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A To-do-list for Sierra Leone in 2021

By Dr Babatunde Ahonsi As we put a very challenging 2020 behind us, Sierra Leone like the rest of the world must seek to build forward better from the devastating socioeconomic impact of the...

To Transform 34 Military Hospital… Kings Production to Fund Construction of 100-Bed Paediatric Hospital

Khalil Hijazi, Chief Executive Officer of Kings Production Sierra Leone Limited, a company that manufactures non-alcoholic beverages, on Friday 18th December, 2020 was in the company of the First Lady, Madam Fatima Bio, to turn the sod...

Who Killed RSLAF Lance Corporal Saidu (alias little)?

The questions that many people are currently asking are: Who killed Lance Corporal Saidu alias Little? Why was he killed? According to a report received by this medium on the 20 December 2020 around...

Doctors, Staffs, Patients Report Appalling Conditions At Connaught Hospital…

A Commentary By Ranger Being the country’s largest referral hospital for almost all kinds of sicknesses, the Ministry of Health and Sanitation as a matter of priority must pay serious attention to reports by...

Sierra Leone Bar Association Gets New Executive

The Sierra Leone Bar Association (SLBA) over the years had received an overwhelming criticism from the media, colleagues at the Bar and members of the public for either being a toothless bull dog or a politically infamous...

Rodney Edmond Michael Declares Candidacy for SLFA Presidency

By Foday Moriba Conteh Sierra Leone seasoned football administrator and one time Chairman of the Bo District Football Association, Rodney Edmond Michael, has on Thursday 12th November, 2020 officially declared his intention to contest...

Whilst Parliament in Denial… Chief Justice Edwards Praised For Admitting Corruption in Judiciary

A Commentary By Ranger It is very admirable and commendable of the forthright Head of the Judiciary, Chief Justice Babatunde Edwards, to admit that there is corruption in the Judiciary; and to not stop...

National Commission for Democracy Poised to Reintroduce Civic Education in Schools

On the 9th November 2020, the National Commission for Democracy (NCD), with support from the Government of Sierra Leone commenced its Community Face to Face Discussions on Government Issues with All Walks of Life in the Western...

SLPP Chairman Aspirant Jimmy Batilo Songa Speaks On His Vision And Mission For The Party

Unity: Good day Mr. Jimmy Batilo Songa. Would you like to do an interview with the Unity Press in relation to your declaration to become the next chairman of the SLPP? JBS: I am...

CSOs Call on ACC Czar to Protect Persons Supporting Fight against Graft

By Ranger In a letter dated 28th October 2020 signed by over fifty Civil Society Organizations and addressed to the Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Francis Ben Kaifala, copying the Secretary to the...
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Sierra Leone Registered 8 New Confirmed Cases, 0 New Death And 25 New Recoveries From Coronavirus

COVID-19 Update18th January 20218 New Cases3014 Cumulative Confirmed CasesFor more details please check the NACOVERC daily press statement

CSOs Urge Parliament to Act Decisively on 2019 Audit Report

By Foday Moriba Conteh A consortium of Civil Society Organizations comprising Budget Advocacy Network (BAN), Center for Accountability and...

FAO & Stakeholders Validate Report on Impacts of COVID-19 on Agriculture

The Assistant Country Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Sierra Leone in Charge of Programs,...

Submit 2019 Audit Report Implementation Plan in 3 Weeks Or… – Financial Secretary Orders Vote Controllers

On January 14th, 2021 the Financial Secretary, Sahr Lahai Jusu, while addressing Vote Controllers at his George Street Office, sternly gave them...