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Sierra Leone News: Charles Margai awaits Supreme Court ruling before ECOWAS option

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Charles Margai awaits Supreme Court ruling before ECOWAS option

As former Vice President (VP) Alhaji Chief Sam Sumana patiently awaits Supreme Court ruling, his Lawyer Charles Francis Margai has said that they will only consider taking the matter to the ECOWAS Court “if Supreme Court ruled against” them. Speaking to journalists at his Rawdon Street Chambers, Lawyer Charles Margai said Alhaji Samsumana had earlier[…]

Sierra Leone News: There is no ebola case at present-Sidi Yaya Tunis

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Sierra Leone News: There is no ebola case at present-Sidi Yaya Tunis

Director of Communications in the National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) has said there is no ebola case in the country right now. He made this comment yesterday during a telephone interview with Awoko. The Director of Communications said that on the 28th of August there was a reported death case of ebola from Tonko Limba[…]

Sierra Leone News: ‘Government unfair to Kenema and its people’ -JS Kaifala

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Sierra Leone News: ‘Government unfair to Kenema and its people’ -JS Kaifala

The Mayor of Kenema City Council, Joseph Samba Keifala has accused the central government of unfairness in the distribution of resources from the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) and particularly to the people of Kenema district. He expressed his disgust with government during a meeting of the National Security Coordinating Group (NSCG) held at the district[…]

Sierra Leone News: With funds from the Hamilton Family…SEND launches power to women campaign in Kailahun

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Sierra Leone News: With funds from the Hamilton Family…SEND launches power to women campaign in Kailahun

A society that is responsive and responsible, cares for the private and public welfare of everyone. It ensures that the progress of men does not diminish that of women and that the progress of one woman does not diminish the progress of another woman” says Country Director of Social Enterprise Development (SEND) foundation, Joseph Ayamga.[…]

Sierra Leone News: PMDC suspends APPA membership

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Sierra Leone News: PMDC suspends APPA membership

The Leader and Chairman of the People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) Charles Francis Margai has said that since the All Political Party Association (APPA) has elected an unqualified interim chairperson, “PMDC has ceased to be an APPA member.” He made this pronouncement at a press briefing in his Chambers at Rawdon Street. Mr. Margai[…]

Sierra Leone News: Human feaces takes over Kenema Government Hospital

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Human feaces takes over Kenema Government Hospital

There are currently serious sanitary and hygiene challenges at the Kenema Government hospital which if not immediately remedied could have extreme health hazards on the very patients admitted for treatment at the hospital. The entire toilet and sanitary systems of the hospital have collapsed with human faeces and smell of urine felt in almost all[…]

Sierra Leone News: I will take SLPP to State House- Alpha Timbo

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
Sierra Leone News: I will take SLPP to State House- Alpha Timbo

Flag bearer aspirant of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) Alpha Osman Timbo has told a cross section of Editors that the problems within the party started when retired Maada Bio was allowed to continue in office after he lost the last presidential election. Speaking to a selected core of Editors at a dinner at[…]

Sierra Leone News: As 11 year- old rape to death in Kailahun…Kailahun District pleads for a ‘sitting’ Magistrate

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

“Sexual and domestic violence cases are still on the increase in Kailahun District. If you look at the statistics, since January to date, we have recorded over two hundred cases on sexual and domestic violence, including teenage pregnancy” says the Family Support Unit (FSU) line manager in Kailahun, Alpha Koroma. According to him, presently they[…]

Sierra Leone News: As NDA warns saboteurs… Political education is our target- Executive

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Actively participating in the democratic process in Sierra Leone, the National Democratic Alliance Party (NDA) has outlined their activities, achievements and challenges from 2014-2015 and their strategic plans for the 2018 elections. in a press conference held at NDA’s head office, Mountain-Cut, the current executive headed by Augusta James Tema informed journalist that the Party[…]

Sierra Leone News: 3 rape 14-year old and dies

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

A 14-year old girl alleged to have been ganged raped by three male adults died at the Government Hospital in Kailahun on Tuesday, 26th August, 2015. The case of the late Jue Fomba which occurred at Konjo village in the Kpombali Section of Luawa Chiefdom is one of several rape cases reported in Kailahun district[…]