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

Public servants attached to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation appeared before the Public Accounts Committee in the House of Parliament regarding twenty ambulances that were procured by the government during the Ebola crisis. Evidence before the Parliamentary Committee indicates, out of the 20 ambulances purchased in August, only sixteen were air-freight shipped to Sierra[…]

The Mayor of Freetown, Bode Gibson, together with other government functionaries, yesterday, cut the restraining fence to mark the end of a 21-day quarantine at Tamba Kula Wharf, Aberdeen, Freetown. Amidst shouting and jubilation, the crowds of quarantined residents at Aberdeen’s biggest boat landing site, could hardly wait for the city father to cut the[…]

Leading through collaboration, the newly appointed Chairman and Chief Electoral Commission of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) Mr. Mohamed N’fa-Alie Conteh has started meeting with the ten major Political Parties registered in the country. At the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) headquarters yesterday, Mr Conteh was greeted by executive members of the Party who welcomed[…]

When on several occasions we compare the Ebola scourge to the rebel carnage there is striking realism that can hardly be underscored. Last week when the relaxed travelling regulations were reviewed, getting the taxis to revert to two passengers at their back seat and for screening at highway check points, I felt happy because it[…]

The Director at the Marine and Environmental Consultant Institute of Marine Biology and Oceanography (IMBO) Prof. Ernest T. Ndomahina has said that Sierra Leone is showing signs of climate change, global warming and sea level rise. He said the marine and coastal environments “are under severe pressure from population growth, unsustainable resource exploitation and inadequate[…]

The Anti-Corruption Commissioner, Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara, attended the Post-Ebola Renaissance meeting held in the United Kingdom. The meeting held on Tuesday 24th February 2015 at the House of Commons in London was to discuss the way forward for post-Ebola Sierra Leone, and what could be done especially in the energy sector. Anticipating an end to[…]

China has been commended for its positive role in the global fight against the fatal Ebola virus in Mano River Union countries. On the sidelines of a high-level meeting on Ebola held in Brussels Tuesday, several leaders from the West African countries have spoken positively of China’s contribution to support people in Liberia, Sierra Leone[…]

Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko hotel General Manager Nuno Neves has said that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has been very instrumental in keeping the hotel safe by conducting monthly in house training for his staff. He made this statement yesterday Wednesday at his office in Aberdeen. Mr Neves said since the ebola outbreak the[…]

As part of their continued effort in ensuring the rights of people with HIV/AIDS are promoted and quarantined, the Network for People living positively with HIV/AIDS (NETHIPS) in collaboration with the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL), yesterday engaged Law enforcement bodies on the National AIDS Commission Act of 2011. The training exercise attracted[…]

Members of Parliament have yesterday discussed 'Action 2015' to see how they can help in their oversight role in ensuring that some of the MDGs are attained. The dialogue forum took place at the Council of Churches conference hall. In her opening remark at the dialogue forum honourable Hannah Bundu Soyomah thanked he organizers of the program in bringing parliamentarians together to see how they can commit themselves in making sure that the millennium development Goals are attained in the country. She stressed that 2015 is a very crucial year and they as parliamentarians have so much work to do, as they are directly representing their people who have vested so much confidence in them. She ended by saying that they will do all within their power to make sure that they don't [...]