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LUKOIL opens Salone office today

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

London Listed Russian oil giant LUKOIL will today open its office in Sierra Leone, Pavel Bogomolov told journalists yesterday. The energy giant entered into Sierra Leone’s emerging oil industry through Oranto and together with its partners including Oranto own exploration Block SL-5. LUKOIL is a fully private, vertically integrated company which produces 20% of Russia’s[…]

Cluff Gold PLC Completes shares offering

Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Cluff Gold PLC Completes shares offering

Cluff Gold (AIM:CLF)(TSX:CFG) announced on Wednesday what it said was the “successful” completion of share offering disclosed on the 7th of March. Cluff said a “total of 25 million new ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company (“Shares”) have been placed by a syndicate led by Collins Stewart Europe Limited and GMP Securities[…]

Skye Bank-SL launches “Flitcash” in Sierra Leone

Friday, March 23rd, 2012
Skye Bank-SL launches “Flitcash” in Sierra Leone

Skye Bank (SL) a subsidiary of sub-regional banking giant Skye Bank PLC on Monday unveiled in Freetown what it described as a “unique” banking solution aimed at “facilitating” cross border payments. The “African Payment Service” or (Flitcash) as disclosed by the sub regional banker is an “effective and reliable intra African fund remittance platform” which[…]

Political sackings is wickedness

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

It is becoming the order of the day, that the fall out after any political tussle is that civil servants thought to be supporting the opposition are sacked. This is wickedness. It is bad because Sierra Leone is one country and no one is more Sierra Leonean than the other, therefore depriving one son of[…]

Wilkinson Road: Residents and Businesses

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

We have complained and we will continue to complain about the Wilkinson road construction and the effect it is having on the people. We are truly sorry for the people running businesses along Wilkinson road and the people living along and adjacent to that road. We are sorry because the businesses along Wilkinson road have[…]

That Bollore traffic

Friday, September 30th, 2011

It has become a norm now in this country that foreigners can come and treat the citizens in any way they like and nobody says anything. In fact when people raise their voices they tag them as anti-establishment. This is what is happening now along Savage square where trailers have practically stopped any through traffic[…]

Politicians must cool down

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

We whole heartedly welcome the move by the Inspector General (IG) of police to stop all outdoor political activities and observe a cooling off period. We refuse to jump into the debate about its legality or not, our support for this action is mainly because we feel that the country is slipping into conflict and[…]

Politicians must cool down

Monday, September 26th, 2011

We whole heartedly welcome the move by the Inspector General (IG) of police to stop all outdoor political activities and observe a cooling off period. We refuse to jump into the debate about its legality or not, our support for this action is mainly because we feel that the country is slipping into conflict and[…]

Political Partisanship

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

We are concerned about the level of political partisanship that has invaded both the print and electronic media. It is now crystal clear that more than ever before the media has become an active tool in the propaganda campaign waged by politicians on both sides of the political divide. The attempt to reward a student[…]

Give the teachers their dues?

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

We have called for no more teacher strikes again because it is becoming a perennial problem. Not because we do not support the teacher’s infact we support them whole heartedly. What we have said and will continue to say is that the problem with education must be resolved because it is in the interest of[…]