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Youths and football stakeholders across the Western Area yesterday stormed the Ministry of Sports with placards to register their dissatisfaction with the non-compliance of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) to organize the overdue Congress for a new Executive to take the administration of the F.A.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

Unsuccessful presidential candidate for the former ruling All People’s Congress (APC) in the March, 2018 national elections, Dr. Samura Mathew Wilson Kamara hasreportedly engaged in agricultural activities in his paternal home, Kamalo in the new district of Karene in the Northern Region.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

The current poor status of the road leading to Sani Abacha Street, opposite the 

Clock Tower and the Eastern Police Station in Freetown leads to vehicles and Keke being trapped in the middle of the road due to the heavy down pour of rain.

Street flooding on Wednesday and the bad condition of the road led to some minute’s standstill for Keke rider Osman Kamara together with the three passengers on board.

Author: 
Ilyasa Baa

Lomé, Togo, Tuesday, 31st July 2018* – His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio received ovation at the opening ceremony of the 53rd Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS held in Lomé, Togo.

 

The ovation came during the opening statement of the ECOWAS Chairman, President of the Togolese Republic, H.E Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe who singled out President Bio to welcome him to his maiden ECOWAS Summit and congratulated him for his election as President of the Republic of Sierra Leone.

 

Author: 
STATE HOUSE

Customers banking with Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) have registered their dissatisfaction with the management of the bank for sending erroneous notification transactions to them in the evening of 30th July, 2018.

It could be recalled that there was a mad rush across the various outlets of GTBank customers queued to check their transaction balance after previous transactions were sent to them as part of their respective account balance.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

We Give All (WGA), a Diaspora led charity Foundation on Saturday, 28 July joined other organizations around the world to commemorate World Hepatitis Day with an aim of raising awareness of the global burden of hepatitis and to influence action.

 

The commemoration was held at Congress Hall, Adelaide Street in Freetown.

 

Author: 
Saffia Abu

There still exists a small West African State called Sierra Leone which used to be called the Athens of West African. These accolades came from the great mark that this nation made on education in the African Sub-region. Many countries in Africa were sending students to Sierra Leone to get an education. Many Teachers would also migrate from other parts of Africa to Sierra Leone to teach; not to talk about the many around the African continent; particularly West Africa, who acquired their university education from the Great Fourah-Bay College - the first University in Sub-Saharan Africa.

One of Sierra Leone’s celebrity comedians, Ibrahim Kamara popularly known as Sara ‘D’ Great is currently helping the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) with information prior to the alleged murder of two minors.

According to our investigation, the comedian is being investigated for the alleged murder of two minors on Saturday 21st July, 2018.

Ibrahim Kamara, who is pleading innocence to the public, has been accused by the relatives of the deceasedof being the prime suspect of the alleged murders.

Author: 
Saffia Abu

Commercial motorbike riders at the Waterloo 55 Park have been banned by the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) from plying the roads after 12 midnight effective past Monday 23rd July.

While the ban has come into effect, the Bike Riders Union in the Western Area Rural District (WARD) is busy constructing a three-storey building that will be used as their offices when the project concludes.

Author: 
Ilyasa Baa

Fatu Kanu of 4 Watfa Street, Port Loko city should have regretted by now after she cruelly burnt her son’s hands for allegedly eating his father food.

According to our Northern Correspondence, Fatu was charged with the offense of Cruelty to Children contrary to Section 41 of the Cruelty to Children’s Act - Cap 31 of the Laws of Sierra Leone as Amended.

The heartless mother was arraigned before Magistrate Augustine Braima Samura of the Port Loko Magistrate’s Court and was prosecuted by Sergeant 3435 Saidu Kargbo of the Legal and Justice Support Department.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

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