• Bio Throws Bombshell

     

    President Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio at the weekend paid a thank you visit to his home village of Tihun in the Bonthe district.

    Addressing a rapt audience of his people in a mixture of his mother tongue Mende and the national lingua fra…

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    Free Education A Must -Pres. Bio

     

    The ‘New Direction’ administration under President Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio is on course to deliver its free education flagship project starting in the 2018/2019 school year. For the project to succeed, the President has called on the citizenry to support his government and the Ministry of Basic Education to make it work.

    In improving the quality and availability of education in the country, President Bio had noted that it would go a long way in empowering the youth of this count…

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    In Complementing Government’s Effort To Actualize Free Education… Mercury Int.  Pledges Le12B To Construct Schools

     

     

    Public Relations Department, Mercury International

    The premier sports betting and lottery company, Mercury International on Thursday 9th August, 2018 presented a proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to the Minister of Basic Primary and Secondary Education, Mr. Alpha Osman Timbo at his New England Ville office in Freetown for the construction of 80 classroom buildings.

    The proposal is geared towards complementing Government’s effort in achieving its flagship programme w…

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    Put Young People At The Centre -States UNFPA Executive Director

     

     

    The UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem has said on International Youth Day 2018 that in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and make good on their pledge to leave no one behind and to build lasting peace, the young people should not only belong to the centre of their collective efforts but should also be embraced as active partners on the journey together. Below is the statement of the UNFPA Executive Director on International Youth Day:

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    Review Executive Order -Red Cross Insists

     

    The Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) has called on the Government of Sierra Leone to review Executive Order No. 1 to enable them clear their 40ft container at the Queen Elizabeth II Quay and respond to any crisis that my occur.

    According to the SLRCS Communication Officer, Abu Bakarr Tarawalie, their operations have been negatively impacted by the Executive Order No. 1 that cancelled duty waivers on imported consignments not covered by the Vienna Convention. He said the 2012 S…

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    As NRA Boss Shifts To Top Gear… Gbalamuya Customs Post Nets Billions

     

    By Thomas S. Kembay

    The National Revenue Authority (NRA) Supervisor at the Gbalamuya Customs Post in Kambia District, Mr. Joseph Rogers has disclosed that since he took over the post, they have been hitting above the Le2 billion monthly target.

    In an exclusive interview with this press during the familiarization tour of customs posts around the country by the new Commissioner General, Dr. Samuel Jibao, Mr. Joseph Rogers said with team spirit, commitment and determination in fulfi…

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    APC Vs SLPP… Fire For Fire

     

    Very obvious is that the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP)  and the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) do not see eye to eye, and at the slightest provocation cannot resist going for each other’s jugular vein.

    Four months after the momentous 2018 presidential elections that saw a change of power from the hands of APC to SLPP, the scathing war of words between different personaliuties and functionaries of the two parties continues unabated.

    In the latest “fire for…

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    No Witch-Hunt -Bio Says

     

    Since President Bio issued an executive order in July declaring that all those who owe the state money must pay within thirty days, the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has been very vigorous in bringing to account all defaulters.

    The determination of the government to recover all monies owed the state by defaulters has not gone down well in some political circles, with particularly the APC fuming that the ongoing anti-corruption drive targets only its officials that served in the f…

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    Rokel Commercial Bank… Bank With Excellence

     
    Logo – Meaning and Purpose
    The mountainous background with the letters RCB superimposed to demonstrate financial stability, permanence, strength and resilience.
    Mission statement
    “The mission of Rokel Commercial Bank is to provide banking and related financial services in a manner that builds strong, lasting and satisfying relationships with customers, employees, shareholders and the communities in which the bank operates.”

    Overview of RCB

    A leading financial service provider th…

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    ACCIDENT Unidentified Diseased Buried 

     

    One Osman Sesay, owner of trailer truck with registration number- AMW 656 which was involve in an accident with a Mercedes Benz, mini bus (‘poda-poda’) with registration number – ANV 749 at the Murray Town-Wilkinson Road interjection on the 22 of July 2018 at around 1pm that led to the death of an unknown male adult black, has said he ready to have dialogue with family members or relatives of the deceased as and when the need arises.

    He made this call last Friday, 10th August, 2018 …

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    Big Shakeup At MOHs -3 Sent Home

     

    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    The Former Chief Medical Officer at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Brima Kargbo, the Chief Nursing  Officer, Matron Hossainatu Koroma and the Director of Planning, Dr. S.A.S Kargbo have all been reportedly been officially asked by the Director of Human Resources to proceed on leave.

    According to the letter sent to the three senior officers, the move is part of the MoHS current restructuring drive across the entire Ministry.

    The restructuring pl…

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    COMMISION OF INQUIRY -Abdulai Conteh To Defend APC

     

    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    Erudite constitutional Lawyer, Dr. Abdulai O. Conteh and a battery of other lawyers are reported to busy putting bits and pieces together to defend party officials of the former All People’s Congress (APC) led government during the proposed Commission of Inquiry hearing instituted by the current Sierra Leone People’s Congress (SLPP) led government. The battery of lawyers are reported to be religiously looking at the recently published Governance Transition (GTT)…

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    2023 Elections…. APC Endorse Samura

     

    The dust has settled after the titanic presidential election battle between the now ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) and the main opposition, All People’s Congress (APC) that saw the latter losing narrowly to the former.

    After the National Electoral Commission (NEC) announced the result of the keenly fought race, there was a lot of anguish, acrimony, pointing of fingers and casting of blames for the party’s loss. The bulk of the blame was heaped on the party’s Chairman and …

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    100 Days & Still Counting… NRA Nets Le229B

     

    The National Revenue Authority (NRA) is reported to have unprecedentedly raised a revenue of over 229 billion Leones within the first hundred days of the ‘New Direction,’ Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) led administration.

    The Authority under the astute leadership of the newly appointed Commissioner General, Dr. Samuel Jibao reportedly increased revenue collection from Le 807 billion between January and March 2018 to Le 1,037 trillion, amounting to an increase in revenue raised i…

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    On August 14 and 15… 828 For Hajj

     

    The Deputy Minister of Social Welfare Gender and Children’s Affairs, Mr. Mahamed Haji Kella has disclosed that 828 Sierra Leoneans are set for this year’s pilgrimage to the Holy Land of Mecca, Saudi Arabia for the Hajj ceremony on the 14th and 15th of August this year.

    The Deputy Minister said that on the 12th and 13th of August, all pilgrims will converge at the Atlantic Hall for final orientation and after that they will be given a farewell speech by President Julius Maada Bio bef…

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