• As Resident Minister-North Threatens To Kill… Bio Angry

    Resident Minister-North, Abu Abu
    Koroma has incurred the wrath of President Bio after he made very inciting
    statements in Makeni past Saturday that led to his suspension from office
    indefinitely. Uncharacteristically, President Bio issued the press release on
    Sunday.

    Very unmindful of the government’s
    responsibility to protect lives and properties, as well as to protect and
    promote the human rights of all its citizens, Abu Abu Koroma was videoed saying
    publicly that any youth who misbehaves…

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    Fisheries Minister Condemns Tombo Riot

    My Mariama Hamadi

    The Minister of Fisheries and Marine
    Resources, Emma Kowa-Jalloh has condemned the riot by local fishermen on
    Wednesday 6th May, 2020 at Tombo in the western rural district.

    She described the incident as
    lawlessness and sabotage of President Bio’s ‘New Direction’ agenda and denied
    that her ministry gave instruction to limit the number of boats that should go
    to sea on that day as claimed by the aggrieved fishermen.

    “As a minister, I was shocked to
    learn about the fake…

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    As Political Tension Heightens NGC Calls For Calm

    By Aruna Bangura

    The National Grand Coalition (NGC) party has called on the
    two main political parties, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) and the All
    People’s Congress to calm their members and supporters in order to reduce the
    political tension in the country.

    A press release from the NGC signed by the Chairman, Dr
    Dennis Bright stated that NGC is very concerned about the numerous confrontations
    between the two parties and the recent riot at the Pademba Road Correctional
    Services fo…

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    Prisons Records Safe

    By Aruna Rasheed Toma Bangura

    Vice President Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh
    during his visit to the Pademba Road Correctional Center after the recent attempted
    jailbreak, assured Sierra Leoneans that records at the center were safe and
    that all inmates that were injured and admitted are safe and secure.

    Reporting that eleven inmates died
    during the riot, with forty-two injured, VP Jalloh stated that government is
    stabilizing the situation, with an investigation committee probing the riot
    that …

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    Bio Spits Fire -My Government Will Hit Hard & It Will Continue To Hit Even Harder

    President Bio on last Saturday
    night delivered an address to the nation on the state of law and order in the
    republic. Below is the full text of his broadcast:

    Fellow Citizens:

    Today, I want to call on all
    Sierra Leoneans to celebrate the ties that bind us as a nation and not the
    angers that blind us. We convened a national convention that agreed to
    institute a permanent commission for peace and national cohesion that would
    identify and address all triggers of conflict in our nation. Over…

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    10 Senior Police Officers Fired

    The Sierra Leone Police Force has
    taken stern disciplinary action against ten senior officers. A memo dated April
    8, 2020 to each of them signed by the Inspector General of Police, Ambrose
    Sovula, authorized their dismissal under Section 156(2) Act No.2 of the 1991
    Constitution.

    The officers are:

    1. Mohamed Yaetay Yaetay Turay (Chief Superintendent)

    2. Gibril Mohamed Turay (CSP)

    3. Alarinie Mansaray (CSP)

    4. Sulaiman Ninka (Superintendent)

    5. Patrick J.  Kamara (Supt)

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    De Game Don Ba-ba-la Alpha Khan Appointed

    Former
    Presidential Adviser in the former Ernest Bai Koroma led All People’s Congress (APC)
    Government, Hon. Dr. Alpha Khan, has been appointed by His Excellency President
    Bio as Strategic Adviser for Social Mobilization and Food Security in the Office
    of the Interim National Coordinator of the COVID-19 Response, with his office
    at State House.

    Dr.
    Alpha Khan, it could be recalled, was one of the flagbearer aspirants for the
    APC in the 2018 presidential elections. He served former President …

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    UNICEF, SLFA, Local Footballers Sign MoU

    The United
    Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Sierra Leone Football Association
    (SLFA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a joint
    communication and advocacy campaign, which will see local football players
    engaged in public sensitisation around the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
    The MoU will guide UNICEF and SLFA on how to
    jointly use print, audio and video platforms to disseminate accurate
    information on how to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 and to encourage
    ever…

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    UNDP Supports MRU & ONS

    The
    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) procured and donated COVID-19
    infection prevention and control hygiene supplies and information to
    representatives of the Mano River Union (MRU) and the Office of National
    Security (ONS).

    The
    items which included 37 locally produced hand washing stations, 8,500 posters
    and flyers and 22 banners with COVID-19 mitigation information and risk
    communication, 350 reusable face masks, 48 cartons of liquid and bar soaps
    among other materials will be …

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    APC Vs SLPP -Fire For Fire

    PRESS
    STATEMENT FROM SLPP:

    ATTEMPTED
    PRISON BREAK AND APC THREATS

    The public will recall that on
    Wednesday April 29, panic gripped the entire country, after a group of
    prisoners rioted at the Pademba Road Correctional Center and set buildings in
    the center  ablaze.

    Preliminary findings indicate a well
    orchestrated prison break with the intent to free detained persons standing
    trial for serious offenses ranging from treason to murder.

    As a ruling party, we feel obliged
    to launch…

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    Lockdown… 14 Or 21 Days?

    Even as it announced on Friday evening that the partial lockdown will be extended indefinitely, the Government of Sierras Leone (GoSL), with the number of COVID-19 cases in the country on a frightening upward trajectory, is reported to be in dilemma over whether or not to graduate the current partial lockdown into a full blown total lockdown; and if so, for how long?

    COVID-19 spokesman, Solomon Jamiru has remarked that we either save our communities or treat them with reckless abandon. Minim…

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    Bar Association Angry

    The Sierra Leone Bar Association (SLBA) in a public statement issued on Friday 24th April, 2020 expressed anger at happenings in the Sierra Leone Judiciary which they fear could have “the proclivity to completely erode the respect and confidence which the public has in the justice system.”

    According to the public statement, the SLBA are displeased with official correspondences from the public to the judiciary finding their way into social media, magazines and the press in general. The A…

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    NRM-1 APC-0

    Justice Komba Kamanda has dismissed the preliminary objections raised by Lawyer Wara Serry Kamal on behalf of the National President, Secretary General and other executive members of the main opposition All Peoples Congress (APC) against the plaintiff’s applicant, the National Reform Movement (NRM), a pressure group of the APC party.

    According to respondent counsel, Lawyer Wara Serry Kamal objections, the plaintiff’s motion before the court is a constitutional matter that can only be determi…

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    Treason Trial… Palo Conteh In Court Tomorrow

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    The Former Minister of Defense and Internal Affairs, Rtd Major Alfred Palo Conteh together with the Deputy Commissioner of National Commission for Small Arms, Colonel (Rtd) Sahr Anthony Sinnah and former Pay Master at the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF),    Prince George Hughes will on Wednesday, 29th April made their first appearance before Honorable Justice Momoja Stevens in the High Court of Freetown.

    The Former Minister of…

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    Quarantine State House, Lodge -The Public Urges

    When the President on State Television past Monday   evening confessed to the nation, in the
    spirit of transparency and accountability that one of his presidential guards
    had been tested positive for the corona virus disease after fourteen days in
    quarantine, many people immediately said, the President and all those around
    him should be kept in quarantine for fourteen days. As such, many are urging that
    the State House, Presidential Lodge and even the residence or barracks of the infe…

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