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August 10 Unrest Investigation Committee Starts Public Hearings

The Special Investigation Committee (SIC), that is investigating the events of 10th August 2022, has commenced public hearings in areas where the protests occurred and areas where it did not occur. The Committee’s Head of Media, Ahmed Sahid Nasralla said...

Discussions on Review of Child Marriage Bill held in Bo City

The Parliamentary Members of the Committee on Gender and Children's Affairs, Civil Society Organisations and stakeholders have ended a three-day stakeholders’ meeting on ‘Child Marriage Bill’ review in Bo city. The move was to educate MPs and CSOs on the...

Judiciary Trains Jurors in Southern Region

The Judiciary of Sierra Leone through the Judicial and Legal Training Institute (JLTI) with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has held a one-day training and orientation for jurors from Bo, Moyamba, Kenema, Mattru Jong and Kailahun.The...

Following the Disruption of FGM Initiation UmaruKabba Declared Wanted by ‘Soweys’

By Fatmata Dukuray Members and heads of the Traditional Bondo Secret Society ‘Soweys’ has storm the local police post in Sefadu Village Kono District in the Eastern Region of Sierra Leone demanding the police to arrest and handover to...

LAB Represents 70 Clients in September Call Over

The Legal Aid Board has provided representation to seventy (70) accused persons arraigned before the Honourable Justice Nicolas Browne-Marke, JSC at the just concluded September Criminal Sessions of the High Court from the 20 – 23 September 2022 at...

Magistrates Train on Management of Court Cases

Judiciary of Sierra Leone through the Judicial and Legal Training Institute (JLTI), with support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has organised nationwide professional training for all Magistrates on management and administration of Court cases; Managing ethics and...

Judicial Recess Ends Tomorrow

The 3-day Judicial Recess which started on 27th September is expected to end tomorrow 29th September, 2022. The yesterday’s closure and tomorrow’s reopening of all Courts tomorrow will include Magistrates, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. According to...

Hon. Mohamed Bangura Remanded in Maximum Prison 

Member of Parliament for Constituency 066 in the Karene district, Northwest Sierra Leone, Honorable Mohamed Bangura was yesterday, 7th September 2022 sent on remand at the Freetown Male Correctional Centre by Magistrate Mark Ngegba of Court No.1. Hon. Bangura appears...

Examination Malpractices: Man Jailed 5 Years

The High Court of Sierra Leone Holden at Makeni presided over by the Honourable Justice Unisa Kamara has convicted and sentenced Foday Sulaiman Bangura, a Private Security Guard of the Lion Rock Security Agency, and of 16 Maguidi street,...

Former President Koroma’s COI Appeals Reserved for Judgment

Presiding Judge, Hon. Justice Fatmatta Bintu Alhadi (JA) has reserved former President Ernest Bai Koroma’s Commission of Inquiry (COI) appeals for Judgment after listening to closing arguments from Counsel representing both the Appellant and Respondent. The empanelled Judges are, Hon....
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An economic boom is coming: Government Signs Pepel Port and Railway Expansion, Development and Management Agreement with ARISE Integrated Industrial Platform

The Government of Sierra Leone has on Tuesday 17th January 2023, signed the Pepel Port and Pepel – Tonkolili...