Secretary General of Sierra Leone Union on Disability Issue (SLUDI), Sallieu Turay at a symposium marking the commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disability (IDPWD) has urged President Julius Maada Bio to implement the Persons with Disability Act of 2011 and establish disability units in the Office of the President at State House as prescribed by the Acts.
The symposiums which was aimed at empowering person with disabilities and ensure inclusiveness and equality, was held at the British Council Auditorium in Freetown.
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has indicted Abdulai Barrie, a former Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Works, Housing and Infrastructure (MWHI) under the All People’s Congress (APC) led government of Sierra Leone, for various corruption offences.
Abdulai was indicted on 5 counts of Using Office to Improperly Confer an Advantage, contrary to Section 42(1) of the Anti-Corruption Act, 2008;
The National Chairman and Leader of the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) Dr. Prince Alex Harding aka Bullet on 4th December 2018 started a countrywide tour first with a meeting of constituency representatives in the east of Freetown.
The first of many such consultations that would end on 22nd January 2019 according to Dr. Harding, took place at the John James Complex, Jenner-Wright Road in the east of Freetown.
Seventeen registered political parties signed a 9-point communiqué, after a two-day Inter-Party Dialogue and Capacity Building session.
The event took place at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Aberdeen with 119 representatives in political leadership and executive positions to brainstorm the root causes of political rivalry and violent clashes between political parties, especially between the two oldest parties, the APC and the SLPP.
Independent Sierra Leonean Members of Parliament, Hon. Emilia Loloh Tongi has returned from the Women MPs of the World conference of female Parliamentarians in London to mark the 100-year anniversary of legislation which first gave women in the UK the right to vote.
Ambassador Osman Foday Yansaneh APC National Secretary General
The All People’s Congress (APC), over the weekend moved one step closer to achieving the much-needed reform that many members in the party have been demanding.
The National Deputy Chairman and Leader of the party, Ambassador Alhaji Minkailu Mansaray, announced the names of “persons selected by the party to serve as Members of the party’s Constitutional Review Committee” as follows:
The Pa-O-Pa New Direction leadership led by His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) over the weekend stormed the Northern city of Makeni, one of the major strongholds of the main opposition, the All People’s Congress (APC) party in Sierra Leone.
The Parliament of Sierra Leone has concluded their debate on the 2019 Appropriation Act, aimed at providing for the services of Sierra Leone for the year 2019 and for other related matters.
In light of that, the 2019 Appropriation Act is in line with the relevant rules of the House has been committed to the Committee of Supply where the entire Membership of Parliament will be divided into six sub-committees for effective scrutiny of the various budgetary heads, subject to reporting and approval by the Whole House.
yesterday 16 August 10:00 am in the morning 2016 two unidentified youths have been confirmed dead during the recent clash between the Sierra Leone Police and angry youths in Koinadugu district kabala over the removal of the youth village project. In a telephone Interview with this medium Paramount Chief Gbawuru Mansaray 111, confirmed that two youths have been reported dead and the house of the Local Unit Commander (LUC) was set ablaze.
Dozens of financial and performance auditors from Ghana, Tanzania and Kenya have joined the Sierra Leone Audit Service to carry out a forensic audit on the activities of the government of Ernest Bai Koroma as recommended by the Government Transition Team (GTT) report and upheld by President Julius Maada Bio. The GTT report alleges widespread corruption and cronyism under the former administration.