• 28 Appointed

     

    The Office of the President at State House on Friday 13th  July, 2018 made the following appointments in the public service:

    David Panda-Noah – Executive Director, Sierra Leone Roads Safety Authority (SLRSA)
    Mohamed Mubashir Massaquoi – Director General, National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA)
    Moses Tiffa Baio – Director General, Sierra Leone Civil Aviation Authority (SLCAA)
    Timothy Musa Kabba – Director General, Petroleum Directorate
    Zainu Deen Karim – Director o…

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    P/ment Approves Budget 50 School Buses 10% Salary Increase Fuel from Le6000 – Le8,000 Alcohol Tax Reduced

     

    Fears that the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) which comprises the majority in the House of Parliament would not cooperate with the Sierra Leone People’s Party led Bio administration to push the country’s development agenda forward was laid to rest on Friday, 13 July, 2018 when the House unanimously approved the 2018 Government Supplementary Budget Act laid before it by the Minister of Finance, Jacob Jusu Saffa.

    Briefing the House on the intent of the government’s financ…

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    Latest Ebola Report Out

     

    By Ayodele Deen Cole

    A new report published in Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) has details of broad range of disorders among Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone, including stroke and debilitating migraine-type headaches and that some are left unable to care for themselves.

    The said report was recently launched to help the new government know some of the challenges facing Ebola survivors in the country with the observational study led by researchers at the University of Liverpool an…

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    Bio’s 100 Days In Office… The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

     

    Today marks one hundred days in office of President Bio’s New Direction Government. Whilst it is expected that His Excellency President Bio would give an account of his stewardship of the state so far, there has been mixed comments – some f…

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    DURA Institute To Certify 70

     

    The Dura Institute of Development and Management Studies an affiliate of the Flowers School of Technology and Management will on Saturday, 14 July, 2018 in its maiden graduation and matriculation ceremony certify seventy students at the institute Auditorium, Quarker Lodge, Limba Corner along the Waterloo highway.

    Speaking to The Exclusive, the Proprietor and Principal of the Institute, Mr. Abdul Rahman Kamara stated that the institute was established to contribute to the country’s h…

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    US$59M Energy Boost

     

    Parliament, on Tuesday, 10th July, 2018 debated and ratified a US$59 Million financing agreement aimed at improving access to electricity supply at a reasonable cost, through an integrated power-grid widely known as the West African Power Pool project.

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Dr. Abass Chernor Bundu recalled that he had played a role in the light of the Agreement when he served in the capacity as Executive Secretary to ECOWAS, adding that he felt personally gratified tow…

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    Toll Road Strike Action Ends

     

    West African Operations and Management Company (WAOMC) Hastings Toll Gate Station Agent lhaji has told the press that the strike action that happened on Monday was unfortunate and uncalled for since there are better ways to handle such issues without letting the public interfere.

    The letter of concern that the workers sent to WAOMC since, was only received through Whatsapp last Friday.

    He made this disclosure on Tuesday during an interview at their Hastings office. Alhaji said “C…

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    As Brand Ambassador… Africell Signs LAJ

     

    By Thomas S. Kembay

    One of Sierra Leone’s leading telecommunication service providers, Africell on Wednesday, 11th July, 2018 at its National Headquarters, Wilberforce Village, unveiled the country’s leading hip-hop musical superstar, Alhaji Bankaria Bah, commonly known as King Boss LA as the company’s newest Brand Ambassador for one year.

    Head of Corporate Affairs, Joe Abass Bangura stated that Africell has for years, been involved in the promotion of young talents. The company,…

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    NPPA Unveils New Product

     

    In order to curtail the over pricing of equipment for office use by Ministries Departments, and Agencies (MDAs), the National Public Procurement Authority (NPPA) has establish a product dubbed: “Price Known” that will help track prices of all office equipment in the market.

    Speaking on the new product, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NPPA, Ibrahim Brima Swarray explained that before now there has been variation in prices of the same model of equipment brought by MDAs which are …

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    New Appointments

     

    While His Excellency President Rtd. Brig Julius Maada Bio is yet to appoint boards of parastatals, ambassadors, their deputies, press attaches and others, some senior civil servants have stated that the work of government has been impeded b…

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    Transition Report… More Names Out Soon

     

    Minister of Information and Communication, Mohamed Rado Swaray has hinted that more names will be called with regards the ongoing investigation into the financial conduct of the former All People’s Congress Government.

    The issue which has sharply divided the country along its traditional APC versus SLPP gulf started taking a different dimension when the APC Secretary General at a press conference called at the party’s Old Railway Line headquarters accused the SLPP Governance Transit…

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    As Members Ordered To Return Home… APC Rubbishes GTT Report 

     

    In a constitutional democracy that guarantees fundamental human rights, liberties and freedoms, no one is presumed guilty or not guilty until he/she has been tried before a competent court of law.

    On this basis, the Secretary General of the All People’s Congress (APC), Alhaji Ambassador Foday Osman Yansaneh has said that with regards the Governance Transition Team (GTT) Report, APC is unfazed, undaunted and prepared to defend their ten years stewardship of the State.

    Lamenting th…

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    Kambia Gov’t Hospital In Bad Shape -Matron Laments

     

    Matron of the Kambia Government Hospital, Rev. Conteh has disclosed that the hospital needs the intervention of the central government.

    According to the Matron, they have been running the hospital with support from Non-Governmental Organizations and other partners due to the non availability of funds from government.

    “Funds from government for the past couple of months have not been forthcoming,” cried the Matron, whilst expressing hope that government may turn its attention to t…

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    IG Moigbe Brags

     

    By Ibrahim Sahid Kamara

    The Inspector General of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP), Dr. Richard Moigbe has said in a press statement read by the Head of Community Affairs, AIG Kalia Edward Sesay at a press conference held at Police Headquarters that the SLP over the past five years has improved its professionalism through local and international trainings on human rights, Public Order Management, crowd control, safety and security including leadership for effective service delivery.

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    CSO Blasts SLPP Gov’t

     

    In rating the Bio led administration for 100 days in office, Mr. Thomas Moore of the Citizen Advocacy Network (CAN) has called for strengthening of the country’s economy, ensure inclusion and adhere to the dictates of the national constitution and democratic principles in running the country forward.

    According to the Citizen Advocacy Network, the SLPP has failed in meeting its 100 days promise to the people; citing the alarming devaluation of the Leone against the United States Doll…

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