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

Sierra Leone has failed to meet the Mano River Union deadline set for zero ebola cases come April 16. On that very date, Sierra Leone recorded three new cases. Presidents Ernest Koroma, Alpha Konde and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf met in Guinea, Conakry in February this year and set April 16 as the date that all[…]

The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has on the 9th and 13th April started the first phase of the experimental ebola trial vaccine in Freetown with about five hundred (500) people being vaccinated. Jane Seward the Vaccine Team Leader for CDC explained that the trial is being implemented jointly by the[…]

Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma was ready to talk about something besides Ebola. His West African nation is not yet Ebola-free. It is still fighting to rid itself of the feared pathogen, which has killed more than 10,000 people in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia since March 2014. But today the number of new[…]

Sierra Leone’s Vice President, Ambassador Victor Bockarie Foh has informed indigenes of Port Loko district that the growth and survival of the governing All People’s Congress is as a result of the untiring work, commitment and dedication to service by the founding fathers of the party, including, but not limited to people like the late[…]

The Tonkolili District office of Concern Worldwide has provided basic learning materials and food for children in quarantine homes within the district as part of their livelihood support activities. It could be recalled that Concern Worldwide in October, 2014 distributed quantities of food items including complementary items like milk, ovaltine etc., and non-food items in[…]

The World Bank Group (WBG) announced that it would provide at least US$650 million during the next 12 to 18 months to help Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone recover from the devastating social and economic impact of the Ebola crisis and advance their longer-term development needs. The new WBG pledge brings the organization’s total financing[…]

The Accountant General has submitted the annual statement of public accounts of the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) to the Auditor-General for auditing as stipulated by law.
The presentation of the report and accounts seeks to comply with the provisions of the Government Budgeting and Accountability Act (GBBA) and international best practices. It also seeks to ensure that reliable and relevant accounting information are made available to Parliament.
According to the Accountant General, Kebbe Kouroma, the information provided in the annual public accounts of the government of Sierra Leone includes the results of financial operations of all of government's Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that were processed through the National Treasury and other public [...]

The Principal of the Eastern Polytechnic in Kenema, Professor Mohamed T. Lahai has in a strong term warned students and lecturers of the institution to avoid cultism on campus.
He said the administration will leave no stone unturned in dealing with whosoever is involved in such an act.
He made this stern warning during the orientation session of the first year students and lecturers held at the Ahmed Tejan Kabba hall on Wednesday, 8th April 2015, marking the reopening of the institution for this year's academic session.
The Principal maintained that the college is a place of learning and education and where characters are tailored positively to achieve academic excellence. He called on the students to be regular for lectures and to do everything possible to [...]

Minister of Sports Paul Kamara says that football is the major factor for President Koroma’s victory in the 2012 Presidential election. He made this statement during the Sierra Leone Football Association’s Ordinary Congress in Makeni. Paul Kamara said the reason for the President campaigning with football is because it is the game of the youths[…]

West Ham striker Carlton Cole, whose mother was born in Sierra Leone, is a founder of ‘Football Fighting Ebola’ and is concerned that people are already forgetting that more than 10,000 lives were taken by the disease over the past year. The 6ft 3ins former Chelsea striker and Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne, were among the[…]