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One billion Leones embezzled: ACC Scorpion squad nabs EDSA staff
One billion Leones embezzled: ACC Scorpion squad nabs EDSA staff

One billion Leones embezzled: ACC...

One billion Leones embezzled: ACC Scorpion squad nabs EDSA staff

One billion Leones embezzled: ACC Scorpion squad nabs EDSA staff

A team of Elite Scorpion Squad from the Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday arrested three staff of the Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority...
Jendema will host ECOWAS Border Post
Jendema will host ECOWAS Border Post

Jendema will host ECOWAS Border Post

Jendema will host ECOWAS Border Post

Jendema will host ECOWAS Border Post

The Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr. Francis Kai-Kai and delegates from various MDAs on Saturday 17th October 2020 toured the...
Bintumani III conference outcome validated
Bintumani III conference outcome validated

Bintumani III conference outcome...

Bintumani III conference outcome validated

Bintumani III conference outcome validated

  The Ministry of Political and Public Affairs (MPPA) has concluded a two-day nationwide validation exercise on the outcome of the Bintumani III...
Three Sierra Leoneans to be repatriated from Nigeria
Three Sierra Leoneans to be repatriated from Nigeria

Three Sierra Leoneans to be repatriated...

Three Sierra Leoneans to be repatriated from Nigeria

Three Sierra Leoneans to be repatriated from Nigeria

immigrants who have earlier sought the assistance of the High Commission for their return. The three individuals have been handed over to IOM for...
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Citizens Report presented to Political Affairs Ministry

Citizens Report presented to Political Affairs Ministry
Centre for Coordination of Youth Activity (CCYA) and Action-Aid Sierra Leone have presented the 2nd  African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) report to the Ministry of Political Affairs in Freetown.
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S/Leone Cricket Associations on nationwide cricket Oval construction

S/Leone Cricket Associations on nationwide cricket Oval construction
Sierra Leone Cricket Association has embarked on a nationwide construction of Oval facilities.   The Chief  Executive Officer of the Cricket Association, Francis Trevor Samura said these facilities will be hosted in Bo, Kenema, Lunsar, Magburaka and Freetown.
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International Teqball Federation donates Tables and Match balls to Sierra Leone

International Teqball Federation donates Tables and Match balls to Sierra Leone
Teqball is a new sporting discipline that was established in November 2019 in Sierra Leone. The International Federation deemed it necessary as a new member of the discipline to provide all necessary support in order to elevate the standards of the game in the country. According to the President...
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Swimming Pool is ready for training and Competitions

Swimming Pool is ready for training and Competitions
Sierra Leone Swimming, Diving and Water Polo Association (SLSDWA) has cleaned and sanitized the swimming pool facility at the National Stadium. 
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Opposition leader, Julius Maada Bio Sworn in as Sierra Leone's President

Opposition leader, Julius Maada Bio Sworn in as Sierra Leone's President

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Centre for Coordination of Youth Activity (CCYA) and Action-Aid Sierra Leone have presented the 2nd  African Charter on Democracy, Elections...
S/Leone Cricket Associations on nationwide cricket Oval construction S/Leone Cricket Associations on nationwide cricket Oval construction

S/Leone Cricket Associations on nationwide cricket Oval construction

Sierra Leone Cricket Association has embarked on a nationwide construction of Oval facilities.   The Chief  Executive...
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International Teqball Federation donates Tables and Match balls to Sierra Leone

Teqball is a new sporting discipline that was established in November 2019 in Sierra Leone. The International Federation deemed it necessary as a new...
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Swimming Pool is ready for training and Competitions

Sierra Leone Swimming, Diving and Water Polo Association (SLSDWA) has cleaned and sanitized the swimming pool facility at the National Stadium. 

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First Lady Commissions children’s hospital in Kono

First Lady Commissions children’s hospital in Kono

Sierra Leone First Lady, Her Excellency Madam Fatima Maada Bio, has commissioned a fifteen (15) beds extension ward for children at the Koidu Government Hospital. The First Lady also donated assorted medical supplies, a pregnancy scanner, and 100 bags of rice among other items.
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ACC engages police officers in eastern province

ACC engages police officers in eastern province

Officials of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) have engaged members of the police forces in the eastern districts of Kenema and Kailahun. The engagement is part of ACC’s effort strengthen and sustain partnership with key stakeholders in the fight against corruption.
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Harvest season for Youth Farms

Harvest season for Youth Farms

The ‘Youth Farm’ projects are expected to commence harvesting soon. The Youth Ministry in line with the President Bio’s vision for agriculture has piloted the Youth in Agriculture Project in various districts including Kabala, Port Loko, Kono, Kenema, and Tonkolili, where...
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Minister of Higher Education Launches AQHEd Reform

Minister of Higher Education Launches AQHEd Reform

The Minister of Technical and Higher Education, Prof Aiah Gbakima has launched the Assuring Quality Higher Education in Sierra Leone task force (AQHEd SL) in Freetown. The task force which included members from various sectors will contribute to the sustainable implementation of the reforms...
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Minister of Finance commissions new RCB Branch

Minister of Finance commissions new RCB Branch

Rokel Commercial Bank has commissioned a new branch at Wilkinson Road, West End of Freetown. During the opening of  the branch, Hon. Minister of Finance, Jacob Jusu Saffa revealed that he is a proud customer of Rokel Commercial Bank and expressed thanks to the Management of the Bank,...
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GoSL hosts midterm performance evaluation

GoSL hosts midterm performance evaluation

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has told government officials at a one-day seminar, on Midterm Performance and Evaluation of the New Direction Government, that his government will cater for every Sierra Leonean through an inclusive governance model that leaves no one behind. He...
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MCC Chief Executive visits Sierra Leone

MCC Chief Executive visits Sierra Leone

The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Sean Cairncross will pay a two-day visit to Sierra Leone commencing today. The CEO is scheduled to visit MCC programs in the region and will use the opportunity to discuss progress on the implementation of the Sierra Leone...
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Pademba Prisons to relocate to Songo soon!

Pademba Prisons to relocate to Songo soon!

Songo community will soon host Sierra Leone’s maximum correctional facility which will replace the  Pademba Road Maximum Security Correctional Centre situated at the center of Freetown.
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UMARU ZAINGALAY AND TWO OTHERS TEST COVID POSITIVE

UMARU ZAINGALAY AND TWO OTHERS TEST COVID POSITIVE

The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has revealed in a press release that Leone Stars Captain Umaru ‘Zaingalay’ Bangura and two members of the Sierra Leone National Team Delegation have tested positive for Covid-19 in Niger.
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Deputy Info Minister engage interreligious councils on COI

Deputy Info Minister engage interreligious councils on COI

The Deputy Minister of information and Communications, Madam Mamdi Gobeh Kamara yesterday engaged the inter Religious body on the recently published commissions of enquiry and Government White paper. This follows the ministry’s engagement with local leaders and the media last week.
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Budgetary allocation: Development Ministry seeks  20 billion leones for 2021

Budgetary allocation: Development Ministry seeks 20 billion leones for 2021

The Development Secretary,  Peter Sam-Kpakra has on behalf of Ministry of Planning and Economic Development (MoPED) has submitted over Le 20 Billion proposal for expenditure and budget for the Fiscal Year 2021. This request was made on Tuesday 6th September 2020 during the ongoing Fiscal...
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Finance Ministry to harmonize and review pension laws

Finance Ministry to harmonize and review pension laws

The Acting Director of Research at the Ministry of Finance, Alhaji Abu Komeh has revealed that the ministry would review and harmonized pension laws. He made this statement on Tuesday 6th October 2020, at the ongoing 2021 budgetary validation process at the Ministry Finance Conference...
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The Sierra Leone-Gullah Connection:  A “Quiet Movement!”

The Sierra Leone-Gullah Connection: A “Quiet Movement!”

Thirty years ago, in 1989, a group of Gullahs visited Sierra Leone based on their links to that small West African country.   It was a national sensation for the latter.  According to historian Joseph Opala, who was responsible for leading or co-leading three Gullah homecomings to...
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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

CEO of Stats SL caught mopping up the floor in a bongolistic fashion - Did I do wrong? As I found the orange juice in the refrigerator and observed that it was chilled, I childishly and carelessly opened it up as if it wasn’t my own.
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NCD South holds public lecture on political tolerance

NCD South holds public lecture on political tolerance

The National Commission for Democracy (NCD) Southern Region has ended a Public Lecture on peace and national cohesion in Bo City. In pursuant to its mandate of providing civic education, capacity building and support to all citizens of Sierra Leone the theme: ‘’Political Tolerance,...
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Sierra Leone adopts preventive resolution on Human Rights violations

Sierra Leone adopts preventive resolution on Human Rights violations

The United Nation (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) has taken a decisive step to enhance its capacity to respond to human rights emergencies and to prevent crises by adopting a milestone resolution today. Sierra Leone joins Norway, Uruguay and Switzerland. The resolution strengthens the...
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President Bio opens Dr. Kadi Sesay school for girls today

President Bio opens Dr. Kadi Sesay school for girls today

President Julius Maada Bio, will today Thursday 8th October 2020, officially open the all Girls Government Secondary School in Port Loko town northern Sierra Leone. The school named after Dr Kadie Sesay, a prominent and influential politician who hailed from the district is first of its kind...
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CITIZENS MID TERM DEVELOPMENT PRIORITY ONE – roads  All current road works to be completed by mid 2021 Says Works Minister

CITIZENS MID TERM DEVELOPMENT PRIORITY ONE – roads All current road works to be completed by mid 2021 Says Works Minister

The International Monetary fund said that Sierra Leone’s  annual average population growth rate between 1985 and 2004 was 1.8 percent and increased sharply between 2004 and 2015 to 3.2 percent. This led to a 40 percent increase in total population, from about 5 million in 2004 to more...
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World Bank boosts National Statistical systems

World Bank boosts National Statistical systems

Statistic Sierra Leone (Stats SL) has received a $30 million grant from the World Bank to strengthen the national statistical system of Sierra Leone. Earlier this year, the World Bank and the Ministry of Finance announced a grant of $30m to Stats SL with an objective  to strengthen the...
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Information Minister engages Tribal Heads on GoSL White Paper

Information Minister engages Tribal Heads on GoSL White Paper

The Minister of Information and Communications (MIC) Mohamed Rahman Swaray has engaged members of the Council of Tribal Heads in the Western Area briefing them on the Government White Paper. The Minister described the Commissions of Inquiry as the most transparent and free investigations ever...
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