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Sierra Leone News: STATEMENT OF THE CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF DIRECTORSUNION TRUST BANK LIMITEDON THE OCCASION OF THE OPENING OF YONI BRANCHON FRIDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 2015

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: STATEMENT OF THE CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF DIRECTORSUNION TRUST BANK LIMITEDON THE OCCASION OF THE OPENING OF YONI BRANCHON FRIDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 2015

Mr. Chairman Your Excellency the President Cabinet Ministers Honourable Members of Parliament Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps The Governor, Bank of Sierra Leone Paramount Chiefs Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen We are gathered here this morning to witness another important occasion in the history of Union Trust Bank Ltd. This year marks our 20th[…]

Sierra Leone News: Mr. President, you can change the landscape of politics … but only if …

Friday, February 27th, 2015

To the many who called me, sent me emails or simply compliment me on the roads, as I go about my hustling, I want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. I also want to say thank you to the owners of Awoko newspaper, for giving me the privilege to engage with[…]

Sierra Leone News: Who’s got the mandate?

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Life can be sometimes very deceptive. Many a times what is rosy at the rise of the sun withers at the setting of the same sun. Laws are normally expected to guide the judiciary and protect the populace. But for Sierra Leone the non-compliance with and the non- enforcement of our laws has and is[…]

Sierra Leone News: Stabilization of Rokel Bank

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Stabilization of Rokel Bank

Rokel Commercial Bank (RCB) named after the longest river in Sierra Leone which empties into the Atlantic Ocean, Rokel symbolizes the national spread and a gateway to banking in the country. Amongst thirteen commercial banks operating in Sierra Leone, RCB has consistently been listed as one of the top three banks in the industry in[…]

Sierra Leone News: A JAIL BY ANY OTHER NAME…..is Still A Jail!!!!

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

From time immemorial, homosexuality within the Prisons walls is one of the most guarded secrets. In the United States, TV documentaries like “JAIL!” or “LOCK UP!” shy away from openly showing footages on it, even though one could easily discern from the demeanour of some male inmates and the connotative injunctions from Prison Officers against[…]

Sierra Leone News: You Said It

Friday, February 20th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: You Said It

Based on the Ebola Audit Report that was published by the office of the Auditor General suggesting that US $ 14,000,000 was misappropriated, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has invited 39 members of the public for questioning. It was based on the alleged corrupt practice regarding the ebola fund that Emmanuella Kallon sorted the views of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Mr Speaker, Honourable Members … or is it … My Lord, and members of the jury … !!!?

Friday, February 20th, 2015

When I was listening to the arguments between the Anti-Corruption Czar, Joseph Kamara, and the House of Parliament’s legislative Maestro, Hon. Ibrahim Bundu, I had an impulse to draw a sketch of the nation with people listening attentively to the radio in their houses, offices, and indeed, inside hundreds of cars heading to work or[…]

Sierra Leone News: CHAMBER OF MINES PRESIDENT ADDRESSES PRIVATE SECTOR ROUNDTABLE ON POST-EBOLA ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Speaking at the Ministry of Trade and Industry’s Post Ebola Economic Recovery roundtable at the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko on Monday 16th February, John Bonoh Sisay, President of the Sierra Leone Chamber of Mines and CEO of Sierra Rutile Ltd said: Good morning.  The Sierra Leone Chamber of Mines welcomes this important initiative.  Early engagement[…]

Sierra Leone News: Africa Notebook

Monday, February 16th, 2015

The good, the bad and the ugly. It virtually seemed as to what it boils down to when relating to reactions to the decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nigeria to set a new date of March 28 for Presidential election in Nigeria. The forest-fire reactions drawn after the announcement set the[…]

Sierra Leone News:Kadijah disgruntlement but refreshing beauty almost enslaved me……

Friday, February 13th, 2015

In front of me, more than a dozen emails and texts from readers of last week’s letter from Freetown asking questions about Madam Kadijah of Campbell Street. And amongst these communications are three from Madam Kadijah herself demanding an explanation and asking me questions she had refused to answer when we met over a week[…]