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Defence Counsel Ishmael Phillip Mammie at the on-going court martial for the alleged charge of munity has made his closing address submitting that during the trial, the prosecution failed to present factual witnesses and evidences before the court to prove its case against the 13 accused military personnel. IP Mammie represents Private Tamba Sheku Marrah (6th accused), Private Gbassay Koroma (7th accused), and Private Alpha Mansaray (8th accused). Even though Defence Counsel Mammie submitted a written address to the court martial, he also sought permission to address the court to highlight and clarify certain issues in his address that relate to issues raised by the prosecution for the understanding of the Board. He noted, “In every criminal trial there is a threshold of [...]

Chief of Defence Staff, Samuel Omarr Williams on Friday decorated as the first Lieutenant-General of the Sierra Leone Armed Forces. While decorating the three- star General, President Koroma said he had to do this, so as to bring respect and conformity with best international standards for the CDS with other heads of military in the[…]

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Ebola Response Centre (NERC), Rtd. Maj. Palo Conteh last Friday said in Port Loko that the stringent quarantine measures currently underway in the district is aimed at getting to zero. To reach that feat he maintains, people under quarantine must ensure full compliance with quarantine conditions and completing[…]

Brewery invests Le 7.1b state-of-the art equipment As part of their continuous investment programme in developing and increasing the earning power of Sorghum farmers and also contribute immensely to the country’s economy, Sierra Leone Brewery Limited (SLBL), on Friday, unveiled a state-of-the-art Marsh filter plant worth Le 7.1 b (seven Billion one hundred million Leones).[…]

As a way of rewarding their numerous customers for their continuous patience in Savings banking, Ecobank Sierra Leone on Friday declared Mamadu Sow, with account number 0083014806091401, a resident of 36 Johnson Street, Bo District, as the star winner of their Rover Saloon Car at their sixth grand raffle savings draw held at the Bank’s[…]

If present trends continue, our brains will soon become useless and we'll only be allowed to interpret things - not as we actually perceived them - but by what we would have been brainwashed to perceive them to be. By then no one should be surprised if we begin to interpret black as white; and vice versa. When that happens, abundant circumstantial evidences in the social media “Whatssap” will cease to be admissible, except as veritable alibis in our Courts of law. Husbands will then no longer have to strenuously defend their nudities to their partners or the public, except to boldly stare at their wives' endearing and all forgiving gazes and like Shaggy simply whisper -: “It wasn't me”! “Punch-ups” Truth be told, there are times when such denials and rebuttals will [...]
Two alleged murderer, Baimba Moi Foray aka LA Chocolate and a lady; Avril Oreh Renner had been detained at the Pademba Road Prison for allegedly killing Sydney Henry David Buckle aka DJ Cleff. After a rigid investigation on the alleged murder, the accused had been finally brought before Magistrate Komba Kamanda of Court No. 1 to answer to two count charges ranging from Conspiracy to Murder and murder. The accused who were arraigned on 4th July 2015 were defended by O. Robin Mason, A.M Kamara and O.V Robin Mason jr. The matter was prosecuted by M.N Bitter, MB Kamara, M.B Egbenda. According to the particulars of offence, on the 15th and 25th April, 2015 at No.1 John Street, off Aberdeen Road, the accused conspired with other persons unknown to murder the deceased. The matter [...]
So as to enable the smooth and effective running of their departments, staffs from 11 Ministries and Departmental Agencies have got trained on how to keep proper records in their various offices. The training that took place at the Bo District Council Hall along Sewa Road was organized by the Civil Service Training College in collaboration with the Human Resource Management Office. The Acting Director of Training and Career Development at the Human Resource Management Office, Rhoda Kona Kargobai said, the aim of the training was to "capacitate the MDA staff between grad two to six, with knowledge and skills that will enable them to deliver well in their area of operations." She explained that the quarterly training will be focusing on Management Strategies, Customer Care and [...]
The Education Science and Technology Ministry in Bo has held a District Level Consultation for Reflections and Lessons learnt on the Ebola outbreak. The consultation also involved the implementation of a Guidance Note and Protocols for teachers in Sierra Leone. Held at the Conference Hall of the Women and Youths Strengthening (WaYS) Training Center, Baiima, the meeting attracted over forty-five stakeholders from the education sector; Paramount Chiefs, representatives from the Bo District and City Councils, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Security forces and some Child-centered organizations. The Deputy Director, MEST Bo District John Amara Swarray explained the purpose of the consultation as a “reflection on the recent teacher trainings on safe school protocols during the [...]

Alie Lakish is now the new President of the Sierra Leone Table Tennis Association(SLTTA), he defeated his opponent Francis Dove Edwin by 13 votes to one on Saturday July 4th at the Table Tennis Court at the National Stadium. For the position of Vice President was a win for Arnold Snell who went unopposed while[…]