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Hon. KKY: Non-Partisan Local Councils Will Lead to a One-Party State in Our Nascent Democracy

Today, February 26, 2021, at a meeting of representatives of 13 political parties with the Parliamentary Committee on Local Government, the leader of the NGC in parliament, Hon Kandeh Yumkella, admonished the committee to treat the issues...

Public education on Public Education: Sierra Leone wins $450,000 as Education Sector Plan Development Grant

Allow me as I again celebrate team Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education SL and the Government of Sierra Leone who has gotten confirmation today that we received $450,000 (Grant Agent is UNICEF-SL) from Global Partnership for Education...

Misuse of Public Monies due to Lukewarm Implementation of Audit Recommendations

A Commentary By Ranger The World Bank, the country’s principal infrastructural development partner in a report published on June 30, 2019 noted that, “Despite the remarkable progress achieved since the end of the civil...

Parliament Approves New Minister Of Health

By: John T AllieuPublic Relations UnitMoHS. The Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Tuesday 9th February 2021 approved with unanimity the Tenth Report of its Committee on Appointments and Public Service, chaired by the...

Parliament Nabs Impersonator

Following a citizen’s arrest of an alleged scammer, Parliament in an emergency press conference on the 4th February 2021 presented a suspect named: Vandy Von Kallon, a Research Manager at Sierra Leone Maritime Administration to Members of...

Govt. of Japan to Provide USD 3,555,271 for Rural Renewable Energy

By Ranger On 27th January 2021, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) signed a new project agreement with the Government of Japan which will provide financial support of USD 3,555,271 for the...

Sierra Leone to Host 1st ECOWAS Parliament Extraordinary Session 2021

By Abdul Malik Bangura At the climax of the 2nd ordinary session of ECOWAS Parliament held virtually, the Speaker of the Regional Parliament has on Tuesday 19th January 2021 confirmed that Sierra Leone will...

2019 Audit Report Exposes Serious Flaws in Parliament

The 2019 Audit Report uncovers egregious flaws in the handling of Constituency Development Funds (CDF) by MPs, amounting to 22 billion Leones. Schedules to the financial statements for Constituency Development Funds examined by the...

NCRA in the Spotlight for Inability to Issue ID Cards

By Ranger Many Sierra Leoneans and others have been expressing disgust over the delay on the part of the National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA) to issue Identity Cards (IDs) to citizens and non-citizens for...
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Government Needs to Address Escalating Prices of Basic Commodities

A Commentary By Ranger Higher food prices are hurting the poor greatly. For example,...
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Audiofrica Celebrates 3 Years of Excellence

By Edward Vamboi As part of their strides to give voice to African music, Audiofrica has on 27th February...

The story of Sierra Juice

In this country efforts have not been made in the past to translate natural fruits into tangible beverages that are meant for...

Finance Minister Outlines Government’s Development Interventions

The Minister of Finance, Jacob Jusu Saffa has intimated that it is important that some public education be done on the state...

Climate change is a threat to national development – EU Ambassador Tom Vens

By Ranger The European Union Ambassador in Sierra Leone, Tom Vens has said that climate change is posing serious...