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Pepper Scarcity Exposes Agriculture Sector

A Commentary By Ranger Uncharacteristically, the past two months has seen the price of a cup of pepper which used to be sold at between Le1, 000 and Le2, 000 shooting up dramatically to...

19 Paramount Chieftaincy Elections in October

According to the Director of Local Government, Newman Combey, out of fifty-seven vacancies, nineteen Paramount Chieftaincy elections will be conducted across the country in October, 2020. National Electoral Commision (NEC) in collaboration with the...

US Ambassador Maria E. Brewer Romances With the Media

By Ranger The Ambassador of the United States of America to Sierra Leone, Ambassador Maria E. Brewer on Wednesday 16th September 2020 held a round-table discussion with a cross-section of the media in Sierra...

Guma Dam Passes Assessment Test

On Wednesday 16th September, 2020 The Millennium Challenge Coordinating Unit (MCCU) presented its final report on Conditions Assessment of Guma Dam, its Transmission and Reservoirs System and Assessment of Treatment Processes at the Shangri La Conference Room,...

Chinese Medical Expert Teams Bid Farewell

By Ranger A send-off party was held by the Chinese Embassy in Sierra Leone at the Freetown International Conference Center, Bintumani Hotel, on September 15, 2020, to bid farewell to the three Chinese Medical...

Ex-Sierra Leone Rebel Leader Released

Gbao will be able to serve the remainder of his sentence in his community of Blama, a town in Sierra Leone's Eastern Province, subject to close supervision and strict conditions A former rebel leader...

As Unbundling of the Institution Takes Centre Stage… The True Story About SALCAB Emerges

After running Sierra Leone Cable (SALCAB), an agency that controls the country’s internet gateway, for over a year without realising much returns and the institution was in huge debt, the agency closed down in 2017 with a...

NRM Declares Commitment to ‘Democratise’ APC

The National Reformation Movement (NRM) on the 10 September 2020 stated that it has met with the APC leadership over the past one month to try to resolve the constitutional issues which form the centre of interest...

Perception Report Nails Parliament as Most Corrupt Institution

Parliament has been named as one of the corrupt institutions in the country according to a latest Corruption Perception Report published by the DFID-Funded PFM Consortium in partnership with the Center for Accountability and the Rule of...

Rokel Commercial Bank Opens New Branch in Kailahun

By Ranger The Rokel Commercial Bank has commissioned its newly constructed branch in Kailahun District on the 5th September, 2020 during a colourful and auspicious ceremony which took place at the famous Kailahun Court...
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Government to CONSFICATE Properties of Former President Koroma

Government has accepted the COI recommendations to confiscate properties of former President Koroma. His houses in Freetown...
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Issuing skewed White Papers without publishing the actual COI Reports, is just criminal Says Sylvia Blyden

I am HAPPY today but let me say that selectively issuing skewed White Papers without the simultaneous publishing of the actual Commission...

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Receives Reports of Commissions of Inquiry and White Papers, Assures Full Implementation of Reports

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Receives Reports of Commissions of Inquiry and White Papers, Assures Full Implementation...

Sierra Leone Registered 5 New Confirmed Cases, 0 New Death And 1 New Recoveries From Coronavirus

COVID-19 Update24th September 20205 Cases2188 cumulative confirmedFor more details please check the NACOVERC daily press statement

Statement By President Bio At The Formal Presentation Of The Commissions Of Inquiry And The Government White Paper Report

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, DR. JULIUS MAADA BIO, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBIC OF SIERRA LEONE, AT THE PRESS...