• Bintumani III Today

     

    A representative cross section of Sierra Leoneans from various walks of life with the exception of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party will meet today at the Bintumani Conference Centre at Aberdeen, Freetown to hold discussions on the dynamics required for the eventual establishment of a Peace and National Reconciliation Commission.

    Commenting on the decision by the main opposition APC not to be a party to the Bintumani III deliberations, Presidential Press Secreta…

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    WE NOR DAE GO! APC Insists

     

    The Secretary General and Vice Chairman and Leader of the All People’s Congress (APC), Ambassador Alhaji Foday Osman Yansaneh and Alhaji Minkailu Mansaray respectively, have at the party’s emergency meeting summoned in the afternoon of past Tuesday, 21st  May, 2019 at the party headquarters on Old Railway Line, Brookfields, resolved not to participate in the  three-day Bintumani III Conference commencing today.

    The APC Secretary General giving a historical background to the long run…

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    With 1000 Tons Of Rice… China Feeds Salone 

    By Thomas S. Kembay

    The People Republic of China (PRC) in its strides to help alleviate hunger in the country on Thursday, 16th May, 2019 donated one thousand (1,000) tons of rice to the government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Agriculture.

    Handing over the 1000 tons of rice which is equivalent to twenty thousand (20,000) bags of 50kg rice, the Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Hu Zhangliang disclosed that the donation is the first batch of the six thousand (6,000) tons of rice…

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    4000 EDSA Metres Expected Soon 

     

    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    The Communication Officer at the Ministry of Energy, Lahai Kpaka has assured this press that very soon the shortage of pre-paid meters will be a thing of the past for the Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA).

    Currently, he said EDSA has received thousands of applications from both domestic and industrial consumers for metres but there are no new meters in store.

    While confirming the shortage of meter to this press, Mr Kpaka disclosed that f…

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    US$7Million MoU Signed

     

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    The Minister of Finance, Jacob Jusu Saffa has together with the Minister of Works and Public Assets, Peter Bayuku Conteh and the Chief Engineer of Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA), Amara Kanneh on Tuesday 21st May, 2019 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Finance Ministry’s Conference Room with the Senegalese Construction Company – CSE – for the completion of the Tokeh – No. 2 River Road in the Western Area Rural District.

    According t…

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    Pan-African Group Preaches Peace & National Cohesion

     

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    A Pan-African Diplomatic, Educational and Entertainment Group recently visited Sierra Leone to talk on peace and national cohesion and the value of African tradition, culture and norms.

    The mandate of the Pan-African Group is to spread the message of peace, unity, reconciliation, forgivenss, tolerance, cooperation, cultural exchange and African integration.

    In his statement, the Founder and Artistic Director of the Pan-African Group, Prince H. Mala…

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    Bintumani III… APC Says No!

    The All People’s Congress (APC) party yesterday, Tuesday, 21st May 2019 unanimously decided in an emergency meeting held at their party head office on Old Railway Line, Brookfields, Freetown not to participate in the three-day Bintumani III Conferenc…

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    PRISON BREAK! Court Martial Suspect Escapes

     

    Combined forces of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) and the paramilitary wing of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) yesterday 21st May, 2019 launched a manhunt for Capt. Patrick Edwin Kamara after he was reported to have escaped from military custody at the Wilberforce Barracks in Freetown.

    Capt. Patrick Edwin Kamara, who is now a fugitive, was erstwhile Officer-in-Charge of former President Ernest Bai Koroma’s bodyguards.

    It could be recalled that Capt. Patrick Edwin…

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    Parliament Okays 8 Loan & Grant Agreements

     

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    Members of Parliament have at their 1st sitting of the Second Session of the 5th Parliament of the Republic of Sierra Leone past Tuesday 21st May, 2019, approved and ratified eight financial loan and grant agreements.

    In her contribution, the Deputy Minister of Finance, Patricia J. Laverley stated that the loan and grant agreements focus on two main areas which are water accessibility and agriculture, adding that the perfects cost over US$50 million (…

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    APC ...Make Or Break Today

     

    The eyes and ears of many Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad will be focused on the outcome of the decision making meeting that the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party will hold this afternoon at the party’s Old Railway Line h…

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    NASSIT Boss Commended

     

    One year into his leadership, tens of thousands of contributors of the National Social Security Insurance Trust (NASSIT) scheme nationwide have reportedly expressed profound satisfaction at the positive changes that have been effected at the Trust.

    These changes, according to contributors, have expedited the payment of benefits and gratuities to pensioners, as well as invalidity and survivors’ benefits which before now, used to drag on for several months or years for the process to …

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    Tension Mounts! APC Vs SLPP …Unite Or Die

     

    There has been a tense, unhealthy relationship between the two traditional political parties in the country following the conduct of the 7th Match, 2018 national elections and the 31st march, 2018 presidential runoff election that saw power changing hands from the then ruling All People’s Congress (APC) to the former main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP).

    Both the APC National Secretary General, Ambassador Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh and the National Publicity Secretary…

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    Bio Blasts

     

    His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has put it bluntly that the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) are not good for themselves and for the country.

    The President reportedly made the statement early last week at the SLPP Headquarters on Wallace Johnson Street, Freetown during the celebration of his 55th birthday and one year in office with the SLPP Women’s Wing.

    Addressing his part members and supporters at the Unity Hall, President Bio said even though democracy in…

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    With 223,475 Insured Members… NASSIT Bags Le 111.83B

     

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    The National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) last Friday, 17th May, 2019 held day’s press seminar at the Golden Tulip Essential Kimbima Hotel at Aberdeen, West of Freetown to, among other things, inform Pressmen about recent activities and development underway at the Trust.

    The Director General of NASSIT, Mohamed Fuad Daboh applauded members of the Fourth Estate for honoring their invitation whilst cataloging the activities and interventi…

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    Hardship! ...But Bio Asked To Be Judged At The End

     

    President Julius Maada Bio appears to remain committed to his pre and post election promise to the people of Sierra Leone that his administration – ‘New Direction,’ will make Sierra Leone a better place for its citizens.

    One year on into…

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