Saturday, April 17, 2021

How Communities and Anti FGM Campaigners are taking steps to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Sierra Leone

By Saidu Bah, Freelance Multimedia Journalist On a hot sunny evening at Mafurka, a tiny village in the remote Mountains of Tonkolili District in northern...

As NATCOM improves on digital penetration in three years;

New Direction Scores Big in Telecoms By Joseph S. Margai, Strategic Communications Coordinator NATCOM’s Director General, Daniel Bobson Kaitibi President Julius Maada Bio’s three years in office...

Government Urged to Investigate Connaught Brouhaha

The Health Reporters Network-Sierra Leone (HRN-SL) has expressed serious concerns and dismay over the unfortunate incident that took place at the Connaught hospital in...

EU Brings Over Le1.2Bn Aid to Susan’s Bay Fire Victims

In response to the devastating fire incident at the Susan’s Bay community, on 24th March 2021, which left 1,600 families homeless and more than...

Technology

VP VICTOR FOH DID NOT CAUSE THE KABALA RIOTS

  The announcement by the Vice President over the weekend past at the celebrations of International Youth Day...
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Turkish National Donates 800 Qurans to Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone’s First Ambassador to Turkey, Mohamed Hassan Kaisamba has handed over about 800 copies of the Holy Quran to the Director General and...

Music

SLRSA, Mile 38 Police Plot on Road Safety

  The Deputy Executive Director said his visit was deliberate and aimed at effectively and efficiently engaging the...

From The Editor’s Desk When Death Becomes Cheap…

  Today, it’s a different scenario, altogether. Human beings sick and die like fowls and are buried like...

‘Rihanna dismisses donation claims’

Sorry, Rihanna’s Foundation did not donate $2 Million to help people in Sierra Leone. The false claims appeared...

Chinese President Congratulates President Bio

In the congratulatory message President XI said, "China and Sierra Leone enjoy profound traditional friendship. Since the establishment...

John Benjamin rubbishes new cabinet

  In an interview with this medium John Benjamin stated that President Koroma has exhibited clearly his regional...

Culture

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SURVIVING CANCER IN SIERRA LEONE

  Cancer which is also known as a malignant tumor is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to...

7 million girls pregnant!

  The dialogued happened at Bathurst Street in Freetown, during the previous weekend.   Country Director Aberdeen Women Center, Augustine Kutubu Kosia extended...

IN THE STATE OF KUWAIT… Sierra Leone Joins Other African Ambassadors Celebrate Africa Day

Sierra Leone Embassy in the State of Kuwait was represented by Minister Counsellor/Head of Chancery (HOC) Mr. Duwai Sellu Lungay. According to Mr....

Why President Koroma is with China

As a result, Africa stands to remain what it is if the leaders refuse to form new partnerships of mutual benefit. Canada is...

17 Varsity Students Charged with Rioting

  There was a huge public outcry and condemnation over the way and manner security forces – police and military – handled the...

As NEC concludes stakeholders engagement …MP okays Boundary Delimitation process

  The Western Area Commissioner Miatta French informed Awoko that the BD process is done to distinguish Wards and Constituencies for the purpose...

Lifestyle Magazine

Tribal Heads Urged to Preach Peace

According to Madam Pratt the step taken by the H.E. Julius Maada Bio and the opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party in terms of establishing the committee to stop violence among their supporters is a step in the...

Brookfields Okada Riders Accused

He said robbers have been attacking people along dark roads, especially those dropped off by okada riders, adding that in most times, the...

NRA on Nationwide Tax Sensitisation

  Stating the purpose of the visit to Gbamgbantor Commissioner Tennyson Bio called on the people to support the government by paying the...

Farmers receive Le175million from Agric. Ministry

They are: Job Seekers Youth Farmers Association from Mapor Village in the Port Look District, which received Le25million; Sabenty Women's Agricultural Organization from...

NRA boss receives awards

  She has received award of excellence as national children and woman ambassador; mother of the year and head of the parastatal of...

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Sierra Leone Finance Minister in Beijing

    The 2015 meeting, which was FOCAC’s 6th session, was the first attended by President Xi Jinping since he assumed office in...

Alpha Kanu resigns who’s next?

 Dr. Kanu’s resignation happened as a result of the country’s looming political situation, which heightened on a daily basis, since President Koroma pronounced...

President Navo is ‘Man of the Year’

The fine young president was over the weekend honoured by the Sisters Choice Award for his outstanding and valuable contribution to the development...

Commonwealth to strengthen health policy in Sierra Leone

  The Commonwealth Secretariat arrived in Sierra Leone March 8 to work with the government to enhance its public health protection policy, particularly...

Another plaudit for the Sierra Leone Police

  The numerous masquerades across the city that day were not without their risk of violence and lawlessness but things were very well...

Alleged Robbers Face Trial in High Court

The accused persons are facing two count charges of Robbery and Robbery with Aggravation, which contravene section (25) sub section (1a) of the...
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News

JICA donates to disaster victims

JICA has commenced the implementation of a disaster relief operation that will ensure that relief items such as 100pcs of tents,6,395pcs of blankets,1,320pcs...

145 Salone Police Landed Safely in Somalia

Sierra Leone sending One Hundred and Forty-five (145) men and women has got the biggest police contingent to Somalia since it started deploying...

Sierra Leone observes International Epilepsy Day

Addressing participants during a one day Awareness Raising Meeting on Friday February 10, 2017 at the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone (CCSL)...

SLPP to Revisit APC $28M Dam Project

The report stated further that there is the need for the MWR to provide updates on salient policy objectives such as development and...

Highlighted News

NASSIT to Construct District Office in Moyamba

The National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT), has conveyed over fifteen  companies in a pre- bidding meeting at the proposed  site for the...

CAF’s Isha Johansen Returns Home with Laurels

By AYV Sports Team President of the Sierra Leonean Football Association (SLFA) Isha Johansen yesterday 15th March, 2021 returned home from the 43rd CAF General...

Creating a fruit juice business in Sierra Leone: The story of Sierra Juice

In 2013, Hamza Hashim set about creating an organic juice company as a way to reduce waste and give farmers better livelihoods. “I wanted...
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China Boosts Parliament with New Equipment

  The Leader of Government Business Hon. Sidie Tunis also commended the Chinese for their unflinching support, saying China remains one of the...

Air Navigation Services reviewed

Minister of Transport and Aviation, Leonard Balogun Koroma said the gathering of the Air Navigation Service Providers from the cardinal corners of Africa...

Albert Academy Is 115 Years Today!

  This 115thanniversary of the Albert Academy, one of the oldest secondary schools in Sierra Leone is being celebrated at home and abroad....

As 850 bags of Rice Distributed To Epicenters and Quarantine Communities…Deputy Speaker of Parliament Commends Africell

  The presentation of the consignment of food was held on Friday 12th September 2014 at the Company’s Headquarters, Wilberforce in Freetown. He...

TV

4/50 Jackpot Winner Sweepstake over Le132 Million

Presenting the cheque to the lucky winner in the studio of radio Mercury 92.0 FM, The chief finance officer Mercury International, Ekundayor Rowe...

MFAIC Commences UPR Validation Workshop

  The representative from the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Mr. Solomon Sogbandi spoke on the role of CSOs in the UPR process; which...

Foreign Affairs Officials Visit Minister of Justice

The aim of the visit was to congratulate the Attorney General and Minister of Justice on her appointment and to acquaint and update...

LAJ-K to Receive Global Youth Award in Lagos

  The Young Entrepreneurs International Summit (YEIS) is a gathering of outstanding young entrepreneurs and person from across various parts of the globe....