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

The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has described his institution and the National Electoral Commission (NEC) as dividends of democratic good governance in the country. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara made the statement Wednesday during a courtesy call made by the Chairman of NEC and his team. Welcoming the NEC top management team at the ACC[…]

The President of the Women’s Forum Sierra Leone, Mrs. Maude Regina Peacock, on 24th March 2015 informed this medium that the expectations of girls of the Reproductive Health Teenage Club at Adonkia, established by Women’s Forum Sierra Leone, for the reduction of teenage pregnancy, were kept high. She continued that girls of the Health Teenage[…]

During his nationally televised address on January 22nd President Koroma stated that he would strive to reduce the number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to zero before the end of March. It is evident that with the little over one week left for the end of March, this goal cannot be achieved. However the outbreaks[…]

There is no way to tell when exactly the Ebola outbreak will be over in Africa, says Margaret Harris from the WHO. International organizations learned too late about the spread of the disease, she noted. The World Health Organization (WHO) is under criticism after Doctors without Borders published a report condemning the UN agency’s slow[…]

Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) is expected to go to the polls on the 29th and 30th May 2015 in Bo Town to elect a new executive that will run the association for next two years. Apart from the National, election for the regional branches are  also expected to be going side by[…]

The Minister of Sports Paul Kamara has said the scribe of the Sierra Leone Volleyball Association Ahmed Khanou is the brain behind the success of the association. He went on that such hard work needs a commendation award. Paul said even in hard times volleyball has squeezed to bring laurels with little or sometimes without[…]

The Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone (RSCSL) Tuesday issued a release disclosing that the former Liberian President Charles Ghankay Taylor had been denied a move to Rwanda. According to the release Charles Taylor had filed a motion “requesting that the RSCSL terminate the enforcement of his sentence in the UK and transfer him to[…]

The Chairman Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) Justice Maitland Tolla-Thompson, yesterday called on the various political parties and organisations, involved in the present constitutional debate to stay calm, while the Supreme Court looks into the matter. He made this call while briefing media practitioners, on the present constitutional impasse, at the commission’s headquarters at Tower[…]

National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) boss Rtd. Maj. Palo Conteh has said that the hazard pay for ebola workers will come to an end on the 31st March. He made this statement yesterday at the weekly NERC press conference. The CEO said even though the hazard pay will come to an end, they will still[…]

The Office of the First Lady (OFL) with support from UNFPA, Airtel and Ipas Sierra Leone on Wednesday commemorated the 5th Anniversary of the Launch of Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal and Infant Mortality in Africa (CARMMA). CARMMA is an initiative borne out of the need by Heads of State and Governments in Africa[…]