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Trade Ministry Revitalizing Koindu-S/Leone, Guinea, Liberia Trade

Trade Minister Dr. Sandy The Ministry of Trade and Industry is currently revitalizing the Koindu market linking Sierra Leone and neighboring Liberia and Guinea. Trade Minister, Dr. Edward Hinga Sandy confirmed that his Ministry...

I.J Kabbah Goes Farming

By Kadijatu Ja Wife of late Dr. Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Former President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Isatu Jabbie Kabbah, has pledged her fullest support to the agriculture sector and in support of the Everybody Must...

Le1Bn ‘Korbor Korbor’ AfriMoney at Stake!

By Prince C. Kamara Sierra Leone’s giant in mobile and internet telecommunications provider, Africell, over the weekend launched what it calls ‘Korbor Korbor AfriMoney. The thrust of this promotion according to Joe Abass Bangura, Corporate...

King Jimmy Market Traders Vex

By E.A. Kaine Foodstuff traders at the King Jimmy Market have expressed dissatisfaction over what they described as poor sanitary condition of the market, thus calling on the Freetown City Council to swiftly intervene.

Chief Minister Assures Development Partners

Chief Minister, Professor David Francis Chief Minister, Professor David Francis has assured that despite the COVID-19 pandemic in Sierra Leone, his government would continue its development efforts. He was speaking at a virtual meeting summoned...

Jail Term for Illegal FOREX Trading -Bank Governor Warns

Governor Kelfala M. Kallon As Sierra Leone’s exchange rates against major global currencies continue to fall, the Governor of the country’s Central Bank Prof. Kelfala M. Kallon, has issued another stern warning to those trading in foreign...

Mercury Pays Over Le1.7Bn to Winners

By Public Relations Department It was a moment of redemption as Mercury International Sports Betting and Lottery Company(SL) doles out over Le1.7 Billion to more than Seven Thousand, Five Hundred lucky winners from the Saturday night...

Sierra Leone mining revenue sinks as pandemic hits production and prices

By Cooper Inveen - Reuters (Reuters) - Sierra Leone is weathering a dramatic crunch in mining revenue as COVID-19 restrictions hurt companies’ ability to export gold and diamonds and access essential supplies. Revenue from mining dropped...

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...
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Action 4 Schools Provides Clean Water for Port Loko Schools

 The number of wells provided by Action 4 Schools in Sierra Leone has now reached 65, all funded...
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Kamarianba Battles Prostate Cancer in Prison

Lead defense counsel, Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai in the ongoing sexual penetration matter involving Mohammed Kamarianba Mansaray, has informed the court that his client is...

Sexual Violence Task Force Reports to Pres. Bio

Members of the task force on sexual and gender based violence in the Office of the First Lady have called at State House...

WFP Calls for Global Action against Hunger

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on16th October, 2020 called for global action to improve the systems that produce and distribute the food we...

Four MPs Suspended; Two Stripped of their Title

By Joseph Johnson The Sierra Leone House of Parliament has suspended four Members of Parliament from taking part in all parliamentary...