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

The troubled Iron Ore miner African Minerals has informed its London based staff that there is no job for them anymore. This was contained in a notice issued a few days ago which stated that “due to the ongoing Ebola situation, depressed iron ore prices and funding issues between the shareholders, which remain unresolved, the[…]

The Chief Immigration Officer Kholifa Koroma has said that plans are underway to increase the cost of the Sierra Leone passport from Le 100,000 to Le 500,000 after cabinet approval. The increment on the sale of passport will be 400% which according to the Chief Immigration Officer (CIO) is to meet the standard of new[…]

As representatives of the All Political Parties Association (APPA) presented its report on the Ebola intervention, the Chairman Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) Hon. Justice Maitland Tolla- Thompson noted that political parties should be more responsible, in order to gain the trust of the people. Presenting the first phase on the implementation of the PPRC/APPA,[…]

Representatives from Sierra Leone Music Federation engaged President Ernest Bai Koroma at State House on Wednesday, on the current status of the country’s music industry, and presented a proposal on the way forward. This they say will ensure that the industry becomes a viable socio-economic sector of the country. The move by the Federation was[…]

The Chief Executive Officer of OXFAM GB, Mr Mark Goldring met with the President of Sierra Leone, Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at the State House, on the first of a three -day visit to the OXFAM Sierra Leone Country Programme. The purpose of the   visit to the President was in recognition of the great resilience[…]

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sierra Leone, last Wednesday handed over radio link equipment worth seven hundred and fifty million Leones (Le 750,000,000) to the Independent Radio Network (IRN), to enable some 256 radio stations link up with the network to do simulcast broadcast. The equipment procured and installed by Tiwai Memory Masters,[…]

In a dancing and singing mood of about five hundred and fifty five (555) Volunteers Of Development Association (VODA)Women commonly called street sweepers, one of the leading mobile networks Airtel has donated Thirty million Leones (Le 30 Million) worth of cleaning tools to aid them in their work. The items include five hundred and fifty[…]

Management and staff of Sierra Leone Insurance Company (SLICO), Sign Africa and Kingdom Books Stationery (KBS), a group of companies under the chairmanship of Ambassador Alie Bangura have made a donation to the St. George Foundation for orphans at Grafton Scouts Compound. Making the donation, Fouzia Dyfan said they are making this donation from monies[…]

A dustbin designed to keep the City clean has been launched in Freetown so as to complement the efforts of the Government in promoting and maintaining a clean environment. The made in Sierra Leone dust bin is manufactured by an indigenous plastic manufacturing company called Milla Group Sierra Leone limited at Fisher Lane Kissy Bai[…]

The National Revenue Authority on January 26 joined other customs administrations worldwide to observe world customs Day on the theme “Coordinated Border Management: an inclusive approach for connecting stakeholders.” The Assistant Commissioner for Operations of the Customs and Excise Department of the NRA Abu Bakarr Kamara gave a brief history of the World Customs Organisation.[…]