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

Presidential aspirant for the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) and former United Nations envoy, Dr. Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella (In political circles otherwise known as KKY) has asserted that there is nothing wrong in being a professional and a politician, as long as the two does not get mixed up. He made this disclosure to Awoko[…]

Former university don, Dr. Morie Manyeh has vowed to return the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) to power if elected National Chairman and Leader of the party. The main opposition is due to elect national officers of the party at a delegates’ conference before the end of the year. Dr. Manyeh who contested[…]

Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in the North West Region, Foday Umaru Karifa Daboh (popularly known as FUK Daboh) on Tuesday, 18th October, 2016 took a battery of reporters and an entourage of government officials on a conducted tour at Gbalamuya and Madamaya towns where he exposed an alleged fuel smuggling syndicate. FUK Daboh[…]

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has commenced three days national accountability conference for enforcing accountability for improved service delivery in the country with calls on the government to account to the people to ensure value for money. The conference held at the Miatta Conference Hall attracted several Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDA’s) and[…]

Four pupils from New England community, attending various junior secondary schools in Freetown are beneficiaries of education support from the Adekunle Trust Fund. The fund which was launched recently aims at supporting various humanitarian activities of which education is primary. Speaking at a short presentation ceremony at New England, one of its Directors, Desmond George-Williams[…]

Established in 2006/07 academic year to date the University of Makeni 9UNIMAK) law department have produces two sets of two (2) graduates successfully in the bar final classes with additional 18 been accepted to final class, and another 18 expected to apply for 2017/18 final bar class. In an exclusive interview with the Head of[…]

One of the most recent media group with the quest to capacitate journalists in the country especially on ethical reporting on children, the Initiatives for Media development (iMdev) have trained over Thirty (300 journalists in the north. The training which targeted journalists from the five districts in the north is part of the organization’s ongoing[…]

A local non-governmental organization Future Focus Foundation (FFF) with support from Charles Hayward Foundation UK has graduated thirty young mothers in the Burma 3 community in Kenema city and its environs haven gone through nine months vocational training and support programme at the Women’s Empowerment Skill training centre. During the graduation and certification ceremony held[…]

Great Old Mandela once said in Miles Ahead, “After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibility, and I dare not linger for my long walk is not yet ended. When we are faced with challenges of statecraft in a country which is yet struggling to find its democratic feet with all the pillars of human rights, the rule of law and good governance become so complex that we need a civil society that plays a major role in influencing public policy and resource allocation. Decision making within political, economic and social systems and institutions have [...]
At the Siaka Stevens Street Magistrate Court No.1 in Freetown, housewife, Satu Musa Ibrahim on Wednesday, 19th October testified over her missing gold jewelry worth Le 175, 000, 000.00 (one hundred and seventy five million Leones). The witness while testifying before Magistrate Dr. Binneh Kamara, said on the 29th of September this year, she returned home from her business place (since she runs a business as well), to discover that her trunk  where she had kept the alleged missing jewelry was closed. She disclosed to the court that she has not been closing the said trunk being that it was in her dressing room. Satu informed the court that apart from her, the accused was the only one who had access into the room where the trunk was. The accused, according to her, spent two day [...]