Parliamentary Committee Endorses Inclusion of Free Healthcare in Reviewed Constitution
[Concord] The Committee on Health and Legislative in Parliament has endorsed the inclusion of the Free Health Care initiative in the reviewed Constitution.
Fambul Tok Engages Neine Chiefdom
[Concord] Non-governmental organisation, Fambul Tok-Sierra Leone, has presented a forty-seven page document to the people of Neine chiefdom in Koinadugu district for validation of recommendations made by residents in villages within the chiefdom.
MPs Back Mamamah Airport Project
[Concord] Two ruling All Peoples Congress Member of Parliament say they support the government in their decision to construct a multimillion dollar airport which the International Monetary Fund has reportedly described has a "vanity project".
UNFPA Handsover District Contact Tracing Monitors to MOHS
[Concord] A Pratt -UNFPA Country Representative, Dr. Bannet Ndyanabangi, Tuesday, 24 November, handed over district contact tracing monitors plus equipment to officials the Ministry of Health and Sanitation and World Health Organization (WHO) at their country office in Freetown.
Sierra Leone's Poor Performance in Global
[Concord] With the recent Global Entrepreneurship Index showing Sierra Leone to be right near the bottom of the table when it comes to commerce, we need to start paying serious attention to the problem...
SLFA President Confirms Match-Fixing Evidence From FIFA
[Concord] Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) president Isha Johansen has confirmed that the world football governing body, FIFA, has provided her with evidence of match-fixing involving the Sierra Leone national team, Leone Stars.
Kaikai Hits Stunner to Help Shrewsbury Town Win
[Concord] Sierra Leonean born youngster Sullay Kaikai scored a brilliant goal on Tuesday night to help Shrewsbury Town defeat Sheffield United 4-2 away from home.
Forut Ends Workshop On National Alcohol Policy
[Concord] Foundation for Rural and Urban Transformation (FoRUT) yesterday engaged civil society organisations and community base organisations from across the country on the new draft national alcohol policy.
Youths Trained in Leadership and Management
[Concord] The National Youth Commission (NAYCOM), in partnership with GIZ, has commenced a weeklong training for youths and youth workers at the District Youth Council Hall in Koidu, Kono District.
Volleyball - SLVA Lunches African Dream Project
[Concord] The Sierra Leone Volleyball Association (SLVA) Wednesday launched the Ary Graca African dream volleyball project at the National Stadium volleyball court.
First Lady Launches 4000 Test Kits in the Fight to Eliminate Mother to Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis
[Sierra Leone Government] Freetown -The First Lady Sia Nyama Koroma has reiterated commitment of First Ladies of Africa Vision 2030 to end HIV and AIDS in Africa.
Deputy Health Minister Madam Madina Rahman for High Level Global Health Meet in Geneva
[Sierra Leone Government] Freetown -Deputy Health and Sanitation Minister, Madina Rahman alongside six other high level panelists are to participate in a debate covering health related issues in this year's International Organization for Migration (IOM) conference in Geneva, Switzerland on November 26, 2015.
The Case of Sierra Leone's Missing Ambulances
[Al Jazeera] Freetown -Mariam Momoh was already unconscious when the taxi pulled up in front of her house. She was pregnant and had been vomiting all morning, unable to keep anything down. Her husband, Moinina, had tried calling for an ambulance, but gave up after several hours of being told that there wasn't one available.
Kei Kamara's Long Road Home
[CAF] Kei Kamara wears a big smile. He is playful with kids and fans, always the last man out signing autographs even when temperatures drop below freezing in his adoptive home of Columbus, Ohio. That smile grew even bigger during a recent game. A 2015 MVP frontrunner, Major League Soccer all-star and league top-scorer, Kamara admitted to being a little star-struck.
President Koroma Lauds IG Munu
[Concord] President Ernest Bai Koroma last Friday officially commissioned three projects spearheaded by the Sierra Leone Police - namely the new constructed Lumley Police Station, the refurbished Police hospital and a garment factory at the Kingtom Police Barracks.
President Koroma Lays Foundation Stone for New Police Academy
[Sierra Leone Government] By State House Communication Unit
A Preamble Must Be Inserted Into the New Constitution of Sierra Leone
[Concord] A position paper by Rashid Dumbuya for the consideration of the Constitutional Review Committee of Sierra Leone
SLFA President Reacts to Southern Region Tussle
[Concord] President of Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Isha Johansen, has reacted to the ugly incident on Monday which saw staff members of the FA beaten by football officials and local youth in Pujehun, Southern Province.
State Counsel Cautions Court Reporters
[Concord] A budding State Counsel has cautioned court reporters as to their conduct in court and with court officials.
Carl Presents Position Paper to CRC
[Concord] The Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL) yesterday presented twenty-five recommendations as their position paper to the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC), recommending among other things the reduction in powers of the president and for the reviewed constitution to limit the presidential tenure to two terms.