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$40M from World Bank for SMEs

The government of Sierra Leone has received another major grant support from the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA), to boost investments in the country’s Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) involved in the non-mining productive sectors.

S/Leonean Nurses in UK Fight COVID at Home

By Prince C. Kamara According to the new World Bank Sierra Leone Economic Update launched in Freetown, the COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on the country’s medium-term growth prospects and the...

Chief Minister Presents New AG, Reaffirms President Bio’s Commitment

Sierra Leone's Hon. Chief Minister, Prof. David John Francis has reaffirmed President Julius Maada Bio's commitment in transforming the country for the general benefit of every citizen devoid of social status or regional background. He was speaking to...

Housemates Salone S2: Le250M, Round trip to Dubai Grand Prize

The Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire and Africell over the weekend launched the HOUSEMATES SALONE SEASON 2 - last couple standing at the Lagoonda Hotel in Freetown. This year’s Housemate show will be held with...

Post-Ebola Recovery Social Investment Fund Launched

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio over the weekend launched the Post-Ebola Recovery Social Investment Fund, PERSIF, project to provide basic social services and support local economic livelihoods and job creation, six years after the deadly outbreak that killed...

NAYCOM Ends Supervisors’ Training

By Christopher Carew The Deputy Commissioner of National Commission for Youth (NAYCOM), Emmerson Kamara has distributed certificates to a number of participants after they successfully completed the Youth Entrepreneurship and Employment Project (Component 1) Skills Development – Supervisors’ Training.

COVID-19: EU, Ireland Dole 1.5M Euro to Sierra Leone Government

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr. Francis Kai-Kai has launched the “Team Europe Initiative” aimed at supporting decentralized COVID-19 response in Sierra Leone. The “Team Europe Initiative” will support and strengthen Sierra Leone’s response in...

Over his sacking from parliamentary leadership position in Parliament; Hon. Emerson Lamina Kicks Against C4C Decision

By Aruna Turay Relaxed Hon. Lamina in his Parliament building office Credible sources close to the opposition Kono-based Coalition for Change (C4C) party have intimated this writer that the party’s Leader...

Bio Set For A Massive Cabinet Reshuffle

By Aruna Turay Credible sources within the corridors of State House have informed this writer that President Dr. Julius Maada Bio is now completing a list informing what many have described as his government’s “first greatest,...

New NEC Boss Takes Oath

The new Chairman and Chief Electoral Commissioner for the National Electoral Commission, NEC, Mohamed Kenewui Konneh, yesterday subscribed to the Oath of Office before His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio in accordance with the laws of Sierra Leone.
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Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio meets National Sports Authority Board Members, Assures of Government Support State House, Freetown, Wednesday 5 August 2020

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has today met with Board Members of the newly constituted National Sports...
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Beirut Citizens: Sierra Leoneans Share Your Grief!

By Prince C. Kamara A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, which killed at least 70 people and injured...

Ghana Government Evacuates Stranded Nationals in Sierra Leone

A number of Ghanaians were on Tuesday, 4th Aug 2020 evacuated from Freetown by the Government of Ghana, aboard a military aircraft.

APC MPs Plan ‘Makeni Lives Matter’ Protest Today

By Joseph Johnson Throw back photo in parliament Members of Parliament (MPs) representing Bombali district have...

Herbert, Daramy Get Self Bailed on Alleged Murder Trial

By Mohamed Kai Former Mayor of Freetown under the All people’s congress (APC) party reign, Herbert George Williams who was...