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Sierra Leone News: President Koroma reappoints 3 women

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: President Koroma reappoints 3 women

President Koroma last night appointed three women who previously served in his Government to fill prolonged vacant positions at the Sierra Leone High Commission in Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal. Former Energy Minister who was arrested for alleged corruption but who won on appeal Haja Hafsatu Kabbah was appointed Sierra Leone High Commissioner to Nigeria. Former[…]

Sierra Leone News: Vice President launches food security plan

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Vice President launches food security plan

On behalf of President Ernest Koroma, Vice President Victor Foh yesterday official launched the Food and Nutrition Security Implementation Plan (FNSIP), at Radisson Blu, Aberdeen. The launch was funded by UNICEF. It was organized by Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Secretariat, Office of the Vice President in collaboration with development partners. In his launching address, Vice[…]

Sierra Leone News: CHASL donates 12 ambulances to hospitals

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: CHASL donates 12 ambulances to hospitals

Christian Health Association of Sierra Leone (CHASL) yesterday donated 12 ambulances to different hospitals all over the country as part of its support to health care system in the country. Giving a background of CHASL, Walter Carew said they have been operating 10 general hospitals, as they have been working in the country for about[…]

Sierra Leone News: First Serbia Honorary Conference…. Resolution to increase bilateral relations and trade

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: First Serbia Honorary Conference…. Resolution to increase bilateral relations and trade

Honorary Consuls of the Republic of Serbia have held their first conference in Belgrade in June wherein they pledged to increase bilateral relationship and trade in Africa. Adonis Abboud, Serbian Consul to Sierra Leone who also received the new flag speaking said the idea of the setting up of a Consulate in a country is[…]

Sierra Leone News: Do business with ease and register now…CEO Mackay

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Do business with ease and register now…CEO Mackay

The Chief Medical Officer (CEO), Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Michealla Mackay has urged members of the private sector family to register with the commission. She made this call, during a power-point presentation at the Hub Hotel, during a recent conference on corporate governance for private company investors, in the country. Madam Mackay said a company[…]

Sierra Leone News: PPRC is not a court-Chairman Tolla-Thompson

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: PPRC is not a court-Chairman Tolla-Thompson

The Chairman of the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) Justice Maitland Tolla-Thompson yesterday informed newsmen that the commission is not a court of law. He made this revelation in a media briefing to state the commission’s position on the mediation issue between Ambassador Allie Bangura and the SLPP election court case, and the expulsion letter[…]

Sierra Leone News: Airtel, making Bomba millionaires

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Bomba millionaire is a recharge promotion, where customers who recharge via Scratchcard, Mvoucher and or Airtel Money, qualify for a daily draw. 20 winners are selected to win One million Leones (Le1, 000,000) each every day for the next 60days with one weekly jackpot of Ten million Leones (Le 10,000,000) and grand prize of One[…]

Sierra Leone News: Nine Presidential nominees go through Parliament

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Members of Parliament (MP) yesterday approved nine (9) Presidential Nominees who were presented before the house by the Chairman of Committee on Appointment and Public Service, Hon Ibrahim Bundu. Among the nominees are Ing Max William Thompson -Chairman Guma Valley Water Company, Michael Kargbo -Board Member Guma Valley Water Company, James Momodu Fornah-Sesay -Chairman Income[…]

Sierra Leone News: As Salone ratifies Maputo Protocol…Female teenage genital mutilation discouraged

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

After 34 years when the African Charter on Human and Peoples Right was adopted, Members of Parliament yesterday after serious deliberation, unanimously ratified the Maputo Protocol as a way of strengthening the existing Legislations on women’s and children’s rights but discouraged the teenage female genital mutilation. Immediately the Minister of Social Welfare, Alhaji Moijue Kaikai,[…]

Sierra Leone News: Police lacks professionalism in executing their duties-CARL report

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

The Centre for the Rule of Law and Accountability (CARL) in their report titled “the Sierra Leone Police (SLP): Accountability, bail and Public Perception” has made it very clear that the SLP lacks professionalism in executing their duties. The report which was launched on the 2nd July 2015, at the Santano House had a sampling[…]