Thursday, October 28, 2021

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Freetown Film Lab Climate Change Workshop Ends

Freetown Media Centre, British Council and Nova Studios in Hull concluded a 3-day workshop with 25 young Sierra Leone aspiring film makers who have been trained to film, edit and produce stories of climate change issues here in Sierra...

Bio Launches Efforts to Expand Global Arms Control Body

By Mohamed Sheriff, Information Attaché, Geneva, Switzerland Sierra Leone’s President, Dr Julius Maada Bio, has launched a vigorous effort to expand the membership of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), the key instrument for regulating the global arms trade. The ATT covers...

NATCOM DG Speaks on Consumer Parliament Rationale

Director General of the National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM), Daniel Kaitibi has explained the rationale behind the proposed hosting of the Consumer Parliament slated for Bo town on 26th March this year. He said the reasons and importance of holding the...

VIMETCO to Construct Ultra-Modern Hospital in Banta Chiefdom

Sierra Mineral Holdings Limited (VIMETCO) has handed over lands to contractors for the construction of a hundred beds Ultra-Modern Hospital in Ngolala, Upper Banta chiefdom, Moyamba district. The move is part of the Company’s stride to honour its Corporate Social...

Koinadugu, Falaba Get Free Drugs Supply

Koinadugu and Falaba districts have received eight trucks of Free Health Care Drugs from National Medical Store as support from the Government of Sierra Leone’s initiative of Free Health Care Policy. The supply will target the following categories of people,...

“It is the collective effort of all Sierra Leoneans to make the country attractive”

…President Bio tells Sierra Leoneans in Senegal President Julius Maada Bio past weekend told Sierra Leoneans in Senegal that it was a collective effort of all Sierra Leoneans to make the country attractive. President Bio was speaking during a town hall...

CCSL Unhappy with Taia River Pollution

Marking this year’s World Water Day, Council of Churches in Sierra Leone (CCSL) expressed concerned over the present pollution of Sierra Leone rivers, particularly the Taia River. The day which was celebrated on Monday 22nd March, 2021 took place at...

Special Court Investigates Witness Tampering Allegations

The Residual Special Court Prosecutor is investigating allegations in Liberia and Sierra Leone of unlawful contacts with witnesses who testified before the Special Court for Sierra Leone, including offering bribes to witnesses to recant their previous testimony. "The safety and...

As Sewa Energy Resources Maintains Environmental and Social Standards

Its CEO Reaffirms Continued Commitment The CEO of Sewa Energy Resources SL Limited (SERL), Mr. Kofie Macauley, reaffirmed SERL’s commitment towards economic, social development, and environmental sustainability in a local Makeni stakeholder’s meeting on 4th of February 2021, that also...

World Happiness Report 2021: Sierra Leone Ranks 138

Sierra Leone ranks 138 out of 149 countries in the Ninth World Happiness Report 2021 released over the weekend. Positioned after Mauritania, Madagascar, Togo and Zambia ranking 134, 135, 136 and 137 respectively, Sierra Leone tops countries like India, Burundi,...
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