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The Indian communities living in Freetown are running scared after the event that took place at 20 Guard Street on Sunday March 17th 2019 featuring an Indian national.

In the wake of the unfortunate incident, irrational people have taken upon themselves to put the lives and properties of Indians living in Freetown in jeopardy by threatening to ransack their shops and business premises.

Author: 
(SLENA)

The Inspector General of Police, Dr. Richard Moigbeh has taken Shakerndas into high esteem after it started and completed what he described as a wonderful police post constructed for the safety of the people of Wellington community.

The occasion which attracted religious and traditional leaders, military and police officers, stakeholders and various community people was held at the new building, opposite Sierra Leone Brewery Limited on Thursday, March 13th, 2019.

Author: 
ABT Special

As operatives of the Ruling Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) are busy trying to make political gains with the Free Education programme, schools in Tokeh village in Constituency 110, Ward 388, which have been in existence for over a decade, have not been approved despite the efforts made so far to have the Ministry of Education approve them to enhance learning in that tourist attraction Peninsular village.

Author: 
Ilyasa Baa
(Displaying of physical cash as part of the company transparency policies)

Socfin Agricultural Company, Sierra Leone, has on Friday 15th March 2019 paid the sum total of three hundred and fifty two million, three hundred and eighty eight  thousand Leones  ( Le 352,388,000) being payment for land lease to land owners of Zone 'A' in Lower Malen.

The payment for lease of Zone 'A' area forms part of the lease agreement dated 15th October 2012 between the lessee and the government of the Republic of Sierra Leone for the period 5th March 2019 to 4th March 2020.

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

The Public Education Unit of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Northern Region Office, on Wednesday 6th March 2019 engaged staff and management of the Government Regional Hospital in Makeni.

Speaking at the Hospital's Conference Hall at Makama, ACC Regional Manager North, Abu Bakarr Kamara expressed delight at the fair representation of staff from the various units within the hospital. Mr. Kamara informed his audience that the engagement was part of the Commission's intervention to address system weaknesses in Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). 

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

The British High Commissioner on Tuesday 12th March, 2019 hosted a Welcome Home reception for returning Chevening Scholars of the 2017/2018 cohort, at his residence in Freetown. The event also marked the 35th Anniversary of the United Kingdom’s Chevening Scholarship Programme.

In his remarks, the High Commissioner Guy Warrington, reiterated the UK’s commitment to the Programme, noting that “it has a very strong place in our hearts”.

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr
President Julius Maada Bio

No amount of negative and fictitious publicity will discouraged Socfin Agricultural Company from leaving the shores of Sierra Leone.
The frustration of some of these Human Rights Organizations in piling pressure on the government on genuine investors in the country will continue to scarce financiers to come and invests in the country.

The agricultural company has given a facelift to Sahn-Malen Chiefdom as the entire chiefdom was a ghost town but with the intervention of the Agricultural company the chiefdom is a works yard.

Author: 
ABT Special
Robert Stansfield: land deals should not be ‘land grabs’

 

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development’s Economic Growth Team Leader in Sierra Leone, Bobby Stansfield, has said responsible agricultural investment is an important focus of DFID’s work to promote trade, investment and private sector development and, it is right for the small West African country.

Author: 
Ahmed SahidNasralla (De Monk)

Fierce was the wild billow
Dark was the night
Oars laboured heavily
Foam glimmered white
Trembled the mariners
Peril was nigh
Then said the God of God
"Peace! It is I."

St. Anatolius
This is the tale of two captains. One who threw his sailors overboard for the sharks to devour and the other who after realising his mistake of ditching them threw them life rafts.

Author: 
Andrew Keili
Dr. Dennis Sandy: all-inclusive approach to management of land in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Lands, Housing and Environment, Dr. Dennis Sandy, has urged stakeholders to join his ministry to adopt an inclusive system in the administration and development of land in the small West African country.

Speaking at a one-day workshop on the Implementation of the National Land Policy in the context of Responsible Agricultural Investments organized by Solidaridad Sierra Leone on Tuesday at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Freetown, Dr. Sandy emphasized that the land governance situation in the country is a cause for concern.

Author: 
Ahmed SahidNasralla (De Monk)

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