Salvation Army Liberia-Sierra Leone Command Receives Additional Honor
[New Republic] The Officer Commanding of the Salvation Army Liberia-Sierra Leone Command, Lt. Col. Samuel Amponsah, has pledged the fullest support of the Salvation Army to the Government of Liberia in all positive directions.
Confucius Institute Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties
[Focac] Freetown -The Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone and the Confucius Institute of the University of Sierra Leone held a ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the two countries' diplomatic relations.
ACC Boss Insists On Fighting Corruption
[Concord] Just after the world football governing body, FIFA, backed the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) of no wrong doing in 'misuse of the funds', commissioner of Sierra Leone's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Ady Macauley Esq. has insisted that they remain committed to fighting corruption in the country.
Tony Elumelu Crowned Africa's Investor of the Year
[Concord] Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), who doubles as Chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of the multi million dollars Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme, has been crowned 'Investor of the Year' at the Africa Investor CEO Institutional Investment Summit hosted alongside the UN General Assembly in New York.
We've Received 'Free Consultancy' From Rwanda, Says Sierra Leone Minister
[New Times] Sierra Leone's Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Maya Moiwo Kaikai, has expressed his admiration for Rwanda's governance, especially its decentralisation system.
Journalists Urged to Join Energy Access Campaign
[Concord] Campaign Leader, Power For All, yesterday urged journalists to join them in their campaign to ensure the delivery of universal renewable energy access.
Chinese Ambassador Assures Continued Support to Sierra Leone Parliament
[Concord] Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo has assured the Clerk of Parliament, Hon. Ibrahim Sesay, that although his tenure is due to end soon, pipeline projects with the Sierra Leone Parliament remain on course.
United States Supports Renewable Energy Generation in Sierra Leone
[Concord] The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a US$856,000 grant to Solar Era Holdings (SL) Limited to support the development of a solar photovoltaic (PV) plant and a PV-thermal hybrid project near Bo, says a release from the United States Embassy in Freetown yesterday, adding that the new plants will support more dependable power generation and improve energy access in Sierra Leone.
Minister of State Launches Sports Ministry Website
[Concord] Minister of State II in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Isata Kabia has on Wednesday launched the newly constructed Ministry of Sport website.
Le210 Billion EU Boost to Agriculture and Food Security
[Concord] On 19 September 2016, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, and the European Union Ambassador signed a Financing Agreement for "Boosting Agriculture and Food Security with a view to strengthening the agricultural sector in Sierra Leone.
House Breaking Matter Goes to High Court
[Concord] Presiding Magistrate at the Freetown Magistrates' Court No.1, Dr. Abou Bhakarr Binneh-Kamara yesterday committed to the High Court an office breaking matter involving a clerk, Prince Vandy, who allegedly broke and entered into the offices of Yada Williams and Associates and stole property worth Le51 million.
Fiba Sports Director in Assessment Visit to Salone
[Concord] The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Sports Director Lubomir Kotlema arrived in Freetown on Wednesday, 21 September, for a day's official assessment visit in Sierra Leone.
Govt Abandons Â£53.5 Million Kerry Town Health Facility
[Concord] The Government of Sierra Leone has abandoned and neglected the Â£53,538,984 million worth health facility that was established by the British government during the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the country.
General Debate of the 71st Session of the United Nations Kicks Off in New York
[Sierra Leone Government] The general debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly opened this morning with emphasis on not just maintaining world peace but also ensuring that implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDGs), adopted by its 193 Member States in 2015, is well in progress.
Ecowas Heads of State and Government Issue Communique On Guinea Bissau
[Sierra Leone Government] The leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) met in New York on Tuesday September 20, 2016 to consider the plan to end the crisis in Guinea Bissau and the modalities for the gradual withdrawal of the ECOWAS Military Intervention Force in Guinea Bissau (ECOMIB).
Pupil Says September 19 Flood Was a Nightmare
[Concord] Barely a year and few days after flash flood overwhelmed most part of Freetown, residents of the capital city, especially in slum communities, were on 19 September woken up from their sleep by another heavy downpour that flooded homes and left debris strewn everywhere.
World Without End
[Concord] I listened to Palo Conteh, the Minister of Internal Affairs, shooting from the hips in an interview in which he was literarily telling the world, with all the glee of a grim reaper, to go to hell; as Sierra Leone will soon hasten the despatch of anyone sentenced to death for drawing blood from another person.
MP Awards Scholarship to Constituents
[Concord] Honourable Francis Kowa, with support from the Indian Makathan Association (IMA), has awarded scholarship to 372 pupils in constituency 107, worth over Le70 million.
GTBank Staff On Le250m Bail
[Concord] The presiding magistrate at the Siaka Steven Street Magistrates' Court No.1, Dr. Abou Bakarr Binneh-Kamara, yesterday granted a Le250m bail plus two sureties in like sum to a staff of Guaranty Trust Bank.
HRC-Sl Retains Grade 'A' Status
[Concord] The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone has been re-accredited as a Grade 'A' National Human Rights institution by the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI).