Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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DUBAI Dispatches Humanitarian Aid to Freetown.

By M.B. Jalloh, Press Secretary, Saudi Arabia: Following the deadly mudslide and floods that caused hundreds of casualties in Sierra Leone and displaced over 1000 households in August this year, the Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered an aid airlift to Sierra Leone to deliver core relief items to communities affected by the disaster. Speaking on the telephone line from the United Arab Emirates, Charge’ d’ affaires at the Sierra Leone Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Alieu Badar Mansaray says, an Airbus A330 aircraft carrying around 50 metric tons of humanitarian …continue reading

SALWACO Goss Samuel Bangura Takes Water Supply to Rural Communities Across Sierra Leone

By Abdul Malik Bangura Director General of Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO), Mr. Samuel Bangura has yesterday Tuesday 9th May 2017, during an exclusive interview with this writer confirmed that his company is rolling massive water supply projects for rural communities across Sierra Leone. Mr. Bangura, whilst giving his details said that the project on the installment of water supply facilities across the country is a very wonderful gesture for the rural communities. He confirmed that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for US $ 5 million grant for Rural Water Supply Project has been signed on Monday 8th May 2017, …continue reading

President Dr. Ernest B. Koroma Delivers as he Promised

Alimamy I. Kamara A grand slam, it really was by the APC government; and that grand slam is being translated to real economic growth… Sierra Leoneans can feel it and see its effect across the four corners of Sierra Leone. Well meaning Sierra Leoneans love that this Government keeps delivering the goodies they promised to the nation. The President and his government are holding themselves accountable on behalf of the general citizenry, even with their day-to-day activities and being as transparent as possible. They have the feelings that they are working for Sierra Leoneans, rather than ruling them. It’s not …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

“Throw SLPP, PMDC Matter Out” -Lawyer Berthan Macaulay, Ordered

By Arrthur Ben Tucker A total of nine lawyers on Friday July 17th 2015, urged the three Supreme Court judges to ‘struck out of court’ the joint petition instituted against the Attorney General and Minister of Justice and seven others by two of the leading opposition political parties, the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) and Peoples Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC). Lawyer Berthan Macaulay Jr. aided by LahaiMomoh Farmer and Madam Joan Macaulay represented the 1st and 2nd defendants, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Franklyn BaiKargbo and the Deputy Minister of Justice, Arrow John Bockarie. Lawyer Macaulay in his …continue reading

N.U.S.S. Executives Meets Hon. Logus Koroma, Minister of Transportation on Student’s Transportation Plights

By Michael Mitchell Conteh The president of the National Union of Sierra Leone Students (NUSS) on Thursday 16th July, 2015 led a delegation of his executive to the offices of the Minister of Transport and Aviation to pay a courtesy call following the arrival of the buses allocated to Fourah Bay College, and the promise of H.E. the President to restore the school Bus service system. In his statement, Mr. Mohamed Sheridan Kamara recognized the fact that the move to ease the transportation challenges faced by majority of the students in the country is a step in the right direction. …continue reading

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone Two Days Conference on Ebola at the United Nation’s

by William M. Reilly UNITED NATIONS New York (Xinhua) – A two-day conference on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has wound up at UN Headquarters in New York with pledges of financial commitments to support national and regional recovery efforts for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone where more than 20,000 people died from the disease. The conference, aiming to aid the trio of nations “get to zero cases, stay at zero and recover,” was organized by the United Nations in partnership with the African Union (AU), European Union (EU), the World Bank (WB) and the African Development Bank (ADB). …continue reading

THE BAR ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE STATEMENT BY FRANKLYN BAI KARGBO, ATTORNEY GENERAL AND MINISTER OF JUSTICE-PROTOCOLS

Judicial Correspondence, Freetown June 11th- 12th June, 2015 Let me start by congratulating the Sierra Leone Bar Association on the choice of a fitting theme for this conference. It is not all the time that we as lawyers take pleasure to put aside our very busy schedules and in some selfish way bring to a halt a whole system of justice for a moment of introspection, camaraderie, socialization and renewal of friendship. But that is the distinction of our profession and it is an inconvenience we as a Government are proud and happy to tolerate. Let me therefore seize this …continue reading

President Koroma Champions Common African Position on UN Security Council Reform

By State House Communications Unit June 14, 2015 Since the African Union Committee of Ten Heads of State and Government (C-10) on United Nations Security Council Reform presented its last report to the 24th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly on 30th January 2015, the Committee has continued to engage in the intergovernmental negotiations (IGN) in New York as well as intensified efforts in advocating, canvassing and promoting the Common African Position. The C-10 also intensified its efforts to reach out at the highest political levels to galvanize the necessary political will in support of the Common African Position …continue reading

New Promotions in the Sierra Leone Armed Forces

By: Sallieu Sesay It has pleases his Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma who doubles as the Commander in Chief of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces to make the following promotions in the Sierra Leone army. Accord ing to correspondence this press received from the Ministry of Deference Tower Hill, Freetown, and reference number AFBI 100/2015. The number 1, 2, 3 and Promotion Boards were held on diverse dates in December, 2014 to consider officers in the respective categories who have duly satisfied the criteria for promotion (as stipulated in the term of service) to the next higher rank. The outcomes of the …continue reading