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

Saturday 16th March marks the third anniversary since the discovery of a 706-carat diamond by a freelance artisanal miner, Emmanuel Momoh, in the village of Koyadu in eastern Kono district. New York Times reported that this strange lump which turned out to be one of the biggest diamonds ever uncovered in Sierra Leone was valued at[…]

Every year, on 17th March, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in Ireland, by the Irish diaspora and with “friends of the Irish”. Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious commemoration of the death of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. In Sierra Leone the occasion was fêted[…]

About 57 people with disabilities from Bo, Bonthe, Moyamba and Pujehun districts in the Southern region and Kenema, Kono and Kailahun districts in the Eastern region ended a meeting on Social Safety Nets for persons with disabilities. The meeting was at the Kenema District Council hall on Saturday 9 March 2019.   The objective of the[…]

The government of Sierra Leone with it’s partners headed by DACO in the Ministry of Development has ended a day-long regional 2019 fragility assessment forum at the Kenema District Council hall for MDAs, CSOs, traditional leaders, youth leaders, women groups, and other stakeholders among others from Kenema, Kono and Kailahun districts. In his statement the Director[…]

On Saturday 16th March 2019, members of the Freemasonry Sierra Leone donated Le15 million to the Hope of Ebola Orphanage Home at Hamilton in the Western Rural District of Sierra Leone. In Sierra Leone, there are three chapters, the District Grand Lodge of Sierra Leone and the Gambia-Scottish Constitution, the District Grand Lodge of Sierra Leone[…]

Western Area Football Association (WAFA) held a meeting with 23 Division One Teams of the Association. The purpose of the meeting will be to give an update on the ongoing preparation for the proposed Division One competition that will start in first week April 2019. The Chair of (WAFA), Philip Buck, said it is one of[…]

The Sierra Leone national U-21 beach volleyball teams are training ahead of the nations cup to be hosted by Algeria from 3-8 April 2019. The ten players are: Mohamed Kamara, Sonny Bangura, Ibrahim Johnson Mohamed Z. Kamara, in the male category and Maria G. Fofana, Bernadette Fofana, Iyekadae Kiara, Zainab Bilkisu Conteh, Isatu Bah and Hassanatu[…]

The three elderly, family heads and ceremonial chiefs from Masourie, Masalia and Benkeh Curve in the Koya Chiefdom, Port Loko District, on Thursday 14 March 2019, told Commissioner Biobele Georgewill that they did not sell their 250-hectares of land to the Ministry of Youth Affairs. All three Chiefs spoke Temne through an interpreter into English. Pa[…]

After nearly three months of written exams, physical tests, medicals and interviews, 329 female officer cadets and soldier recruits finally arrived at the Armed Forces Training Centre (AFTC) in Benguema over the weekend. The recruits will begin up to six-months of training before taking up their places in the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces[…]

The Sierra Leone cricket delegation, which was in South Africa for a two week, will arrive in Windhoek, Namibia to compete in ICC U19 World Cup Africa Division 1 qualifiers. According to the Secretary General, Daniel Koroma, Sierra Leone will play Tanzania in their opening fixture on Sunday 17th March 2019.  According to the ICC Development[…]