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

As the Mother and Child Health (MCH) week starts today, Government and its health partners will vaccinate 1.3 million children, age 0-59 months, nationwide, with the theme, “Vaccination a gift of Life”. According to health officials in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, WHO, UNICEF, and Helen Keller, MCH week is conducted twice yearly, May[…]

In a press release issued Monday 20th April 2015, the Chinese Steel Company Shandong Iron and Steel Group (SISG) announced that it had acquired the remaining 75% shares in the Tonkolili Iron Ore mines from African Minerals Limited (AML), China SISG now owns 100 per cent of the equity of Tonkolili as well as the[…]

National Revenue Authority (NRA) has complained bitterly that tax compliance has become a major issue in revenue generation as most tax payers are reluctant to meet their responsibilities of paying their taxes. Assistant Commissioner Revenue Intelligence and Investigation, Dr. Sheku Kamara said tax is essential for a country’s development and economic growth noting that government[…]

Sierra Rutile has announced that it is set to construct a $44 million dry mine at Gangama, substantially expanding its rutile mining operations in the South of Sierra Leone. Announcing the multi-million dollar investment at a meeting of international investors in London, John Bonoh Sisay, Sierra Rutile’s CEO said:  “We are very excited to be[…]

The labour dispute in former London Mining which is now Timis Mining seems to have a far reaching effect than earlier envisaged. With workers of Timis Mining getting ready to take the company to court over alleged historic unpaid benefits due workers by the former company – London Mining, the effect has now stretched to[…]

Since I became the Chairman of the Constitutional Review Committee, no politician not even President Ernest Bai Koroma has dictate to us as to how the process should be done,” Justice Edmond Cowan said, adding that the constitutional review process depends solely on the people. He made this statement to over 100 members of the[…]

Minister of Transport and Aviation, Leonard Balogun Koroma has said that government will provide buses for school-going children as emergency measures to curb the transport problems they are now facing. He made this statement yesterday at his Youyi building office after an emergency meeting with transport stake holders including drivers and transport owners to find[…]

The Principal of Eastern Polytechnic, Professor Mohamed Tailu Lahai is calling on everyone, especially in the eastern region to come together, irrespective of tribe, race, religion or political affiliation to push the button for the institution to soon become a University. He made this appeal on Monday April 20, 2015 while speaking to the press[…]

Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Company (SLPMC) yesterday paid Le450m (four hundred and fifty million Leones) as end of service benefit to 33 of their former employees they inherited from Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board (SLPMB) across the country. It could be recalled that SLPMB folded up its operation in 1992 and paid off all terminal[…]

Some Sierra Leoneans and other kind friends residing in Sweden, recently donated food and non-food items, worth millions of Leones to 60 children orphaned by Ebola at Heaven’s Home, at Joe Town in the Western Area Rural District. Before making the formal presentation to the home authorities, Secretary to conference, Methodist Church, Sierra Leone, Rev.[…]