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

In 1995, Bala Amarasekaran founded the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary in the forested Western Area as a home for orphaned and abandoned chimpanzees. Now, he says, a major problem facing the sanctuary is a lack of funding from the government, which has hindered development of the sanctuary. “We are yet to receive one Leone from the[…]

Medrie International Hotel at Lumley Beach has opened for business with enviable and affordable rate for guests.  This is the newest hotel in Freetown. The hotel’s interior designs are breathtaking with natural lights from the wide window bars overlooking the pristine Lumley beach and the mountains of Freetown with a bird nest view of Aberdeen[…]

United Bank Africa (UBA) and Mastercard have announced a partnership in which UBA will act as an issuer for MasterCard in 18 new African markets. UBA will issue Mastercard credit, debit and prepaid cards in a five year deal focused on driving financial inclusion across Africa. The partnership will also focus on increased payments infrastructure[…]

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) team that is implementing the Talent Mobility Partnership (TMP) in West Africa visited Freetown to evaluate progress of the programme and to seek the political support for the document to be signed into law. The three man delegation from Ghana  Bright Senam Gowonu who is the coordinator of[…]

The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Professor Patrick Monty Jones revealed to the press that the ministry will support 52 out of the 394 Agric Business Centres (ABC’s) built across the country. The reduction of support for the country ABC’s from the 394 to  52 or 13.2 percent is to make them more efficient[…]

July 17, 2016 H.E. Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, Executive President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Dear Mr. President, I read with great interest your broadcast telephone message on June 10, 2016 to the nation weeks ago which reads “I CALL ON FELLOW SIERRA LEONEANS TO BUY, SELL, LEASE, RENT, and HIRE & TRANSACT ALL[…]

The Country Representative for UN Women in Sierra Leone, Dr Mary Okumu has pledged her Organisations continued support to Girls education in the Country. She made this commitment during the launching of the Girls Education Challenge (GEC) booklet at Kona Lodge, along King Street, Freetown. Dr Okumu encouraged young girls to take their studies seriously,[…]

Before Members of Parliament (Mps) proceed on their regular vacation, Hon. Paramount Chief (PC) Joseph Alieu Kongomoh of Moyamba district has urged his colleague MPs to inform their constituents about the good work of President Koroma. The Chief made his appeal during the debate for the approval of Mohamed Pateh Bah as Executive Director of[…]

My experiences in Sierra Leone are getting better, I love going out, especially with friends. I enjoy the outdoors. I finally got a chance to hang out in Aberdeen with my brothers. We went to a lounge called Roy’s Lounge and I was impressed. Unlike America, you can stay at the restaurants here as long[…]

To celebrate her birthday on 23rd July, 2016, ten-year-old Hanan dressed up as Elsa from Frozen. But instead of just having a party with wealthy and middle class peers as she’d done in the past, her father Ibrahim Tommy took her to an orphanage for children orphaned by Ebola. That day Tommy, who is Executive[…]