Saturday, April 17, 2021

How Communities and Anti FGM Campaigners are taking steps to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Sierra Leone

By Saidu Bah, Freelance Multimedia Journalist On a hot sunny evening at Mafurka, a tiny village in the remote Mountains of Tonkolili District in northern...

As NATCOM improves on digital penetration in three years;

New Direction Scores Big in Telecoms By Joseph S. Margai, Strategic Communications Coordinator NATCOM’s Director General, Daniel Bobson Kaitibi President Julius Maada Bio’s three years in office...

Government Urged to Investigate Connaught Brouhaha

The Health Reporters Network-Sierra Leone (HRN-SL) has expressed serious concerns and dismay over the unfortunate incident that took place at the Connaught hospital in...

EU Brings Over Le1.2Bn Aid to Susan’s Bay Fire Victims

In response to the devastating fire incident at the Susan’s Bay community, on 24th March 2021, which left 1,600 families homeless and more than...

Technology

SLIBS ends 2 Day Maiden Retreat with a clarion call for Sierra Leoneans to be in Charge of Situation

  The President said even though much of the positive strikes to upgrade the country were debarred by...
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Latest News

Turkish National Donates 800 Qurans to Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone’s First Ambassador to Turkey, Mohamed Hassan Kaisamba has handed over about 800 copies of the Holy Quran to the Director General and...

Music

Restrict sand dredging licenses to non-fishing communities: UN University Report

  The objective of the research was to examine the environmental and economic burden of sand dredging on...

Bazzy Leads Mulattos in Lebanese Election

He lamented that for far too long, Sierra Leonean-Lebanese mulattos have been marginalized by their Lebanese relatives...

Maada Bio Thrills Freetown

Speaking at the ceremony, wife of Maada, Mrs. Fatima Bio described her husband as a listening man that...

NGC Ends Campaign in Freetown

KKY’s running mate Engineer Andrew Keili alongside thousands of supporters left Goderich in the west of Freetown to...

Njala University Takes Steps to Curb Corruption

  Speaking on several of their development accomplishments as a new administration that assumed office on 27th June,...

Culture

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Must Read

Sierra Leone presidential aspirant – Jonathan Tengbe storms America

  On arrival at JFK Airport in New York, Dr. Tengbe travelled immediately to Virginia where he was greeted by members of the...

CSOs Urged to Join Campaign to Hold Parliamentarians Accountable

  We want to reiterate this call specifically, because it has been brought to our notice that despite our genuine call on the...

Vice President Foh launches National Open Data portal

  Speaking,at the event,Vice President Foh said,the launch of the Open Data Portal today was a milestone continuation of government’s zeal for openness...

APC has disqualified none of its presidential aspirants

A resolution was also adopted that the current Chairman and Leader of the party, His Excellency President Dr. Koroma continues in that position in order to...

New Development Minister Meets Staff of MDAs

Minister Nabeela Farida Tunis (Mrs.) met with over forty (40) Permanent Secretaries and Senior Secretaries of Ministries and Heads of Departments and Agencies...

Shepherd Hospice Celebrates Hospice Day

The whole idea of the Hospice is to look after terminally ill patients with diseases like Cancer, HIV, TB and other ailments where...

Lifestyle Magazine

Parliament Agrees Minimum Wage For Private Sector Workers At Le 500.000

  This instrument, the national Minimum Rate of Payment for Workers shall be Le 500, 000, 00 and will come into operation on the 1st day of January 2015. In an exclusive interview with the chairman for the...

Idris Elba Goes Hot on Fake Rumor Mongers “Don’t embarrass our country by supporting bullshit”

  Debunking the fake rumor on his twitter page, Elba wrote “This is fake news Sierra Leone. Be proud of our accomplishments don’t...

U.S dismisses visa ban speculation

She made this disclosure during a brief meeting at the Ministry with the Director General of MFAIC, Ambassador Khadijatu Bassir, and a cross...

Action Aid staff benefit from capacity training

  The training according to the organizers encompasses several areas ranging from monitoring and evaluation, report writing, tax management, leadership and management techniques,...

First Tricon Begins Bo-Mattru Jong Road Construction

Mr. Olumuyiwa said they have started work on the first 3km because with the first 3km, they have issues to discuss with the...

Video News

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Parliamentarians Poised to promote sensitization on Tobacco Prevention and Control countrywide

Speaking at an advocacy meeting on Tobacco Control in Committee Room Number One at Parliament Building Tower Hill in Freetown on Wednesday February...

Mercury International (SL) Ltd gives SWASAL Le 50M for AGM

  He said: “This presentation is in fulfillment of our continued support to assist SWASAL not only to hold their AGM but to...

On Le100M Bail… Yumkella’s Guards Released

  The ten accused persons who were believed to be private body guards of one of the Presidential Flag- bearers aspirants of the...

AYV Signs MoU for New TV Show

 He further stated that The AYV Late, Late Show is innovative and geared towards show-casing Sierra Leone. He added that the show will...

APC Ends Youth, Veterans, Women’s Convention

  At the one day event, Ambassador Dr. Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh, Secretary General of the APC addressing the party faithful where he...

Redress mechanism for women in Sierra Leone

The report further stated that the research was commissioned to ascertain the effectiveness and efficiency of referral and redress mechanism protecting women and...
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News

Local Gov’t Ministry Bags Award

Handing over the award which included a Certificate, signed by the President of JICA, Schiniki Kitaoka, Clock and Fan to the minister,...

Awareness Times hit the newsstands soon

  The Awareness Times newspaper, which is on record to have produced the youngest ever editor in the history of Sierra Leone, Abdul...

More COVID-19 Medical Supplies for Sierra Leone

A flight loaded with consignments of COVID-19 a large batch of critical COVID-19 health supplies provided with support from the Germany, European Union and...

Teaching Service Commission Faces Parliament

  Making his statement, Hon. Dominic T.  Lavaile Jaybeh, welcomed the commission and noted that it is the responsibility of parliament by law...

Highlighted News

2 COI Cases Set for Judgement

By Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications Unit Appeal Court Judge, Hon. Justice Fatmatta Bintu Alhadi, presiding over two Persons of Interest, Finda Diana Konomanyi (COI....

SIERRA LEONE GRAMMAR SCHOOL’S IRON MIKE TYSON

GODFREY LLOYD RANDALL (PART 1) OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS In the summer of 2015, my life seemed to be on an upward trajectory. I had just completed a TV...

SLFA Boosts Premier League Board with $200,000

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has boosted Sierra Leone’s Premier League Board with Two Hundred Thousand United States Dollars ($200,000). President of the Association,...
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3 more days to go; Housemates Rock Freetown

  They used the event to introduce themselves to the millions of Sierra Leoneans and non-Sierra Leoneans who will be voting for them...

Food insecurity in Sierra Leone is now 53 % as opposed to 44 % in 2018. 

  The Assessment Report shows great concern in the food security situation in Sierra Leone and demonstrates significant increase in food insecurity amounting...

ADP Slams NEC

  Mr Mansaray said there were no Veronica buckets or thermometers at all polling stations he visited in the Western Area during Saturday’s...

Le200M Bail for Pregnant Woman

The Particulars of Offence disclosed that the accused persons conspired with other persons unknown to defraud the Business Director of Best Supermarket, Mohamed...

TV

Former Leone Star Striker donates kits

This donation according Dodos its part of his Give Back to the Children’s (Project) which he started 5 years ago in the east...

5 Bo Police Rape Girl 17

  Three of the suspects are said to be in police detention, one on the run and another yet to be identified. Civil...

S/Leonean Youth Wows Colleagues in Cairo

  His presentation has drawn the attention of many Sierra Leoneans at home and in the Diaspora for his outstanding performance during the...

Hon. Buya, 2 others in China on Shandong’s invitation

The third, Francis Gbondo, Board Director of NMA also arrived in the early hours of Thursday, August 3rd, 2017. Shandong Iron and Steel...