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New Expenditure Management System for MDAs Soon

Government ministries and departments will soon have a new national integrated IT system that links all government ministries and departments with the Ministry of Finance, to help the government achieve efficiency, effectiveness and economy in spending. This new system should also help reduce...

Masundu Kongorteh in Kono Benefits From Anti-Corruption Messages

Residents of Masundu Kongorteh listening attentively to the ACC messages Stakeholders and other inhabitants of Masundu Kongorteh community in Gbense Chiefdom have benefited from anti-corruption messages delivered by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Sub Regional office in Kono District. The first-time event in the diamond-mining community...

RAIC Chairman Launches New Book on Human Rights

By Christopher Carew Chairman and Information Commissioner of Right to Access Information Commission (RAIC), Dr. Ibrahim Seaga Shaw on Friday 17th January, 2020 launched a new book he co-authored titled: Reporting Human Rights, Conflicts, and Peace-building, Critical and Global Perspectives. The book launch which...

Yumkella Wows Climate Summit in Abu Dhabi

The 10th Session of the IRENA General Assembly has ended in Abu Dhabi, following high-level discussions on achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #7 and increasing the use of renewables in the global energy mix, a critical element for meeting the climate change goals. Among...

Bio Displays Statesmanship

President Julius Maada Bio has reiterated his commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. He was speaking during an interview at the Future Sustainability Summit on the margins of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Speaking on two of the Sustainable Development Goals – education...

MMCET Students on Strike Over University Status

Aggrieved and frustrated students of the three campuses of the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology (MMCET) polytechnic on Friday 17th January 2020 demonstrated peacefully over the undue delay by the authorities to transform the college into a Technical University which they...

IAMTECH Wins NASSIT’s Compliance Award

By Salaam Deen Bundu The Institutes of Advance Management and Technology (IAMTECH) over the weekend received a prestigious award from the country's National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) for effectively complying with the Trust’s Act No.5 of 2001 in the 2019 financial...

As Lawyer punished for filing faulty affidavit in Court NRM Suffers Legal Punch

By Mohamed Kai Hon. Justice Komba Kamanda presiding over the High Court N0.2 at Siaka Steven Stevens Street in Freetown has struck out a Notice of Motion filed by Lawyer Hindolo Gevao with a court cost of four million leones. A week ago, the High Court...

50 Most Influential Salone Women Award Opens Nominations

Edmond Alim B Fornah, Executive Director KAN and Award Committee Chairman The Fifty Most Influential Sierra Leonean Women Award is an initiative of twenty-two youth and women-led organizations supported by Kids Advocacy Network to spotlight and recognize important role women play towards national...

Salone CIO Set for BBC Crowd Science Debate

Dr. David Moinina Sengeh Dr. David Moinina Sengeh, Sierra Leone’s Chief Innovation Officer (CIO), is all set to participate in BBC’s Crowd Science debate with the theme: “Can digital technology transform West Africa?”. The debate will be held at the British Council Tower Hill Auditorium in...
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