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Dr. Wurie Plans Coup in Bio’s Government

By Aruna Turay Minister of Technical and Higher Education, Professor Alpha Tejan Wurie has revealed plans to undertake and command what he described as “a big coup” in the New Direction-led Government of President Julius Maada Bio. “With my very long...

Rural Farmers, Petty Traders Okay with IFAD

Agriculture remains to be the back bone of the Sierra Leone’s economic development. One time referred to as the socio-economic engine of the country, Agriculture employs over 70% of the total population in the country. However, there are several challenges...

French Ambassador Presents Letter of Credence to President Bio

French Ambassador Designate to Sierra Leone, Marc Fonbaustier, residing in Conakry Guinea, has presented his letter of credence to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio during a short ceremony at the Credential Room at State House. Sierra Leone and...

ACC Braces Fight in Gorama Mende, Nimiyama Chiefdoms

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Regional Office in Kono has held community outreach and stakeholders’ engagements in Punduru, Gorama Mende chiefdom and Madina and Masabendu in the Nimiyama chiefdom. The meetings were part of the Commission’s relentless efforts in empowering the...

HowCOVID-19 Lockdowns Affect Women Traders in Shenge

Shenge is the chiefdom headquarter town of Kargboro Chiefdom, Moyamba District and the mainstay of the economy is fishing and agriculture. It is between 6-7 hours’ drive from Freetown – the capital City by road and 3 hours by...

Professor Francis Meets Deputy Secretary Sherman

Sierra Leonean Foreign Minister, Professor David Francis has met with Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman in Washington, D.C. During their discussion, Deputy Secretary Sherman and Foreign Minister Francis emphasised the strength of U.S-Sierra Leone relations and their longstanding...

Cybercrime Bill Sails through Parliament

Parliament has yesterday June 23rd, passed the Cybercrime Bill into law. This is a historic moment for Sierra Leone, as for the first time the country is having a legislation purely to regulate the cyber space. The Bill attracted bipartisan...

Legal Aid Secures Freedom for 21 Students in Bo

There was jubilation from visibly emotional parents and well-wishers at the High Court in Bo as 21 students walked home free after their sentence and conviction were quashed by Justice Ganda. This follows the granting of an application by...

Komeo International Ministries USA Pays Courtesy Call on President Bio

The founders of Komeo International Ministries, based in the United States of America, Reverend Jerome and Shanna Crawford have paid a courtesy on President Dr Julius Maada Bio to update him on their projects in the country. Introducing the team...

UNFPA Supports Supply Chain Strategic Plan Development

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has supported the Ministry of Health and Sanitation to develop a five-year National Supply Chain Strategic Plan, which is a strategy that will be a strategic document that provides a broader view of...
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Youyi Building Goes Dark for Days

By Aruna Turay Youyi Building in Freetown has gone several days without electricity supply after rumors have it that the...