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Hon. Tunis to be Elected ECOWAS Speaker

By Abdul Malik Bangura Honourable Sidi Mohamed Tunis, the Leader of Government Business representing the ruling Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) in the Sierra Leone House of Parliament is going to be elected and would be sworn in...

ACC Cages 3 for Exams Malpractice

The Anti-Corruption Commission has filed an indictment against Henry Kamara, Marion Follah Musu Kamaraof the Holy Family School Quarters, Deep Eye Water, Wellington, Freetownand Emmanuel Kobby of  355 Bai Bureh Road, Freetown on a combined total of 5 counts of Soliciting an...

Justice Minister Attends Peace, Sustainable Development Summit

The Deputy Minister of Justice, Umaru Napoleon Koroma is in Harare, Zimbabwe to attend the sixth session of the African Forum on Sustainable Development. Mr. Koroma who also doubles as Secretary General of the Sierra Leone...

Sylvia Blyden: ‘I Have No Business With COI’

By Albert George Sheriff Former Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Dr. Sylvia Blyden has informed the COI that the memorandum of the Commission of Inquiry 2018 read in consonant with the GTT Report and...

Harsh Judgment for Sex Offender

By Mohamed Kai High Court Judge, Hon, Justice Monfred Sesay presiding over the High Court No.1 at Siaka Stevens Street has said in Freetown that, he is withdrawing a case file for judgment of a school...

Steps to End FGM in Sierra Leone

By Kylie Kiunguyu According to United Nations Women, adherents to FGM in Sierra Leone have pledged to abandon and advocate against FGM which is still not illegal in the country. This added support will contribute to the...

New Deputy Ministers, Commissioners Subscribe to Oath of Office

Newly approved Deputy Ministers of Finance and Health and Sanitation and Commissioners of the Local Government Service Commission have subscribed to the Oath of Office before His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio during a short ceremony in Freetown. 

Kanja Sesay in Abu Dhabi to Woo Investors

Minister of Energy and Power, Alhaji Kanja Sesay has left Freetown for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on the invitation of the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to take part in the agency’s tenth session and related...

AFTER DISLODGING A TRADITIONAL FGM ANTHONY LAVALIE’s WIFE AND DAUGHTER IN HIDEOUT

  Sometimes, Anthony's even went on the rampage to disrupt such process despite the turbulent consequences He would face; as in the case of an industrious young man, Anthony Lavalie.It could be noted that in 2012, Anthony's wife...

From The Editor’s Desk When Death Becomes Cheap…

  Today, it’s a different scenario, altogether. Human beings sick and die like fowls and are buried like poppers all in the name of Ebola. A good number of our compatriots who would have had befitting funerals were...
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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...