• To Monitor Salone Elections… ICC To Jet In

     

    It is now an established custom for international observers from organizations such as the United Nations, the European Union, the Africa Union, ECOWAS and others to monitor the conduct of elections in democratic African countries. The essence of such monitoring is to help ensure that elections are free, fair, transparent and the results credible.

    Another reason why international observers monitor elections, is to ensure that they are free from violence. Accordingly, concerned about…

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    Over Election Violence… 56 Face Judgement Tomorrow

     

    There were much weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth by relatives, friends and loved ones of fifty-six accused of perpetuating election related violence when they made their second appearance at the Freetown Magistrate Court No. 1, and were whisked back to the Pademba Road Male Correctional Centre on remand.

    The fifty-six clique and gang members including their leaders who would be full of regret whilst they languish in remand custody will tomorrow know what their fate is when Mag…

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    At Ernest Bai Koroma University, Port Loko Campus… Chericoco Lectures Students

     

    The 2018 presidential election is characterized by the focus of presidential candidates of the All People’s Congress, Sierra Leone People’s Party and the National Grand Coalition on intellectual discourse with university students who are the country’s future leaders.

    Last week Friday, 16th February, 2018, a day after the six leading presidential candidates outlined their governance goals and objectives to the entire nation in a Presidential Debate held at the Bintumani Hotel in Free…

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    BEWARE!! Tramadol Injection In Town

     

    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    Some unscrupulous business people are alleged to be illegally smuggling Tramadol injection into the country and selling it illegal drugs peddlers.

    This concern was raised by the Executive Director of Sierra Leone Youth Development and Child Link (SLYDL), Habib T. Kamara during a non- violence election campaign activity to hundred of vulnerable youths in Makeni town and Freetown.

    According to him, the increase in the illegal use of Tramadol tablet/injection…

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    PCMH Holds 2017 Annual Health Review Meeting

     

    By Kadrie Koroma

    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Princess Christian Maternity Teaching Hospital (PCMH) with support from Doctors with Africa (CUAMM) has held its 2017 Annual Health Review Meeting on Wednesday February 14, 2018 at the John James Complex, Jenner Wright Road in Freetown.

     

    The Annual Health Review Meeting was conducted to share the data on activities of the hospital during the period 2017, and to engage key stakeholders in the effort to reduce…

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    Ahead Of Elections… PPRC Shifts To Top Gear

     

    The Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on 16th February 2018 paid courtesy calls to the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Office of National Security (ONS) and the Sierra Leone Police (SLP). This visit was to officially present the EPG members and to share their mandate ahead of the March 7 2018 elections.

    Members of the EPG will be engaged in high level dialogue and mediation with the leadership of political parties and their respective Presidential Candidates.  The EPG will also under…

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    Lower Bambara Chiefdom… NaCSA Boosts Health Service

     

    The National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) with support from the Islamic Bank has given a facelift to the health sector in Lower Bambara Chiefdom, Kenema District with the commencement of the construction of three community health complexes through the second phase of the Sierra Leone Community Driven Development Project (SLCDDII) in three sections including Konjo, Kpandebu and Kamboma, worth over two billion Leones.

    At the rolling out ceremony on Tuesday, 13th February, 2018…

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    Freetown In Red Today

     

    Today Friday 26th January, 2018 is the turn of the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) to paint the capital Freetown and district headquarters where the presidential and parliamentary candidates will present themselves for nomination ahead o…

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    US$1B Port Investment

    True to his word, when he became President of the Republic of Sierra Leone in September 2007 and promised not only to run the country but would also turn the entire country into a busy workshop with the vision to lay a solid infrastructural foundation that would enable the country to eventually reach middle income level – move from economic dependence to true independence, His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday 24th January, 2018 at the Queen Elizabeth II Quay in Cline Town launched t…

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    For Peaceful Elections… LAB Engages Traditional Healers

     
    A cross section of members of the Traditional Healers Association has pledged to work with the Legal Aid Board through the Anti-Election Violence Platform to ensure the national elections on 7th March, 2018 are free, fair and free of intimidation. They made the pledge on Tuesday 23rd January when they paid a courtesy call on the Executive Director of the Legal Aid Board, Madam Fatmata Claire Carlton-Hanciles, to answer to calls for support to the Anti-Election Violence Platform.

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    Big Boost For Allen Town Municipal

     

     

    A cross section of members of the Sierra Leone Progressive Union, USA branch on Monday 22nd January     made a donation to the Allen Town Municipal Primary School in the eastern part of Freetown.

    The move, according to the union, is part of its goal to promote education in the country. The donated items included 40 chairs, 20 desks/tables, a communication device for impaired-speech pupils and some exercise books. The donation was made at the school premises in the presence…

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    For Nomination Of Candidates… SLPP Out Today

     

    The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) will today conclude nomination for presidential and parliamentary candidates across the country for the 7th March, 2017 multitier elections.

    Speaking to The Exclusive, the Editor of the Unity Newspa…

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    In Libya… 500 S/Leoneans Asked Out

     

    Reports reaching The Exclusive reveal that over 500 Sierra Leoneans who are stranded in the North African state of Libya are currently undergoing psychosocial therapy and identification of countries of origin prior to their departure for what they perceived was ‘greener pasture.’

    It could be recalled that in late 2017 thousands of immigrants in Libya were identified for repatriation to their countries of origin.

    Report has it that those who were repatriated in 2017 included Sierr…

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    Special Tribute Frank Kposowa!!! Another Strong Pen Has Broken

     

    By David Jabati

    The sudden death of a senior journalist, the late Hon. Frank Kposowa took us all aback at The Exclusive. Equally, we believe, so were all other journalists particularly those who served under the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) presidency of the late man.

    We at The Exclusive particularly felt the irreparable loss because the late Hon. Frank Kposowa was up to his death a close friend of this institution. While he was an active journalist and even whe…

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    AYV Braces Up For Presidential Debate

     

    Ahead of the upcoming 2018 Presidential debate, the Management of the African Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire past Tuesday disclosed plans that will ensure a successful event.

    Speaking to journalists at their Tower Hill Broadcasting Station, the Director of Operations, Angela Angwey, disclosed that the event will be hosted at the prestigious Bintumani Conference Center on the 15th of February, 2018 and will be moderated by seasoned BBC journalist, Hassan Harouni. The event, she furt…

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