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Government’s farewell budget: an agenda for poverty

And true to our grim expectations, the budget statement itself was austere with lame attempts at economic diversification, financial accountability and social protection against the hard times that are the direct consequences of its reasoning. It is rather...

Vimetco Doles Scholarships to 207 Students

  The scholarships’ award event which is in line with President Bio’s free education flagship program was held at the company’s new recreational center at Mosenesis junction in Moyamba District. Addressing the beneficiaries, the acting General Manager SMHL...

Hon. Dr. Sylvia Blyden Showcases President Koroma’s Credentials on Girl Child to the World

The Minister is in Ethiopia as a guest of Madam Graca Machel, the widow of late President Nelson Mandela who chairs the International Board of Trustees of the African Child Policy Forum (ACPF). Hon. Dr. Blyden was invited...

$25M to Feed 70,000 School Pupils

  The project has improved school infrastructure, trained teachers and community members, and provided improved literacy materials and interventions. For the next phase of the project, the USDA will invest a further $25 million to expand the provision...

Free healthcare cushioned

“Most of the mistakes in maternal child health are mostly communications gap. Therefore, proper messages have now been developed to address these issues,” he said, adding that the project was not just about communication but also about facility...

‘Peace Diamond’ Dividend Still In Limbo

  "Absolutely nothing happened," said Pastor Emmanuel Momoh, who manages the team of diggers that found the 709-carat diamond in March 2017, in eastern Kono province. The idea of handing the diamond over to the government to sell...

LAB secure discharge of 7 police on manslaughter charge

The Prosecution could not prove its case beyond all reasonable doubt due to inconsistencies in the testimonies of the prosecution witnesses.  Also, their testimonies did not corroborate the evidence of the Pathologist, Dr. Owiss Koroma who attributed the...

WAEC, 33 Others in Exams Fraud

  “Others even used other answer booklets different from the Council’s own. But, we discovered these things during marking because the booklets do not have our serial numbers and they are not signed by the supervisors. “Supervisors usually...

At the launch of Free Cataract Operation by China Brightness Project, Chinese Ambassador expresses China’s commitment to support President Koroma’s Recovery Priorities

Speaking at the launching ceremony on Friday November 25, 2016 at the China-Sierra Leone Friendship Hospital Jui in the outskirt of Freetown, Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Wu Peng described the event as another historic symbol of the...

Gov’t Settles Demands of Striking Doctors

  It is understood that while the Pharmaceutical Society of Sierra Leone and the Sierra Leone Midwives’ Association dissociated themselves from the strike action, the Young Pharmacists’ Group, Sierra Leone Nurses Association and the Sierra Leone Association of...
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MPs Debate Amendment of Salone Constitution

By Parliamentary and Public Relations Department The Parliament of Sierra Leone has debated the bill entitled: "The Constitution of Sierra...