• ACC To Indict Big Names  

       

    A new more dynamic and proactive era has certainly dawned in the country’s fight against corruption with the announcement made by the Commissioner of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Joseph Ben Kaifala Esq. during a recent interactive meeting at the Commission’s Gloucester Street headquarters in Freetown with Civil Society and the media.

    The ACC Czar, amongst other issues, told stakeholders in Sierra Leone’s fight against graft that the ACC would very soon spring into action with indi…

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    Salone, China Sign Visa Agreement

     

    By Thomas S. Kembay

    The government through parliament on Friday, 9th November ratified the mutual visa exemption for Diplomatic and Service passport holders’ agreement between the People’s Republic of China and Sierra Leone.

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba who tabled the agreement for ratification explained the need to have such agreement for holders of diplomatic and service passports.

    “About 30 countries have mutual visa free agr…

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    To Boost Free Education… 90 Containers To Arrive Soon

     

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    The Coordinator of the free quality education scheme, Amara Sowa has at a press conference disclosed that ninety containers of teacher’s guide and pupils handbooks will arrive at the Queen Elizabeth II Quay within the next couple of weeks.

    Upon arrival, he said, the items will be distributed by ‘Leh Wi Lan,’ an organisation funded by DFID.

    Added to that, Mr. Sowa further informed that the government has allocated the sum of Le69.9 billion for the i…

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    As Madingo Association In USA Steps In… Big Boost for Orphans 

     

    The Madingo Association-Kankele based in Dallas, United States of America (USA) recently donated a whooping five thousand United States dollars to the Variety Orphanage Home at Genet Lane, Kingtom, west of Freetown.

    Making the donation on behalf of the association, the Treasurer, Mr. Sidi Daboh said, the association was approached by the orphanage for assistance. “We decided to come to the aid of these children because we believe children are the future of the country,” he said, add…

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    On Tourism And Cyber Bullying… 2017 AYV Miss University Beauty Queen Talks Tough

     

    By Edmond Alim B Fornah

    Isha Georgina Bangura, the 2017 AYV Miss University winner and former student at the History and Sociology Department at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, has stated that she is contesting for the Miss West Africa Sierra Leone competition because she wanted to use it as a platform to market the country’s tourism potentials abroad and influence investment which will help to improve the economy and provide jobs for young people.

    The 23-year old…

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    To Embark On Agriculture… First Lady Inspires Women

     

    By Thomas S. Kembay

    The First Lady, Fatima Bio on Saturday 10th November 2018 paid a visit to her farm in Masiaka, Port Loko District where she demonstrated commitment in promoting agriculture and called on all Sierra Leonean women to follow suit.

    “President Bio is keen on agriculture as one of his priority areas to boost the economy during his first five years,” she said. Sierra Leone, she said, should have enough to feed her people and to export, whilst calling on the womenfolk…

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    With 10% Salary Increase… Teachers Demand More

     

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    The Sierra Leone Teachers Union (SLTU) has recently called on the government to look into the conditions of service of teachers in order to ensure efficacy in the free quality education flagship project of the ‘New Direction’ government.

    According to a member of the Union, Ibrahim Jalloh, the 10% salary increment for teacher is not enough adding that they were expecting more than that, adding that they have called on government several times to improv…

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    Salary Commission To Be Established

     

    By Thomas S. Kembay

    The Deputy Principal Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Mathew Dingie at the usual government press briefing held recently at the Conference Room of the Ministry of Information and Communications, Youyi Building, disclosed that plans are underway to set up what he referred to as a Salary Commission.

    According to the Deputy Financial Secretary, the setting up of the Commission would be to look into salary scheme of Ministries, Departments and A…

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    Chaos In Parliament

     

    Tension and open confrontation between the Members of Parliament of the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) and their chief antagonists, the All People’s Congress (APC) not always too far from the surface.

    It boiled over into open hostility on Friday, 10th November, 2018 in the Well of Parliament over a motion raised by an SLPP MP, Hon. Hindolo Moiwo.

    Hon. Moiwo moved that the contract that was granted by the former government to NetPage to print Sierra Leone passports must…

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    Mohamed Bangura For APC Flagbearer

     

    By Ayodele Deen Cole

    Opposition All Peoples Congress (APC)  Member of Parliament, Hon. Mohamed Bangura, representing Constituency 65 in Karene district has intimated The Exclusive that he intends to vie for the 2023 APC presidential flagbearer position in the party’s forthcoming 2021 National Delegates Convention.

    Hon. Mohamed Bangura’s intention is against the backdrop of the Chairman and Leader of the party in consultation with the National Advisory Council (NAC) having agreed …

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    In The Extractive Industry… VP Speaks On Transparency

     

    The Hon. Vice President Dr. Mohamed JuldehJalloh on Thursday November 8th 2018 stated that the ‘New Direction’ Government is taking the issue of transparency in the Extractive Industry very seriously.

    He made this statement during a courtesy call on him at his Tower Hill Office in Freetown by the EITI Validation Team from Oslo, Norway who are in the country to assess whether the EITI implementation of the country is consistent with EITI standard.

    The Hon. Vice President underline…

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    Pope Meets Foreign Affairs Minister

     

    Pope and Patriach Theodoros II accompanied by the Ambassador of Egypt to Sierra Leone, Ambassador Maher Almahdy visited the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation at his Tower Hill Office in Freetown.

    The purpose of the visit was to celebrate the Tenth (10th) anniversary since the establishment of the Orthodox Church Mission in Sierra Leone (2007/8).

    In his opening remarks, Dr. Alie Kabba welcomed the pope and team on behalf of his Excellency Dr.Julius Maada Bi…

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    With Big Brother Housemates SL TV Show Slated For 2019… AYV Gets Bigger

     

    The arguably leading Television Station in Sierra Leone, African Young Voices (AYV) Television of the AYV Media Empire in collaboration with the leading mobile telecommunications company, Africell Sierra Leone has formerly announced that by popular demand, the two institutions have decided to host the Big Brother Housemates Sierra Leone TV show come February next year.

    Unveiling the TV show at the AYV Conference Room on Wesley Street, Tower Hill, Freetown past Friday, 10th November,…

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    Bio Conferred Honorary Degree

    State House, Freetown, Thursday 8 October 2018 – The West African College of Physicians has conferred an honorary degree on His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio at State House in Freetown, making him the ninth Awardee of the honorary fellowship degree since the college’s establishment in Lagos, Nigeria in 1976.

     

    President of the College, Dr Ifeoma Egbuonu, thanked President Bio for receiving the honour, in Latin a degree honoris causa. She said the college would continue to cont…

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    ACC Drops Bombshell -Ebola Money Choppers In Trouble

     

     By Thomas S. Kembay

    Addressing pressmen and Civil Society Organisation during an interactive session on the activities of the Commission, past Thursday, 8th November, 2018, the Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Francis Ben Kelfala Esq. disclosed, among other things, the payment of Forty thousand United State Dollars; list of big names to be released for investigation into Ebola money scam; National Revenue Authority (NRA) case closed and the passport matter to b…

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