• “SLPP Will Win Any Election” -APC Scribe Quotes SLPP Publicity Secretary

     

    The National Secretary General of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) has affirmed the stance of the party not to take part in any future elections conducted by the National Electoral Commission (NEC) under the aegis of the Chie…

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    As Parliament Waits To Debate 9 Amendments... ACC To Grow More Teeth

    The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Francis Ben Kaifala Esq. has assured that the ACC amendment Bill tabled in Parliament will make corruption a very highly risky and highly unprofitable exploit for any Sierra Leonean in the public sphere.

    Speaking further about the amended ACC bill which will give the anti-graft fighting body more muscles, teeth and vigor to combat corruption in all its manifest forms in the country, Commissioner Ben Kaifala recalled that he promised th…

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    World Bank Approves US$40M To Salone

    The World Bank has reportedly approved a US$40 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to support key policy reforms to promote sustainable and inclusive growth and build economic resilience in Sierra Leone.

    The Second Productivity and Transparency Support Grant (PTSG-II) supports ongoing reforms to enhance macroeconomic stability, increase productivity in agriculture and fisheries while promoting transparency and accountability in selected government decision making process…

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    Bombshell… APC To Boycott All Elections If…

     

    There is no two ways about it; a very much aggrieved, disappointed and frustrated leadership of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) has decided that if the Chief Electoral Commissioner, Mohamed N’fa Alie Conteh does not resign h…

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    ‘De Gron Dry’ …Bio Wants To Soak It -Information Minister

    Notwithstanding claims of impressive transformational state governance and macroeconomic gains made by the Bio administration since it took over the reins of the state on 4th April, 2018, especially in the areas of the fight against corruption, revenue mobilization, financial discipline and energy generation, what concerns the average ordinary Sierra Leonean is the fundamental existential issue of bread and butter.

    So when the Minister of Information and Communications, Mohamed Rahman Swaray …

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    Corruption Responsible For Hike In Exchange Rate -Says Bank Governor

     

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    The Governor of Bank of Sierra Leone, Prof Kelfala Muana Kallon has in a recent interview blamed the hike in the exchange rate in the country on corruption.

    According to the Bank Governor, the Bank is putting measures in place to steady the exchange rate with a uniform price and to also implement a policy that will discourage the buying and selling of the United States Dollar in the black market.

    He averred that corruption affects the economy and t…

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    As New Fuel Station Unveiled… NP Flies High In Koinadugu

     

    One of Sierra Leone’s typical indigenous companies, National Petroleum Sierra Leone Limited (NP-SL Ltd.) on Saturday 16th March, 2019 officially opened its latest fuel station in Wara-Wara Yagala Chiefdom, Koinadugu district.

    Present at the ceremony were Paramount Chief Gbawuru Mansaray III of Wara-Wara Yagala Chiefdom, Paramount Chief Marah, Chairman of the Board of Directors of NP-SL Ltd, Michael Carrol, General Manager of NP, Kobi Walker, Bernard Sisay, Marketing Manager of NP, H…

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    Parliament Squeezes SLRA

     

    By Thomas S. Kembay

    The Parliamentary Committee on Works and Infrastructure on Friday 15th March, 2019 squeezed senior officials of the Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA) when they appeared before it on public hearing session at Room 1, Parliament Building at Tower Hill, Freetown.

    Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee, Hon. Bashiru Sidikie cautioned the senior official of SLRA to respect Parliament by availing themselves wherever summon by the House. “We have a mandate to over…

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    ACC Arrests 3 At Water Quay

     

    By Ayodele Deen Cole

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested several people at the Queen Elizabeth II Quay following an operational raid at the Sierra Leone Ports Authority (SLPA) at Cline Town in east end Freetown as confirmed by the Public and Education Officer at the Commission, Abu Bakarr Turay.

    According to report, the ACC had for months been closely observing the operations of the Customs and Excise Department of the National Revenue Authority (NRA), particularly …

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    AIG Warns Public

     

    By Thomas S. Kembay

    The Director of Crime Service in the Sierra Leone Police (SLP), Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Brima Jah has raised serious concern over the doctoring of information on social media by unscrupulous individuals for surreptitious reasons.

    The Director of Crime Services raised the concern following the Sunday 17th March, 2019 Guard Street gruesome incident that involved a 32-year-old young man believed to be a mobile dealer and an India businessman that rocked…

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    Ahead Of Delegates’ Conference… SLPP To Amend Constitution

     

    The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) is nearing a cessation decision on the position of Chairman and Leader, the Exclusive has learnt.

    Reports indicate that the party hierarchy would reach a decision at their delegates’ conference slat…

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    6 Months In Office… Decentralization Director Excels

     

    Devolves 28 functions
    Activates Inter-Ministerial Committee
    Capacity Building For Councils

     

    Appointed on September 17th, 2018 by His Excellency President Bio as the Director General of the Decentralization Secretariat, Lawyer Alex Bonopha has within six months of his taking up office fulfilled on the President’s election campaign promise to deepen decentralization in the country in a bid to fast track development at the grassroots level.

    Mr. Bonapha recalled that…

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    2019 Miss FBC Beauty Contest… Alice Kailie Sets For The Stage

     

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    The 1st runner up at the Miss FBC 2018, Alice Kailie a 3rd year Social Work student of Fourah Bay College (FBC) University of Sierra Leone (USL), has said that she is fully prepared and set for the stage on her next beauty pageant slated for the 20th April, 2019 at Kent Beach to grab the star prize of Le 12,000,000, in a grand style.

    She said the event is a blend of a beach fiesta, dancing competition and beauty pageants with seven contestants.

    Acc…

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    ATTEMPTED MURDER! -1 Indian National Nabbed

    By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

    The Head of Media and Public Relations of the Sierra Leone Police (SLP), Supt. Brima Kamara has disclosed that they are having in their custody one Indian national and two Sierra Leoneans who allegedly attempted to kill one Bai Koroma, a businessman who lives at Guard Street, East  of Freetown on Sunday, 17th March, 2019.

    The caretaker of the building where the Indian lives, Alias Jalloh said he was inside his house when he heard a loud noise at the 5th floor o…

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    APC In Dilemma

     

    Like a ship going through the eye of a storm, concerned members and supporters of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party are praying that as they are going through a difficult trying period, cool heads prevail so that with al…

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