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

News in the ‘News’ Category

Sierra Leone News: FAO highlights soil pollution as a threat to global food safety and security

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: FAO highlights soil pollution as a threat to global food safety and security

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has highlighted soil pollution as a big threat to global food security and safety. According to a statement from the agency, urgent action is needed to contain the multiple dangers soil pollution poses to global food safety and food security. Speaking at the World Soil Day 2018 celebration, Deputy Director-General,[…]

Sierra Leone News: Pres. Bio meets with Egyptian energy company

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Pres. Bio meets with Egyptian energy company

Last Saturday, 8 December 2018, President Julius Maada Bio attended a high level meeting in the Haqyatt Resort, Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt where he held discussions with the directors of the Egyptian energy producing company – El Sewedy Electrometer, about possible investment in Sierra Leone. Chair and CEO of the company – Emad Z. El[…]

Sierra Leone News: BRAC on 16-days Activism Campaign in Sierra Leone

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

BRAC-Sierra Leone has joined other actors to denounce and to campaign against sexual and gender-based violence and all forms of violence against women and girls during the 16-days Activism Campaign. Since its inception in 2008, BRAC is in 13 districts through 30 branch offices reaching approximately 2.5 million Sierra Leoneans. During the just concluded 16-Days of Activism[…]

Sierra Leone News: SLRCS $450,000 multipurpose store opens

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

“The necessity of the warehouse came to the fore during the ebola emergency, that was when we learnt that if we have everything relating to emergencies and do not have a warehouse then we are at the mercy of the uncertainty,” said the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society’s vice president, Hawa Conteh.  Commenting at the[…]

Sierra Leone News: TOTAL (SL) presents prizes to lucky winners

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

TOTAL Sierra Leone has presented the first set of lucky winners of its ongoing 2018 Lubricants Promotion raffle draw, which include three-wheeled cycle (kehkeh), motorcycle (okada) and other consolation prizes of AWANGO Solar Lights. Osman Jalloh emerged winner of the okada, while Abu Kamara won the kehkeh. The second phase of the draw will be held[…]

Sierra Leone News: 54-yr old allegedly raped 12-yr old girl

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Alhaji Kamara, a 54 year-old man with one leg, at Sierratel Compound allegedly raped a 12-year old girl on 21st April 2018. He was arrested and charged with Sexual Penetration of a Child contrary to law. The 12-year old who testified in Magistrate Abdul Sheriff’s Chambers at the Siaka Stevens Street Court, said on the alleged[…]

Sierra Leone News: Liberian Police arrest Sierra Leonean for ‘Impersonating an Investor, Money Laundering’

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP) are investigating a Sierra Leonean, James Lamin Kargbo, 41, for attempted theft, money laundering, fraud and impersonating an investor to build roads in Liberia. LNP spokesperson, Moses Carter, said on Friday, 7 December 2018 that, while in his act, suspect Karbo used a dubious company named, MEGA Strategic Partner[…]

Sierra Leone News: Maternity and child health a major challenge facing Sierra Leone-UNDP Country Director

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Sierra Leone News: Maternity and child health a major challenge facing Sierra Leone-UNDP Country Director

Officially handing over six Maternal and Child Health Post to the people of Kailahun in three Chiefdoms, the Country Director of UNDP in Sierra Leone, Samuel Doe, has disclosed that the Country is faced with maternal and child health problems.    The project Building a Resilient Community Health System to prevent infectious diseases in post[…]

Sierra Leone News: Malta Association refurbishes Murray Town Hospital

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

In a bid to help improve the health care facility at the Murray Town community hospital, Malta Association on Monday 10th December 2018 unveiled and dedicated the Murray Town Community hospital to residents. The association spent over £13,000 on its refurbishment. Expenditures include: Le14 million for an outstanding electricity bill, tiling, painting, water supply, canopies, a[…]

Sierra Leone News: 15-yrs for raping 4-yr old child

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

43-year old, Gibrilla Bangura, was on Monday 10th December 2018 sentenced by Justice Alhaji Momoh Jah Stevens, to 15-years in jail for raping a 4-year old child. Bangura was arraigned before the Court on 4th February 2018 for Sexual Penetration contrary to law. The Judge said the prosecution has proven its case beyond reasonable doubt and[…]