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Sierra Leone & 5 Others Reject use of the Eco

It could be recalled that in one of our recent publications we highlighted that the Central Bank of Sierra Leone stated that for now it will maintain the use of the Leone as opposed to the use of the Eco as the new legal tender until a scheduled meeting of …

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‘University Status is Overdue…’ – MMCET Students Lambasts

Friday 17 January 2020 will go down the annals of history of the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology (MMCET) polytechnic as a turning point a date that will be remembered when aggrieved and frustrated students of the Polytechnic’s three campuses demonstrated peacefully over the undue delay by the …

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Presidential Pardon Liberates Prison Beauty Queen & 533 Others

In an unprecedented development the winner of Sierra Leone’s first ever prison beauty contest has been granted a presidential pardon Ms Sia Kembe, 20, was among over 500 prisoners earmarked for release as part of a presidential clemency to mark the New Year, this medium learnt. On New Year’s Day, …

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Seawright Mining, U.S. Ambassador Handover Cold Room to Gorama Mende

The U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria E. Brewer has joined Seawright Mining Company to commission a modern cold room facility constructed and donated by the Company for the people of Gorama Mende. The commissioning took place on Wednesday 11th December 2019 at the Mondema Community, Gorama Mende, Kenema District …

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EMERGENCY Hospital Becomes Goderich Safoes

The EMERGENCY Surgical and Paediatric Centre in Goderich now Goderich Safoes, has been rated by many for its efficient medical services that it has been rendering on a pro bono basis over the years. Besides, rendering specialized medical treatments to the poor and needy the EMERGENCY Centre also implements programmes …

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Poor Electricity Supply Is The Issue Of The Day

A Commentary By Ranger Despite the challenges, the importance of building on the country’s power sector in order to fast track private sector development to foster overall socioeconomic development cannot be overstated. Without heat, light and power you cannot build or run the factories and cities that provide goods, jobs …

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International Health Regulation 2019 Annual Report Out

In fulfilment of its obligation, Sierra Leone has completed its 2019 self-evaluation to determine the country’s health security capacities as required by the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005). A comprehensive multi-sectoral approach was used to fill the mandatory IHR State Party Self-Assessment Annual Reporting (SPAR) tool. The SPAR obliges countries …

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