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Sierra Leone News: As MCH Week starts today… 1.3 m Children targeted for vaccination

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: As MCH Week starts today… 1.3 m  Children targeted for vaccination

As the Mother and Child Health (MCH) week starts today, Government and its health partners will vaccinate 1.3 million children, age 0-59 months, nationwide, with the theme, “Vaccination a gift of Life”. According to health officials in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, WHO, UNICEF, and Helen Keller, MCH week is conducted twice yearly, May[…]

Sierra Leone News: China SISG buys all of African Minerals

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: China SISG buys all of African Minerals

In a press release issued Monday 20th April 2015, the Chinese Steel Company Shandong Iron and Steel Group (SISG) announced that it had acquired the remaining 75% shares in the Tonkolili Iron Ore mines from African Minerals Limited (AML), China SISG now owns 100 per cent of the equity of Tonkolili as well as the[…]

Sierra Leone News: As mining companies tumble …Cape Lambert in trouble

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: As mining companies tumble …Cape Lambert in trouble

The labour dispute in former London Mining which is now Timis Mining seems to have a far reaching effect than earlier envisaged. With workers of Timis Mining getting ready to take the company to court over alleged historic unpaid benefits due workers by the former company – London Mining, the effect has now stretched to[…]

Sierra Leone News: Constitutional Review is not partisan-Justice Cowan

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Constitutional Review is not partisan-Justice Cowan

Since I became the Chairman of the Constitutional Review Committee, no politician not even President Ernest Bai Koroma has dictate to us as to how the process should be done,” Justice Edmond Cowan said, adding that the constitutional review process depends solely on the people. He made this statement to over 100 members of the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Govt. to provide buses for School children

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Govt. to provide buses for School children

Minister of Transport and Aviation, Leonard Balogun Koroma has said that government will provide buses for school-going children as emergency measures to curb the transport problems they are now facing. He made this statement yesterday at his Youyi building office after an emergency meeting with transport stake holders including drivers and transport owners to find[…]

Sierra Leone News: Easterners cry for University status

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Easterners cry for University status

The Principal of Eastern Polytechnic, Professor Mohamed Tailu Lahai is calling on everyone, especially in the eastern region to come together, irrespective of tribe, race, religion or political affiliation to push the button for the institution to soon become a University. He made this appeal on Monday April 20, 2015 while speaking to the press[…]

Sierra Leone News: SLPMC pays Le 450m end of service benefit to 33 people

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: SLPMC pays Le 450m end of service benefit to 33 people

Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Company (SLPMC) yesterday paid Le450m (four hundred and fifty million Leones) as end of service benefit to 33 of their former employees they inherited from Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board (SLPMB) across the country. It could be recalled that SLPMB folded up its operation in 1992 and paid off all terminal[…]

Sierra Leone News: Sweden gives hope to Orphans

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Sweden gives hope to Orphans

Some Sierra Leoneans and other kind friends residing in Sweden, recently donated food and non-food items, worth millions of Leones to 60 children orphaned by Ebola at Heaven’s Home, at Joe Town in the Western Area Rural District. Before making the formal presentation to the home authorities, Secretary to conference, Methodist Church, Sierra Leone, Rev.[…]

Sierra Leone News: Airtel sponsors Sierra Leonean to attend Young CEOs Business Forum in Ghana

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Airtel sponsors Sierra Leonean to attend Young CEOs Business Forum in Ghana

Airtel Sierra Leone has sponsored an innovative Sierra Leonean, Alex Nallo Jr. to attend the Young CEOs Business Forum to be held in Ghana. The forum aims to attract investors to funding, supporting and partnering for the establishment of the Emotions Entrepreneurship Online Television by 2017. This will be a turning point for young Sierra[…]

Sierra Leone News: Fambul Tok on Post Ebola consultations

Friday, April 24th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Fambul Tok on Post Ebola consultations

Civil society organization, Fambul Tok, has engaged communities and villages in the Tolley section, Kissi Teng Chiefdom of Kailahun District on Tuesday 21st of April. The issues around post Ebola recovery were discussed in Koindu Town. The Section Chief of Koindu Town and program Chair added, “This is a family business and the people have[…]