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

The Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Abubakarr Fofanah revealed that in Sierra Leone there is one medical doctor to 47,000 patients, and one doctor to 21 hospital beds. He said, “This is unacceptable.” Dr. Fofanah hoped that with the level of qualifications, the health service delivery in the country will be improved from one[…]

The outgoing Chief Executive Officer of Sierra Rutile Ltd, John Bonoh Sisay, has said the company will donate $8 million to President Koroma, recognizing the austerity and hardship the country is going through. Sisay said, “Sierra Rutile is here to help the country whenever the need arises.” “During the Ebola crisis, we made two donations[…]

In November/December of 2015, an article titled ‘The Tears of FBC” was published internally and externally. It was a piece that communicated to the public the extent of deterioration of FBC over the past 5 years and why urgent action was needed to halt that trend. The reactions were swift – Bids for the award[…]

Over 300 cataract operations were performed and 1,500 people were screened for cataracts at the Jui Hospital during the two-week working visit by a Chinese medical team lead by Dr. Li Yun. During a closing ceremony on the 6th of December, team leader, Dr. Li said, “We were very happy to be in Sierra Leone[…]

Three journalists from Kenema have been recognized and rewarded for their role in protecting women and girls in the District. The journalists include Sahr Yongai, of Star Line Radio, Brima Moinina Mustapha of Radio Nongowa, and Saffa Moriba of Awoko and SLBC. Saffa Moriba, talking on behalf of his colleagues, thanked the organizers of the[…]

Further to the recent announcement of 29 November 2016 relating to the statutory merger between Sierra Rutile Limited (“SRL”) and Iluka Investments (BVI) Limited (“Iluka Newco”) under section 170 of the BVI Business Companies Act (“Merger”), the board of SRL wish to provide the following update. Since 29 November, SRL and Iluka have been in[…]

After a series of rollovers, the Mercury International 4/50 Jackpot lottery game has risen to an all-time highest amount of Two Hundred and Thirty-Million, Four Hundred Thousand Leones (Le 230,400,000). According to the company’s Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Komba, they can’t wait to see who the lucky will be, as every Sierra Leonean is in[…]

Sierra Leone’s 2016 Business Award winning Company, Mercury International on Wednesday 7th December, 2016 extended their philanthropic gesture to victims of the recent fire disaster which took place on the 1st December at Fort Street in Freetown. According to the company’s Charitable Foundation Chairman Samir Hassanyeh, the donation of the One Hundred Million Leones (Le[…]

Eight Presidential nominees for appointment to different public service organizations have been approved by Parliament on Wednesday 7th December. Majority Leader of Parliament and Chairman of the Committee on Appointment and Public Service, Hon. Ibrahim R. Bundu, presented the eight nominees saying, “The Committee unanimously accepted the nomination of the candidates interviewed and I move[…]

President Ernest Bai Koroma on December 6th, 2016, ended a week-long visit to the People’s Republic of China. The core of the visit was to express Sierra Leone’s appreciation and thanks to China for their timely intervention in the fight against ebola. The visit was also meant to scale up ties of cooperation between the[…]