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At the OACPS 112th session: Minister of Planning pledges Sierra Leone's commitment to climate change

At the OACPS 112th session: Minister of Planning pledges Sierra Leone's commitment to climate change

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At the OACPS 112th session:Minister of Planning pledges Sierra Leone's commitment to climate change

 

By Betty Milton Information Attache Brussels, Belgium

During the 112th session of Council of Ministers of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) the Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr Francis Kai-kai pledged Sierra Leone's commitment to the climate change.

This session was held virtually for three days with the Sierra Leone delegation led by the Minister of Planning and Economic Development and was attended by the Sierra Leone Ambassador to Belgium, H.E Samuel Tamba Musa and Mr. Saifu George, First Secretary in the Embassy.

The Session considered the report of the Secretary-General of the OACPS and the report of the OACPS Committee of Ambassadors submitted to the Council of Ministers for adoption.

Sierra Leone’s Rural Electrification: Deputy Energy Minister commissions 100-kilowatt Mini Grid in Sahn

Sierra Leone’s Rural Electrification: Deputy Energy Minister commissions 100-kilowatt Mini Grid in Sahn

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Sierra Leone’s Rural Electrification:

Deputy Energy Minister commissions 100-kilowatt Mini Grid in Sahn

By Austine Luseni Communications Specialist Ministry of Energy

Deputy Minister of Energy, Dr. Eldred Taylor has over the weekend commissioned the Sahn Mini Grid in Pujehun District, the largest so far in the Rural Electrification project. Dr. Eldred Taylor said the government was determined to fulfil Pillars 3 and 4 of the New Direction Manifesto.

CHIEF MINISTER SAFFA accelerates pace for service delivery

CHIEF MINISTER SAFFA accelerates pace for service delivery

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CHIEF MINISTER SAFFA accelerates pace for service delivery

The Chief Minister Honourable Jacob Jusu Saffa  has commenced a two-week program of visiting all Ministries of Government to discuss the mandate of his office for efficient and effective service delivery.

The Ministries of Local Government, Rural Development and the Ministry of Transport and Aviation were the first ministries visited on Tuesday.

Speaking to the leadership and membership of the two Ministries, the Chief Minister said that his desire to visit all MDAs is not only to share with them his mandate as Chief Minister but also to request for individual Ministry’s Annual Work Programs (AWPs), Strategic Plans, and Sector Policy and challenges affecting service delivery of their Ministries.

PARLIAMENT PASSES INTO LAW CYBER SECURITY AND CRIME ACT 2021

PARLIAMENT PASSES INTO LAW CYBER SECURITY AND CRIME ACT 2021

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PARLIAMENT PASSES INTO LAW CYBER SECURITY AND CRIME ACT 2021

Spanning three consecutive days of intensive debates at the Sierra Leone House of Parliament, from Monday 21st to 23rd June 2021, the Parliament of Sierra Leone yesterday unanimously passed into law the Bill titled "The Cyber Security and Crime Act 2021" .

The Cybersecurity and Crime Act of 2021 was tabled by the Hon. Minister of Information and Communications, Honourable Mohamed Rahman Swaray ten  years after Sierra Leone signed the ECOWAS Directives for member state to legislate laws to combat cyber related crimes. Amendments were made by parliament to the bill having regards for wider stakeholder engagements.

Being an Act to provide for the effective, unified and comprehensive legal, regulatory and institutional framework for the prohibition, prevention, detection, prosecution and punishment of cybercrimes; prevention of the abusive use of computer systems; to provide for the establishment of structures to promote cybersecurity and capacity building; to provide for the timely and effective collection of electronic evidence for the purpose of investigation and prosecution of cybercrime; and the protection of computer systems and networks, electronic communications, data and computer programs,

Parliament holds third reading of Cybercrime Bill

Parliament holds third reading of Cybercrime Bill

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Parliament holds third reading of Cybercrime Bill

The Parliament of Sierra Leone yesterday continued its scrutiny of the Cybercrime Bill 2020. The Bill is in line with President Julius Maada Bio's commitment in sanitising the country's cyber space.

It will be recalled that the Honourable Minister of Information and Communications, Mohamed Rahman Swaray has held extensive consultations with various facets of society across the country in order to produce a Cybercrime law that will stand the test of time.

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