Sunday, June 26, 2022

Politics

“Our goal is to achieve zero out-of-school-children” – President Bio

By Cyril Barnes  Sierra Leone’s President, Julius Maada Bio, has re-echoed his government’s objective to achieve zero Out-of-School Children by continuing to invest in the Free Quality Education programme for Sierra Leone.  President Julius Maada Bio made this disclosure during his...

Hon. Chericoco Demands Soft Copy of Elections Bill

Leader of the Opposition in the House of Parliament, Hon. Chernor Maju Bah, aka Chericoco, has requested that the National Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone and the Office of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice provide a soft copy of the ‘The...

Parliament Okays National Electronic Communication Act 2022

The Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Wednesday 22nd June, 2022 passed into law with some amendments the bill entitled, "The National Electronic Communication Act 2022", after committing it to the Legislative Committee for further scrutiny. The Bill seeks to...

SLPP, APC Sign Peace MoU

The leadership of the All Peoples Congress (APC) and the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) in the presence of the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC), the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone (ECSL), Office of National...

Headmen Engaged on Effective Policies Implementation

The Minister of Western Region Mrs Nabeela F. Tunis has engaged thirty headmen within Western Area for effective implementation of government policies in their various localities.  President Julius Maada Bio has a great passion for transforming this region which is...

Parliament Commences Debate on 2022 Public Elections Act

Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Tuesday, 21st June, 2022 commenced debate on the proposed Public Elections Act 2022. The Bill was laid to Parliament by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Lamin Tarawally.  The Bill, entitled Public...

Parliament Engaged on Roles in Tourism Boost

The Speaker of Sierra Leone’s Parliament, Hon. Chernor Abass Bundu has in his keynote address at the first ever Tourism Parliamentary Governance Conference applauded the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu Pratt for her exceptional leadership in...

“Just don’t celebrate the EU Election Follow-up Report” …Dr. Blyden cautions APC gurus

By Aruna Turay A strong All People’s Congress (APC) Party woman and former Cabinet Minister, Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has cautioned her party executives and stalwarts not to celebrate the European Union (EU) Election Follow-up Mission in Sierra Leone Report...

President Bio Commits to Climate Resilient

President Dr Julius Maada Bio has promised a climate-resilient future and made a case for Sierra Leone’s ecosystems. The statesman was addressing the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) of the UN Framework Conventions on Climate Change, UNFCCC. “Inland wetlands and...

Parliamentary Trade Committee Ends Business Producing Oversight

By Department of Public Relations, Parliament of Sierra Leone The Parliamentary Committee on Trade and Industry, chaired by Hon. Veronica K. Sesay has concluded a four-day visitation to business producing entities with a view to ascertaining their level of compliance...
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FBN Holds Post-Covid Annual Merit Staff Award

By Ransford Maclean  The First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) Bank including Sierra Leone and other six outlets in Africa and...