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

In a Press release issued last night the Clerk of Parliament disclosed, that “the Finance Director for MOHS, Mr. Festus A. Kuyembeh said under oath that all the donated cheques totaling Le 1.6 Billion that were dishonoured by Sierra Leone Commercial Bank (SLCB) have been cleared off.” The release went on “To this end, the[…]

As he officially opened the 12th Union Trust Bank (UTB) branch in Mile 91 a week ago, President Ernest Koroma has lauded the strides of the founder and chairperson, James Sanpha Koroma for his initiative, resilience and hard work in establishing the UTB 20 years ago. He acknowledged his consistency in the banking industry since[…]

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development through the Donor Aid Coordinating Unit at MoFED has recently held the first quarter meeting of DEPAC at the Ministry’s conference room in Freetown. Welcoming participants to the meeting, the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr Kaifala Marah, said in his opening statement that joint effort is[…]

The National Revenue Authority (NRA) has announced a reduction on taxes paid on redundancy payments. The Deputy Commissioner of the Domestic Taxes Department, Alfred Akibo-Betts explained that under the Income Tax Act 2000 as amended, redundancy and retirement payments which are made to employees when their employment are terminated have special tax treatment where an[…]

The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Unit in the Office of the Chief of Staff, Office of the President has concluded a two-day training workshop on Public Private Partnership concepts and processes at Njala Venue, Lumley Beach in Freetown. The workshop participants discussed various issues, which key among them according to PPP Coordinator Abu Kamara was[…]

A newly developed fish drying technology is improving food quality and saving lives in West Africa, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced today as it launched its effort to boost food safety and working conditions across the region. With smoked fish remaining a staple food product and vital source of income for[…]

As part of their health project in ensuring effective and quality service delivery within the Kailahun District, Social Enterprise for Development Foundation(SEND) with funds from the Zochonis Charitable Funds, through Christian Aid, have handed over a first class Peripheral Health Unit (PHU) to the people of Jeneh Village, Upper Bambara Chiefdom. SEND foundation is a[…]

As a way of ensuring the smooth transformation of the Tourism Industry to meet with international standards, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs (MTCA) yesterday engaged its major stakeholders on the validation of the draft National Tourism Policy at Shangrila along Beach Road Aberdeen. According to the Permanent Secretary of MTCA, Madam Mariatu Browne,[…]

Sierra Leone’s hottest singer Adama Heyden is working on the video of her new hit single love duet ‘Round ‘n’ Round’. In this new hit single, is featured the talented diva reggae maestro Hubert Gordon, – the CEO of ‘Countri Ose’ Studio. Round ‘n’ Round is a Salone-Caribbean fusion, Lovers’ Rock, written and produced by[…]

Heyden Adama is a Sierra Leonean musician based in Seattle WA. Born in Lunsar partly raised in Brima-Lane, Sierra Leone’s Heyden was adopted in 2003 and came to the United States. Heyden lived in Modesto, California where she attended Ripon Christian Junior High. Adama graduated Junior in 2004 and was moved to Turlock christian high[…]