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Sierra Leone Business: BAN school’s MPs on Budget controls

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

The Coordinator Budget Advocacy Network (BAN) Abu Bakarr Kamara, has told Members of Parliament that if the formulation process of the budget is poorly done it will eventually affect its proper execution. Kamara spoke on the topic, making the budget deliver on the expectations of Sierra Leoneans looking at the challenges and opportunities. Parliament he[…]

Sierra Leone News: WARDC Chairman raises concern over non-request by devolved sectors

Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone News: WARDC Chairman raises concern over non-request by devolved sectors

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) over a month ago transferred devolved grants of over Le1.8 billion (Le1,184,969,380) to the Western Area District Council (WARDC) for fiscal year 2018. The Council Chairman Kasho J. Holland-Cole disclosed during their 2019 budget presentation that relevant sectors have failed to submit request to access funds for projects in their[…]

Sierra Leone News: NP opens 38th station in Sierra Leone

Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone News: NP opens 38th station in Sierra Leone

National Petroleum Company (Sierra Leone) (NPSL) on Thursday 18th October 2018, opened its 38th fuel station at Mambo village along the Peninsula. The General Manager, Kobi Walker, said Mambo is the fastest growing community in the Peninsula and is also one of the peaceful and disciplined areas he knows in the country. Walker said the station started[…]

Sierra Leone News: China CDC and partners to tackle malaria

Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone News: China CDC and partners to tackle malaria

Malaria is one of the most deadly diseases in the world. It is estimated that malaria kills over a million people every year, globally. Sierra Leone is one of the countries severely affected by malaria. Although it has made an ambitious goal, malaria control and elimination is still a big challenge, and on Thursday 18 October[…]

Sierra Leone News: EU eager to make multilateralism work

Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone News: EU eager to make multilateralism work

European Union Ambassador Tom Vens on Wednesday 17 October 2018, told the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Foreign Affairs that EU’s ambition is to remain a predictable and consistent partner for peace, security and human development worldwide. “The EU believes in rules and a rights-based society and have recently reaffirmed its strategic partnership with UN at UNGA.[…]

Sierra Leone News: Boajibu Police Station extends coverage across District

Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Boajibu Police Station extends coverage across District

The Boajibu Police Station in the Simbaru Chiefdom of the Kenema District is 59 kilometers from the regional headquarter of Kenema. It is a one-storey structure with a solar system, toilet, Family Support Unit (FSU), Criminal Investigation Department (CID), General Duty and Operational Support Department. The station has a police barracks that can host up[…]

Sierra Leone Sports: Spikers volleyball competition 23-27 October

Monday, October 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone Sports: Spikers volleyball competition 23-27 October

The Secretary General of Solar Spikers, Karifa Kello Thoronka, said they will be organizing their annual inter quarter volleyball competition which has been slated for 23-27 of October at the Wilberforce volleyball court. The executive of Solar Spikers are requesting all volleyball clubs to participate in the competition and a volleyball night where the prizes will[…]

Sierra Leone News: Vitamins and footballs for kids in Hamilton

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

A joint visit to the Hamilton Community Health Centre organized by Pikin Bizness and Daystar adopt-a-village where vitamins for pregnant women and children under five together with gifts of footballs were donated to the health centre and the community football team.  Elizabeth Dakowa, the nurse in-charge at the unit, explained about some of the challenges[…]

Sierra Leone News: Alleged robbery duo implicates elderly woman

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

On 9 September 2018, police allege Abdul K. Wills and Yusuf Kargbo robbed Zainab Dumbuya off Le217 million from her house on Lightfoot Boston Street in Freetown. The duo allegedly threatened to kill her on several occasions. Wills and Kargbo have been charged with Robbery with Aggravation, Threatening Remarks, Malicious Damage and Assault. A third woman,[…]

Sierra Leone News: Bo and Kenema to get 24-hr power

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Fifteen years ago, Bo and Kenema enjoyed adequate power supply even more than the capital Freetown, from the Dodo Hydro Dam, but after an increase in population and over time, the Hydro Dam has dwindled, which has resulted in severe electricity crisis. According to the counterpart Director General in the Electricity Supply and Distribution Authority (EDSA),[…]