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Sierra LeoneNews: Rutile on course for expansion

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
Sierra LeoneNews: Rutile on course for expansion

Sierra Rutile Limited (SRL) after going through lots of challenges the mine is stable again and life has returned to the once beautiful Momimbi and its environs. Few days ago Rutile had the opportunity to make one big shipment of 16,000 Tonnes of Rutile to Saudi Arabia. This shipment showed that the mine is getting[...]

Sierra LeoneNews: Sierra Leone needs China more than they need us

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Like that of many African countries, Sierra Leone’s relationship with China is of long standing. Diplomatic ties were first built in 1971 against the backdrop of Cold War politics and Communist Party chairman Mao Zedong’s ‘cultural revolution’. On 29 July 1971 the two countries signed a communiqué on the establishment of diplomatic relations. Only three[...]

Sierra Leone News: The Obai (Chief) I knew

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: The Obai (Chief) I knew

Obai Wurie born some 56 years ago, definitely my senior, but he considered us (SLBS Family) as equals, which I deeply appreciated.I first met Obai, when he was working at the International Bank forTrade and Industry (IBTI) in the late 80′s to 90′s, always looking smart at all times. He was always willing to attend[...]

Sierra Leone News: AML Success Story Continues in 2014

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: AML Success Story Continues in 2014

African Minerals Limited (AML) operates the Tonkolili Iron Ore Project in Sierra Leone, with a JORC compliant resource of 12.8Bnt. The Project, which currently has a 60+ year mine-life, is being developed in a number of staged expansions. In 2013, African Minerals completed sales of 12.1Mt to its customers. The current year sales guidance is[...]

Sierra Leone News: The Law School: When Gold Rusts…

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: The Law School: When Gold Rusts…

Granted, Sierra Leone is one of the fastest growing economies in Africa. In spite of that, if the foundations and elements of democracy and good governance are not strengthened, any achievement on the economic and financial fronts can be of no significance. Good governance needs to manifest the acquisition of knowledge; a healthy life and[...]

Sierra Leone News: ALA in massive Agricultural Project in Moyamba District Part II

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: ALA in massive Agricultural Project in Moyamba District Part II

Continuing the interview with Dauda Kamara the Community Affairs Manager from the last edition, he explained about African Lion Agriculture (ALA) based in Moyamba, precisely where Sierra  Rutile is mining. Talking about the Pineapple, he said they are not exporting it because they have a contract with Felix Juice at Newton. He said they have[...]

Sierra Leone News: ALA in massive Agricultural Project in Moyamba District

Monday, April 14th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: ALA in massive Agricultural Project in Moyamba District

African Lion Agriculture (ALA) a subsidiary of PALA investment that is the major shareholder of Sierra Rutile. They have undertaken a massive agricultural project in Rubber, Pineapple and Oil Palm. In an interview with the Community Affairs manager Dauda Kamara at the site, he explained how the project started and how far they have gone[...]

Sierra Leone News: THE LAW SCHOOL SAGA…TIME TO QUESTION THE CREDENTIALS AND CREDIBILITY OF OUR LAWYERS

Monday, April 14th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: THE LAW SCHOOL SAGA…TIME TO QUESTION THE CREDENTIALS AND CREDIBILITY OF OUR LAWYERS

It is said that if all lizards lie prostrate then it becomes difficult to tell which one is truly suffering from a bellyache. But this is not the case with our law school, a place that claimed to genuinely produce the moral and legal conscience of the nation. Indeed the most trumpeted incessant examination fraud[...]

Sierra Leone News: SLPP CIVIL WAR: NOT A WINING FORMULA IN 2018

Friday, April 11th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: SLPP CIVIL WAR: NOT A WINING FORMULA IN 2018

One need not be injected with truth serum to own up that the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), our and my “Grand Old Party,” has been on many a self-destruct path before, and that it may well be headed that route again unless … Well, I am just getting started, even as you discount me[...]

Sierra Leone News: Tribute: TO PAT MADDY

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Victoria, Nadia, Maddy Children, your Father is a great man.  Resolved, your Father IS a great man because his legacy of works will never end. His work on the stage, his words on page and most importantly, his work in people. I am one of those fortunate people who were blessed to be fashioned by[...]