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

As a way of ensuring the safety and security of journalists across the country on Elections Day, the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) on Monday 5 March 2018 distributed numbered, high-visibility vests to various registered media institutions. This historic event took place at the Harry Yansanneh Hall, SLAJ Headquarters at Campbell Street, Freetown. Speaking[…]

As Ghana celebrates its 61st Independence anniversary today, the Ghanaian High Commissioner to Sierra Leone, Francis Abakah, said, “Ghana and Sierra Leone are bound by historical ties which date back nearly two centuries. A number of the Ghanaians who first obtained higher education in the Gold Coast were educated at the famous Fourah Bay College,[…]

Voter registration data revealed to Restless Development Sierra Leone (RDSL) by the National Electoral Commission in December 2017 revealed that 1.8 million young people have registered to vote on Wednesday. Restless Development released the State of the Youth’s report, 2018, last Friday showing how young people are feeling ahead of the election; what will motivate[…]

On Sunday 4th March the European Union (EU) Election Observation Mission for the 2018, presidential, parliamentary and local council elections deployed about 40 short term observers over 16 districts in the country. The short term observers will join the 38 long term observers that have already been deployed in the country. Deputy Chief Observer, Marek[…]

Just as gold must pass through fire for it to be pure, so human beings also go through many difficulties in order for them to achieve their goals in life. In this modern world, one can hardly leave anything to chance. So much evidence is stressed these days for whatever we say or do. This[…]

The Mafengba community at Cockle Bay on Monday 5 March 2018 started their training in waste management as 15 participants will go through the process for almost a month. The project titled ‘providing skills training on waste management and plastic recycling is a UNDP-funded project of the Advocacy Initiative for Development (AID) Sierra Leone as[…]

Youth leaders representing various cliques and ghettos within the 16 districts in Sierra Leone have presented a peace torch to the Women’s Situation Room hereby committing themselves to peace before, during, and after the 7 March 2018 election. The presentation of the peace torch was done alongside the formal opening of the Physical Situation Room[…]

International Insurance Company, Sierra Leone Limited over the weekend hosted a dinner for their Chief Promoter, Orji Uzor Kalu, at the Home Suites Hotel. Addressing guests at the dinner, Kalu said he is in town to complement and continue to promote his business interests in the country. He said he met with President Koroma and[…]

The return of the 2018 western area inter-club basketball league saw huge numbers of spectators out to watch the opening matches at the Siaka Stevens Stadium basketball arena on the evening of Friday and Saturday. The fans were happy to see the league commence. They clapped, sang and chanted the names of the players to[…]

The Secretary General of Sierra Leone Swimming, Diving and Water Polo Association, Mohamed Turay, said after a long break they are now using the swimming pool at the Siaka Stevens Stadium to train ahead of the Commonwealth Games slated for next month. He said since they started training they have seen a positive impact because[…]