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Aftermath of closure of mining companies; Economic and Social ‘Tsunami’ Hit Lunsar

  “The companies’ shutdown has compounded the current hardship in Lunsar and environs”, an ex-miner told this reporter last evening before press time. Landowners submitted that over 1,000 former employees of these mining companies could not provide for...

Boom in kola trade

Coly told Mirror, an online UK portal, that: “For the first time since the Ebola outbreak, we went back to Boma Village, where we source our cola, to reconnect with the people there and see how proceeds from...

LAB Wants Bad Parents Arrested

  Ms. Carlton-Hanciles was reacting to abuses suffered by a fifteen year old pregnant client who had been discharged by the court earlier on Monday, 3 December 2018. Massa (not her real name) was going through briefing...

Silicon Valley Meets Sierra Leone

  This was Silicon Valley meets Sierra Leone. In a country like ours, visions of a digital revolution in public service delivery are juxtaposed with the reality of unreliable power and water, impassable roads, a crap education system,...

LAB secure discharge of 3 youths

He was arrested during a police raid on the Sport Night Club on Regent Road. He denies being part of the group responsible for the commotion at the nightclub. Kelfala Edward was arrested in August 2016 and...

NRA Discovers Illegal Harbour

  The Head of Revenue Intelligent and Investigation Unit at the Commissioner General’s Office NRA Mohamed James Foday said customs department was able to prevent the smuggling as a result of the new commissioner General strategy to recruit...

ACC Boss is New NACIWA President

 At the Extraordinary General Assembly convened by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) of the Network of National Anti-Corruption Institutions in West Africa (NACIWA) held in Lome-Togo from 5th-6th November 2019, the Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission...

AI on girls’ rights issues again

“This immediately went into action, and thousands of girls were denied access to education and were barred from taking exams. The government justified the policy as the protection of ‘innocent girls’ from negative influences, which stigmatizes pregnant girls”,...

VP Juldeh Jalloh Brings Change to Kono

  The theme of the conference was "Understanding the past, marking the challenges and shaping the future." In attendance were all the paramount chiefs and the Mayor of Koidu-New Sembehun City, key stakeholders, some Kono descendants from the...

3 Arrested for Attacking Star Zee

   Star Zee explained that they were allegedly attacked by a group of people claiming to be Melian Tours bus workers. The incident took place around the Murray Town vicinity in Freetown where over 15 thugs allegedly damaged...
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Political Party Marshals Banned

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