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Worrying!! Monkeypox Virus Confirmed in Liberia

Liberian health authorities have confirmed the country’s first case of Monkeypox. According to Liberia’s Health Minister, Dr. Wilhelmina S. Jallah, sample collected and test from a traveller in Maryland County from neighbouring Ivory Coast has now proven to be the...

Seaweed Affects Local Fishing in Freetown

By Aruna Turay Local fishermen and fishmongers at fishing hubs across Freetown have expressed concerns over the exhibiting piles of seaweed on the beaches. They say the weeds have badly affected fishing processes and have also damaged several of their fishing...

School for the Blind Principal Applauses Braille Use in Public Exams

By Augustine Sankoh Principal for the Milton Margai School for the Blind Salieu Turay has commended the use of braille in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). “The greatest disadvantage in using the...

Salone to Benefit from Africa50, American Business Forum

By Aminaash N.N. Brima As the U.S. and African partners look to recover from the negative impact of COVID-19 on health and economic, a four day Africa-US Business Summit has been held in Marrakech, Morocco. The Summit provided an excellent opportunity...

William Fayia Sellu: New Salone Police Chief

Former Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police, William Fayia Sellu, who doubles as former Director of Crimes Intelligent Services, is Sierra Leone’s newly appointed Inspector General (IG) of the Sierra Leone Police. Before his new appointment, the new I.G served...

Over 50 Students Rusticated at N’jala University

Over fifty students have been rusticated at the Bo Campus of the N’jala University for engaging in various forms of examination malpractices during the First Semester Examinations. The rusticated students were studying different disciplines in the Schools of Education, Community...

WHO Declares Monkepox a Global Health Emergency

The Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) has unilaterally declared the ongoing Monkeypox pandemic as a global health emergency. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the announcement on Saturday two days after a panel of experts charged with deliberating...

Visually Impaired Not Happy with ‘New Leones’

By Ronald Joe Morovia Visually impaired persons across the country have expressed disappointment over what they referred as them ‘being left out of the sensitisation process on the use of the New Leones’. Some visually impaired persons who spoke to this...

PFSL Condemns Unprovoked Attack on Church in Kambia

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Sierra Leone and the Body of Christ have strongly condemned the rising attacks on the church in Sierra Leone especially the unprovoked attacked on Glory Mission at Katinti Road Kambia 2. This was revealed during a...

After 25-year: US Marine Docked at Water Quay

United States of America Naval Vessel has sailed at the Freetown, Queen Elizabeth 11 Quay. This is the First time after Twenty five years the US Marine Vessel visited the Freetown Port. The Vessel, according to report, is currently on...
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MPs Debate Amendment of Salone Constitution

By Parliamentary and Public Relations Department The Parliament of Sierra Leone has debated the bill entitled: "The Constitution of Sierra...