• Another Fresh Battle… Palo To Appeal

    By Mariama Hamadi And Ayodele Deen Cole

    The defence team for 1st Defendant in the
    just concluded treason trial, Rtd Major Alfred Palo Conteh has said they intend
    to file an appeal against the verdict on counts ten and eleven, on which their
    clien…

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    Theft At Bamoi Hotel Provisions & Condiments Stolen

    By Mariama Hamadi

    A
    Security Guard attached at Bamoi Hotel Aberdeen, Abraham Mansaray has made his
    first appearance before Magistrate Hannah Bonnie of Pademba Road Court No. 1 on
    two counts charges of store breaking and larceny contrary to the laws of Sierra
    Leone.

    According
    to the charge sheet, it was alleged by the Prosecution on count one that the
    accused, Ibraham Mansaray on Monday 22nd June, 2020, at Bamoi Hotel
    Aberdeen, Freetown, broke and entered in the store of Bamoi Hotel and st…

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    SLPP Headquarters To Get Facelift

    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    The
    National Executive of the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) is reportedly
    set to give a full facelift to the entire building housing the party’s national
    headquarters on Wallace Johnson Street, Freetown.

    The
    rehabilitation of the building, party sources say, is part of the ruling party’s
    projects to transform the face image and brand of the party.

    Already,
    the SLPP is reported to be undertaking several construction and rehabilitation
    projects in some of…

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    Chericoco Lambasts KKY

    By Saidu Dumbuya

    The Leader of opposition in Parliament, Hon.
    Chernor Maju Bah has lambasted Hon. Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, leader of the National
    Grand Coalition (NGC) for fooling the citizens of this country by referring the
    main opposition party, the All People’s Congress (APC) and the ruling Sierra
    Leone People’s Party (SLPP) as disingenuous.

    Hon Bah informed MPs that the Hon, KKY has not
    been truthful to himself and the people of this country by making derogatory statements
    against the tw…

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    Ernest Defends democracy

    A change maker, H.E. Ernest Bai
    Koroma was democratically elected President of Sierra Leone from 2007 to 2018
    during which time he implemented wide ranging democratic reforms that
    guaranteed civil liberties, expanded access to justice, strengthened
    transparency and accountability and consolidated peace.

    In pushing forward both peace and
    development, in his eleven years rule, Ernest, as he is popularly known, did a
    lot in strengthening decentralization in the country, fighting against
    corrup…

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    Promotions In The Army

    Reports from military sources have disclosed that very
    soon, the Military Defense Council will announce series of promotions for both
    senior officers and other ranks that sources said will be very considerable.

    The promotions will involve corporals, sergeants, lieutenants,
    majors and colonels.

    It could be recalled that in June, the Military
    spokesperson, Major Yayah Brima told the nation that retirement and promotions
    are normal routine in the Army.

    He made the statement after the Mi…

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    Environment Minister Determined

    With environmental concerns having become a global focus
    for national and international actions, former Chairman of the Environmental
    Protection Agency, now Minister of the newly created Ministry of Environment,
    Dr. Moriba Jaward, has expressed his determination to tackle the growing
    environmental problems and challenges the country is exposed to.

    A highly experienced technocrat in the field of
    environment studies and practices, Dr. Jaward said the first thrust in
    addressing environmental is…

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    Closing Address on behalf of 1st Accused… State v Alfred Palo Conteh Guilty or not Guilty

    The ongoing treason trial of Rtd Maj. Alfred Palo
    Conteh has reached its climax following testimonies, submissions and cross
    examinations made by both the Defence and Prosecution teams and the final
    address of the lead Defence Counsel, Dr. Abdulai O…

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    For Quality Education… World Bank Pumps $50M Grant

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors
    today approved a US$50 million grant to support the Government of Sierra
    Leone’s flagship programme for Free Quality School Education launched in 2018.
    The Free Education Project will support some initial COVID-19 response
    activities, including provision of distance learning and communication
    campaigns on prevention.

    Sierra Leone has made significant gains in
    school enrollment, but education outcomes and skills acquisition are among the
    lowest in A…

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    NRM Is Not Distracted - Sec. Gen

    By Saidu Dumbuya

    The Secretary General of
    the National Reformation Movement (NRM), Osman Bikal Kamara, has said the Movement
    is not in any way distracted from its avowed mission of democratizing the main
    opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party.

    In an exclusive telephone conversation
    with this medium, Mr. Kamara said they will never be distracted by the attitude
    and behavior of their former PRO, Alfred Minkailu Koroma, who, he said, has
    tried unsuccessfully to bring division among the…

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    17 Sacked At NATCOM

    In a wide ranging administrative
    purge, the Board of Directors of the Sierra Leone National Telecommunications
    Commission (NATCOM) has approved the sacking of 17 staff members. Their sack
    letters titled: ‘End of Employment with the National Telecommunications
    Commission’ dated 26th June, 2020 were signed by the Board Chairman,
    Madiana N. Samba. The affected employees are:

    Francis
    Johnny                 &nbsp…

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    Schools Reopen Today

    Thousands of primary and secondary school pupils across
    the country in Class 6, JSS1 and SSS3 will return to their various classrooms
    to prepare for their National Primary School Examination (NPSE), Basic
    Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and West Africa Senior Secondary
    Certificate Examination (WASSCE), respectively, that was inevitably postponed because
    of the COVID-19 outbreak that hit not only Sierra Leone but large parts of the
    world.

    All three exams are conducted by the West Af…

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    As Defence Address Court… Treason Trial Folding Up

    By
    Mariama Hamadi

    Defence Counsel
    representing the 2nd Defendant, Rtd. Col Saa Anthony Sinnah in the
    ongoing treason trial, Roland Wright has in his address before Justice Alhaji
    Momoh Jah Stevens yesterday, 29th June, 2020, admonished the jurors
    that his client’s life is at stake and that the Jury has to decide between what
    is truth and what is falsehood or whether they meant good or evil for his
    client.

    He argued that the Prosecution
    charged the 1st Defendant with the offence of treason…

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    Windfall For APC

    Reliable sources have intimated to The Exclusive
    that the government has finally resolved to pay the outstanding end of service
    benefits to the former President, Ernest Bai Koroma former Vice President,
    Victor Bockarie Foh, Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Ambassadors and other former
    government officials of the erstwhile All People’s Congress (APC) led
    government.

    From what The Exclusive has gathered an
    outstanding balance of Le 31,463,583,085 will soon be paid.

    According to our source, the …

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    Bio Compassionate - Ambassador Wurie

    Describing his boss, as somebody that is keenly
    aware of the suffering of the majority of the people he rules that he has promised
    to deliver by any means necessary, Ambassador at large and special adviser to
    His Excellency President Bio, Dr. Bond Wurie has said that the President and
    his ‘New Direction’ government will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that the
    country and its people’s development narrative is transformed into something
    bright and glorious.

    Amb. Wurie said that taking the…

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