• SLPP Under Fire

     

    Holding their Government to its watchwords of transparency and accountability, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has come under increasing attack from the public with regards publication of the Transitional Governance Team Audit Report…

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    For The March 2018 Presidential Election… NAC Awaits APC Postmortem Result

     

    The nine-man committee instituted by the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC), is expected to submit its final reports on the findings of the root causes that led to the party’s defeat in the 2018 presidential election and recommendations for 2023 general elections.

    Speaking to The Exclusive, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Cornelius Deveaux stated that the Committee on the 16th of June 2018 completed three weeks of the six weeks period allocated to them and th…

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    CARE On Women’s Empowerment

    The Executive Director of the Legal Aid Board, Ms. Fatmata Claire Carlton-Hanciles has said that the empowerment of women can be realized through changes in the law, new polices and initiatives such as the Village Saving and Loan Association (VSLA) scheme which seeks to empower women economically through access to soft loans.
    She made this remark while chairing the opening session of a three-day workshop under the theme ‘Women on the Move’ which is organized by CARE Sierra Leone in collaboratio…

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    Meet The New ACC Boss

     Francis Ben Kaifala Esq., LLM (London.), LLB (Hons.) (USL), B.L is the Senior Managing Partner in the Law Firm Kaifala, Conteh & Co., Top Floor, 81 Pademba Road, Freetown. He is a Bilinguist who writes and speaks French and English. He is the former spokesman/PRO of the Sierra Leone Bar Association (SLBA) and has vast experience in Corporate/Commercial Legal Practice and Litigation in the Superior Courts of Judicature of Sierra Leone. He is also very active at the Criminal Bar as he has bee…

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    APC Convention 2021

     

    The National Publicity Secretary of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC), Cornelius Deveaux has disclosed that the party’s next National Delegates’ Convention would be held in 2021, two years to the national elections.

    Accordi…

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    Praises For Kanja Sesay

     

    “Talk less, do more, ” is a popular adage that well fits the new Minister of Energy, Alhaji Kanja Sesay; a man with a reputation for walking the walk from his NaCSA days. Literally, with regards provision of electricity for the Western Area, Alhaji Kanja Sesay had to hit the ground running when we recall that immediately after His Excellency President Bio was sworn in on April 4th, 2018; Freetown the capital city was hit by a stifling blackout. Reports are that immediately on assuming …

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    Notorious Thief Shot

     

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Bo West Police Division are currently investigating an alleged notorious criminal, Tommy Cooper who was shot in the right leg at around 2:30am on the 16th of June 2018 by one Operational Support Division (OSD) officer, Sergeant Foday M. Fofanah attached to the Division. According to the Division’s Media unit, as a result of the alarming spate of armed robbery attacks and other criminal activities within and around the Bo city at night, the…

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    Along The Peninsula… Armed Robbers On The Rampage

     

    Residents of Benguema, Grassfield and York Road along the Peninsula-Waterloo highway have raised serious alarm over the high spate of armed robbery attacks at nights.

    Expressing their predicament, victims resident in the said areas complained that armed robbery attacks have become commonplace.

    According to one of the victims an armed robber sneaked into her room where, she said, she saw an armed robber trying to come out of where he was hiding and in the process, stabbed her in t…

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    Another Shakeup In The Police -AIG Karrow Kamara Sent On Leave

     

    By Ibrahim Sahid Kamara

    A memo dated 18th June 2018 issued out by the Director of Human Resource Management of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) indicates that AIG Alfred Karrow Kamara who was Director, Infrastructure and Estate has been sent on leave with an immediate effect.

    According to the memo, transfers from one post to another of police officers have also been made. This includes: AIG Amos. F. Kargbo who has been transferred  from the North-East Regional Headquarters to the No…

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    Over Compliance… Labour Minister Laments

     

    The Minister of Labour and Social Security, Mr. Adekule King has said that since he assumed office, he has observed that the Ministry lacks human resources and that the environment in which the ministry operates is not conducive as there are lots of health hazard for the workers.

    The Minister also disclosed that the laws under which the ministry operates have become obsolete and that there is need to reform it. Over the years, the minister said, the ministry has not been able to pay…

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    Samura Kamara Disarmed

    The Sierra Leone Police (SLP) on Sunday 17th June, 2018  reportedly withdrew the personal bodyguards of the then ruling All People’s Congress (APC) presidential candidate for the March 2018 presidential elections, Dr. Samura Mathew Wilson Kamara.

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    Sorie Sudan Sesay, We Will Meet Again

     

    By Sheik Sesay

    I’m consumed with the pain of separation today. I wouldn’t sleep since yesterday following news of the demise of my brother and mentor, Sorie Sudan Sesay, the former Press Attaché and Minister Plenipotentiary in the Sierra…

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    African Child's Day Commemorated In Bo

     

    By Salaam Deen

     

    The Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs with support from its partners commemorated the Day of the African Child on June 16, at the Bo District Council Hall on Sewa Road, with the Theme: “No Pikin Nor For Lef Bien For Salone E Betteh Wan; meaning: Leave No Child Behind” in the development of Sierra Leone.

    The ceremony was graced by eminent personalities from Plan International, Youth and Child Advocacy Network (YACAN), Bo Mayor, Child Rig…

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    AFFORD, Partners Engage Diasporas ON Job Creation

    By Alfred Fornah

    The African Foundation For Development (AFFORD) and partners have concluded a three-day training workshop on enabling and enhancing Diaspora contribution to development and job creation for Sierra Leone.

    The workshop which was funded by the European Union (EU) started on Monday, the 12th of June 2018 and ended on the 14th of June, 2018 at the New Brookfields Hotel in Freetown. Participants were drawn from different institutions including the Office of Diaspora Affairs (ODA…

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    Mob Justice On The Rise

     

    By Ayodele Deen Cole

     

    The Head of Operations at the Sierra Leone Police (SLP), AIG Elizabeth Turay has disclosed that Mob Justice is on the rise across the country.

    Members of the public have perceived this trend as being politically orchestrated while some attribute it to the lack of trust in the judiciary and the Sierra Leone Police.

    Speaking at a press briefing held at the Police Headquaters on George Street, Freetown, the Head of Operations at the SLP, AIG Elizabe…

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