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SLAWIJ Donates Pads to Quarantine Women

In commemoration of  World Menstrual Day 2020, the Sierra Leone Association of Women in Journalist (SLAWIJ), donated Sanitary Pads, soap, toothbrush and Vaseline to forty-five women in quarantine homes in the Kono district. The donation was...

“Palo Dodged State House Scanner”

By Mohamed Kai The Second Prosecution Witness in the Treason Trial of Rtd. Major Alfred Palo Conteh, Police Constable Kemoh Vackie has testified that Palo Conteh bypassed the State House scanner, when he went to attend...

Parliament Opens Today Amidst Tight COVID Rules

Section 84 of Sierra Leone’s 1991 Constitution provides that, there is a session of parliament once every year to mark the end and beginning of another session of parliament. It gives an opportunity where the sitting president delivers an address...

Dr. Samura Kamara Fights Corona at Swizzy

Former All People’s Congress’ (APC’s) flagbearer and presidential candidate, Dr. Samura Mathew Wilson Kamara yesterday 27th May, 2020 extended an olive branch to the Swizzy Sellers a sizeable Milla hand-washing facility to facilitate regular hand washing against COVID-19 and best hygiene...

Chang Li Mining Boosts Gov’t’s COVID-19 Fight

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chang Li Mining Company yesterday 27th, May 2020, donated to the Government of Sierra Leone through the Embassy in China Ten Thousand Test Kits (10,000) and Five Ventilators worth thousands of United States dollars...

Masada Donates Face Masks and Food Items

In a bid to help cushion the health and economic impact of COVID-19 in the environment and sector where Masada operates, the Management of the Masada has donated food items and boxes of approved N95 disposable face masks worth over...

Mosque Doors Opened, Hajj Still Remains Suspended

A few hours after Saudi Arabia announced the reopening of Mosques throughout the country, with the exception of Makkah, from May 31, a circular has been issued to Mosque Staff on new rules to be observed by worshippers.

3 Countries to Open Embassies in Sierra Leone

In line with the country’s National Development Agenda, three countries,the United Arab Emirate (UAE) Ice Land and India were to open embassies in Freetown Sierra Leone. This was disclosed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and...

US Supports Salone to Fight Terrorism

The United States Ambassador, Maria Brewer, met with the Sierra Leone Deputy Minister of Defense, Colonel (Retired) Muana Brima Massaquoi, to loan vital logistical equipment to the Community Care Center at the Peace Mission Training Center in Hastings.

Palo Conteh’s Saga Continues

By Mohamed Kai First Prosecution Witness (PW-1) in the Treason Trial of Rtd. Major Alfred Palo Conteh and two others, Detective Superintendent Mohamed Krugba Allieu has commenced testimony before Hon. Justice Alhaji Momoh Jah Stevens presiding over...
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Why Is The Covid-19 Related Mortality Rate On The Increase In Sierra Leone?

By Dr. Manal Ghazzawi  As of today 26th May 2020, Sierra Leone records 754 cumulative confirmed positive Covid-19 cases,...

Countries failing to stop harmful marketing of breast-milk substitutes, warn WHO and UNICEF

A new report by WHO, UNICEF, and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) reveals that despite efforts to stop the harmful promotion of...

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...

SLAWIJ Donates Pads to Quarantine Women

In commemoration of  World Menstrual Day 2020, the Sierra Leone Association of Women in Journalist (SLAWIJ), donated Sanitary Pads, soap, toothbrush and Vaseline...