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2016-07-22 President Koroma Urges Speedy Implementation of FBC Rehabilitation Project
[Sierra Leone Government] By State House Communication Unit

2016-07-15 President Koroma Receives Global Health Impact Award
[Sierra Leone Government] By State House Communication Unit

2016-07-13 Police Parade Suspected Kidnappers of Sierra Leonean Diplomat
[This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Tuesday paraded 11 suspected kidnappers of the Sierra Leonean, Deputy High Commissioner in Nigeria, Major Gen. Alfred Claude-Nelson, who was abducted along the Kaduna-Abuja highway on June 30.

2016-07-12 Police Arrest Alleged Abductors of Sierra Leonean Envoy
[Premium Times] The Police say they have dismantled a gang of kidnappers in Kaduna which had been terrorizing the state, the Federal Capital Territory, and the North-Central states of Nigeria.

2016-07-13 Salone Olympic Delegation Briefed On Zika Virus
[Concord] Sierra Leone's Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games delegations were on Tuesday briefed about the deadly Zika virus in Brazil, just three weeks before the commencement of this year's Olympic Games, at the country's Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Freetown

2016-07-13 Suspicious Ebola Death Would Be Swabbed, Dr Foday Dafae
[Concord] Director of Disease Control and Prevention at the Public Health Emergency Operation Centre, Dr. Foday Dafae has stated that although they would scale down, swabbing of dead bodies meeting the Ebola case definition would continue.

2016-07-12 Sierra Leone Ranked 15th Highest in Child Marriage
[Concord] United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Country Representative in Sierra Leone, Dr. Klim Eva Dickson, has disclosed that Sierra Leone was ranked 15th among countries with the highest rate of child marriage in the world, with nearly 40 percent of girls married by age 18.

2016-07-13 Slrsa May Meet UN Target
[Concord] Due to increasing rate of road traffic crashes around the world, which have been the cause of death of about 1.3 million people every year, the United Nations took a decision to ameliorate the problem.

2016-07-13 IPAM Exam Fraudsters Get Le30m Bail
[Concord] Marcus Kanu and Abdul Mohamed Kamara were yesterday put on Le30 million bail and one surety each by Magistrate Dr. Abou Bhakarr Binneh-Kamara, presiding at the Freetown Magistrates' Court No.1.

2016-07-13 Baw-Baw's Town Crier
[Concord] Ringing his bell twice between intervals, Sunny Walker relays his message with certain efficiency, evident by the turnout at community centre to witness a meeting organised by the Police on illegal sand mining.

2016-07-13 Wobay Urges Teammates Ahead of Champions League Tie
[Concord] Sierra Leone and NK Olimpija Ljubljana attacking midfielder, Gibrillia Julius Wobay, has called on his teammates 'to work as a team' if they are to secure a deserved result in their second round UEFA Champions League qualifiers against FK Dukla Trencin.

2016-07-13 Le40 Million Bail for Wounding With Intent
[Concord] Justice Musu Kamara of the Freetown High Court yesterday granted bail of Le20 million Leones each to two accused persons who are standing trial for the offence of wounding with intent.

2016-07-13 FBC Badea Project to Be Completed Within 24 Months
[Concord] The long awaited BADEA project, which is geared towards rehabilitating and constructing additional facilities on Fourah Bay College (FBC) campus, would be completed within 24 months, although students may occupy the hostels before the completion date.

2016-07-13 DJ Clef's Murder Trial - Defence Changes Strategy
[Concord] The defence team in the DJ Clef murder trial yesterday changed their initial strategy of the accused giving evidence on oath to relying on statements made by the latter to the police.

2016-07-13 Seventh Sound Incorporated Unveils New Artist
[Concord] A Nigerian based entertainment outfit, Seventh Sound Incorporated, has unveiled fashionable artist Abubakar Kamara aka Bee the Truth as their signee.

2016-07-13 President Koroma Writes to Jammeh
[Daily Observer] The President of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya AJJ Jammeh, Babili Mansa, has received Ramadan greetings from the President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma. The message reads:

2016-07-12 'I Suffered Lots of Ordeal'
[Concord] Freed Sierra Leone Deputy High Commissioner to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Retired Major General Alfred Nelson Williams, yesterday narrated to the media at State House his ordeal during his abduction by unknown kidnappers in Nigeria.

2016-07-12 Ivory Coast Move Sierra Leone Match
[Concord] Ivory Coast has moved their final round of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Leone Stars of Sierra Leone to the northern city of Bouake at the Stade Bouaké now Stadium of Peace.

2016-07-12 IPAM Students in Court for Exam Fraud
[Concord] One Abdul Mohamed Kamara and Marcus Kamara yesterday appeared before Magistrate Dr. Abou Bhakarr Binneh-Kamara after they were arraigned last week for alleged examination malpractice at the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM).

2016-07-12 As He Wins Bye-Electionapc's Osman Karankay Seeks to Unite Party Executive
[Concord] The newly elected Member of Parliament for Constituency 050 in the Port Loko District, Osman Karankay Conteh, has told Concord Times that his first priority would be to unite the party's constituency executive, which he said was divided on the decision to award him a symbol to contest the bye-election.

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