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Sierra Leone News: Secondary school principals meet to improve education

Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Secondary school principals meet to improve education

Free access to quality education in primary and secondary schools is the President’s flagship programme. The principals of secondary schools yesterday started their annual National Conference at the Cabenda Hotel, New Signal Road in Freetown. The theme of this year’s five-day confab is the role of principals as school leaders and managers. In his keynote[…]

Sierra Leone News: Who Cares For Our Environment?

Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Who Cares For Our Environment?

When some years back an international research declared Sierra Leone the Third most prone disaster Country, I thought we will take heed as a nation. But “No” our Institutions or Bodies in the Environment sector cannot do more never mind the floods and landslides with high death toll. The tree planting exercise done recently is[…]

Sierra Leone News: Make more money so I can tax you more – Pres. Bio

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Senior management and staff of KeyStone Bank yesterday paid a courtesy call to President Julius Maada Bio where they congratulated him and explained the Bank’s role in the country. At the meeting, the President said, “I know about your Bank, although I don’t bank with you. But my business is to make you happy so[…]

Sierra Leone News: Alleged human trafficking… Accused unable to fulfill bail conditions

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Edna Amie Vandy, Michael Robinson, Martha Kamara, Kanisha Kamara, Sahr Kamara and Isaiah Kamara were allegedly trafficked from Freetown to Italy between 21 November 2017 to 18 May 2018. Police alleged that Emmanuel Nylender, Mohamed Koroma, Morlai Sesay, James Kanneh, Prespo Nylender and Emmanuel Jambia conspired to traffic the victims for the purpose of exploitation[…]

Sierra Leone News: Gambian donkey goes missing

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Hassan Kamara, RSLAF, is accused of stealing a donkey worth Le16 million from a farm in Waterloo on Friday 8 May 2017. Kamara appeared before Magistrate Santigie Bangura on Monday 18 June 2018. Kamara was arrested and charged with Larceny of Cattle contrary to Section 3 of the Larceny Act of 1916. Property developer and[…]

Sierra Leone News: Toilet pit murder trial continues

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

On 11 April 2016, Patrick Bangura’s body was discovered in a toilet pit at his residence in Tengbeh Town in Freetown. Demoh Bangura, Sholay Val Renner and David Sesay are accused of killing him and dumping his body in the toilet pit. The three were charged with Conspiracy to Commit a Murder and Murder. On[…]

Sierra Leone News: Kamarainba drops charges against worker

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

The leader and former Presidential candidate for the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray, has dropped court charges against one of his campaign volunteers, Mohamed Bangura. The ADP Leader came to this decision after Bangura openly apologised to him during court proceedings on Monday 18 June 2018. Bangura, being a campaign volunteer for Mansaray[…]

Sierra Leone News: Two arraigned in court for murder

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

On 17 May 2018, Santigie Turay was found dead in a garage at Bathurst junction in Freetown. It was alleged that Sylvanus Foday and Joseph Abdulai murdered Santigie. They were charged with Murder by the Sierra Leone Police. On Tuesday 19 June 2018, the accused appeared before Magistrate Santigie Bangura of the Freetown Magistrate Court[…]

Sierra Leone News: Alleged robbers committed for trial

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Magistrate Santigie Bangura, the presiding Magistrate at the Siaka Stevens Street Magistrate Court No.1 in Freetown has on Tuesday 19 June 2018 committed four alleged armed robbers for trial at the High Court. It is alleged that the accused, Alusine Samura alias “Turin”, Mohamed Lamin Conteh alias “Boxer”, Mohamed Kargbo alias “Big Head” and Mohamed[…]

Sierra Leone News: Finance Minister to launch first Sierra Leone Economic Update

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

The Finance Minister will today launch the country’s first Economic Update that was jointly prepared by the World Bank Sierra Leone Macroeconomics Trade and Investment team and the Social, Urban, Rural, and Resilience Practice team. The Sierra Leone Economic Update (SLEU), first edition with the topic “Reviving Urban Development: The Importance of Freetown for the[…]