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Sierra Leone’s veteran striker, Mohamed Kallon may be the latest star to join the Indian Super League as the former Inter-Milan player is expected to sign a deal with Pune City FC. The former Inter-Milan and AS Monaco star is expected to undergo test with the India premier league side before a deal will be[...]

Wolverhampton Wonderers are hoping to negotiate a permanent deal for former Middlesbrough and Kansas City striker Kei Kamara subject to work permit. Boss Kenny Jackett is evaluating whether or not Kei will be the perfect option to replace Nouha Dicko after the striker was ruled with a hamstring injury. The 30-year-old former Middlesbrough striker Kei[...]

After months of intense political battle on the opposition bench of the House of Parliament, the outcome of stakeholders’ meetings held in Bo and Kenema has made it known that the Minority Leader, Hon. Dr. Bernadette Lahai has consented to withdraw her case from court on the understanding that the National Office withdraws its naming[...]

Minister of Defence Rtd. Palo Conteh in an exclusive interview told Awoko that the military is in charge of the Police Traning School (PTS) and they are doing very well in eradicating Ebola in the country. He said the military was called in to take care of the PTS holding center, after the three days,[...]

As the fight continues on the deadly Ebola virus, Lungi Airport has been exposed by the lack of capacity to withstand the pressure of supplies coming in. For the past month, many countries and agencies have been flying in materials to be used in the prevention and cure of Ebola, but the capacity of the[...]

Defence counsel Robert B kowa on Friday September 26 made a 'no case' submission during the court martial proceedings involving 14 military personal standing trial for alleged mutiny, presided over by Judge Advocate Otto During. The court martial proceeding was held at the Military headquarters Cockerill in Freetown, as the defence counsel and prosecution appealed to the Judge advocate for trial members to be excluded, when the 'no case' submission is being made. Prosecution counsel, Gerald Soyei in his appeal said that under the rubrics of submission, that when a case of no submission is made, the court martial requires that the jury or trial members should know nothing of the submission and with respect to them, he craved their indulgence to be sent out of the court while [...]

The Kandeh Yumkella Movement (KYK) on Friday 26th September 2014 received one thousand two hundred and seventy five (1,275) bags of rice from the Commodities Trading Company (CTC) to be donated to areas that have been affected by the deadly Ebola virus. According to sources in the movement, Dr. Yumkella is a would-be flag bearer[...]

Fambul Tok, in its efforts to complement the work of the Koinadugu District Health Management Team (DHMT), the district Ebola Task Force and other partner organizations, over the weekend conducted training sessions for community members in three chiefdoms. The purpose of the training was to raise the level of awareness of rural community members, especially[...]

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has described China as “a special friend of Sierra Leone” as the country as demonstrated this by the help it has rendered to the people and country before and during the recent Ebola outbreak in the country. “Today is a great day for the Sino-Sierra Leone Friendship as China[...]

Education Minister, Minkailu Bah on Friday, told Awoko with a hearty laugh, that his house was not in any way under quarantine. Reacting to rumours making the rounds in the social Media especially 'Wassap', the No-nonsense Minister confirmed that indeed his mother-in-law Isatu Kabia 'nee Sesay' of Marampa Chiefdom, Lunsar in the Port Loko district, confirmed that indeed his mother-in-law, proved positive and died of the dreaded Ebola disease this week and when he was informed, he told his people not to touch the corpse, until the medical authorities came and she has since been buried. “People are mischievous, as you can see that nobody or any armed personnel is anywhere my house,” he said from his Kortright residence. While speaking with Awoko, he said that the people in [...]