On the re-opening of SLPP Office … “We would never encourage violence” John Benjamin...

Smuggling is an illegal and underground activity, which they say can destroy an economy. The National Revenue Authority (NRA) is now enforcing post-importation audits in a massive crackdown on shops and companies suspected of selling smuggled cigarettes. The NRA said it is part of their strategy to curb smuggling amid indications that some brands of[…]

As part of their support in giving back to the community people and also extending alms to their Muslim brothers and sisters, the Money Gram group have provided foods and drinks for Masjid Rahman at Regent Street Freetown. Breaking fast with Muslims on the last day of fasting, Nfa Alie Koroma a staff of Premier[…]

World Refugee Day is observed June 20 each year and is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. On 4 December 2000, the United Nation General Assembly in Resolution 55/76 decided that 20 June would be celebrated as world refugee day. In this resolution, the General Assembly noted that 2001[…]

According to the 2016 State audit, the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) generated Le4,000,759,885 in revenue for various chargeable services. And, the State audit found the Police have been utilizing the revenue without written approval from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED). The Report indicated the revenue was retained in contradiction of the Public[…]

Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) under the Public Health National Emergency Operations Centre has declared that there are 24 confirmed cases of measles in Falaba District. Deputy Director Dr Moussa said the response is being managed by the Koinadugu District Health Management Team with support from the Public Health National Emergency Operations Centre and[…]

As the Central One Community Football Super League knockout stage continues today 20 June 2018, Mountain City will battle against Dwarzack in a thrilling encounter at the Parade Grounds in Freetown. Gibrilla Sesay of Mountain City said they are confident of winning the match as they are well prepared and focused for today’s match. Winning[…]

The President of Sierra Leone Roll Ball Association, Noel Williams, said the rain is affecting the training ahead of the Africa Championship that is expected to take place in Egypt in August. He said that the National team should be in intensive training now in readiness for the competition but with no indoor facilities they[…]

The Port Loko government hospital faces numerous challenges. According to the Medical Superintendent at the hospital, Dr. Kapuwa, “The human resource in the hospital is actually nothing to write home about.” Dr. Kapuwa said most of their staff are volunteers. He said, “I have over 60 nurses in this hospital that are volunteers.” According to[…]

President Julius Maada Bio has today signed a memorandum with the Republic of China that will add value and boost investment into Sierra Leone’s fishing sector. The signing ceremony, held at State House, was witnessed by a high-level delegation from China, headed by the country’s Vice-Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Yu Kangzhen, who signed[…]

On June 5, 2018, the “China-Cypriot Women’s and Children’s Health Care Innovation Project” organized by the National Health and Sanitation Committee of China, Hunan Provincial Health Planning Commission and Hunan Provincial People’s Hospital have been launched in Sierra Leone. The advance team of experts and the 19th batch of China’s assistance to the Sierra Leone[…]