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Sierra Leone News: Lancaster last delegate goes Home

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: Lancaster last delegate goes Home

Family, relatives, and well wishers last evening laid to rest Hector Reginald Sylvanus Bultman, who died on the 21st of March, 2014. He was the last man alive, from all those who went to Lancaster in Great Britain to negotiate Sierra Leone’s Independence in 1960. At a well attended and befitting funeral held at, Christ[...]

Sierra Leone News: “Mission Boy from Shebar” “Good for moral and political education” -Tonya Musa

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: “Mission Boy from Shebar” “Good for moral and political education”  -Tonya Musa

The reviewer of Dr Peter Tucker’s autobiography “Mission Boy From Shebar” Hindolo Tonya Musa has described it as very “good for moral and political education.” Tonya Musa made this statement yesterday during the official launching ceremony the book at the Balmaya restaurant and arts centre at Congo Cross. Tonya described Dr Peter Tucker as the[...]

Sierra Leone News: MP embarks on Ebola sensitization

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Sierra Leone News: MP embarks on  Ebola sensitization

In a bid to intensify sensitization about the prevention and control of Ebola virus in the country an All People’s Congress (APC) party, Hon. Thomas B. Turay (TBT) of Constituency 034 has organised a sensitization forum for over 300 people at Sanda Loko Chiefdom few miles away from Sierra Leone’s border with the Republic of[...]

Sierra Leone News: CARL discusses prisons reformation

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The Center for Accountability and the Rule of Law (CARL), in conjunction with a number of Human Rights Champions, officers from the Prisons Department and the Sierra Leone Police, have concluded a one-day seminar ahead of the proposed Correctional Services Bill expected to be tabled in Parliament anytime from now. The Correctional Services bill is[...]

Sierra Leone News: COMAHS has made noticeable achievements – Acting Provost

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The Acting Provost of the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS), Dr. Mohamed Samai at the 26th Anniversary of the institution acknowledged among others that the College has made noticeable achievements in its short term of existence. Dr. Samai justified that the college, which was established to train and produce the right quality[...]

Sierra Leone News: Transparency International launches Public Procurement Website

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

In its unfettered determination to fight corruption and promote transparency and accountability in governance, Transparency International Sierra Leone yesterday launched a public procurement website (www.transparencyinternationalprocurement.org ). The event took place at Transparency International Sierra Leone conference room at Dundas Street in Freetown, where eminent personalities from the Freetown City Council, National Public Procurement Authority (NPPA),[...]

Sierra Leone News: Armed robber killed at Marjay Town

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The people of Marjay Town Community at the far west have become very vigilant, as a result of persistent armed robbery. This was demonstrated last week, when an armed robber was found dead on the road- side bleeding profusely. According to sources, armed robbery has become an issue of the day within the community, where[...]

Sierra Leone News: Tourism Ministry to host 2014 Cultural Festival in Bo

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

As a way of celebrating the unity in diversity nature, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs will later this year, take Sierra Leoneans to Bo as it organizes its third annual national cultural festival. The previous two festivities were held in Freetown. According to the Ministry’s Director of Culture, Foday Jalloh, the first cultural[...]

Sierra Leone News: Makeni Police investigate palm oil contamination

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Police in Makeni are currently investigating multiple complaints of palm oil contamination occasioned by traders in the city’s main market. The complaints are based on allegations that palm oils sold and bought in the markets are contaminated with varied foreign elements ranging from coloring tablets and pop drinks. Officer in-charge of the investigation at the[...]

Sierra Leone News: ‘Charlotte road is Deplorable’ -Modu Conteh

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The Founder of the Solomon Berewa Primary School at Charlotte and also Chairperson of the Charlotte Development Organization, Modu Conteh has in a disappointed mood, informed Awoko that the main road leading to the community is in a very bad shape and in need of urgent attention, otherwise the visit of State officials to commission[...]