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

As the country continues to grapple with the deadly Ebola disease, the main referral hospital on Bonthe Sherbro Island remains in bad shape, causing Mayor Layemi Joe Sandi to complain to the Minister of Health and Sanitation. In an interview with the Awoko newspaper, the Mayor called the situation “appalling,” and echoed the President’s admonition[...]

Discussions leading to the budget for the Financial Year (FY) 2015-2017 kicked off yesterday, Tuesday, 30th September 2014 at various conference rooms within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. The opening ceremony was graciously attended by senior officials of the Ministry including the Senior Deputy Financial Secretary, Matilda Williams, Director of Budget, Mathew Dingie[...]

Vice President Alhaji Samuel Sam Sumana has commended the Chinese Ambassador for his relentless effort in making sure China continues to support Sierra Leone in the fight against Ebola. He made these statements last Friday at the commissioning of the two mobile labs at the Jui hospital. He said China has proved beyond all reasonable[...]

MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF SIERRA LEONE AND CHAIR OF THE g7+AT THE HIGH-LEVEL MINISTERIAL SIDE EVENT ON PEACE AND CAPABLE INSTITUTIONS AS STAND-ALONE GOALS IN THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA NEW YORK, 22ND SEPTEMBER 2014 Mr. Chairman, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Sierra Leone, Excellency the Prime Minister of[...]

Political parties and the media are “primary stakeholders” in the fight against Ebola, the Chairman of the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) told representatives of parties and the media. Justice Maitland Tolla-Thompson made this statement during a media briefing at the Commission at the presentation of a report on the successes and challenges during the[...]

Golden Saint Resources Limited, an early-stage diamond and gold exploration company with operations in Bo and Kenema Districts, has donated Le25m towards the fight against Ebola in the country that has killed and infected many people. The presentation of the donation was made to President Koroma at State House recently by the Resident Director of[...]

I bring you fraternal greetings and very best wishes from His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, and his beleaguered people. President Koroma deeply regrets that he is unable to participate in this 69th General Assembly due to obvious reasons. He has however instructed me to deliver to you[...]

A local nongovernmental organization, A World Institute for a Sustainable Humanity (AWISH) Sierra Leone in collaboration with Be the Change Academy with support from First People’s Worldwide- USA has donated food and nonfood items to vulnerable people in Gbewubu Town in the Tunkia chiefdom, Kenema district. The donation included 40bags of rice, 50 veronica buckets,[...]

Since the outbreak of Ebola in the country, several institutions, companies and parastatal have been affected and hairdressing saloons too have not been left out. that the reason why this Mariatu Sesay, a hair dresser at Victoria Park expressed frustration over the Ebola outbreak, because customers have not been coming to her saloon any longer,[...]

The Ebola outbreak that is currently ravaging Sierra Leone has caused book sales to drop by 80%, compared to the huge sales made during this time when schools usually re-open in the country. This low sale has also not only affected the booksellers but also parents, who grumbled of hardship and increase in the prices[...]