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

A conference on ‘Building confidence through exemplary leadership’ has helped female councilors from Kenema, Kailahun and Kono along with their District Leadership Networks in the Eastern Region to understand how they can make meaningful impact on the lives of their people. Organised by SEND-Sierra Leone, the one-day conference was facilitated by a Nigerian living in[…]

The weekend cricket coaching clinics, which started last weekend have been deemed a roaring success. The events, run by Kent CC, have attracted boys and girls of all ages and abilities to come and play cricket at the Prince of Wales School Cricket Ground in Freetown. The key aims within the session is to get[…]

The Secretary General of the Sierra Leone Swimming Water Polo Association, Mohamed Turay, said the only swimmer representing the country in the Youth Games in Buenos Aires,  Argentina, Joshua Wyse, improved his personal best time from 29.71 secs to 28.57 secs, in the 50m freestyle event. Turay said, “We are very happy for Wyse and we[…]

The Country Manager of World Bank Sierra Leone, Gayle Martin, has said, “not everybody that finishes education, basic education or even those skills training programs is going to walk into a job.” She added, “There is not a job waiting for everybody. So, we need to rethink the content of what is trained and engage the[…]

Twenty-nine villages behind the Sewa River in the Wandor Chiefdom, Kenema District lack health facilities, infrastructure, education and sanitation facilities. Pa Idrissa Sama, Town Chief of Kpeje Village, Wandor Chiefdom, said the thousands of residents in the area are in dire need. He said there are about twenty-nine villages behind the Sewa River and there is[…]

Twelve victims of last week’s fatal Spur Road accident involving personnel and family of the military were laid to rest, yesterday 9th October 2018, after an inter-faith funeral service, at the Military Hockey Pitch, Wilberforce. A combined RSLAF and Police band played solemn music accompanied by acoustics from wind instruments in Christian hymns as well as[…]

The defence lawyer for Sheka Sahid Kamara, former Special Assistant to President Koroma on Social Affairs, has on Tuesday 10th October 2018, asked the Court to invite Julius Sandy, Secretary to President Bio, to testify during the Hajj-gate trial. Lawyer Aruna Bundu-Conteh made the application after he pointed out that Sandy, who was then the secretary to[…]

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday 9th October 2018 re-affirmed their position with regards SLFA President Isha Johansen and Chris Kamara to step aside while they are being investigated. The ACC’s re-affirmation came after a meeting of football stakeholders at State House with a letter appealing to FIFA for lifting of the ban signed by Johansen[…]

Sierra Leone’s Foreign based player Kei Kamara has said it was great road victory for us and “that’s three points closer to the playoffs for us. I am very happy for the winner it was a great goal created by Jordan,” told Football Sierra Leone. The Sierra Leone international is expected to join Leone Stars camp latest by today Tuesday October 9th 2018 despite the uncertainty surrounding Sierra Leone’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Ghana. “The Sierra Leone Football Association has informed us about an impending meeting with the government of Sierra Leone, regarding the way forward on Monday, October 8, 2018. Meanwhile, the Leone Stars are in camp preparing for the Match in Kumasi,” Ghana Normalization Committee stated in a [...]
One of the Public Relations Officers of the Ministry of Sports Festus Lahai has said that the meeting at State House was a success. He stated that after the meeting, which was chaired by the Chief Minister, both Isha and Chris were instructed to inform FIFA through a letter that they have stepped aside. He recalled the law of the land is above any Sierra Leonean and also asked them to lift the suspension and let the match go on as planned. He also mentioned that the Chef Minister who said government of Sierra Leone will sponsor a high power delegation to fifa to tell them that Sierra Leone is a sovereign state and we cannot go against our law.  ‘’If you don’t like our government please do not disgrace your country. This nonsense will soon end’’no individual is bigger [...]