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SETTING THE RECORDS STRAIGHT

There are certain unsubstantiated claims made by Joseph Rahall of the Green Scenery in his recent piece which need some clarifications for the benefit of the general public. Socfin has 12,500 hectares out of the 27, 000 hectares of Sahn Malen Chiefdom in Pujehun District. The company has only planted about 40% of the entire hectares that comprised Malen.

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ABT Special

Hon. Vice President Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh on Tuesday October 30th 2018 lectured the people of Kono District on the negative effect of indiscipline.

Speaking at the meeting which was held at the Sierra Leone People’s Party office on Kainkordu Road, Koidu City, Kono District, the Hon. Vice President thanked the attendants for leaving their busy schedules to attend the meeting within a short notice; adding that, the message he is about to deliver is not only for the members of the SLPP but for the people of the entire Kono District.

Author: 
Alimatu Fofanah-OVP Communications Unit

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the general public that it has entered into a settlement agreement with the former Commissioner General of the National Revenue Authority (NRA), Haja Kallah Kamara, and the former Director of Finance (NRA), Abdulai Conteh, in respect of investigations into off-budget payments whilst they were in office.

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SPECTATOR NEWSPAPER

The raiding of Matibo and Massengbeh villages in the Yoni Chiefdom, Tonkolili District by a joint team of armed police and military personnel on Sunday 9th September, 2018 at 5:00 a.m. or thereabout has become a serious controversial issue that has the propensity to soil the human rights record of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) Government if the issue is not properly handled by the Government.

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SPECTATOR NEWSPAPER

Since the erstwhile ruling All People’s Congress (APC) lost the 31st March, 2018 presidential runoff election to the former main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) presidential candidate, Brig. (Rtd) Julius Maada Bio, desperate and vicious stalwarts of the losing party have taken to disseminating negative propaganda messages against the Bio administration and using a spineless British Member of Parliament, Hon. Neil Coyle, to disseminate in the social media whatever information the APC fugitives hiding in the United Kingdom would submit to him.

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SPECTATOR NEWSPAPER

About 30 activists last Tuesday reported staged a ‘die-in’ and held billboards reading “stop toxic investments”, “reclaim human rights” and “stop green washing” in front of the ING Bank in Brussels, Belgium.

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Spectator investigators
so-called CSOs mocking themselves

One of the major problems Sierra Leone has been grappling with for many decades now is how the Government should attract more Direct Foreign Investments to change the economic narrative of the country which is naturally endowed with dozens of minerals many of which had never even been tapped yet. Over forty-four million hectares of arable lands have not been cultivated as Sierra Leone continues to import her staple food – rice to the tune of over US$2 million annually.

Author: 
Spectator Press

For a long time now Sierra Leoneans are united as ever before in standing with the Anti-Corruption Commission to emphatically tell FIFA that enough is enough as Sierra Leoneans wholeheartedly welcome the banned slammed by FIFA after being spoon-feed by the embattled President and his Secretary General of the Sierra Leone Football Association.

The FIFA ban slammed on Sierra Leone is unanimously described as inappropriate, unreasonable and miscalculated action to disrespect our values and laws as an independent.

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SPECTATOR NEWSPAPER

The Director General of National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA), Mohamed Mubashir Massaquoi has been in the news of late though not for a good reason. He is not in the news as a result of the Authority’s recent biometric registration and verification of civil and public servants nationwide; not even about his experience or academic profile that earned him the ear-watering job, but his matrimonial issue and alleged surreptitious plan to soon “redundant over 350 workers and replace them with his cronies and supporters, mainly from the NGC party.”

Author: 
Thomas Vandi Gbow

The principal for the senior secondary school at the Sierra Leone Muslim brotherhood Mohammed Amran Swaray has in an exclusive interview with this medium highlighted constrains that could be in a way hamper the smooth running of the one shift system amongst others which he said his management has suggested to the government that the one shift system would not be materialized in the 2018/19 academic year.

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Spectator News

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