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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.

30 Investors Coming to S/Leone

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. Jeffrey Thamsanqa Radebe...
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AYV Certifies 9 FBC Female Interns

As part of its internship programme for students from Universities across the world, the Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media...
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Vice President Juldeh Appeals to ASA-USL

By Aaron Bundu Lahai-Head of Media & Public Relations Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Vice President of Sierra Leone has made a...

Chief Justice Inspects Dilapidated Courts

Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications Unit Sierra Leone’s Chief Justice, His Lordship Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards, has embarked on 'inspection tour' to...

Dr. Adonis Abboud Honoured in Kailahun

Paramount Chief Honourable Cyril Foray Gondor II of Upper Bambara chiefdom in Kailahun district has honoured Dr. Adonis Abboud with an Honorary Paramount Chief...

Corruption Warriors Recruited in Kono

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Public Education and Outreach Department in Kono has recruited stakeholders in Wordu Community, Sumijifeh section, Sandor chiefdom, to actively fight against...