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

The new market days, to be instituted by the Freetown City Council, have been temporarily put on hold. This was disclosed by Mayor Franklyn Bode Gibson in an interview with Awoko, were in a disappointed mood, said the new market days, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday was to further reduce the spread of Ebola. He said[…]

The National Minerals Agency has issued a press release literally blasting SUNERGY Inc. as fake operators after they claimed in a company press release that they were engaged in exploration and mining activities in Sierra Leone. According to the release issued yesterday 27th November  the National Minerals Agency (NMA) pointed out two press releases, the[…]

The Chief Executive Officer of the Sierra Leone Investment Export Promotion Agency (SLIEPA) Raymond Gbekie has outlined post Ebola Plans for local and international businesses operating in the country. He said SLIEPA has a mandate to improve investment and facilitate export by offering services in investment promotion, investment facilitation, export development and aftercare services. He[…]

The Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Charles Rogers has disclosed stated that the Fisheries and Marine Resources sector continues to play an important role in the area of nutrition and revenue generation. He said as a result of measures taken during the past years like combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, there has[…]

Subscribers who have been using the services of Airtel Money have told this medium that the technology is providing alternative banking services for them to carry out all their financial transactions. They also note that the mobile commerce platform is poised to become a springboard of growth and promotion of trade and commerce among middle-income[…]

Airtel Sierra Leone has donated a consignment of food items to students of Njala University who are still on campus because their hometowns and villages have either been isolated due to the Ebola outbreak or their parents and family members have been quarantined because of cases of infection in their households. About 200 students from[…]

As the country goes proper into the dry season, citizens of Freetown are beginning to worry how they are going to cope with life without adequate water supply, especially with the present Ebola crisis, which also needs huge amounts of water to contain. Awoko sought the views of some citizens, especially in the eastern part[…]

New Apostolic Church Mission Aid (NACMA) on Thursday concluded a nationwide distribution of food items to quarantined homes in different districts in the country. This second segment of donation is in response towards the fight against the Ebola epidemic that has affected and infected many people especially women and children. The items which include bags[…]

The citadels of pleasure that cascaded the Aberdeen waterfront are not excluded from the Ebola Mike Tyson- like punch that smacked Sierra Leone, unexpectedly this year. At the start of this year, there were lots of hope and expectations by investors in the bar business but sadly the Ebola outbreak has made such aspirations a[…]

African Minerals Ltd (AML) and Shandong Iron and Steel are engaged in a financial row that has pushed AML to put up some of its shares on the market. The row between the two resembles the TV series Game of Thrones is an HBO adaptation of American author George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy novel series[…]