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February 2014

A Sierra Leonean British citizen Ibrahim Wurie is calling on the attention of necessary authorities for protection in the hands of hoodlums.
He made the clarion call to this medium whiles explaining his suffering he encounter last week in the eastern part of the city.
According to Alhaji it was out of hatred that he was attack and beaten by some street guys within the Calabatown municipality, for reasons best know to them.

Isaac Williams



Addressing an emergency School Board meeting at Peacock Farm on Wednesday, the Proprietor of the George Washington Secondary School at peacock farm off wellington has described those opposed to the Education Ministry’s New agenda for the promotion of education as ‘Pessimists’, while lambasting some teachers and pupils for their attempts to discredit the school by indiscipline and false rumors targeted against the education ministry.


The usually sleepy Malen Chiefdom in the Pujehun District is now looming with people and hustling with life. It has become a beehive of activities, thanks to the US$120 million investment by the SOCFIN Agricultural Company.
That investment includes the construction of a mill, nearing completions, that will be the most modern and biggest in West Africa. According to Gerben Haringsma the country representative of the company, when completed the factory will produce 60 tonnes of fruit bunch per hour – amounting to 15 tonnes (15,000 kilograms of oil per hour in peak season).

The head of West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Mohamed Sheriff Sapateh has disclosed that out of the total nineteen thousand three hundred and twenty seven candidates that sat to the private West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in November and December 2013 seventeen thousand three and fifty four results were released while one thousand nine hundred and seventy three were withheld.

The West Africa Examination Council will start releasing results withheld from pupils in the previous Private WASCE examination.
According to information, after intense pressure from the Chairman and Leader of the United Democratic Movement Party, students whose results were withheld will soon breathe a sigh of relief, as the examination body will this week starts releasing students perceived to be involved into examination malpractices.

Mile 91, Feb. 5 (SLENA) – A new junior secondary school, the Rainbow Junior Secondary School has been established in Masorie, a section of Mile 91 in the Tonkolili District by the Rainbow Foundation, a non-religious group.
The school, partially supported by the Tonkolili District Council, is located in an inspiring and conducive learning environment, catering for both male and female students.

Magburaka, Feb 5 (SLENA) – The Central Chiefdom Administration Clerk (CCAC) in the Tonkolili District has disclosed that the Crime Management Division of the Magburaka Police Station is helping the chiefdom administration to retrieve monies from certain authorities in the district who have squandered huge sums of local tax during the 2013 fiscal year.

The Sierra Leone Pharmaceutical Business Association Limited continues to appeal to the Government to wave the Goods and Service tax which hindered the services of the Association.
According to Ibrahim Jalloh, Secretary General of the Association gave details explanation of the Association citing challenges and obstacles the association is going through to that of the Goods and Service Tax which continues to hinder their day to day activities.

Isaac Williams

Information Minister Alpha Kanu has doles Fifteen Million to youths of Portloko in embarking on Commercial Agriculture within the district.
The District Headquarter town of Port Loko was partitioned into 3 Agricultural Groups to which the Minister made cash presentation of 5 million Leones each as a start off purse adding that he would discuss the other concerns with his Colleagues for a workable solution.