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Sierra Leone News: CRSG certifies excellent workers

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: CRSG certifies excellent workers

China Railway Seventh Group (CRSG) has given certificates to some of their workers for their hard work, sincerity and determination to learn. Addressing the workers at their Mongeba office yesterday, the Minister of Works, Alhaji Komoh Sesay, commended the workers for their faithfulness and determination to capacitate themselves and make the company proud. “You are[…]

Sierra Leone News: Bio raises concerns with IG Moigbeh

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Bio raises concerns with IG Moigbeh

The flag-bearer of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), Julius Maada Bio, his running mate, Juldeh Bah and members of the SLPP Executive visited the Inspector General (IG) of Police, Richard Moigbeh, to discuss security issues ahead of the general elections in March. Bio highlighted some of the issues the Party encountered during the 2012[…]

Sierra Leone News: LGSC completes tour of 19 Councils

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: LGSC completes tour of 19 Councils

Local Government Service Commission has over the weekend completed a familiarisation tour to all 19 councils across the country. According to the newly appointed Chairman of the Commission, John Bosco Kuyateh, the tour was to familiarize the core staff of councils and discuss ways of improving the services of councils. The Commission was established in[…]

Sierra Leone News: Yumkella clears the air – “I renounced the US citizenship”

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Yumkella clears the air – “I renounced the US citizenship”

The National Grand Coalition (NGC) flag-bearer aspirant, Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella, has described the action of the All People’s Congress (APC) as hypocrisy and a continuation of the selective use of the Constitution to settle political debts and witch-hunts. Speaking on the issue of dual citizenship at the SLICO Building yesterday, 18 January 2018, Yumkella responded[…]

Sierra Leone News: Appealing to youth to prevent election violence

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Appealing to youth to prevent election violence

Although the nature of violence recorded in past elections in Sierra Leone is less severe to that of other countries, the need to prevent violence in the 2018 general elections has become a concern for both the international and local communities. Sierra Leone has a long history of youths’ involvement in election-related violence. An April[…]

Sierra Leone News: Cocaine trafficker on trial

Friday, January 19th, 2018

On 23 October 2017, a Nigerian, Gozie Udoka Isaacs, was alleged to have been in possession of 50 palettes of cocaine at the Lungi International Airport. The accused was charged with six counts ranging from Transporting Prohibited Drugs, Importing Prohibited Drugs among others, contrary to Section 7 (b) of the National Drugs Act of 2008.[…]

Sierra Leone News: Waterloo Crime Officer killed

Friday, January 19th, 2018

On Wednesday 17 January 2018, the body of Crime Officer, Superintendent, Ederson Tucker Bockarie, of Waterloo Police Division, was found by the side of the road near Six Mile. Superintendent Tucker was kidnapped on Tuesday 16 January 2017 along Three Mile axis and a day later he was found lying dead. The Media Spokesperson of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Govt. betrays CRC’s efforts on dual citizenship

Friday, January 19th, 2018

According to the report from the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC), delivered to the President in January 2017, Section 75 and 76 of the 1991 Constitution should be replaced, to enable citizens by naturalization to hold Public Office and Elected offices, except that of the presidency. The CRC mandate was not limited to the review of[…]

Sierra Leone News: 2016 State of the Media report out

Friday, January 19th, 2018

The latest edition of the State of Media 2016 report, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Media Reform and Coordinating Group (MRCG) and Fourah Bay College has been released. The Media Report is based on active research agendas investigating the perplexing problems of journalism in Sierra Leone and in general media studies and[…]

Sierra Leone News: First gender nutrition trade fair commences

Friday, January 19th, 2018

The Integrated Gender and Nutrition within the Agricultural Extension Services (INGENAES) project in Sierra Leone, is organizing a symposium at the Njala University Guest House, at Njala campus from 15-19 January 2018. The event brings together extension stakeholders to focus on how to promote gender and nutrition sensitive agricultural extensions. The symposium will play critical[…]