On the re-opening of SLPP Office … “We would never encourage violence” John Benjamin...

The Sierra Leone Government and the European Union (EU) have launched a £35 Million (Le 210 billion) Boosting Agriculture and Food Security (BAFS) programme funded by the European Development Fund (EDF). The BAFS program is aimed at building up a sustainable, diversified and commercial agricultural sector ensuring food self-sufficiency, increasing exports and creating job opportunities[…]

At the Connaught Hospital in Freetown, about sixty-four medical students of the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS), University of Sierra Leone on Thursday 22nd September received hepatitis vaccine. The vaccine was made available to the medical student union executives by the Holy Spirit hospital in Makeni through the support of the country’s[…]

I owe gratitude to the fallen hero- Samuel John, as most people have described him.  Even though you’re gone but you’re special in my heart. I could not sleep when a senior colleague, Betty Milton of this award winning newspaper of which the late man contributed immensely to grab the enviable awards, told me that[…]

An advanced team of doctors arrived few days ago from Hunan’s largest Children hospital in China to prepare the way for a medical team that will come in November to help the country grapple with its Maternal and Child Health care. Speaking to Dr Ding Xiong, she said four of them arrived on an investigation[…]

Detective sergeant 9025 Nyuma I.B. Crime Family Support Unit Kenema is calling on organizations to come to the aide of the Bondo victim in Kenema by taking her out of Sierra Leone. The Officer stated that the victim is no more safe in any part of Sierra Leone as there are sowies across the nation[…]

First Lady Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma today (September 21, 2016) called for innovative solutions to the pressing issues of adolescent sexual and reproductive health that “we can take back to our homes”. She made this call during a high level event in the margins of the 71st UN General Assembly organized by the Organisation of[…]

The Variety Children & Family Service is the second school that has received school packages from Pikin Bizness through its educational drive. Situated at Cole Lane Kingtom but in the decent home of the Chief Executive Officer Francis Lahai, Variety Home plays host to over thirty children who are on transistion to foster homes, adoption[…]

As a way to raise awareness among Sierra Leonean grassroots women and girls with regards to their constitutional rights to choose what to do with their own bodies, the campaign ''imitated not mutilated” was on Thursday launched by Fuambai Sia Amadu. Launching the campaign at the National Electoral Watch office on Kingharman road, madam Amadu, executive director, Sierra Leone Women Are Free to Choose (SLWAFC) asserted that; “Recent incidents in Sierra Leone, such as the false rumours surrounding the tragic death of a 19 years old girl and the forceful initiation of a 28 old lady into the bondo society that were propagated world-wide and well-financed by western world women's organisation and their powerful media tactics has shed light on the urgency to understand and defend [...]
The Advocacy Officer, Save the Children, Joana Kargbo has disclosed that her organisation will collaborate with the media to conduct a survey on the ebola recovery plan, in 12 city sections in the western area. The reason for the survey is to see how Government's ebola recovery plan in collaboration with partners is being implemented, focusing on health and education for children based in the 12 sections of the city. A stakeholder meeting will be held tomorrow which will bring together various players in the 12 sections, including the children who are mobilisers, to discuss on how involved they are, and the role they play in the implementation of the ebola recovery plan, as well as government's budget plan for 2017. After the meeting on Friday a community meeting will be held [...]

Ahead of the friendly encounter between Solar Spikers Volleyball club and 12% volleyball club in Kono next month, the Secretary General for solar has revealed to this press that if 12% volleyball club defeat solar he will resign his position as the Secretary General. He made this statement after a long debate between the two[…]