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Sierra Leone News: As Police dispatch protesters in front of US Embassy…SLPP student leader vows to uphold continuous disobedience

Friday, April 17th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: As Police dispatch protesters in front of US Embassy…SLPP student leader vows to uphold continuous disobedience

As people awaits the ruling on the application made by Counsel Blyden Jenkins-Johnson for an injunction to be instituted by the Supreme Court against the appointed Vice President Victor B. Foh, protesters holding pla cards were yesterday dispatched by police in front of the American Embassy. The protesters peacefully with pla cards carrying different messages[…]

Sierra Leone News: NRA loses Le 45 billion

Friday, April 17th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: NRA loses Le 45 billion

The ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone did not only affect the health and social sector, but highly damaged economic activities in the country that leads to the scaling down of many major companies and businesses. One area that was highly affected is the mining sector and because of this, the National Revenue Authority (NRA) through[…]

Sierra Leone News: We want to control the Hotel Industry -NASSIT Boss

Friday, April 17th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: We want to control the Hotel Industry -NASSIT Boss

Director General of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) Joseph Mans has said that NASSIT is investing heavily in the hotel industry so as to have a major stake in the tourism industry. Mr Mans made this statement during the first anniversary of the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel in which they are[…]

Sierra Leone News: UNMEER SRSG lauds school reopening in Sierra Leone, says country is set to defeat Ebola

Friday, April 17th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: UNMEER SRSG lauds school reopening in Sierra Leone, says country is set to defeat Ebola

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed has welcomed the reopening of schools in Sierra Leone as a sign that the country was returning to normalcy. Mr. Ould Cheikh Ahmed acknowledged that all schools may not reopen[…]

Sierra Leone News: Deputy town chief cautions media against reporting community deaths

Friday, April 17th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Deputy town chief cautions media against reporting community deaths

Chief Francis Musa Kallon has called on media in the country to be cautious and to show humility in the way and manner they report deaths especially those having to do with obituaries and funeral related arrangements. The Deputy Town Chief of Kenema, said radio stations are particularly fond of airing obituary and funeral related[…]

Sierra Leone News: Salone must build a robust post-Ebola health system -Dr. Dong

Friday, April 17th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Salone must build a robust post-Ebola health system  -Dr. Dong

Team Leader and Director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control in Sierra Leone, Dr. Dong Xiaoping has said that Sierra Leone must rebuild her health care delivery system to be able to address her post-ebola healthcare delivery to people in the country. He made this comment last Saturday in his office at the Jui[…]

Sierra Leone News: Dr. Kaifala Marah cushions plight of wind victims in Kabala

Friday, April 17th, 2015
Sierra Leone News: Dr. Kaifala Marah cushions plight of wind victims in Kabala

Dr. Kaifala Marah has in an unprecedented move intervened in the recent disaster in Kabala by distributing seventy (70) bundles of corrugated iron sheets and twenty (20) assorted nails boxes to families affected by a Monsoon wind last Tuesday, 14th April 2015. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, who is on an official trip[…]

Sierra Leone News: People in Bo & Kenema bewildered by witchcraft

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Thousands of people in Bo and Kenema districts including security personnel and stakeholders on Sunday, 12th April 2015 moved to Jembe town on the Kenema-Bo highway watch what many believed was the handiwork of witchcraft as a man was seen on top of a very tall cotton tree apparently trapped.Mustapha Nabieu of Jembe town alerted[…]

Sierra Leone News: UBA’s African Subsidiaries Gain Further Momentum

Friday, April 17th, 2015

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, one of Africa’s largest financial institutions, has released its Audited FY 2014 Results, showing a strong performance. UBA Africa comprising the Bank’s operations in 18 African countries outside Nigeria, has continued to increase its contribution to the Group. Indeed, UBA Africa recorded a higher contribution in the Group’s N290[…]

Sierra Leone News: Jonathan Leigh Vs IMC…IMC action was “unauthorized”-Saffa Abdulai

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai lead Lawyer for the Plaintiff Applicant; Mr. Jonathan Leigh has in his submission stated that the Defendant Applicant Independent Media Commission (IMC) has acted in an unauthorized manner by imposing a fine on their client of Le16.5million for an article he published on the 16th February 2015 titled “Sylvia Olayinka Blyden says[…]