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On the 3rd day into the 4 allotted days for the debate on the 2019 budget, Paramount Chief Member of Parliament, PC Bai Kurr Kanagbaro Sanka III, has called on the Ministry of Finance to review the allocation made to the Agriculture Ministry. According to PCMP Sanka III, he is yet to know the indicator used[…]

In an effort to enhance the regional peace and security architecture of West Africa, 16 National Intelligence Chiefs and other stakeholders on Sunday 18th November 2018, concluded a two-day regional consultative workshop to discuss early warning signs and response mechanisms. Giving her remarks at the Radisson Blu Conference Hall, ECOWAS Commission Vice President, Finda Koroma, thanked[…]

In an effort to increase the quality of internet service for wider market penetration, Sierra Leone Cable Limited on Friday 16th November 2018, officially launched its new national fibre bundle and unveiled its new logo. Ismeal Kebbay, Managing Director, SALCAB while launching the new product at SALCAB landing station on Bendu Drive in Freetown stated that[…]

September 2018 marked the initiation of the free, quality education program. With the launch, parents, students and school authorities were optimistic that things would change for the better. The free, quality education initiative was to pay school fees for all students, provide for a one shift system, provide free exercise books and textbooks, ensure quality[…]

The Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources and the National Mineral Agency (NMA) have embarked on a clampdown of illegal mining activities. The Ministry of Mines and NMA have revoked 40 licenses whose mineral rights holders have not been meeting their financial and other statutory obligations. The NMA’s Regional Manager in Koidu, Mohamed Gaima, explained that[…]

To be proactive and forward thinking in its work, a round table discussion of experts on youth development was organized last Thursday, 15th November 2018, by the Ministry of Youth Affairs, the Youth Commission and sponsoring partners to re-examine strategies and program interventions to better address youth issues. After the formal opening courtesies from Government officials,[…]

The Chair of Western Area Rural District Council (WARDC), Kasho J. Holland-Cole, representing the All Peoples Congress party has held a news conference on Friday 16th November 2018 at the Council office in Waterloo. According to Chair Holland-Cole, he has been able to establish a revenue department at the WARDC with offices at Koya, York, and[…]

In their annual education drive, the Choithram Foundation on Friday 16th November 2018, gave Le90 million worth of scholarships to 134 pupils across the country from 22 primary schools and 67 secondary schools. Choitham Foundation has two components in their corporate social responsibility – education and the Charity Trust that deals with the health sector. Making the[…]

Ecobank Sierra Leone Limited over the weekend celebrated Ecobank day by extending social and food support to Heaven Home Orphanage at Waterloo. The Managing Director, Aina Moore, while officially handing over the assorted food items and rehabilitated four block buildings to the children’s home noted that the celebration of Ecobank Day is an initiative that allows[…]

The first edition of the western area rural district football association (WARDFA) inter-community “Chairman’s Trophy 2018”, was on Friday, 16 November, 2018 launched at the Western Area Rural District Council (WARDC) hall, Waterloo by the Western Area Rural District Council Chair, Kasho J Holland-Cole. Analysing the essence of the gathering, chairman of the Western Area Rural[…]