construction of a new 270m quay to begin na Freeton

A consortium including the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME, French construction group Eiffage and Eiffage’s subsidiary RMT Clemessy has been awarded a €47 million contract for the extension of the Freeport Terminal in Sierra Leone. DEME will be responsible for the soil improvement, reclamation and compaction works, as well as for the deepening of […]

Sierra Leone Muslims make first Hajj after Ebola

Sierra Leone’s president bade farewell to the first group of Muslims to make the Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia in two years after Ebola hit the African country in 2014. Ernest Bai Koroma saw off 800 Muslim citizens making the journey to Mecca for this year’s Hajj on Monday. Sierra Leone plus neighboring Guinea and […]

Kei Kamara has been called in by the Sierra Leone national team

New England Revolution forward Kei Kamara has been called in by the Sierra Leone national team for a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Ivory Coast on Saturday. Kamara, who turns 32 the day of the match, will miss the Revolution’s game against the Colorado Rapids Saturday. Kamara, who has scored four […]

Ebola virus stays present in semen longer than previously thought,

Ebola virus stays present in semen longer than previously thought, and is more likely to be found in older men, researchers report. The deadly virus can be transmitted through semen. Preliminary findings from 429 male Ebola survivors taking part in a national screening program in the African nation of Liberia showed that 9 percent (38) […]

Here comes the much-talked about city hall of the Freetown City Council,

By Joseph S. Margai Contract for By Joseph S. Margai Contract for the much-talked about city hall of the Freetown City Council, which was demolished sometime in 2010, will be awarded in December 2016 as six Korean companies submit bids to do the construction. This was disclosed to Concord Times Tuesday by the Freetown City […]

When The Going Gets Tough Just Remembe

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Corporation Dr Samura Kamara has told the 49 students leaving for China this week to transform the challenges they face into opportunities as they are bound to go through them in a foreign country. Talking to the students, the Minister said they are fortunate to be going to China […]