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Legal Aid Board conducts UNDP-funded training on Bail Regulation for Police

The Legal Aid Board with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has conducted two separate trainings on the 2017 Bail Regulation for 100 police investigators and prosecutors in Kambia and Port Loko Districts respectively in the North-Western...

EU AmbassadorBags Environnemental Champion Award

In the final days as EU Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Tom Vens has been honoured as an environmental champion by Sierra Leone's Ministry of Environment and Shout Climate Change Africa (SCCA), with a special recognition award. The award recognises Ambassador...

Parliament Debates the Universities Act of 2021 By Department of Public Relations, Parliament of Sierra Leone

The Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Tuesday 6th July 2021 commenced debate on the Bill entitled: "The Universities Act, 2021", aimed at repealing and replacing the University of Sierra Leone Act, 2005 (Act No.1 of 2005) before committal. Following...

APC MP Arrested for Alleged Arms Importation

Opposition Member of Parliament for Constituency 129, Hon. Saidu Conteh was yesterday arrested and detained at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on allegations of importation of ammunitions into Sierra Leone. The Sierra Leone Police informed newsmen last evening of yesterday...

Mrs. Blyden Goes Home to Rest Today

The Western Area Rural District Council, Edward Babatunde Blyden and S.A.J. Pratt Families will today 7th July take home their beloved wife, mother, grandma, aunty, sister and daughter Mrs. Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden. The late Mrs. Blyden was former Senior...

The advent of mobile phones and social media has brought dynamics to information sharing; giving rise to the dissemination of fake news. It is...

Managing Director of AYV, Dr. Ezekiel Duramany-Lakkoh said the introduction of Service is born out of the idea to address the spread of fake news across the country, especially through social media and give users the opportunity to access...

World Insights: Africa’s COVID-19 cases rise sharply to 6 mln amid vaccine shortage

As Africa is grappling with a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, its total caseload surpassed 6 million on Wednesday, following an increase of 1 million cases within only about one month since June 12. The number of confirmed COVID-19...

The Landmark Achievements of Francis Ben Kaifala Led ACC

By Alex A. Bah In June 2018, following the rallying calls from various sections of the public for the President to rest the huge onus of fighting corruption which underpins one of his campaign promises in the young and energetic...

Juliana SamaFornah Implicated in Diamond Fraud

By Mustapha Jusu A young woman named Juliana Sama Fornah, formerly of 1 Kamanda –Fornah Drive, Baoma in Goderich, Freetown, has been implicated and hunted for an alleged fraud of 64 Carat Pieces of Diamond valued $84,000, owned by a...

England’s Covid unlocking is threat to world, say 1,200 scientists

Boris Johnson’s plan to lift virtually all of England’s pandemic restrictions on Monday is a threat to the world and provides fertile ground for the emergence of vaccine-resistant variants, international experts say. Britain’s position as a global transport hub would...
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Police Jailed for Stealing Chairs in Parliament

By a Correspondent Police Sergeant 1552, Desmond Kargbo, attached to the Sierra Leone Parliament has been sent on remand at...