PRESIDENT KOROMA REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE APRM NATIONAL PROGRAMME OF ACTION (NPOA

Sierra Leone’s President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma reaffirmed government’s unwavering commitment to the successful implementation of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) National Programme of Action (NPOA) in the Republic of Sierra Leone. He made the pledge during his presentation of the 1st and 2nd APRM NPOA of Sierra Leone spanning the period January – […]

Obstacles to Ending Ebola Remain in West Afric

A spike in the number of Ebola victims in Guinea has citizens and health officials in West Africa concerned about a possible return of the deadly disease. One of several obstacles to ending the epidemic in Guinea and Sierra Leone is the climate. It’s the start of the rainy season in West Africa, when roads […]

Sierra Leone: Freedom bells toll anew

Disenchanted by diabolic agenda as viral politics poison Sierra Leone While the hopelessly poor are muddling in abject poverty at Kroo Bay

Dear motherland: I dream of paradise that’s seemingly a fantasy Seductive Lion Mountain is the euphoria of illuminating flames That attracts suitors around the world arriving to admire this Mecca Her courageous, kindhearted people always blooming with love Knitted in sympathy, empathy and compassion of seam tapestry They desire democracy by ballot not dubious scheme […]

“THERE CAN BE NO DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT SECURITY” – PRESIDENT KOROMA

“THERE CAN BE NO DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT SECURITY” – PRESIDENT KOROMA

The government of Sierra Leone has identified security as the oxygen for sustainable socio-economic development. In this regard, the first ever security sector conference was launched by the Chairman of the National Security Council, President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma under the aegis of the Office of National Security with the theme, “Collective Security for National […]

THE PRESIDENT PLEDGES TO SUPPORT EBOLA SURVIVORS

Meeting with over 20 survivors at State House Monday 25 May, barely a year since the outbreak, President Ernest Bai Koroma assured survivors of the dreadful Ebola virus disease of government’s readiness to provide them with the necessary social services till their lives return to normal. He said when the epidemic was reported this time […]

Illicit Enrichment Law Underutilised – Golding

Justice Minister Senator Mark Golding has charged that the provision in the Corruption Prevention Act dealing with illicit enrichment has been underutilised. Last week, Golding told a joint select committee of Parliament deliberating on the Integrity Commission Act that illicit enrichment is a very powerful tool in the Corruption Prevention Act, which has not been […]

Lawmaker held over unsafe burial in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

Freetown (AFP) – A lawmaker in Sierra Leone was in police custody Monday after being arrested on suspicion of flouting the country’s anti-Ebola laws by washing the body of his dead father, police said. Alie Badara, from the northern district of Kambia, is accused of taking part in a traditional burial ceremony on Friday last […]

Cameroon fall to Sierra Leone in 2016 Olympic qualifiers

Cameroon became the first major casualty of the 2016 Olympic Games football qualifiers in Africa after being eliminated by Sierra Leone this weekend. The outsiders scored a stoppage-time goal in Yaounde to snatch a 1-1 draw and win the second-round tie on away goals after a goalless first leg last weekend. Sierra Leone captain Sorie […]

The African Woman

The African woman is a mother Her work never ends – on the farm nor at the house The African woman is a wife of virtue the African woman is a laborer Her contribution is never recognized the African woman is a woman of strength Day and night she is on duty for her family […]

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