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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Sierra Leone Maritime Administration Inspects Work On New Jetties

By Kadijatu Kamara Top officials from the Sierra Leone Maritime Administration (SLMA) including the newly appointed Chairman of the Board, Board Director, Executive Director, Head of Research and Projects and the Public Relations Officer have concluded a four day tour of the North and Southern regions. The trip was to inspect progress made with the construction of landing Jetties and Terminal Buildings at Kassirie, Kychom, Rokupr, Mamblo, Gbondapie, Matrru Jong and Gbanbatoke. In all the sites visited, the team was visibly impressed with the quality and level of work done on the new jetties and terminal buildings established by the …continue reading

Hon. Dauda Tombo Bangura, the Politician Who Set the Pace for Others to Follow

By Arolyn I. Koroma For a politician to decide not to decide at crucial moments is a political suicide. In the other hand, to decide and make a decisive decision at a defining moment is noble, and so was the Hon. Dauda Tombo Bangura. He is a classic role model. His political career began in 1977, when he became Youth President for Freetown East 3, which is now divided into 7 political enclaves. He later participated in the formation of the PMDC Party, and he became one of its high ranking officials.. The Hon. Dauda Tombo Bangura’s early return to …continue reading

U.S.A. President Barak Obama Tell’s the World of Sierra Leone’s Fast Development Through President Ernest. B. Koroma

By Daniel N’bompa Turay August 13, 2015 A couple of years ago, all you could hear or read about Sierra Leone in the global media are horrible and terrifying news. From perpetually occupying the last position is successive UNDP Human Development Index to a helpless and battered economy which rendered us vulnerable to World Bank and IMF conditionality’s; from squalid poverty to one of the highest infant and maternal mortality nation; from the darkest city in the world to terrible roads and potholes capable of wrecking the strongest Japanese Toyota ; from one of the most corrupt nations in the …continue reading

China Pledges Support for Post-Ebola Recovery in Sierra Leone

August 10,2015 FREETOWN, Xinhua) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has pledged China’s full support in Sierra Leone’s post-Ebola recovery programme, ranging from health system rebuilding to infrastructure and industrialization cooperation. Wang Yi reveal this during a meeting with Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma on Saturday at the start of his tri-nation tour of the three West African nations hardly hit by the Ebola virus, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. He said China will concentrate on five key priority areas which include infrastructure development, mining, agriculture, public health system and human resources. He said the reason for his visit …continue reading