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Sierra Leone News: PPRC is not a court-Chairman Tolla-Thompson

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: PPRC is not a court-Chairman Tolla-Thompson

The Chairman of the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) Justice Maitland Tolla-Thompson yesterday informed newsmen that the commission is not a court of law. He made this revelation in a media briefing to state the commission’s position on the mediation issue between Ambassador Allie Bangura and the SLPP election court case, and the expulsion letter[…]

Sierra Leone News: Airtel, making Bomba millionaires

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Bomba millionaire is a recharge promotion, where customers who recharge via Scratchcard, Mvoucher and or Airtel Money, qualify for a daily draw. 20 winners are selected to win One million Leones (Le1, 000,000) each every day for the next 60days with one weekly jackpot of Ten million Leones (Le 10,000,000) and grand prize of One[…]

Sierra Leone News: Nine Presidential nominees go through Parliament

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Members of Parliament (MP) yesterday approved nine (9) Presidential Nominees who were presented before the house by the Chairman of Committee on Appointment and Public Service, Hon Ibrahim Bundu. Among the nominees are Ing Max William Thompson -Chairman Guma Valley Water Company, Michael Kargbo -Board Member Guma Valley Water Company, James Momodu Fornah-Sesay -Chairman Income[…]

Sierra Leone News: As Salone ratifies Maputo Protocol…Female teenage genital mutilation discouraged

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

After 34 years when the African Charter on Human and Peoples Right was adopted, Members of Parliament yesterday after serious deliberation, unanimously ratified the Maputo Protocol as a way of strengthening the existing Legislations on women’s and children’s rights but discouraged the teenage female genital mutilation. Immediately the Minister of Social Welfare, Alhaji Moijue Kaikai,[…]

Sierra Leone News: Police lacks professionalism in executing their duties-CARL report

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

The Centre for the Rule of Law and Accountability (CARL) in their report titled “the Sierra Leone Police (SLP): Accountability, bail and Public Perception” has made it very clear that the SLP lacks professionalism in executing their duties. The report which was launched on the 2nd July 2015, at the Santano House had a sampling[…]

Sierra Leone News: 15% pay rise for Civil Servants effective this month

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: 15% pay rise for Civil Servants effective this month

The Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has announced the start of implementation of the 15% salary increment announced by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development in the well of Parliament last year. A press release from the Ministry issued on Wednesday, 1st July 2015 has informed the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Education is the key to Salone’s development -Amb. Zhao

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Education is the key to Salone’s development -Amb. Zhao

Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo has said that Sierra Leone’s development is tied to education and more premium should be given to education so that Sierra Leone will develop at a faster rate. He made this statement when addressing officials of the University of Sierra Leone on Tuesday. “Education is the foundation for a country’s sustainable[…]

Sierra Leone News: Airtel launches Le 1.2b Bomba draw

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Airtel launches Le 1.2b Bomba draw

The world’s third largest mobile company and Sierra Leone’s leading Telecommunication Company, Airtel, has proudly launched their biggest Bomba Millionaire raffle draw worth 1.2 billion Leones that will last for sixty (60) days. The raffle draw will start on Friday 3rd July 2015 and 20 Airtel subscribers will win a million Leones daily and a[…]

Sierra Leone News: CRC concludes nationwide public consultations

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: CRC concludes nationwide public consultations

The Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) has concluded public consultations in the 14 electoral districts of Sierra Leone on Friday 26th June, 2015. The consultations which attracted participants from various walks of life were not only inclusive but participatory as well. Paramount Chiefs, Chiefdom Speakers, Tribal Heads, principals and head-teachers, retired civil servants, market women, motorbike[…]

Sierra Leone News: “We are delighted to start operations again in Sierra Leone” Air France boss

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Sierra Leone News: “We are delighted to start operations again in Sierra Leone” Air France boss

Air France Director General of Africa Richard Honigsberg has said they are delighted to start operations again in Sierra Leone after a 10 month suspension. He made this statement yesterday at the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko hotel. Mr Honigsberg said it was very disappointing for them to suspend flights to Sierra Leone because it has[…]