Civil Registration”
The Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Internal Affairs Al-Hassan Karamoh Kondeh has intimated donor partners on the funds required to undertake the mass civil registration this year. He made this statement in a meeting held on Thursday 9th March, 2017 at the Immigration Conference Room, 14 Gloucester Street in Freetown.
Mar 14, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Minister of Finance Warns Procurement Officers to Change their Ways
Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Momodu Kargbo addresses Procurement Officers from MDAs while Deputy Minister, Momoh Vandi and Senior Deputy Financial Secretary, Prince E.O. Cole look on Some sixty Procurement Officers from across Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government have been given stern warning by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Momodu LaminKargbo to either change their old ways of doing business or face the wrath of the law as a consequence.
Mar 14, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : 8-year-old Alleged Victim Reveals her Ordeal
Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1 yesterday March 13th 2017, has remanded one Michael Voom at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Center in Freetown for allegedly having sexual intercourse with one eight-year-old girl.
Mar 14, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : US$270,000 World Bank Grant to improve the Sierra Leone Audit Service
The World Bank Group, through its agency - the International Development Association (IDA) - acting as administrator of grant funds under the Supreme Audit Institution Capacity Development (SAICD) Multi-Donor Trust Fund, is providing a grant of two hundred and seventy thousand United States Dollars (US$270,000) to Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) to strengthen its professional capacity to deliver quality public sector audit.
Mar 14, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
APC's Hon. Bundu assures APC won't experience conflict
The ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) Majority Leader of Sierra Leone House of Parliament, Honourable Ibrahim Bundu has assured that the APC would not experience conflict in the coming 2018 Presidential election.
Mar 13, 2017, 12:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “I Don’t Want any Postponement of The 2018 Elections Date” - President Koroma Tells Development Partners
President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday March 9, 2017, appealed to development partners to work with a high sense of urgency to address the funding gap needed for the smooth conduct of the 2018 general elections.”
Mar 13, 2017, 12:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Lands Minister Reacts to False Accusations
Minister of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment, Honourable Finda Diana Konomayni has reacted to fcountryalse accusations raised against her ministry on social media aiming at destroying her hard -earned reputations in the .
Mar 13, 2017, 12:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Hon. Robin Faley Boosts Education in Segbwema
Deputy Publicity Secretary II of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) Party, who also doubles as the Chairman Board of Directors of the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO), Hon Robin Faley has been widely acclaimed by indigenes of Segbwema, Kailahun district for improving the standards of education for school going children in that part of the country.
Mar 13, 2017, 12:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Court Hears Sexual Penetration Case of 6 year old girl
One 26 years old Kelfala Marah of Gento Drive, Hill Station in Freetown on Friday 10th March 2017 was remanded at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Center in Freetown by Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1 for allegedly having sexual intercourse with one six years old girl child.
Mar 13, 2017, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Sierra Leone International Benchmarks Systems Still Pressing Forward
The entire staff and attached personnel of Sierra Leone International Benchmarks Systems (SLIBS) wishes the public to know that certain changes took place within the organization, but the structure and goals have been kept active.
Mar 13, 2017, 12:06

NEWS : Photo News
Kissi Teng Celebrates Women's Day at Presence of Gender Minister Hon. Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden (Aka Sia Kissi)
Kissi Teng Celebrates Women's Day at Presence of Gender Minister Hon. Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden (Aka Sia Kissi)
Mar 13, 2017, 12:04

NEWS : Local News
First Commercial Law Summit to be Hosted in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone is set to host its first-ever Commercial Law Summit in a bid to map out commercial law reforms to promote business growth and the country’s ongoing economic development.
Mar 13, 2017, 12:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ACC Enlists Peninsular Police in the Pay No Bribe campaign
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has enlisted the support of members of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) at Tombo Peninsular on the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign. One of the mandates of the ACC is to enlist the support of Sierra Leoneans to join the fight against corruption.
Mar 13, 2017, 12:00

NEWS : Politics
APC Youth Executed By Evil Abusers Of Sacred Poro Society
A bunch of seven men alleged to have brutally executed late Mohamed Taimeh 6 who was a famous APC youth in Kenema until his murder, have yesterday March 9th 2017, been arraigned in front of the Magistrate Law Courts in Kenema. The men are alleged to have tortured Taimeh to death under the guise of forcefully taking him to the sacred Poro society bush for initiation.
Mar 10, 2017, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “Our Quest for Gender Equality Is Unstoppable” – President Koroma
President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma accompanied by his amiable wife, First Lady Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma, the Vice President Dr Victor Bockarie Foh and wife, Mrs. Junta Foh, joined the women and girls of Sierra Leone in celebrating International Women’s Day at the Dr Ernest Bai Koroma 2011 Mini Stadium at Newton, Western Rural District on Wednesday March 8, 2017.
Mar 10, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Politics
New APC Port Loko District Chairman Appreciates NAC Decision
Member of Parliament for Constituency 055, covering part of Kaffu Bulum and Lokomasama in Port Loko District, Hon. Binneh Bangura in an exclusive interview thanked the National Advisory Council of the All Peoples Congress Party (NAC-APC) for their decision of appointing him as the District APC Chairman for Port Loko District and promised not to disappoint them.
Mar 10, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Military Officer in Alleged Sexual Penetration of girl age 14
One Alhaji Bayoh a military officer of the Army Forces of Sierra Leone (RSLAF) who is attached at the A. T .C Military Barracks; Wellington in the east end of Freetown has been accused of having sexual intercourse with one fourteen-year-old girl child (name withheld).
Mar 10, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “I saw foot marks of blood stains from the stairway to the deceased room,”said witness of S. O. Williams’s Case
Yesterday 9th March 2017, at the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1 presided by Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara in Freetown , the state prosecutor A.J.M. Bockarie, led in evidence the first prosecution witness in the alleged murder case of the retired Army Chief of Defense Staff, Major Simeon .O. Williams.
Mar 10, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Social Welfare Rehabilitates Koindu International Market as it hosts Women’s Jamboree
There was wild jubilation in Koindu, Kissi Teng when upon the instructions of His Excellency the President, not only was the proposed Koindu International Market cleaned up of all overgrown forests but the water supply system was finally turned on after years of no water in the entire massive market area spanning huge acres.
Mar 10, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Photo News
Photo News of International Women’s Day (IWD) Celebration
Photo News of International Women’s Day (IWD) Celebration
Mar 10, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Humanity First on Class Room Transformation drive
Humanity First is a non-governmental organization operating in Sierra Leonehas on Saturday 4th. February, 2016 commenced a nation- wide activities at the Ahmadiyya Muslim primary School, Goderich to refurbish class rooms in the country so that school going pupils would have a conducive learning environment.
Mar 10, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : President Ernest Koroma Overwhelmingly Eulogised by Women & Girls of SL
The Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs; Hon. Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden together with women and girls of Sierra Leone have shown signs of appreciation to His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma by giving him a farewell award for his support in empowering women and girls of Sierra Leone throughout his 10 years in governance.
Mar 9, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Parliament Doles Out Five (5) Billion Leones to Local Rice Producing Farmers
A Five Billion Leones loan agreement for the procurement and supply of locally produced rice to the military, police, prisons and fire force personnel has been ratified by Parliament on Tuesday 07th March, 2017.
Mar 9, 2017, 17:08

NEWS
As President Trump’s Deportation Spree Worries S/Leonean USA Based Communities, Amr Bockari Stevens Calms the Distress
The Sierra Leone Embassy in the United States of America will be working in collaboration with some rights based organizations including Act4 Accountability, Africa Action, Congressional African Staff Association, African Immigrant Caucus, Nigerian American Lawyers Association and others to intercede and reduce the apprehension of Sierra Leonean Immigrants in the United States.
Mar 9, 2017, 17:06

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
REMOVAL FROM APC DISTRICT CHAIRMANSHIP AND MEMBERSHIP OF NAC
THE ALL PEOPLES CONGRESS (APC) WOULD LIKE TO INFORM ALL APC PRESIDENTIAL FLAGBEARER ASPIRANTS THAT THEY MUST BE COMPLIANT WITH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE PARTY.
Mar 9, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Photo News
Photo News of International Women’s Day (IWD) Celebration
Photo News of International Women’s Day (IWD) Celebration
Mar 9, 2017, 17:02

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
SIERRA LEONE CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY (IWD) AND AS WOMEN EULOGISE PRESIDENT KOROMA, THE REGULAR IWD PARTICIPANTS DESCRIBE IT AS THE COUNTRY’S BEST EVER IWD IN HISTORY
It has been a long time since I saw President Ernest Bai Koroma (EBK) so animated and happy as he was today. After 10 years of him diligently serving the interests of advancement of women, today the women of Sierra Leone really did him proud. They turned up in their THOUSANDS! The crowd was so massive that the Police under AIG Memuna Conteh-Jalloh, took the wise decision to completely block the Highway and divert traffic away from the modern highway at Newton to the old road.
Mar 9, 2017, 17:00

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS HEREBY INFORMED THAT DR. KAIFALA MARAH, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF SIERRA LEONE HAS IN A LETTER ADDRESSED TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT TENDERED HIS RESIGNATION FROM THE POSITION WITH EFFECT FROM 6TH MARCH 2017.
THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS HEREBY INFORMED THAT DR. KAIFALA MARAH, GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF SIERRA LEONE HAS IN A LETTER ADDRESSED TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT TENDERED HIS RESIGNATION FROM THE POSITION WITH EFFECT FROM 6TH MARCH 2017.
Mar 7, 2017, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Two Police Officers Caught in Armed Robbery
In the early morning hours of Friday 3rd February 2017, at about 1:00am, the Police got a distress call with regards some marauding robbers at a particular location in Pujehun Town.
Mar 7, 2017, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Voters Registration Starts Monday 20th March, 2017
Voter Registration commences on Monday, 20th March 2017 and ends 16th April 2017. Registration commences from 7am and ends 5pm daily. I urge all eligible Sierra Leoneans to go to any Registration Centres within your Ward/Constituency and register so that you can actively participate in the 2018 elections.
Mar 7, 2017, 17:14

NEWS
NASSIT/Henan Gouji sign MoU in China on Construction of Students’ Hostels
The National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) on Monday 6th March, 2017, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Sierra Leone Gouji Construction and Investment Cooperation Ltd, on the construction of five blocks of students’ hostels for four colleges namely; Fourah Bay College, Milton Margai College of Education and Technology, University of Makeni, and Njala University.
Mar 7, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : DAQVAH Charity Foundation Donates to the Poor
As part of their contributions to show love to the less privilege and vulnerable people in Sierra Leone, DAQVAH Charity Foundation on Friday 3rd March 2017 donated food items to the blind, cripple and street children along Kissy Road, Mountain Cut junction in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Mar 7, 2017, 17:10

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WISHES TO INFORM THE GENERAL PUBLIC THAT WEDNESDAY 8TH MARCH, 2017 WILL BE CELEBRATED AS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY.
THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WISHES TO INFORM THE GENERAL PUBLIC THAT WEDNESDAY 8TH MARCH, 2017 WILL BE CELEBRATED AS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY.
Mar 7, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Director of Hospitals and Laboratory Services Stresses need for Pharmacies to Sell out Medicines on Prescription
The Director of Hospitals and Laboratory Services, Dr. Victor Matt Lebby has lamented the irrational use of drugs in Sierra Leone, noting that “Sierra Leone is the only country where you buy medicines without prescription”.
Mar 7, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Humanity First on Class Room Transformation drive
Humanity First is a non-governmental organization operating in Sierra Leone has on Saturday 4th. February, 2016 commenced a nation- wide activities at the Ahmadiyya Muslim primary School, Goderich to refurbish class rooms in the country so that school going pupils would have a conducive learning environment.
Mar 7, 2017, 17:04

COMMENTS & OPINIONS
All Eligible Women of Sierra Leone Must Register to Vote An Op-Ed in Celebration of International Women’s Day
As the world gathers to celebrate International Women’s Day on Wednesday, this year’s theme ‘Be Bold for Change’ provides us with an opportunity to recognise the enormous differencewomen can make in Sierra Leone. I cannot think ofbolderchange than empowering all eligible women of Sierra Leone to register to vote.
Mar 7, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Politics
As Sierra Leoneans pay last respect to fallen patroit... APC Govt & Others Lay Edward Blyden To Eternal Rest
The ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) Party together with other well-wishers has on Sunday 5th March 2017, given a befitting funeral to the Late Edward Babatunde Walter Gustavus Blyden.
Mar 6, 2017, 12:06

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
Sierra Leone set for another International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8th 2017
The Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender & Children’s Affairs (MSWGCA) together with highly esteemed Partners, will on March 8th, celebrate this year’s public holiday for the International Women’s Day (IWD) in the Western Area Rural District at the Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma 2011 Mini Stadium in Newton.
Mar 6, 2017, 12:04

NEWS
President Koroma Confirms Sierra Leone’s Participation in Expo 2020 Dubai
Sierra Leone has confirmed its official participation in Expo 2020, Dubai as one of the first African countries joining more than 180 nations in one of the greatest global exhibitions.
Mar 6, 2017, 12:02

NEWS : Politics
“Winning the next elections is crucial” – APC Chief tells Youth League
President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma in his capacity as Chairman and Leader of the All People’s Congress yesterday Thursday March 2, 2017, said that wining the next general elections would be crucial to sustain the development and achievements of the APC over the years.
Mar 6, 2017, 12:00

NEWS : Politics
APC's Sam Sesay Resigns & Speaks Exclusively on why
As the contest to succeed His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma draws high, more names keep surfacing for the emblem carrier position of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) for the 2018 Presidential election. One of the latest additions to swell the number of persons interested in the said position is Dr. Joseph Sam Sesay.
Mar 3, 2017, 17:12

NEWS : Politics
President Koroma and APC Leadership visit the Family of Late Babatunde Blyden
His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma in his capacity as Chairman and Leader of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) party has together with other stakeholders of the party on Thursday 2nd March 2017, pay visit to the family of the Late Mr. Edward Walter Babatunde Gustavus Blyden.
Mar 3, 2017, 17:10

NEWS : Photo News
Sierra Leone News : “Tonkolili Achieves 30% Quota in Parliament”…Says Hon. Hassan A. Sesay
The Honorable Member of Parliament representing Constituency 59 from the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) in Tonkolili District, Hon. Hassan A. Sesay has on Thursday 2nd March 2017, said Tonkolili District in Northern Sierra Leone, is the first district to achieve the 30% quota in the country.
Mar 3, 2017, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Police Officer Sexually Penetrates Girl Age 12
Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1 at Siaka Stevens Street in Freetown, has committed the matter against the accused person, 52 years old Joseph Kamara a civil servant working as a police officer to the high court of Freetown for an alleged sexual penetration of a twelve (12) years old girl child.
Mar 3, 2017, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “Resolve all Outstanding Issues” - President Koroma Urges SLFA
President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Monday February 27 urged the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) to ensure it speedily resolves all outstanding differences among stakeholders and call for an immediate Congress.
Mar 3, 2017, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : National School of Midwifery ends Community-Base Outreach Services for Pregnant Women at Sussex
The National School of Midwifery at the Princess Christian Maternity Hospital in Freetown has concluded its Community Base Outreach Services for Pregnant women at Sussex village, Western Rural district.
Mar 3, 2017, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “President Koroma is one of the Best Presidents in the World” – Says UN Special Adviser
United Nations Special Adviser on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Dr David Nabarro has described President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma as one of the best presidents in the world.
Mar 3, 2017, 17:00

NEWS : Politics
As Parliament urges them to Maintain and Continue to exhibit professionalism... APC and SLPP MPs Approve New PPRC Boss & four Others
The Parliament of Sierra Leone which comprises member from both the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) and Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has on Wednesday 01st March 2017, approved five Presidential nominees, including Hon. Justice Hamilton, Alpha Jalloh and three others to serve in various high offices of State.
Mar 2, 2017, 17:18


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