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

Following the six (6) count corruption charges on the President of Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Madam Isha Johansen and the Secretary General Chris Kamara, the Ministry of Sports and the National Sports Council have jointly instructed Members of the Football Association to desist from all activities. The two top guns in the FA were[…]

The 19 officials who were banned for life by the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) on Thursday say they will not accept the sanctions. The SLFA claims the 19 have been violating SLFA and Fifa statutes in relation to taking football related cases to civil courts. The group went to court last month to seek[…]

AFC Eskilstuna and Sierra Leone striker Mahomed Buya Turay was delighted with their 3-2 away victory at the Behrn Arena, Örebro. Abubakarr Kamara said the Sierra Leone international, who registered his eighth goal of the season, gave his struggling Allsvenskan AFC Eskilstuna the lead in the opening 7’min on Thursday. Turay is joint fourth in[…]

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The theme for 2017 is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” The theme[…]

It was a crowded route around Railway line and Hannah Benka Coker Street on Thursday, when the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara declared his intention to run for the flag bearer of the APC for the 2018 presidential elections. Husband Joseph Kamara and wife had to force their way through their[…]

It takes vision, courage, and long-term thinking to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC), according to The World Health Organisation (WHO), Director-General Dr Tedros’, during the UN General Assembly, in New York. “Universal health coverage is based on the conviction that health is a human right, not a privilege. It is a scandal to me that[…]

The Dean of the Consular Corps in Sierra Leone, who also double as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Serbia, Dr. Adonis Abboud, has donated a state of the Art ID card printer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Making the formal presentation of the ID Card printer to the Minister[…]

Barely one week in the country, the United States Ambassador Designate to Sierra Leone Maria Brewer, on Thursday, engaged members of the press as she explained about country’s work in Sierra Leone and how they have been working in different areas including promotion of good governance. As the country is preparing for the March 2018,[…]

It was a grueling scene at the Brima Attouga Stadium yesterday Thursday 21st September when thousands of people demanded the opportunity to board the Ark of Peace ship to receive treatment. The crowd was uncontrollable and many people got injured rather than receive treatment. Because of the huge population seeking treatment, the hospital ship started[…]

If you register to vote twice – or more than twice – you might end up in an Electoral Offences Court. If you buy or offer to buy another person's registration card – you might end up in an Electoral Offences Court. The Public Elections Act, enacted in 2012, regulates electoral processes. And, Part XII of this Act makes provision for the establishment of an Electoral Offences Court. The Act states: “Pursuant to subsection (3) of section 131 of the Constitution, there is hereby established a division of the High Court to be known as the Election Offences Court. The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has called on the Chief Justice to establish an Electoral Offences Court that will speedily try those who allegedly commit election-related offences. The Commissioner for [...]