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

Former National Coordinator for the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), Steve Ngaojia has been detained at the CID by the House of Parliament, following his defiance to withdraw a disrespectful remark he made against Auditors of Audit Sierra Leone during yesterday hearing.. The National Coordinator,  brought the whole session of the Audit hearing in Committee Room[…]

New Generation Power International (NGPI) , world class leader in the energy industry based in Unites States , met with Sierra Leone ‘s Deputy Minister of Energy in Chicago to announce plans to deliver multiple utility-scale power generation facilities throughout West Africa including Sierra Leone. When this project is completed, the project will deliver clean,[…]

Over the years, there has been a lot of sensitisation about Gender Based Violence (GBV) and this has started to prove positive but with the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EBV) there has been a serious disruption in the awareness. In the Multi Sector Impact Assessment of Gender Dimensions of the EVD in the country, conducted by UN Women, Oxfam and Statistics Sierra Leone, it has been discovered that orphaned children, especially teenage girls, find themselves exposed to a heightened risk of GBV, sexual exploitation, abuse and pregnancy. Looking at the economic sphere of the reports, it says that this situation undermines agricultural productivity and trade which are the basis of family income and livelihood and for the men it has caused them to lose their jobs and trade [...]

National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) has said getting to zero infection in the country will be a bumpy ride and the CEO Palo Conteh has been pleading day in day out for Sierra Leoneans to listen and follow all the instructions laid down by the health officials. The media department of NERC in the last[…]

The Chief Electoral Commissioner of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), N’fah Alie Conteh, has called on the Chairman of the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) Hon Justice M.E. Tolla Thompson to chat the way forward for continuous partnership with the Commission last Friday. He was accompanied by Commissioners Miatta French and Augusta Bockarie during which[…]

The essence of a thing is that thing without which it ceases to be what it is. Surely every profession has what identifies it. There is hardly a student or pupil if there is no school for a whole year. Initially when this whole issue of the re-opening of school was envisaged, I was one[…]

The Paramount Chief for Wara Wara Yagala chiefdom in the Koinadugu district, Paramount Chief Gbawuru Mansaray III (alias Pagay) has thanked the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) for their Yellow Ribbon End Ebola Campaign. The Paramount Chief in an exclusive interview with Awoko Newspaper at his Gbawuruya resident in Kabala town, described the position[…]

As the world continues to go digital, Transnational Sierra Leone Limited, distributors for MultiChoice and DSTV,  over the weekend launched two modern decoders;  HD ZAPPER and DSTV EXPLORER at a ceremony which took place at the Hotel Barmoi, Aberdeen over the weekend. The two decoders has different features which are not available in the other[…]

Welthungerhilfe and their local partner Rectour has urged Ebola Task Force Volunteers within the Western Area Urban Area to intensify community surveillance and community mobilisation in the fight against Ebola for a zero case. Over 170 Ebola Task Force Volunteers drawn from different slum communities within the Western Area Urban successfully participated in a one[…]

The Inspector General of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) force Francis Munu and his personnel had over the week-end embarked on three days effective construction work on their International Law Enforcement Academy at Makomp village along Makeni-Magburaka highway. As part of their major strives and progress in advancing their aspiration to construct a state-of-the-Earth International[…]