• Over Leema’s Utterance… Koroma Breaks Silence


    Office of Former President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma

    Femi Turner Drive, Goderich, Freetown

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    Palo Conteh Blasts


    By Thomas S Kembay

    Former Minister of Defence in the outgoing Ernest Bai Koroma led administration, Rtd Major Alfred Palo Conteh has expressed anger over what he dubbed as foolish allegations by the Sierra Leone People’s party (SLPP) Publicity Secretary Lahai Lawrence Leema.

    In an angry mood, the erstwhile Defence Minister fumed that such baseless and foolish allegations made by the SLPP spokesperson has the potential to create civil and national unrest but that authorities conce…

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    SIERRATEL In Trouble  -Owes Govt USD13M


    President Rtd. Brig, Julius Maada Bio’s government is reportedly fulfilling its elections promises to plug financial loopholes that will enable the government to make good on its free education promise, as well as to enable it meet its other financial commitments.

    One major state owned company that has been found out to owe the National Revenue Authority (NRA) a huge chunk of revenue is the Sierra Leone Telecommunications Company (SIERRATEL).

    An official letter from the Ministry …

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    KKY Rejects Appointment


    Firebrand leader of the National Grand Coalition (NGC) party, Hon. Alhaji Dr Kandeh Yumkella, has categorically stated that he wants no ministerial parliament, adding that he is in parliament to help ensure good governance in the country. H…

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    JFK Rescues Abacha Street Traders


    By Thomas S. Kembay

    Erstwhile Attorney General and Minister of Justice,

    Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara has, reportedly, through his wife, come to the rescue of traders on Abacha Street, Freetown whose tables were destroyed shortly after the presidential run-off results were announced on the 4th April, 2018, allegedly by supporters of the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP).

    Addressing the beneficiaries while donating 100 market tables past Tuesday 17th April, 2018, Mrs. Lynett…

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    Bio Must Warn Leema! -The Public Demands


    The people of this country who have so far been very tolerant over the overblown statements and inciting utterances of Lahai Lawrence Leema, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP’s) National Publicity Secretary when his party was in opposition have finally in disgust said that enough is enough; and that his boss, His Excellency Rtd. Brig. Bio, must rein him.

    The people warn that if President Bio does not do so immediately, Leema’s irresponsible and very provocative utterances at a t…

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    Pressure Mounts On Bio


    Over 500 members of the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) at home and abroad are reported to be pressuring President Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Wonnie Bio for mouth-watering for jobs.

    It is truism that the greatest existential probl…

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    APC Vs SLPP… New  Speaker Tomorrow


    By Ayodele Deen Cole

    The Director of Communications at the House of Parliament, Cyril Juxon Smith has announced that lawmakers will tomorrow Thursday 19th April, 2018 elect a Speaker and Deputy for the Fifth Parliament of the Second Republic of Sierra Leone.

    Having undergone an induction course yesterday to make them au fait with the procedures guiding parliamentary debates and other protocols, the 146 ordinary Members of Parliament and Paramount Chief Members of Parliament will …

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    SLPP Old Guards Vs New Kids


    By David Jabati

    The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) led government of Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio is reportedly grappling with who to put where, considering the barrage of brains in its storehouse up for grab.

    As the new President announces his cabinet in trickles or by percentage just as the election results were called by the National Returning Officer of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), ears are itching as the public pensively await the next set of names to be calle…

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    More Appointments Soon


    With the ushering in of President Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Wonnie Bio into State House with his accompanying “New Direction” state governance policy, comes also a change of personnel in both the cabinet and the higher strata of the civil and…

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    Sierra Leoneans Protest In USA


    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    A concerned group of Sierra Leoneans from different political parties are reported to have, last week, staged a peaceful protest in New Jersey, United States of America (USA), unrealistically calling for fresh elections to be held in Sierra Leone.

    According to one of the group leaders, Abdulai Suma, there were several irregularities during the conduct of the elections by the National Electoral Commission (NEC), adding that because of those irregularities the …

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    JFK Congratulates Margai


    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    The Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara has reportedly congratulated his successor, Lawyer Charles Francis Margai on his appointment by the new government to serve as the country’s Attorney General in such capacity.

    In a public message sent out to his supporters, the former AG expressed delight for the appointment of the former presidential flagbearer for the People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC), adding that as …

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    2 Smugglers Arrested


    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    Report has it that police personnel in the northern border town of Kambia are currently investigating two business people for smuggling of local products contrary to the laws of the country.

    According to the LUC, Kambia Division, the two business people were arrested at the weekend while trying to smuggle two trucks load of palm oil to neigbouring Guinea.

    According to the Collector of the National Revenue Authority (NRA) at Gbalamuya customs post, Ibrahim …

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    Curfew Lifted


    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    The Sierra Leone Police (SLP) has lifted the 8pm – 6am curfew that was imposed on residents in Makeni, Magburaka and Kambia, following the announcement of the 31st March presidential run-off election result by the National Electoral Commission (NEC).

    However, the SLP, reports say, continues its rigorous night patrol to maintain security, stability and decorum. According to the Regional Commander, North-East, they are very pleased that the entire region is now…

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    Over Government’s Suspension Of Trade… Timber Association Chairman Speaks


    The Chairman of Sierra Leone Timber Association, Mr. Abass Janneh has welcomed government’s decision to suspend the exportation of timber logs.

    Speaking to journalists at his Bai Bureh Road offices Calaba Town, Mr. Janneh on behalf of his association applauded the suspension on timber log exportation which, he said, was done at the right time and in the interest of the country. He further lamented that over the years, foreigners and foreign dominance in the trade was not in the inte…

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