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ACC & Radio Maria Sign MoU

Commissioner ACC, (L) Francis Ben Kaifala and Fr. Babeley displaying the signed MoU The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Thursday 12th March, 2020 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Radio Maria - Sierra Leone which is geared...

Petroleum Directorate Opens Bids from 6 Companies

By Mohamed Lamin Banya The Director General of the Petroleum Directorate Timothy Kabba has disclosed that, six companies have applied for acreages since the fourth licensing round bid was opened. The Directorate...

Africell’s Le250,000 Smartphone is ‘Hot Cake’

A Commentary By Prince C. Kamara Sierra Leone’s premier mobile telecommunications giant, Africell has once again demonstrated that it is on top of every situation when it comes to making easier the lives of ordinary Sierra Leoneans.

Timber Association Executive Engages Members

By Prince C. Kamara Stakeholders in the timber industry of Sierra Leone have met to discuss the way forward in the timber business which according to them generates huge revenue for the country. Issues bordering on...

African Development Bank to Invest More in S/Leone

By Mohamed Lamin Banya President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina says they have invested more than seven hundred million United States Dollars in Sierra Leone and that the portfolio of the bank in Sierra...

Mercury Makes More Local Billionaires

Over 18,000 customers  on Friday 13th March 2020, flooded Mercury International Payment Centers across the country including the main Walpole Street center in Freetown in joyous mood as the company dishes out over  4.7 Billion Leones payout in Oddest Regular (Football) winnings.

Drastic Drop in Fuel Price

The old adage – ‘what goes up must come down’ came true in Sierra Leone on Friday  6th March 2020, when fuel suppliers in the country decided to reduce prices just weeks after they were increased.

VimetcoPays Le1.7Bn Surface Rent to Land Owners

Sierra Mineral Holdings commonly known as Vimetco, yesterday 27th February, 2020 paidthe sum of One Billion, Seven Hundred Million Leones as Surface Rent to land owners of 4 chiefdoms at the CDC Complex, Mosenesie Junction Lower Banta chiefdom in the...

Ministry Working Towards Free Trade

Dr. Edward Hinga Sandy, Minister of Trade and Industry The government of Sierra Leone, in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), has held a validation workshop on Sierra Leone's National Trade Strategy: Repositioning...

HE Bio Woos 30 Potential Investors

President Julius Maada Bio has held talks with Jeffrey Thamsanqa Radebe – a senior adviser to President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, regarding a visit of 30 potential investors to Sierra Leone from South Africa, according to State House.
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‘We Are Not Safe’

President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio has in a radio broadcast stated that this country has recorded...
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Pregnant Girls Going Back To School

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has commended the decision of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education to lift the ban on...

Kandeh Yumkella Tackles Coronavirus

The numbers coming in from around the world are daunting. Reading the news is frightening. Even worse, are the disturbing pictures on TV about...

Ahmadists Launch Anti COVID-19 Campaign

By Alhaji Mohamed Wusha-Conteh The Forum of Islamic Organization for Peaceful Coexistence in Serra Leone comprising of the Sunni, Shia and Ahmadiyya...

Children’s Commission Releases New Report

By Ransford Maclean The Commissioner for National Commission for Children (NAC) in Sierra Leone, Joyce Wuyah Abu says it is...