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7 Died in Flash Flooding in Freetown

At least seven people are dead after flash flooding hit Freetown on Friday 2nd August, 2019 amid torrential rains, mortuary sources said. More rain is expected as some residents fear possible mudslides like the ones that devastated parts of Freetown two years ago. The Chief Coroner, Sinneh Kamara at the …

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Grindrod Recovers Locomotives from Sierra Leone

JSE-listed freight and financial services company Grindrod has, taken delivery of 20 of its locomotives that had been recovered and transported from Sierra Leone to the Port of Durban. The locomotives had been contracted in 2012 for hauling iron-ore from the Tonkilili mine to Pepel port, but the mine halted …

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The Die is Cast… New SLAJ Executive Emerges

By Ranger The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) held its Triennial General Meeting at the Golden Tulip Hotel at Aberdeen in the West End of Freetown with the theme ‘Social media and the Future of Journalism in Sierra Leone’ from the 12th July to 13th July 2019. On the …

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Henrietta Mbawah Wins Sister’s Choice Award 2019

By Foday Moriba Conteh Sierra Leone winning actress, TV and Radio personality, Movie Director, Producer, Chief Executive Officer -Sierra Leoneans Lives Matter, a non-governmental organization that advocates for good governance, women and girls empowerment Henrietta Mbawah ,who also doubles as Chief Executive Officer Manor River Entertainment Company recently bagged the …

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Sierra Leone Legal Aid Board Opens Child Maintenance Account

The Sierra Leone Legal Aid Board has opened the first child maintenance account at the Siaka Stevens Street Branch of the Rokel Commercial Bank. The Human Resource Manager of the Board, Ms. Audrey Williams oversaw the opening of the account. According to Ms. Williams, the accounts will be opened at …

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Development Minister Attends G7+ Meeting in Portugal

The Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr. Francis Kai-Kai has over the weekend concluded series of meetings in his capacity as Chair of the G7+ Group of Countries and Co-Chair of the International Dialogue on Peace building and State building (IDPS) in Lisbon, Portugal. The theme of this year’s …

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