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

The Chief Executive Officer, Sam-King Group of Companies, Wilfred Sam-King has said that a setback in one sector does not exhibit failure. Sam-King made the above assertion after Awoko Business went to talk to him about the sale of his multi million-dollar ‘Leone Lodge’ hotel being advertised on local newspapers by the Rokel Commercial Bank[…]

The International Monetary Fund presented the “Luanda Declaration” at the close of the African Caucus LUANDA, Angola, September 3, 2015/ — Those taking part in the meeting of the Group of African Ministers of Finance and Governors of African Central Banks, affiliated with the IMF and the World Bank, reaffirmed their support for new funding[…]

One of the leading international commercial banks operating in Sierra Leone Standard Chartered, this past week held their Annual General Meeting where they disclosed their 2014 financials to share holders. It was the first AGM for the new Sierra Leonean Managing Director Idrissa Kamara who incidentally is the first Sierra Leonean to hold that position[…]

The World Bank asked for the support of members of the African Caucus to raise funds to replenish the International Development Association (IDA) LUANDA, Angola, September 3, 2015/ — The World Bank (WB) Vice-President for Development Finance [Joachim] Von Amsberg asked for the support of members of the African Caucus to raise funds to replenish[…]

Cluff Gold mining company, a subsidiary of the London-listed Amara Mining company, paid a whopping Le185 million to five land-holding families, The Chief, Chiefdom, Bo district administration and the constituency development fund as per the 2009 Mines and Minerals Act. The ceremony took place recently in Bo and was chaired by the Senior District Officer,[…]

The Chief Executive Officer of Golden Saint Resources Limited Cyril D’Silva has arrived in Sierra Leone recently with some mining experts from South Africa to revive the exploration operations of company in the West African country. With the expatriates from Rock forage Company based in South Africa, Cyril D’Silva is optimistic that the operations that[…]

‘Island Aid Sierra Leone’ a local Non-Governmental Organisation in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs has commenced a three day conference on Island Development in Sierra Leone at the Atlantic Hall Brookfields in Freetown. The objective of the conference is to promote Island Conservation biodiversity and sustainable livelihood to address the environment[…]

Clinical Research Management (Clinical RM) and University of Liverpool yesterday handed over a refurbished Blood Bank at the Connaught Hospital, fitted with modern equipment where Clinical Leader of the Convalescent Plasma study Dr. Janet Scott disclosed that they have stored up to 94 plasma sachets to cure ebola patients in the country. Forty seven (47)[…]

In the alleged rape and assault case against former deputy Minister of Education 2, Mahmoud Tawarally, a High court yesterday acquitted and discharged him. Addressing the Freetown High Court No.2, Justice Abdulai Charm said that he would base his ruling on count one which is rape, since they had earlier requested in their oral submission[…]

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) Rtd. Maj. Palo Conteh has said that the new counting started on the 29th August 2015, after the ebola patient was buried on the 28th August. He made this statement during his usual Wednesday’s press briefing at Cockerill. He said according to the World Health[…]