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Sierra Leone News: With almost 50% completion… Yiffin, Krutor towns will soon avoid harmock bridges-Assures Hon Daniel B. Koroma

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: With almost 50% completion… Yiffin, Krutor towns will soon avoid harmock bridges-Assures Hon Daniel B. Koroma

Honourable Daniel Brima Koroma, (APC) Constituency 046, Koinadugu district, says the Bagbe Bridge is an initiative declared by Paramount Chief Foday Alimamy Umaro Jalloh III of Nieni Chiefdom in 2015 in the interest of development. “Our motivation is to put an end to the persistent use of ‘harmock’ bridge construction in that part of the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Promoting Healthy community…Ward 408 given green light to construct PHU

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Promoting Healthy community…Ward 408 given green light to construct PHU

With over eight thousand residents within the Rokupa Wharf Community in Constituency 116, Ward 408, Western Area, the District Medical Officer, Dr Osaio Kamara, has given the green light to the community people to construct a Peripheral Health Unit (PHU). This came after series of engagements conducted by SEND Sierra Leone with the community people[…]

Sierra Leone News: Mortomeh is recent spot for encroachers

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Mortomeh is recent spot for encroachers

The Public Relations Officer for the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) James Tamba Kamara has said people have recently engaged in construction activities mainly to complete their unfinished houses at the Mortomeh settlement on the foot of Mount Sugar Loaf, Regent, on the outskirts of Freetown. Over a year ago, Mortomeh was the epi-center of the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Civil Registration Authority to issue biometric ID cards

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Civil Registration Authority to issue biometric ID cards

The Managing Director of the National Civil Registration Authority, Mohamed Massaquoi, has disclosed that Sierra Leone is on advance stage in terms of civil registration and vital statistics, on Wednesday 15 May 2019. Massaquoi said plans are on going to ensure the distribution of biometric identification cards for Sierra Leoneans. The procurement process to enable confirmation[…]

Sierra Leone News: How to treat typhoid fever?

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: How to treat typhoid fever?

Typhoid fever is common in south Asia, Africa, and Latin America, accounting for an estimated 22 million cases and 200,000 deaths worldwide each year. Typhoid fever is a systemic disease induced by Salmonellaenterica serovar Typhi (S. Typhi) and spread by contaminated food and water. Symptoms of typhoid include fever, weakness, stomach pains, headache, and loss of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Transport Ministry, Civil Aviation launch Safe Fund Project at Lungi

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Sierra Leone News: Transport Ministry, Civil Aviation launch Safe Fund Project at Lungi

The Ministry of Transport and Aviation and the Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority have launched a safe fund project at Lungi Airport in Freetown. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Aviation, said, “Today, the ICAO safe fund project for Sierra Leone will be launched, but the question from us Sierra Leoneans is, how sustainable it[…]

Sierra Leone News: Handwriting expert confirms signatures of accused in ACC/service passport trial

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

On Wednesday 15 May 2019, handwriting expert, Joseph Sanu, presented his findings on the conflicting documents before the Court. According to the witness, there are similar identifying characteristics between both signatures of the first and second accused and the document before the Court. In the trial of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) against Alfred Kallon (1st accused),[…]

Sierra Leone News: 6-day old baby missing in Kenema

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Police in Kenema are investigating the mysterious disappearance of a 6-day old baby girl from the Maternity Ward of the Government Hospital on Thursday 9 May 2019. According to the investigating officer, Mohamed Ayuba Bah, they received a report from nurse Augusta Francis about the mysterious disappearance of the child. Lucia Yayah from Kpigorma village in[…]

Sierra Leone News: No bail for slipper trader accused of not paying debt

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

On 12 October, 2018, at Guard Street in Freetown, Kadiatu Thoronka, a businesswoman, allegedly obtained 90 dozen pairs of assorted slippers from Victoria Fofanah, a slipper wholesaler. According to Fofanah, the accused was a customer. In October 2018, the accused took 90 dozen pairs of slippers worth Le6,300,000, on credit, and promised to pay Fofanah for[…]

Sierra Leone News: Former Deputy Health Minister, MP, appear in Court

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

The former Deputy Minister of Health, Zuliatu Cooper, former Member of Parliament, Dauda Kallon, and 12 other All People’s Congress (APC) party supporters have been accused of throwing stones towards Police and others on 31 December 2018. The group was arrested on the same day and charged with riotous conduct and throwing missiles around the APC[…]