• Two FGM Shrines Turn Schools

    By Saidu Dumbuya

    Executive Director of Amazonia Initiative Movement (AIM), Madam Rugiatu Neneh
    Turay in an interview with The Exclusive past Friday, 6th May, 2021
    disclosed that within a year and at the peak of COVID-19 outbreak in the
    country, AlM, with the support of some villagers in Mathaska Village in
    Tonkolili District and Matimba Village Port Loko demolished two Female Genital
    Mutilation (FGM) (Bondo Secret Society) training shrines and have them replaced
    with schools.


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    On Monday, 8th Feb… APC To Meet In Makeni

    Embroiled in internal political wrangling since the advent
    of the National Reformation Movement (NRM) after the 2018 national elections that
    demanded the party leadership to step aside and make way for constitutional
    reforms, the leadership of the A…

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    Mohamed Kallon To Drag SLFA To Court

    Sierra Leonean football legend, Mohamed Kallon has disclosed that
    he is going to seek legal interpretation of Article 25(3) of the Sierra Leone
    Football Association (SLFA) Constitution in order to ascertain why he was
    disqualified from the SLFA presidential race.

    According to the football legend, the SLFA Constitution which has
    the supreme authority that guide the country’s procedures on football and the
    2021 SLFA election committee are saying different things on his nomination

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    Sack NaCOVERC Workers -Parliament Demands

    By Saidu Dumbuya 

    The Deputy Speaker who doubles as Chairman of Public
    Account Committee (PAC) in Parliament, Hon. Segehpoh Solomon Thomas on Tuesday,
    2nd February, 2021 stated that the Committee henceforth demands
    those Government workers who are in the habit of engaging on social media and doing
    nothing on their jobs be sacked.

    According to Speaker Thomas, MDA workers are
    engaged in social media so much that at the end of the day, they pay little
    attention on their work and as a re…

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    SLFA, Others Face Parliament Today

    As they prepare for their election in Makeni on
    the 26th and 27th of this month, the Sierra Leone
    Football Association (SLFA) and others will today face  Parliament.

    An invitation sent out to members of parliaments
    informed that the Committee on Sports will be meeting with the Ministry of
    Sports, National Sports Authority, SLFA and other football stakeholders today, Friday,
    5th February, 2020 at 10:00 am in Committee Room One.

    The reason for the meeting was not stated but
    sources fro…

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    Maritime Goes Digital

    Saidu Dumbuya 

    The Executive Director of the Sierra Leone
    Maritime Administration SLMA), Mr. Paul S. Massaquoi has recently launched a
    new software system that will synchronize both the international and national

    Mr. Massaquoi having assessed the poor system
    that was in place for the registration of vessels had made other strides in
    rebranding the administration thereby propelling it to other heights.

    According to the Executive Director, the major
    advantage of the&nbs…

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    Fullah Town Community Extols Foreign Minister

    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    Residents of Rowe Street in the Fullah
    Town Community have showered praises on the Minister of Foreign Affairs and
    International Cooperation, Nabeela Farida Tunis for her development initiative
    within the Fullah Town Community.

    The Rowe Street residents expressed
    their appreciation through this medium, following the completion of the
    rehabilitation of Rowe Street which was personally undertaken by the Minister.

    According to one elderly resident
    of Rowe Street, Mass…

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    APC Angry

    Secretary General of the main opposition All
    People’s Congress (APC) party, Alhaji Dr. Osman Foday Yansaneh, has expressed
    anger at the media’s apparent refusal to turn the spotlight on the allegations
    of massive corruption made against the government as contained in the Auditor
    General’s 2019 Audit report of the accounts of government Ministries,
    Departments and Agencies (MDAs) under the watch of His Excellency President Bio
    who at his inauguration in April 2018 vowed to hold a zero tolerance …

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    Magistrate Daboh Determined

    By Mariama

    “I will not tolerate any lawyer or litigant that
    will approach me to discuss about cases in my court behind closed doors,” these
    were the exact words of the newly appointed Magistrate of Ross Road Court No.
    3, Hadiru Daboh when addressing the crowded court yesterday.

    He made the above admonishment shortly after
    instructing his Clerk, Kelfala Barrie that whenever he mentions a matter for
    hearing, he should ensure that all witnesses connected to that matter go out of
    the c…

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    Land Vendors Chop Le 130m

    By Mariama Hamadi

    Lawyer defending one Nathaniel Williams and Albert
    Williams on a one hundred and thirty million Leones land fraud, Michaela P.
    George has been advised by the Bench to go and make proper undertaking for his
    client who has agreed to pay back what was due.

    The two accused persons on the above action were
    arraigned before Magistrate Hadiru Daboh of Ross Road Court No. 3 for Preliminary
    Investigation on six count charges of obtaining money by false pretences and
    conspiracy co…

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    150-Bed Hospital For Samu Chiefdom

    The Deputy Minister of Labour, Mr. Lansana Dumbuya who doubles as
    the Chairman of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) in Kambia district has
    said that President Julius Maada Bio is a blessed president who since he took
    over the reigns of governance a lot of developmental projects is taking place
    across the country .

    He made these statements this past Friday, 15th
    January, 2021 at Lutty village , Samu Chiefdom Kambia during the turning of the
    sod for the construction of a state-of-the-art …

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    UBA Encourages Young Entrepreneurs

    By Saidu Dumbuya 

    The Managing Director/CEO of the United
    Bank for Africa Sierra Leone Ltd, Mr. Usman Imam Isiaka last Friday, 22nd
    January 2021 at Brookfields Hotel, Kingharman Road in Freetown, encouraged
    young entrepreneurs to apply for the TEF programme. 

    Addressing journalists and young
    entrepreneurs at the meeting, Mr. Isiaka said he was excited to be at the
    meeting, as they join other UBA Subsidiaries across Africa in promoting the
    course of African Youth empowermen…

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    Energy Minister Angry

    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    The Minister of Energy, Alhaji Kanja Sesay has
    expressed serious anger over the frequent destruction to government’s
    electricity transformers that are being installed in key areas in communities
    across the country.

    The Minister expressed this anger following the
    recent reported suspension of two senior Managers at the Electricity
    Distribution and Supply Authority (EDSA), while commenting on the status of the
    operation – Restore Electricity Initiative, the Energy Minis…

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    Presidential Appointees To Face Parliament

    By Ayodele Deen-Cole

    The new appointees of President Julius Maada Bio
    to serve in some key Ministries Department and Agencies (MDAs) will this week,
    face the Parliamentary Appointment Committee on Appointment for interview.
    Among the new appointees are Dr. Austin Demby, proposed Minister of Health and
    Sanitation, Rev Dr. Jonathan Titus Williams, proposed Deputy Minister of
    Planning and Economic Development, Dr. Saw-Kpata Hannah, Isata Max-Kyne,
    proposed Commissioner at NaCSA, Jimmy Battilo S…

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    Siaka Stevens’ Son For APC Flagbearer

    Son of the late President
    Siaka Probyn Stevens, Dr Jengo Stevens has declared for the party’s flagbearer
    candidacy for the 2023 presidential election. He made this disclosure on Friday
    22nd January 2021 at his No. 9 Hill Cut Road residence, west of

    According to Dr Jengo
    Stevens, he has not written officially to inform the party Secretariat but has
    discussed his intention with their Chairman and Leader, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma
    and some friends and family.

    “I am the best to
    lead our…

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    By Ayodele Deen Cole Members of the Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella Movement (KKY), are presently worried over who should pay cost of a Court
    -Parliament Meets Stakeholders The Parliamentary Committee on Water Resources, chaired by Hon. Sualiho M. Koroma has on t