Saturday, April 17, 2021

Highlighted News

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 has seen a significant improvement in the telecommunications sector, with digital penetration being the prime...

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 Freetown leading to the molestation and wounding of Dr. Jackson on Tuesday 13th April 2021....

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 400 people injured, the European Union has provided €100,000 (Le1,218,912,700) in emergency funding. Funds will help...

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 Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Florence NyawaBangalie during a brief...

FinanceMinister Hosts New US Ambassador

By Ahmed Sesay, PRO, Ministry of Finance As part of his engagements with top government officials, civil society organisations and other stakeholders, the new US Ambassador to Sierra Leone, David Reimer has paid a courtesy visit to the Minister of...

MIC Undertakes Public Engagements on Bio’s 3yrs in Office

By BW Bockarie, Strategic Communications Unit-MIC Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, Madam MamadieGobeh Kamara, has led a combined team of Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and National Council for Civic Education and Development (NaCCED) officials on regional town...

Human Rights Commission Advises on IPAM Protest

The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) is concerned about the spontaneous violence that erupted on 12th April, 2021 between protesting students and the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) at the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) Campus...

30th Anniversary of Sierra Leone Civil War Commemorated

The Mano River Women Peace Network Sierra Leone Chapter (MARWOPNET-SL) has commemorated the 30th Anniversary of Sierra Leone’s civil war. The commemoration came following a visit to Bomaru in the Upper Bambara chiefdom, Kailahun district where the first gunshots...

Eastern Region Councils Impress PAC on Auditor Report

By Department of Public Relations - Parliament of Sierra Leone Local Councils in the Eastern Region including Kono District, Koidu New Sembehun city, Kailahun district, Kenema city, and Kenema district have so far impressed the Parliamentary Accountability Committee (PAC) regarding...

Global Economic Freedom Ranking 2021 released;

Sierra Leone Jumps 18 Places Upwards Sierra Leone has jumped eighteen places upwards on the Global Economic Freedom Ranking 2021. Sierra Leone moved from 168 in 2020 to 150 in 2021. This, according to economic expert is as a result of...
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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...