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COVID-19 Vaccine Delivered across Continents Carries Profound Feelings of China toward Sierra Leone

By Hu Zhangliang, Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone On February 25, 2021, 200,000 vials of COVID-19 vaccine donated by the Chinese government to Sierra Leone arrived in Freetown across continents through concerted efforts and close cooperation by both sides. This...

“Adebayor enough is enough” – APC warns

By Aruna Turay Senior stalwarts in the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party have issued strong warning against a notorious and frustrated young Sierra Leonean known as Adebayor, residenced in the Netherlands. Speaking to a colleague journalist, Mohamed Jaward N’yallay...

“I will not be distracted” – Chief Minister breaks silence

Sierra Leone’s Chief Minister, Professor David John Francis has said he will not be distracted by fake propaganda, stressing that his “focus is on His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio’s New Direction agenda of accelerated delivery”. He was responding to...

Dr. Laverley is Panelist in ‘African Economies, COVID-19 Webinar

Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr. Patricia N. Laverley has been invited to serve as Panelist in a Webinar that UNDP’s Africa Bureau will be co-hosting with Chatham House’s Africa Program on Thursday 11th March, 2021. The event will be...

ACC Develops, Adopts Disability Policy

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), in collaboration with the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities, has developed a Disability Policy that has come into effect. The Policy“applies to persons with disabilities entering or already working in the Commission, including any person...

ACC Boss Raps Moyamba, Mattru Jong, Sherbro Island

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Francis Ben Kaifala Esq., has concluded a four-day face to face talk with stakeholders, community leaders, journalists, civil society groups, teachers and pupils in Moyamba, Mattru Jong and Sherbro Island. The purpose...

Chinese Ambassador Presents COVID-19 Vaccines to President Bio

Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, H.E. Hu Zhangliang, has presented 200,000 doses of the SinoPharm COVID-19 Vaccine to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio on behalf of the President and People’s Republic of China. The donated items, which arrived...

Inclusion of Women Self-Help Groups to Contribute to Human Capital Development in the Transformation of our Nation

By Dr. Lauretta Will Sillah, CEO, People’s Foundation for Humanity Development Sierra Leone Sierra Leone, for decades, has suffered and has been notoriously labeled, by multiple sources as one of the highest rates in illiteracy, maternal and infant mortality, corruption, gender...

Creating a fruit juice business in Sierra Leone: The story of Sierra Juice

In 2013, Hamza Hashim set about creating an organic juice company as a way to reduce waste and give farmers better livelihoods. “I wanted to democratise juice,” he says. A few years later and Sierra Juice has become one of...

As CDC announces Ebola travel restrictions for Guinea

Sierra Leoneans Call for Tougher Border Alerts Following the announcement of travel precautions imposed for individuals entering the United States of America from Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leoneans in and out of the country have called...
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FBN Holds Post-Covid Annual Merit Staff Award

By Ransford Maclean  The First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) Bank including Sierra Leone and other six outlets in Africa and...