• UBA Sierra Leone Appoints New MD/CEO

    One of the leading Financial Service institutions
    in Sierra Leone United Bank for Africa (UBA), has appointed Mr. Usman Isiaka as
    its new MD/CEO taking over from Mr. Chinedu Obeta that has served the bank for
    a period of 10 years with sterling perfo…

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    UBA launches new online entertainment platform, ‘RED Radio’ with Wizkid interview

    Pan- African financial institution, United Bank for Africa,
    (UBA Plc), continues to lead in innovation with the launch of its dynamic and
    creative Online Radio channel – RED Radio

    RED Radio, powered by UBA is a lifestyle web platform that
    has be…

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    Reshuffle

    Cabinet ministers are reported to be tossing and
    turning unsure if their heads would fall under the guillotine when President
    Bio announces the long awaited cabinet reshuffle very soon.

    “It has been done and dusted,” a confidential State
    House source told this press.

    Whilst details of the reshuffle have been kept under
    tight seal, it is certain, sources intimated, that some prominent high profiled
    cabinet ministers will return to warming the bench whilst some significant new
    players will …

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    JFK Blasts! -CIO Vindictive, …A Vendetta

    Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice,
    Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara, popularly known as JFK, who represented former President
    Koroma and several former Cabinet Ministers at the Commission of Inquiry (COI)
    has blasted that the outcome of the COI was vindictive and a vendetta against
    his clients.

    JFK made the statement on BBC radio after the President
    released the government Whitepaper on the recommendations contained in the Commission’s
    report past Thursday.

    JFK stated that they were…

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    NATCOM Boss Clocks 6 Months

    Director General of the National Telecommunications Commission
    (NATCOM), Daniel Bobson Kaitibi, six months into his leadership of the
    Commission has extended thanks and appreciation to board, management and staff
    for the tremendous support that they have provided the Deputy Director-General
    and him exactly six months since their joint appointments by His Excellency
    President Bio.

    DG Kaitibi also took the opportunity to update the media and the
    public on what they have achieved so far as a Co…

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    Port Loko, Kambia Endorse… Samura Kamara

    In his bid to be the party’s standard bearer for the 2023 national
    elections, over the past weekend, the 2018 presidential flagbearer of the main
    opposition All People’s Congress, Dr Samura Kamara visited the two northern
    province headquarter distri…

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    AS U.S. Bans Sierra Leone… Government Negotiates

    In yesterday Monday edition, The Exclusive reported that the
    United States Department of State has declared that the United States of
    America will not issue almost all immigrant and non-immigrant visas to Sierra
    Leoneans applying at the Embassy in Freetown. 

    This, the release said, is due to continued delays by the
    Government of Sierra Leone to accept its citizens who are subject to a final
    order of removal.

    Now, the Ministry
    of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in a pre…

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    ACC Releases Bombshell

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in this
    third media release, wishes to update the general public of the actions and
    steps it has taken to address critical issues raised in the Audit Reports of
    Sierra Leone 2015 – 2018. These interventions focused on aspects of possible,
    or alleged corruption, and conducts inconsistent with the provision(s) in the
    Anti-Corruption Act of 2008. 

    After a thorough review, and analysis of the
    aforementioned Reports, a total of twenty-one (21) issues attr…

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    63 Judges, Magistrates For 7 Million People

    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    A new report released recently by
    Campaign for Human Rights and Development (CHRDI) has revealed that there are
    only sixty three (63) Judges and Magistrate serving over seven million people
    across Sierra Leone.

    The report which is titled: Justice
    under lockdown also makes critical observation about the low manpower in the
    judiciary which, according to them, is seriously affecting effective Justice
    delivery system in the country.

    It was done to critically look into

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    71 Arrested

    Sierra Leone Police
    (SLP) past Friday in a series of coordinated raids on popular entertainment
    spots in the west end of the city along the Lumley Beach Road and in the
    neighboring Goderich arrested 71 people.

    The police spokesman
    said the 31 male and 40 females violated the 11pm COVID-19 curfew order. “They
    will all be tested for COVID-19 before been charged to court,” he said.

    NACOVERC which
    coordinates the fight against COVID-19 in the country as part of measures to
    ease the constrain…

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    To Promote Agro-business… Govt. Disburses Le 14.3 Bn. Grant To SMEs Across the Country

    The Government of Sierra Leone through World Bank Support has
    disbursed a grant of Fourteen Billion Three Hundred and Seventy Four Million
    Five Hundred Thousand Leones (Le 14, 374, 500,000) to Twenty Five (25) Small and
    Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across the country.

    The grant is part of Sierra Leone’s Agro Processing
    Competitiveness Project to promote SMEs in agro-business, according to the
    Minister of Trade & Industry Dr. Hinga Sandi during his key note address in
    the symbolic disbursem…

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    At Next Delegates’ Conference… APC To Elect Or Select Officials

    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    The National Executive of the Youth League of the main opposition
    All People’s Congress (APC) and its corresponding APC Veterans Organization has
    recently been reportedly holding series of in-house meetings to decide which
    process they will be using to choose the next executive, ahead of the party’s National
    Delegates’ Conference, scheduled to take place in February next year.

    Few days ago, the National Secretary General of the APC,
    Ambassador Alhaji Osman Foday Yansa…

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    U.S. To Cancel Visas To Sierra Leoneans

    The United States Department of State has declared that the
    United States of America will not issue almost all immigrant and non-immigrant
    visas to Sierra Leoneans applying at the Embassy in Freetown.

    This, the release said, is due to continued delays by the Government
    of Sierra Leone to accept its citizens who are subject to a final order of
    removal.

    Controversy has reigned between USA and the Sierra Leone
    Immigration running back to 2017 over the issue of the USA’s decision to deport
    t…

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    NPSE Results Out

    Amidst the coronavirus pandemic
    that saw the closing of schools across the country since March, the Ministry of
    Basic and Secondary Education in partnership with the West African Examinations
    Council were able to conduct delayed National Primary School Examination (NPSE)
    for over 150, 000 pupils countrywide, with the number of boys and girls almost
    equal.

    Noticeable about the results which
    were published last weekend by WAEC is that the top ten performing schools and
    candidates came from no…

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    My Son Was Stabbed 17 Times -Mother Testifies

    By
    Mariama Hamadi

    One Adama Kamara has testified before
    Magistrate  Hannah Bonnie of the Pademba Road Court No1 in Freetown in an
    alleged murder of her son Alieu Sesay.

    The accused in the said matter, Mohamed Sesay
    made his third appearance in court and was arraigned on a count of murder
    contrary to law.

    According to the charge sheet, it was
    alleged that the accused on Friday, 14th August, 2020, at 17:00
    hours at No 9 Ranger Street off Mountain Cut, Freetown, stabbed one Alie…

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    The Exclusive Mining Company

    The Exclusive Mining Company is an arm of The Exclusive newspaper which also focuses to assisting investors interested in mining and who might want a credible institution to guide them within and outside Sierra Leone regarding their interest in such an enterprise. The company also provides consultancy in the areas of tourism, fishing, agriculture, among others.



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    LE3B Pumped

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