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BSL Concerned Over Unregistered Cooperative Organizations

The Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL) has called for the harmonization of legislations relating to the cooperative sector as a way of ensuring proper coordination and regulation of the activities of cooperative organizations in the country. A representative of the...

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...

ACC Engages Schools Heads in Kambia on Illegal Charges

In response to numerous complaints and concerns from parents and the public relating to illegal charges and other forms of extortion, the North-West Regional office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has on Wednesday 24th February 2021 engaged Heads of Secondary...

When The Microphone Goes Silent

One of the most difficult moments in one’s life is to lose a pal and colleague with whom you had the best memories that you can ever think of. On the 10th of January 2021, SLBC lost one of...

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...

State House Lawyers Sue Chernoh, Africanist Press

The Sierra Leone Government has commenced legal actions against US based News publisher, Africanist Press and it’s Editor, Chernoh Bah over reports it described as defaming, libeling and slandering their reputations. Senior State House Officials who spoke to AYV News...

NATCOM, MIC, Stakeholders Sensitises on Africa Safe Internet Day

National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) in collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Communications with other partners including civil society organizations and child protection agencies on Saturday 27th February, 2021 observed Africa Safe Internet Day 2021. The occasion which was held...

Rokel Commercial Bank Unveils New Branch at Juba

By Foday Moriba Conteh As part of their commitment to complement the Bank of Sierra Leone’s efforts in promoting financial inclusion and inclusive economic growth in the country, the Rokel Commercial Bank (RCB) has on Friday 26th February 2021 commissioned...
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Political Party Marshals Banned

The Security Sector in Sierra Leone has placed a ban on the cultivation, grooming and use of Marshals by...