• For Anti Party Activity… APC To Expel 6 MPs

    The
    leadership of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party has accused
    the six APC Members of Parliament that were not in the Well of Parliament last
    week to vote against the appointment of the new National Electoral Commission Chairman…

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    SLPP Set For Convention

    With
    the life of the current national officers having long since expired and two
    extensions made to its life, the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), would
    have been planning to hold zonal, ward, constituency, district and regional
    executive elections were it not for the unexpected COVID-19 outbreak in March.

    Those
    elections would pave the way to holding of the party’ National Delegates
    Conference that would elect new national officers.

    Speaking
    to The Exclusive, a source close to …

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    Arms & Ammunition Discovered

    A joint team of
    Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and Operation Support Division (OSD) of
    the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) in the early hours of Friday, 30th July
    stormed a residential home at 33 Dillet Street, Freetown and discovered huge
    chunk of arms and ammunition.

    Updating on the
    joint team operation, the Director of Crime Services, Assistant Inspector
    General of Police (AIG) Brima Jah disclosed that the operation came following
    an intelligence report from the public.

    According to…

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    More Troubles For Kamarainba

    The Director of
    Crime Service has disclosed that on Friday 17th July 2020, one Fatu
    Banya accompanied by a 15 year old entered a report of an alleged sexual
    penetration against Mohamed Kamaraimba Mansaray, Chairman and Leader of the Alliance
    Democratic Party (ADP).

    According to the
    Director, the allegation stated that on diverse dates between the 5th
    of February to 31st of March, 2020 in Kono and Freetown, Mr.
    Kamaraimba Mansaray penetrated the girl (name withheld). Police, he said,
    recorded…

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    World Bank Splashes US$40M On Salone

    The World Bank
    Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$40 million grant from the
    International Development Association (IDA) to support investment and growth of
    Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in non-mining productive sectors.

    The Sierra Leone Economic Diversification Project will help
    strengthen the business enabling environment by promoting reforms to facilitate
    business entry and operation, facilitate strategic public investments to
    improve competitiveness and private investme…

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    COVID-19 Affects Girls’ Education

    According
    to the new World Bank Sierra Leone Economic Update launched in Freetown,
    the COVID-19 pandemic is having a
    significant impact on the country’s medium-term growth prospects and the
    economy is projected to contract by 2.3 to 4.0 percent in 2020 due to
    disruption in global trade, travel restrictions and domestic restrictions on mobility.
    The fiscal and current account deficits are expected to increase due to
    increased crisis-related spending while inflation is also expected to
    rise.&nbsp…

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    SLFA DISBURSES US$1.3M

    The
    Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) has past Friday, 30th July,
    2020 announced the disbursement of a total of US$1,300,000 FIFA
    and CAF COVID-19 relief funds.

    In
    a nationwide broadcast of a press conference held at the Atlantic Hall, at
    Stadium Hostels, Brookfields, Freetown, decisions made by stakeholders and
    Executive Committee of the FA were announced to the press and nation.

    In
    her opening statements, the President of SLFA Madam Isha Johansen expresse…

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    Parliament Visits Agricultural Value Chain Project

    With support from
    Agricultural Value Development Project (AVDP) in collaboration with the
    Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, the Parliamentary Oversight Committee
    on Agriculture has at the weekend concluded a five-day Oversight on value chain
    project that is being implemented by Farmer Field schools in several
    communities across Sierra Leone.

     The project which is being facilitated by AVDP
    in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, aims at capacitating farmers
    to improv…

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    Cabinet Shakeup Imminent

    State House sources have intimated The Exclusive
    that the unceremonious sacking of former Attorney General and Minister of Justice,
    Dr. Priscilla Schwarz for what many believed was her botched treason trial of Rtd.
    Major Palo Conteh which in government circles was seen as a huge embarrassment is
    precursor of a pending shakeup of the cabinet.

    With President Bio having at the start of 2020 told
    the nation that this is a year of delivery, reports are that from his office,
    connected to all the M…

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    Momoh Konte, 2 Others Laid To Rest

    The harsh reality of life, whether one lives in
    Africa, Asia, Europe or the Americas, is that the final resting place of all
    mankind, whether rich or poor, black or white, tall or short, educated or
    uneducated, healthy or ill, is the grave.

    So it was that on a somber Friday afternoon at the
    site of his planned Kabala University, Momoh Konte and two other sons of the
    soil of Koinadagu were laid to rest alongside each other.

    Those who attended the funeral said the crowd that
    turned out in t…

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    Recovery Plan… NRA Leads

    Everyone knows that money is the fuel that runs all
    organizations, including the state machinery.

    Now and after the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government
    of Sierra Leone like all other governments in the world would not continue to
    perform their numerous functions as well as crucially deliver needed goods and
    services to their citizens without being able to generate enough revenue.

    This is where Dr. Samuel Jibao and the National Revenue
    Authority (NRA) which is well poised to continue provi…

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    Former CDS Killer Joins Him In Internity

    By Mariama Hamadi

    One of the alleged
    killers of the Former Chief of Defence Staff, Samuel Omarr Williams and Ibrahim
    Kalokoh is reported to have died during the prison riot that took place on the
    29th of April this year.

    Ibrahim Kalokoh and three
    other defendants were arraigned before Justice Emanuela Harding sometime in
    2017 after going throw preliminary investigation on two count indictments of
    conspiracy to commit murder contrary to the laws of Sierra Leone.

    According to the charge…

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    Murder Trial… 6 FBC Students In Court Today

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    Six students of Fourah
    Bay College (FBC), University of Sierra Leone (USL), Francis Mafinda, Dennis
    Holland, Abassie Sesay, Mukeh Foh, Lawrence Lahai Amara and David Williams who
    are also members of Klymax Klub, a fraternity with the Black family will today
    Monday, 13th July, 2020 appear before Justice Ivan Sesay at the
    Freetown High Court.

    The six accused Klymax Klub
    member will be a arraigned before the court for two counts charges of
    conspiracy to commit a …

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    Implement TRC Recommendations -Government Urged

    By Amadu
    Barrie

    A Civil Society Activists in Kenema, Fallah Albert Bockarie,
    has informed the public about some of the recommendations that were made by the
    Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Sierra Leone after the eleven
    years civil war.

    Speaking to this medium in an exclusive interview in Kenema, Fallah
    Albert Bockarie disclosed that the TRC was set up after the war to look at some
    of the contributing factors that led to the outbreak of the war in 1991 targeting
    political marg…

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    EU, GoSL launch Le258B programme

    His
    Excellency Brig. Rtd Dr. Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra
    Leone, the Ambassador of the European Union to Sierra Leone, Tom Vens, and the
    Minister of Local Government and Rural Development have launched the “Support
    to Civil Society and Local Authorities for Local Development in Sierra Leone”
    programme at the University of Makeni (UNIMAK) Hall, in Makeni City.

    In
    attendance were also the Minister of Finance, the Minister of Planning and
    Economic Development, Resident…

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