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Sierra Leone News: As electrical faults result in 75% of fire disasters…NPA immunity clause must be removed – Hon Rado Yokie

Friday, February 5th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: As electrical faults result in 75% of fire disasters…NPA immunity clause must be removed – Hon Rado Yokie

As consumer of the Electricity Distribution Supply Agency (EDSA) energy, Member of Parliament (MP) representing constituency 068, Bo district, Hon. Foday Rado Yokie yesterday disclosed that the immunity clause covering the former National Power Authority (NPA) now EDSA must be removed from the institution. It could be recalled that in the recent past there has[…]

Sierra Leone News: Parliament ratifies $750,000 Port Master Plan agreement

Friday, February 5th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: Parliament ratifies $750,000 Port Master Plan agreement

Members of Parliament (MPs) yesterday unanimously ratified the grant agreement between Sierra Leone and the African Development Bank (ADB) that was laid on the table of Parliament on the 2nd February 2016 with total grant of seven hundred and fifty thousand US Dollars ($750,000). Presenting the Bill to MPs for deliberation, the Deputy Minister of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Ministry of Finance starts National Portfolio Review 2016

Friday, February 5th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: Ministry of Finance starts National Portfolio Review 2016

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has today commenced the 2016 National Portfolio Review of development projects funded by partners of the Government of Sierra Leone. The exercise will re-evaluate more than eighty (80) ongoing projects that are directly funded by Development Partners (DPS) across government. The exercise expected to end on 15th February[…]

Sierra Leone News: Anglican Diocese donates to six schools in Western Area

Friday, February 5th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: Anglican Diocese donates to six schools in Western Area

Ebola prevention kits worth over thirty million Leones (Le30,000,000) were yesterday donated by the Anglican Diocese in Freetown to six primary schools in Western Area. The items included thermometers, hand wash, sanitizers, latex gloves, veronica buckets, waste bucket and Aqua tabs, were contribution from the Holy Trinity Wall Street, New York. The schools that received[…]

Sierra Leone News: Punjab gives educational support to communities in Kenema

Friday, February 5th, 2016

As part of fulfilling their Corporate Social Responsibility to communities in Kenema district, Punjab Trading Centre of 108 Hangha Road in Kenema has donated 60 benches and desks to four primary schools in Kenema city. Among the schools that benefited were UMC Primary School in Burma, Provincial Primary school, Methodist Primary School and Charitable Primary[…]

Sierra Leone News: MiCT in collaboration with culture radio capacitates journalists

Friday, February 5th, 2016

As they commenced a three day “Ebola Bye Bye Project Partner Training”, Media in Cooperation and Transition (MiCT) in collaboration with Culture Radio has donated news gathering and production equipment in the form of laptops, recorders and smartphones and ear phones to some radio journalists in Sierra Leone. The donation took place recently at the[…]

Sierra Leone News: China’s post-ebola recovery plan for Salone has started-Amb. Zhao

Friday, February 5th, 2016
Sierra Leone News: China’s post-ebola recovery plan for Salone has started-Amb. Zhao

Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Zhao Yanbo during the Chinese New Year celebration on Tuesday at the Embassy told guests that China’s post-ebola help to Sierra Leone has already started as they are working with the government to build a better Sierra Leone. Ambassador Zhao said after discussing with President Koroma, President Xi Jinping has[…]

Sierra Leone News: Moving Limba’s from Corner to Centre -Malimba Interim Executive

Friday, February 5th, 2016

The interim executive of Malimba has said that the group seeks to “move the Limbas from the corners and to the Centre.” In a recent press conference held at the Limba Church hall, Fort Street, interim Chairman of Malimba, Bishop Tamba Alieu Koroma explained that it was the late President Siaka Stevens who formed the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Malen Land owners Vs Socfin…State Counsel objects judgement

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Senior State Counsel, Simeon Allieu in the just concluded case between the Malen Land Owners Association and Socfin Agricultural Company, yesterday objected to the judgement passed by Justice Desmond Babatunde Edwards at the Bo High Court. The State Counsel cum Prosecutor pleaded: “I want you to use the appropriate judgement on these people.” Meanwhile, before[…]

Sierra Leone News: For abuse of office:School principal to appear in court today

Friday, February 5th, 2016

The principal of Russell Secondary School,  Russell village Joko Venn will appear before Justice Alusine Sesay this morning for one count charge of abuse of office. The accused is alleged to have changed the names in the list of approved candidates sent to him by the Ministry of Education for the 2013/2014 West African Senior[…]