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Sierra Leone News: ACC has a role to play in the Audit, GTT reports – ACC Commissioner

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: ACC has a role to play in the Audit, GTT reports – ACC Commissioner

The Anti-Corruption Commissioner, Francis Ben Kaifela on Friday 7 July 2018 revealed that the Commission is currently looking into the Sierra Leone Audit the Government Transition reports and bring out aspects of the said reports of areas and persons that are of interest to the ACC investigation. Kaifela said if light of such clear reports[…]

Sierra Leone News: “World Bank to usemulti-phased approach”to help Salone education system

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: “World Bank to usemulti-phased approach”to help Salone education system

In hopes of turning around the “learning crisis” in Sierra Leone, the World Bank has committed $40 million to be dispersed for improvements to Sierra Leone’s deplorable education system. The financial commitment will be actualized at different times over four years, an initial $10 million was already approved in December 2017, and will likely be[…]

Sierra Leone News: Another Liberian warlord convicted in U.S.

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Another Liberian warlord convicted in U.S.

A jury in Philadelphia has convicted Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu, former number two to Charles Taylor in the National Patriotic Front of Liberia, on 11 counts of criminal immigration fraud related to the crimes he committed in Liberia’s civil war. Woewiyu, 72, becomes the highest ranking official to face justice for Liberia’s civil war which killed[…]

Sierra Leone News: Another beach clean up – more demolitions to come

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Another beach clean up – more demolitions to come

The Lumley beach, stretching between Aberdeen and Lumley is one of Sierra Leone’s tourist attractions. But this stretch of natural beauty has not been properly managed over the years. Administration after administration at the National Tourist Board and in government tried to organize the beach but failed. Two years ago, the Aberdeen community was rocked[…]

Sierra Leone News: Seven Districts sign grievance MOU

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Seven Districts sign grievance MOU

Seven districts that are along the safe corridors of transmission line of the CLSG, WAPP project past Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with the administration of TRANSCO, CLSG. Held at the Shangri La conference hall along the Kingston upon Hull road, at Aberdeen, District Chairmen, Administrators of Council including representatives of contractors went into[…]

Sierra Leone News: Poor quality health coverage is dangerous

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Ineffective health care is a global phenomenon which increases the burden of illness and wastes scarce resources, the World Health Organisation says. In a new report on the subject, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners cited problems with delivering quality health care across all Member States. The finding is important because, although nations have[…]

Sierra Leone News: Lara Taylor-Pearce becomes President of Freetown Rotary Club

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Sierra Leone’s Auditor General Lara Taylor-Pearce has been inducted as the 56th President of the Rotary Club of Freetown, District 9101 together with eight other officers. In her statement at the annual induction of President and Officers on Friday 6th July 2018, at the Bank Complex, Kingtom, Lara Taylor-Pearce thanked fellow Rotarians “for the confidence[…]

Sierra Leone News: Former VP, Mines Minister & others in ACC net

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Former VP, Mines Minister & others in ACC net

A sealed indictment by the Anti-Corruption Commission was opened on 5 July 2018 and has implicated former Vice President Victor Foh and Former Mines Minister Minkalu Mansaray. The indictments involve allegations of corruption against both APC politicians around the 2017 Hajj Committee and visit to Saudi Arabia. Three officials were called back to Freetown after[…]

Sierra Leone News: Infectious Disease Prevention & Control Centre commissioned

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Infectious Disease Prevention & Control Centre commissioned

The Ministry of National Defence of China and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF), in January 2017, signed a protocol to legitimize and operationalize China’s delivery of Military Aid to Sierra Leone. This protocol saw the construction of an Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Center at 34 Militay[…]

Sierra Leone News: Action plan to eliminate rabies by 2030

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Action plan to eliminate rabies by 2030

“They are a nuisance, barking and growling in the dead of the night, streets and roads are messed up with faeces, and their population is scary, with some of them infected with rabies”. Desmond Jones is a resident of Congo Town community and he is totally disappointed as to who should take responsibility to rid[…]