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Sierra Leone News: Parliament approves Alie Kabbah, Denis Sandy & 24 others

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Parliament approves Alie Kabbah, Denis Sandy & 24 others

After scrutiny and debate Members of Parliament yesterday 24 May 2018 unanimously approved 26 Presidential appointees to fill various vacant position as Ministers and Deputy Ministers. According to the Leader of Government Business, Honourable Sidi Mohamed Tunis, who also doubles as the Chairman of the Appointment Committee disclosed that the report reflects the unanimous decision[…]

Sierra Leone News: First female mayor of Freetown – Agatha Cummings-John – honoured

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: First female mayor of Freetown – Agatha Cummings-John – honoured

On 22 May 2018, a large crowd gathered at the central park across from the cotton tree to honour , the first female mayor of Freetown and renowned Africanist and feminist. Anti-colonial activist, Cummings-John, is remembered for her Africanism spirit. She was born Constance Agatha Horton into the Krio society, and attended missionary and colonial[…]

Sierra Leone News: NP 37th gas station eases struggles for fuel

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: NP 37th gas station eases struggles for fuel

For ages’ residents of deepeye water has been struggling to purchase fuel and other petroleum products, now this has become a thing of the past. Yesterday, Sierra Leone’s largest oil market company the Sierra Leone National Petroleum (NP) opened its 37th gas station. NP Marketing Manager, Bernard Sesay said that establishing a gas station at[…]

Sierra Leone News: Kailahun district lacks adequate health care services

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Kailahun district lacks adequate health care services

More than a privilege, life support ambulance services are a need for the citizens. As a developing country, the scope of development in the medical sector is still immense. According to the Human Rights Commission (HRCSL), in Kailahun district, ten chiefdoms which has a population of 328,815 people, there is only one ambulance, so there[…]

Sierra Leone News: Architecture Registration Council call for progress through political will

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Architecture Registration Council call for progress through political will

The Executive and members of the Sierra Leone Architecture Registration Council (SLARC) on Wednesday paid a courtesy call on President Julius Maada Bio at State House where they called for the need for political will so that they can do their work effectively and efficiently. The President of the institute, Gibrill Koroma said that the[…]

Sierra Leone News: EU-AU summit a success

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: EU-AU summit a success

The ninth Commission to Commission meeting of the European and African Unions was co-chaired by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker and the Chair of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, with the participation of all African Union Commissioners and 16 European Union Commissioners. EU Amb. Tom Vens said the two sides[…]

Sierra Leone News: Services survey reveals…

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Services survey reveals…

The Sustainable Development Goals, according to the United Nations Development Program, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. In order to achieve these goals, service providers need to be adequately informed on what is actually happening on the ground so that[…]

Sierra Leone News: New Parliament: Please Pay Attention

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: New Parliament: Please Pay Attention

A prominent Lawyer once said that most laws lose their relevance at 20 years from its passing. Going by this it means most of our laws are obsolete and need revision or repeal. When you read the President’s State Opening of Parliament speech you will find out that he talks quite substantially about reviewing laws[…]

Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone women demand customary land rights

Friday, May 25th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone women demand customary land rights

Participants were selected from three project pilot communities in Bombali, Bo and Kono Districts while the others were selected from key civil society organisations involved in women’s land rights in the Western Area of Freetown. This was supplemented with key inputs from development partners and government. Access to land is crucial to boosting productivity, alleviating[…]

Sierra Leone News: Ebola: No need for alarm – EDC

Friday, May 25th, 2018

“We are on top of situation and there is no need for alarm,” said Harold Thomas, the communications lead at the Public Health Emergency Centre, at Cockerill along Wilkinson Road. He added that despite after ebola, some members of the public and private sector have stopped observing the washing of hands, upon entry of their[…]