• APC In Dilemma


    Like a ship going through the eye of a storm, concerned members and supporters of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party are praying that as they are going through a difficult trying period, cool heads prevail so that with al…

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    NEC Boss Under Fire


    The National Returning Officer of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Mr. Mohamed N’fa Alie Conteh has again come under serious fire from the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC), minority opposition, the National Grand Coalition (NGC), National Election Watch (NEW) and other political stakeholders with regards the results of the Saturday 9th March, 2019 Local Council bye-election conducted in Ward 196, Tonko Limba Chiefdom in the Kambia District which the ruling Sierra Leo…

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    In 5 Days… NRA Nets Le 181B


    By Thomas S. Kembay

    The National Revenue Authority (NRA) under the astute leadership of Dr. Samuel Jibao has made a stunning record of one hundred and eighty one billion, five hundred and four million Leones (Le 181.54 billion) in five days.

    Speaking to The Exclusive the Commissioner General of NRA, Dr. Jibao disclosed that the Authority on Friday, 15th March, 2019 alone, recorded fifty two billion Leones (Le 52 billions) which is the highest daily collection since it was establi…

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    Attack On Police Properties… IG Moigbe Warns


    By Thomas S. Kembay

    The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. Richard Moigbe has cautioned against attack on police properties during clashes between the force and members of the public.

    He made this cautioned on Thursday, 14th March, 2019 at the Wellington Industrial Estate while commissioning a police post constructed by G. Shankerdas.

    According to the IGP, in recent times, the public direct their anger at police properties when they are in conflict with the SLP.

    “All po…

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    New APC 2020 - NRM PRO Predicts


    The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the National Reformation Movement (NRM), Minkailu Koroma has called on the All People’s Congress (APC) Party Secretariat to update the general membership about the current status of the process that was…

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    Tough Time Ahead But… Bio Determined


    Speaking on Bloomberg TV during his visit to the United States of America (USA) to deliver a talk at the Harvard School of Government, President Bio admitted that tough time lies ahead for Sierra Leone but that he is determined to change that ugly narrative.

    President Bio has repeatedly informed the nation and the world that he inherited a battered and depressed economy that was surviving on a shoestring budget. Asked by the interviewer how quickly he can change that story by induci…

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    Over Reforms In APC… Rev. Kabs Kanu Speaks

    By Thomas S. Kembay

    A senior member of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC), the publisher of Corioco online newspaper, Rev. Kabs Kanu has reportedly supported the National Reformation Movement (NRM) that is currently pushing for reform in the party.

    According to Mr. Kanu, he has listened to audios and read messages calling for reform in the party. This, he said, is an “eye-opener.”

    He however pointed out that the reform should be about propelling the APC back to its former p…

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    Within 8 Months…  ACC Bags Over Le 11B


    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    A press release recently issued by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) states, among other things, that the Commission has, within a period of eight months, recovered eleven billion, seven hundred and sixty eight million, five hundred and twenty seven thousand four hundred and twenty four Leones (Le 11,768,527,474.00) as part of its robust stance to tackle corruption in the country.

    The press release further stated that part of the said sum recovered…

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    Sierra Leone Boxing Gym Uplifted


    By Morlai Kargbo

    The Sierra Leone Boxing Association (SLBA) has on Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 officially unveiled the newly refurbished boxing Gym at its Siaka Stevens Stadium office in Freetown.

    Welcoming invited guests, General Secretary of the Association, Alhaji Komba, said, the association’s executive and general membership are elated to see all present in what he described as a milestone event for the association and sports in general in the country. He further said that, t…

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    Shankerdas Boosts Salone Police

    By Thomas S. Kembay

    One of the leading local alcohol distillation companies in the country, G. Shankerdas and Sons will today hand over a newly constructed police post at the Wellington Industrial Estate, East of Freetown, to the Sierra Leone Police (SLP).

    According to the head of the company, Dr. Kishor Shankerdas the construction of the post was solely funded by the company as part of its corporate social responsibility.

    Peace and security, Dr. Kishor maintained, are what he referred …

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    Tonko Limba Election… SLPP – We Won APC – We Won NGC- N’fa Alie Must Go NEC - SLPP Won   -PPRC Calls For Peace

    The dust has finally settled after the titanic clash between the two traditional political parties in the country in the keenly contested Tonko Limba Chiefdom Ward 196 Local Council bye-election conducted on Saturday 9th March, 2019 by the National Electoral Commission (NEC).

    As with all such democratic contests conducted on the basis of first past the post after the votes are counted and tallied, only one party emerges as winner. In this case, it was the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (S…

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    As IFAD Splashes US$72.6m Windfall For Farmers


    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    The Director of the International Fund for Agricultural Development for both west and central Africa (IFAD), Lisandro Martin has disclosed that IFAD has decided to support farmers in Sierra Leone by dishing the sum US$70 million for the year 2019-2021.

    Mr. Martino stated that the Fund will double its support to the country’s Agricultural implementation compared to the 2016-2018 allocation of US$21.4 million because of the robust performance of the cou…

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    China Gives Salone Parliament A Facelift


    By Thomas S. Kembay

    The Government of the People’s Republic of China, through its Embassy in Sierra Leone has given a facelift to the House of Parliament with brand new electronic system and furniture to meet international standards.

    Acting Ambassador, Wang Xinmin in his reaction to commendation from Sierra Leoneans of various walks of life expressed satisfaction over the development and for the fact that Sierra Leoneans appreciate China’s support. China and Sierra Leone, Wang Xi…

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    Calaba Town Wallows In Blackout -Residents Cry


    By Alhaji Mansaray

    People of Bottle Field, Mission Road at Calaba Town, are seriously crying for electricity supply after they have gone without power supply following the fusing of their transformer.

    According to an elder of the community who is also Chairman of Alie Morray Mosque at Calaba Town, Fadiru M. Dabo, since the removal of the fused  transformer the community people have not seen any indication of a possible replacement. The current situation, he said has discomforted …

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    Pa-o-pa – 1, Tolongbo – 1


    With two council bye-elections having been conducted by the National Elections Commission (NEC) since the end of the March 2018 national elections – the first one in the Sierra Leone People’s Party stronghold of Bonthe where President Bio hails from and the other one conducted past Saturday in Kambia district where the All People’s Congress 2018 presidential candidate, Dr Samura Kamara hails from – the political score between the two leading parties in the country now stands at Pa-o-pa…

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