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

The volume of visitors coming in to Sierra Leone through the Lungi International airport by air have dropped drastically. According to latest statistics from the Immigration Department and sourced by the National Tourist Board, the first half of the year 2015, shows that a total of 7,498 visitors have arrived by Air into the country.[…]

The Minority Leader in Parliament, Hon Bernadette Lahai, has disclosed that adopting the Committee on Finance report on the findings and recommendations on the Kenema City Council (KCC) is not a problem, but that someone must apologise to the House for the embarrassment on the allegation of soliciting advantage. It could be recalled that the[…]

The third prosecution witness in the alleged killing of Sydney Henry David Buckle aka DJ Cleff , Claudius Conteh testified that “I became worried about D. J. Cleff disappearance after I had not seen him for some days and his phone was switched off .” He made this statement on 23rd July 2015 before Magistrate[…]

The President of the Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors, Yusuf Kabba has expressed satisfaction and commended the Ebola Convalescent Plasma that is being used on ebola patients presently going on at the 34 Military Hospital. He said “this news is good and the study is appreciated by the survivors who are the source of[…]

Tonkolili district is blessed with eleven (11) chiefdoms geographically situated along the Rokel River sharing boundaries with six districts including Bo, Bombali, Kono, Koinadugu, Moyamba and Port Loko districts. Despite its location, locals in that part of the country are finding it difficult to access safe and pure drinking water, the practice of Open Defecation[…]

Though the issue of climate change is grave and Sierra Leone has been classified by the International Climate Change Panel as the third most vulnerable country in relation to climate change. Yesterday, neither the Minister of Agriculture, nor a representative from the Ministry, was present to deliver a keynote address at the REDD+ Policy dialogue[…]

A new electronic system that would help curtail the frequent loss of revenue has been installed at the headquarters of the Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA). Nine personnel have been trained and certified to operate this new system under the auspices of the Revenue Management System (RMS), and they will be tasked to provide[…]

The General Manager of Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Nuno Neves has said that the hotel has been doing well since the beginning of this year with 80% occupancy up to date. He made this disclosure yesterday at his Aberdeen office where he said the hotel is making sure that they keep the standard and the[…]

The Non- State Actor Secretariat in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED), has recently held a one-day Regional and District NSA Focal Persons Information Sharing Platform on the call for Concept Notes Adverts at the District level, at 6th Floor Ministerial Building Conference Room. The one day information sharing platform was sponsored by[…]

Airtel told Reuters Tuesday it had “no plans to exit Africa” even though the Indian Mobile telephony provider announced on Monday it was in talks with France’s Orange to sell four of its operations in Africa. The four named units being discussed are Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Chad and Congo Brazzaville. Airtel purchased Zain for[…]