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Sierra Leone News: School & Church demolished at Metchem compound Goderich

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Neufville Christian Academy School at Metcham and Life Church Ministries Church was on Saturday 13th January 2018 partially demolished and some properties looted. The proprietor of the school and overseer of the church a Liberian National Samuel D Neufville said he was shocked last Saturday when court bailiff assisted by Police personnel demolished the school[…]

Sierra Leone News: Women robbed of Party symbols

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Cross section of Women in Sierra Leone has expressed dissatisfaction and disappointment over the manner symbols were awarded to female aspirants for the March 2018 election. After engagements, signing of commitments, assurances and undertakings on both national and International instruments in promoting women participation in politics, women are still under-represented in party symbols. There are[…]

Sierra Leone News: Babies should survive – UNICEF

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

On 1 January 2018, nearly 386,000 babies were born around the world on New Year’s Day, according to UNICEF. In Sierra Leone, 716 births were recorded on 1 January 2018, UNICEF stated. UNICEF called on nations around the world to make sure more newborns survive their first days of life. “This New Year, UNICEF’s resolution[…]

Sierra Leone News: SLPP nominates Ward Chair and Councilors

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has nominated Sheku Fadika to contest for the position of Chair of the Western Area Rural District Council. Fadika is an associate lecturer with over 14 years experience at Fourah Bay College (FBC), University of Sierra Leone (USL), and has written and lectured extensively on Public Finance, Aids, Taxation[…]

Sierra Leone News: How Mature Are We Politically?

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Well the APC and the SLPP Mayoral candidates won their case for NEC to transfer their registration from rural to urban to enable them to see their political bid through. The spate of nominations round the country have increased boisterous noisy atmospheres especially with the banging of pot covers in a very bizarre way. When[…]

Sierra Leone News: ADP youth leader resigns

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Members of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP) youth wing executive have on Saturday denounced their membership from the Party In a letter dated 13 January 2018, the Chair of the Youth Wing of the Party wrote, “I am strongly resigning my position and membership of the Party because of the lack of consultations and concerns[…]

Sierra Leone News: Religion not part of politics – PPRC

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) told the Citizen’s Democratic Party (CDP) to remove political billboards of Musa Tarawally that depicted a religious connotation. The Public Relations Officer of PPRC, Lucien Momoh, said that if CDP fail to adhere to their call, actions would be taken. However the deadline has passed for CDP to remove[…]

Sierra Leone News: WHO issues new policy for bladder catheterization

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The UN agency responsible for health has recommended a new policy for the length of bladder catheterization following surgical repair of a simple obstetric urinary fistula. The current length of catheterization is not standard and ranges from 5 to 42 days. The new guidance recommends a 7–10 day period of bladder catheterization to allow complete[…]

Sierra Leone News: Ballanta accepts donation from Chinese Embassy

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Chinese Embassy has donated $10,000 USD to the Ballanta Music Academy. The Deputy Ambassador of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Wang Xin Min, responded to an appeal for funds towards the construction of a mini-auditorium at the Ballanta Academy of Music on Liverpool Street. The mini-auditorium will seat 150 when completed,[…]

Sierra Leone News: 22-year old duped $10,000

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Between 29 – 30 December 2017, at Manfred Lane in Kissy Road, it was alleged that Ishmael Kallon obtained the sum of Le82 million from Osman Bangura by falsely pretending that he would invest in another business. The complainant Osman Bangura is a 22-year old pupil at the Sir Winston International Secondary School in Kissy.[…]