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

Five months after Christiana Thorpe, former Chief Electoral Commissioner of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) retired, President Ernest Bai Koroma has announced her replacement in the person of Commissioner Nfah Alie Conteh as the Chief Electoral Commissioner. Before his appointment, Commissioner Conteh has been one of the longest serving staff members of the Commission, starting[…]

The Mayor of Freetown Municipality, Franklyn Bode Gibson has remarked that the citizens of Freetown need attention and care, especially at a time like this when the country is gripped in crisis. He made this statement during the formal presentation of assorted medical equipment to various hospitals in the municipality held on the foregrounds of[…]

A Cuban Doctor who was treated for Ebola returned to Kerry Town to thank the UK Military Health Care Workers who helped him to defeat this terrible disease. Dr. Felix Baez was admitted to the now 20-bed Ebola Virus Disease Treatment in November after becoming infected. Although the World Health Organisation took the decision to[…]

First Lady Sia Nyama Koroma yesterday at the Operational Support Division (OSD) Hall in Jui, told Police wives to pay attention to hygiene and cleanliness very seriously in the Barracks and the environment. She made this statement after 80 police wives underwent a one-day training programme organized by the Chinese Center for Disease Control (CDC)[…]

In his effort to transform the Sierra Leone Police Force, Inspector General of Police, Francis Munu has disclosed plans for the establishment of an International Police Academy in Sierra Leone. IG Munu made this disclosure during a close-door meeting between the Sierra Leone Police and the administration of the Unversity of Sierra Leone held at[…]

In fulfillment of its longstanding commitment to the promotion of children’s welfare in Sierra Leone and as part of its Child Protection Programme, PLAN-Sierra Leone, last week donated to the Family Support Unit in Kailahun District a lap top computer and accessories and a 5-KVA Leister Pieter diesel generator. PLAN-Sierra Leone is implementing a Child[…]

Defence Witness (DW) 5, Naval Officer and 2nd in Command at the Maritime Wing Base at Murray Town, Lt. Commander S. A. Kamara told the court martial that he was surprised over the arrest and detention of 2nd Accused, DW4 Warrant Officer 18164277 Frederick Wallace Johnson, for munity. DW5 made this statement on 23rd January, 2015 at the on-going court martial involving 13 military personnel standing trial for alleged mutiny against the state presided by Judge Advocate Otto During. At the Military Headquarters in Freetown where the court martial seats, DW5 told the court that he was the Commanding Officer at the Maritime Wing at Government Wharf from 2012 to 2015 when he was posted to the Murray Town Maritime Base. He noted that the accused worked directly under his supervision [...]

Kamboi Eagles’s participation in the 2015 CAF Confederations Cup is in doubt after Africa’s football governing body, CAF ordered them to play their Preliminary round home fixture against Algeria’s ASO Chlef outside Sierra Leone. Kamboi Eagles are due to travel to Algeria for the first leg match in mid February and host the return leg[…]

On Tuesday, 20th January 2015, the Anti-Corruption Commission at its Gloucester Street office, played host to three leading institutions that strive to uphold integrity among financial intermediaries. Sequel to alleged corrupt transactions at Rokel Commercial Bank (RCB), heads of the Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL), the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) and the National Commission for[…]

The pump price of fuel is expected to be lowered today by Le750 from Le4,500 to Le3,750. This is about the third time in the history of the ‘Petroleum Pricing Formula’ that the price of fuel has been officially reduced in Sierra Leone. This comes as the world market price for fuel dropped by about[…]