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Sierra Leone News: Bring back the People’s money – Pres. Bio

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Bring back the People’s money – Pres. Bio

President Julius Maada Bio has said the Government prefers retrieving stolen monies from corrupt people over imprisonment. He made this assertion on Friday 18th January 2019 at the Community Field in Koidu City. The President said the Commission of Inquiry is not a “witch, tribal, regional or political hunt” but rather it is geared towards ensuring[…]

Sierra Leone News: Banjul Cluster of SOS Directors meets in Freetown

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Banjul Cluster of SOS Directors meets in Freetown

The Banjul Cluster of SOS Children’s Village Directors  has commenced a four day intensive meeting at Mamba Resort Lagoonda Aberdeen to discuss progress and challenges with a view to implement the 2019 strategic plan  of the cluster. Participants of the Gambia cluster includes Directors from Sierra Leone, Gambia, Liberia, Caper Verde, Guinea Bissau and Guinea Conakry[…]

Sierra Leone News: EU-AU Digital Economy Task Force welcomes Orange executive

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Sierra Leone News: EU-AU Digital Economy Task Force welcomes Orange executive

High-Level Forum Africa-Europe took place in Vienna on 18th of December 2018, to discuss “Taking cooperation to the digital age” on the joint-invitation of Austrian Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, whose country was holding the Presidency of the European Union (EU) until the end of 2018, and of President Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda and Chair of[…]

Sierra Leone News: EU-AU Digital Economy Task Force welcomes Orange executive

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Sierra Leone News: EU-AU Digital Economy Task Force welcomes Orange executive

High-Level Forum Africa-Europe took place in Vienna on 18th of December 2018, to discuss “Taking cooperation to the digital age” on the joint-invitation of Austrian Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, whose country was holding the Presidency of the European Union (EU) until the end of 2018, and of President Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda and Chair of[…]

Sierra Leone News: New pathological laboratory is  a result of collaboration between Salone, China

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Sierra Leone News: New pathological laboratory is  a result of collaboration between Salone, China

The new pathological lab that was unveiled on Tuesday at the Jui hospital is the result of a collaboration between Sierra Leone and China as both try to improve on disease prevention. Director of the Laboratory Dr. Liu Zhihong said pathological study is an indispensable component to construct Sierra Leone China Friendship Hospital (SLCFH) into the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Every Chiefdom is entitled to a Community Health Centre

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Every Chiefdom is entitled to a Community Health Centre

The Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Alpha Tejan Wurie, has said that every chiefdom is entitled to a well-equipped and furnished Community Health Centre (CHC) that will provide safe pre and post-natal care, safe baby delivery, diagnose non-communicable diseases and run 35 basic health tests. The Minister attended the opening of the newly constructed CHC[…]

Sierra Leone News: Obi Frazer to lead Table Tennis Association executive

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Obi Frazer to lead Table Tennis Association executive

The newly elected President of Sierra Leone Table Tennis Association (SLTTA), Obi Frazer, said the delegates have made the right decision to appoint me as your President. He made this statement when he went unopposed as he was the only Presidential candidate. He stated that he wants to make sure that he is able to do[…]

Sierra Leone News: Gov’t NGO Policy disappoints CSO’s

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

During the State opening of Parliament, President Maada Bio said, “Media and civil society have become the bedrock of modern governance. In Sierra Leone, the media and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) are at the forefront in holding state actors accountable.” However, the Development Cooperation Framework (DCF) which was submitted to Cabinet in December last year, seems[…]

Sierra Leone News: Kenya Airways, Air France to account for Le1.1bn foreign travel sales tax

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

The Foreign Travel (Ticket) Tax Act, 1975 (amended by Act no. 4 of 2004) required airlines to deduct 10% tax from the procurement of tickets by every person departing from Sierra Leone via ship, aircraft or other means of transport. The Auditor General 2017 report revealed that from January to June 2017 the effective tax rate[…]

Sierra Leone News: Police Officer’s ex-boyfriend granted bail

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Karim Makayo Moigua allegedly assaulted former girlfriend, Mary Bangura, a Police Officer. He was arrested and charged with two counts of Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm contrary to Section 47 of the Offences against Persons Act 1861 and Public Insult and Provocation contrary to Section 2 of the Public Order Act, 1961. The accused pleaded[…]