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2016-08-26 49 Sierra Leonean Students to Leave for China for Higher Education
[Focac] Freetown -The Sino-Sierra Leonean Alumni Association (SISLAA) on Wednesday night held here an orientation ceremony for 49 Sierra Leonean students who will be leaving for China to pursue their further studies.

2016-08-25 40-Year-Old Pedophile Remanded
[Concord] One Balie Sesay alias Balastic, 40, was yesterday remanded at the Male Correctional Centre in Freetown for an alleged sexual penetration of two toddlers.

2016-08-25 'Cross-Border Movements a Challenge to Preventing Communicable Diseases'
[Concord] Deputy Secretary General of the Mano River Union (MRU) has observed that cross-border movements continue to be a challenge in the prevention of communicable diseases like Ebola, adding that lessons learnt in the fight against the deadly virus, cross-border co-operation, co-ordination and collaboration were critical in addressing future epidemics.

2016-08-25 Sierra Leone VP Meets President Mugabe
[The Herald] Sierra Leone Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh arrived in Zimbabwe yesterday evening to officially open the 106th edition of the Harare Agricultural Show today.

2016-08-25 Le50m Bail for Alleged Gang Rapists
[Concord] Raymond Fawaz and Aruna Conteh have been put on Le50 million bail plus one surety each after they appeared before Justice Musu D. Kamara for allegedly gang raping a child under the age of consent along Lumley Beach Road in September 2012.

2016-08-25 Police Interrogate, Release Editor
[Concord] Police at the Criminal Investigation Department yesterday interrogated the editor of Future Newspaper, Moisa Sallu Keikura, after he showed up late for a parliamentary summon.

2016-08-25 NCD Express Dissatisfaction Over Kabala Incident
[Concord] The National Commission for Democracy (NCD) has expressed dissatisfaction over clashes between police officers and youths in Kabala, which resulted in the deaths of three armless civilians while several others were critically injured.

2016-08-25 Knife Attacker Cautioned and Discharged By Judge
[Concord] Hon. Justice Musu D. Kamara, presiding at the Freetown High Court, yesterday cautioned and released one Alusine Sesay alias Bonpy, who was charged with maliciously wounding of John K. Conteh.

2016-08-25 Palo Conteh, Ons Warn - Stop Invoking Mac-P!
[Concord] Both the Minister of Internal Affairs and Director of Planning and Inter Agency Relations at the Office of National Security (ONS) have warned against the persistent invocation of Military Aid to Civil Power (MAC- P) by the government with the slightest hint of violence in the country, adding that it is the responsibility of the Sierra Leone Police to provide adequate internal security and not the military.

2016-08-25 Police Testifies in Congo Cross Murder Trial
[Concord] Detective Sergeant 5572 Kindo Papa Kamara, attached to Congo Cross Police, yesterday told a Freetown Magistrate that the body of deceased Paul Ambrose Short, who was allegedly murdered by one Abu Bakarr Goma, was found under the Peace Bridge at Congo Cross in Freetown.

2016-08-25 Bangura Makes FC Zurich Debut
[Concord] Sierra Leone captain Umaru 'Zaingalay' Bangura on Monday made his long awaited debut for FC Zurich in their 1-0 home win over Neuchâtel Xamax in the Switzerland second tier league, the Challenge League.

2016-08-25 Swimming Coach Urges Early Commonwealth Games Preparation
[Concord] Head coach of Sierra Leone national swimming team, Bobson Mansaray has called on government and sporting authorities to start an early preparation for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

2016-08-25 Sierra Leone Starts Work-Out in Ghana
[Concord] Sierra Leone national team Leone Stars on Tuesday started their work-out and light training session on their first day camping at the luxury hotel and sports complex in Accra, Ghana, owned by former France international (Ghanaian-born) Marcel Desailly.

2016-08-25 CAF Approves Minute Silence for Late Moseray Fadika
[Concord] The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) media committee has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has approved the observance of a minute silence in honour of the late Gibril Santigie Moseray Fadika before the commencement of the crunch AFCON clash between the Elephants of Cote D'Ivoire and Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.

2016-08-25 Medo Kamara Joins Kuwait SC
[Concord] Sierra Leone international midfielder Mohamed Medo Kamara has joined Kuwait VIVA Premier League side Kuwait SC.

2016-08-25 Judge Says '20-Year Imprisonment Will Serve As a Monumental Lesson to Robbers'
[Concord] Justice Alhaji Momoh Jah Stevens, presiding at the Ross Road High Court, Tuesday, 23 August sentenced one Ibrahim Kargbo to 20 years imprisonment after he was convicted of the offences of conspiracy and robbery. His co-accused persons - Abass Bangura and AmaduBallah Kamara - were convicted of conspiracy.

2016-08-25 FAHP Condemns Girls' Initiation
[Concord] The Forum Against Harmful Practices (FAHP), a coalition of civil society organizations, has strongly condemned the spate of initiation of girls going on across the country, with incidences reported in Port Loko, Tonkolili, Bombali districts, and Western Area Rural and Urban.

2016-08-25 Pregnant Women, Lactating Mothers to Go Back to School
[Concord] Deputy Director of Education in Port Loko District has told Concord Times that 28 learning centres, which were established for pregnant women and lactating mothers, would fold-up by the end of this month, and that students would return to normal schooling.

2016-08-25 Cricket - Sierra Leone Name Final U-19 Squad
[Concord] Sierra Leone Cricket Association technical team has named the final 14-man squad for the ICC African U-19 tournament, which will run from 10th to 18th September in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2016-08-25 Mohamed Rahman Swaray Outlines Victory Plan
[Concord] As the opposition Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) prepares to elect new national executive officers ahead of crucial elections in 2018, a formidable candidate has thrown his heart into the ring for the enviable position of National Secretary General.

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