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

The substantive matter; whether the constitution of Sierra Leone empowers President Koroma to sack the elected Vice President (VP) Alhaji Samuel Sam-Sumana from his position and relieve him off his duties has begun as the five Supreme Court Judges started the hearing last Friday. The Plaintiff applicant; Chief Sam-Sumana was in court for the first[…]

Chief Executive Officer of National Ebola Response Centre (NERC), Rtd. Maj. Palo Conteh has blamed one Saidu Conteh for what he said was his “irresponsible behaviour” that has led to the rounding up and quarantining of some fifty-four people from Kroo Town Road and Berwick Street on suspicion of having contracted the ebola virus. The[…]

Reintegrating Survivors into their various communities after going through treatment is one of the greatest challenges faced by Government, Local and International Non-Governmental Organisation, as most people perceive them as outcasts. It could be recalled that since the outbreak of the deadly haemorrhagic deadly ebola virus disease in the country, there have been over 3,500[…]

There was wild jubilation on Friday morning at the Victoria Park in Freetown, when women, mostly those in their young and middle age, lined up to receive food assistance of bags of rice, beans and cooking oil. The food assistance of over 2,313 bags of rice, 385 bags of beans and 5,422 gallons of vegetable[…]

To foster development in Sierra Leone after the devastating effect of the deadly ebola virus on development activities in the country, United Nations Agencies through the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will initiate a Sustainable Development Goal Fund (SDG-F) with support from the Government of Spain, to help vulnerable communities. In 2014, Sierra Leone was[…]

United Council of Imams in Sierra Leone in collaboration with the Board of Imams Marampa chiefdom, Lunsar, recently crowned Alhaji Sorie Ibrahim Kamara as the chief Imam of Marampa Chiefdom. The crowning ceremony took place on Friday 8th May 2015 at the central Mosque in Lunsar town. Speaking to a mammoth crowd at the ceremony,[…]

As part of their continuous support in the fight against the deadly ebola virus and ensuring zero ebola cases, with funds from ICCO Kerkin based in Netherland, Rehabilitation and Development Agency (RADA) has distributed food and non-food items to 50 orphans and 50 widows in Bo and Pujehun Districts. Among the food and non-food items[…]

Transnational Sierra Leone Limited, agent for Multi Choice, over the weekend donated two open Multi Choice Resources to two schools, one in Freetown and the other in Hastings in the Rural District. The two selected schools; Kelly’s Vocational and Agricultural Secondary School in Hastings and Rehoboth International School at Fort Street, Freetown, received a package[…]

Methodist Church Sierra Leone has laid the foundation for the construction of two houses at Orugu Allen Town for retired ministers of the church. Speaking at the ceremony Bishop Arnold C Temple said the houses will be constructed for retired ministers of the church so as to reward for their service to church. He said the project was launched last year with the view to providing ministers of the church a house which they will occupy with their families. He added that a medical scheme was also developed for ministers of the church. He also said that construction of the houses was internally and externally generated by the Methodist Church and urged the congregation to give back to the church. Councillor of the community, Alusine Bangura expressed thanks and appreciation to the [...]
The Chief of Staff in the Office of National Security (ONS), Mr. Ahmed Sannoh has disclosed to Journalists that they are preparing to organize a Security Sector Conference in Freetown later in the month to deliberate on security operations over the years. Mr. Sannoh made the disclosure recently, while updating Journalists on activities of ONS at the usual weekly Government press briefing in the conference room of the Ministry of Information and Communications in Freetown. According to the Chief of Staff the security situation in the country is calm, adding that the security sector is challenged to always provide adequate security measures to get a friendly environment, so that government activities and individual aspirations could be achieved positively. “Since the war was [...]