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

Sierra Rutile’s third quarter (July, August and September 2016) production figures of 43,081 tonnes of Rutile have been recorded as the highest since the company started or resumed operation in 2006, the company stated in a release. The third quarter (Q3) production figures show a 24 percent increase compared to the second quarter (April, May,[…]

Awoko Newspaper was awarded the Best Newspaper for 2016 at the inaugural Sierra Leone Council of Chief Executives Awards ceremony that took place at the Bintumani Conference Hall on Friday 21st October. Making the presentation, the Chairman of the Organising Committee, Peter SaSellu, said, “We unanimously agreed that Awoko is the Best Newspaper because over[…]

Today is the United Nations (UN) day. This year’s commemoration focuses on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The day also commemorates entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has in a statement noted, “Humanity has entered the era of sustainability  with a global commitment to fulfill the great[…]

Keystone Bank Sierra Leone Limited, during the inaugural Sierra Leone Council of Chief Executives Awards ceremony, which took place at the Bintumani Conference Hall on Friday 21st October won the award for Best Bank for 2016 and its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ime Okon won Best Foreign CEO of the year. Receiving both awards from[…]

Minister of Internal Affairs was chosen as the Best Minister at the first Sierra Leone Council of Chief Executives Awards that took place at the Bintumani Conference Hall on Friday 21st October. Receiving the award, the Minister said he was delighted to win the award and said it is good that there are people out[…]

A local non-governmental organization, SEND Sierra Leone with funds from DFID through Christian Aid has launched the ‘Strengthening community led Accountability to improve service delivery in Sierra Leone programme (SABI)’ at the District Council Hall Kenema. In his welcome address the Country Director of SEND Sierra Leone, Joseph Ayamga said the project seeks to link[…]

The Director General of the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO), Samuel Bangura, has won this year’s “Outstanding Public Sector Leader of the Year” Award, hosted by the Sierra Leone Council of Chief Executives. The award ceremony was held at the Bintumani Hotel on Friday 21st October, 2016. “The award recognizes his exceptional leadership, demonstrated competence[…]

The Bo – Gendema Highway linking Sierra Leone and its neighbor Liberia is slippery and muddy and a journey that should last for few hours takes the whole day. Most of the 100 miles stretch of road is unpaved and therefore hinders the free flow of goods and services across borders. Because of the terrible[…]

Diamond production in the first six months of 2016 was 359,080 carats valued at $101.9 million compared to 290,380 carats valued at $60 million produced in the first six months of 2015. Total Diamond exports were the highest in terms of value compared to the much talked about iron ore to determine the county’s Gross[…]

A UK construction group which includes subsidiary civil engineering and building companies has reported a £9m loss before tax for the year ending 31st December 2015 following the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. While the board is satisfied with the UK performance, Dawnus Group Limited, whose subsidiary company Dawnus International Limited has rail and ore[…]