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Some stalwarts of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) are reported to have made attempts at the weekend to contact some elderly statesmen to prevail on President (Brig.) Rtd. Julius Maada Bio halt his ant-corruption prosecution drive.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

The cabinet of President Brig. (Rtd.) Julius Maada Bio last week endorsed the recommendations of the Governance Transition Team’s (GTT) Report for the setting up of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the fifty-one people recommended for investigation in relation with corrupt practices and racketeering during the ten-year rule of the All People’s Congress (APC) Government of former President Ernest Bai Koroma.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

Wednesday, 11 July 2018: Seventy-six members of the Sierra Leone Parliament including those of the Parliamentary Committee on Health and Sanitation, Human Rights and the Legislative have participated in a one-day workshop on access to justice and related human rights issues for HIV/AIDS Key Populations.

The Key Populations are the groups which are at a higher risk of contracting the virus. They comprise Female Sex Workers, Men Who Have Sex With Men and People Who Inject Drugs.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has donated Free Health Care Medicines and consumables to the Milton Margai School for the Blind and the National School for the Deaf on Thursday July 12, 2018 at the Milton Margai School for the Blind hall, Wilkinson Road in Freetown.

The items include Wound dressings, Antimalarial, Analgesics, Antiseptics, Plasters, Antibiotics, Anti Inflammatory Agent, Insecticide Treated Bed nets, Blankets among others.

Author: 
KadrieKoroma

Responding to the clarion call in supporting the free education flagship programme of the New Direction, Dutch honorary Paramount Chief Ouwe Dibbes has committed himself to boosting education in the country.
The Dutch honorary Paramount Chief of Sander De Kramer, Boama Chiefdom in the Bo District, met with the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Alpha Timbo, early this week at the Minister’s New England Ville office.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

It was discerned that a so called blackmailer masking himself as a  social commentator, Michael Massaquoi who wasted so many years in the West and allegedly was eventually deported for unsavory activities, in his frustration and desperation to threaten hard working personalities ,has now turned his venom against one of the country’s serious investors , Maxim Brandwain.

Author: 
Saffia Abu

Sierra Leone Commercial Bank "The Roaring Lion "on Wednesday, 27, June 2018 stormed the market with two new digital Banking products the ''Mi Yone SLCB Kiosk'' and the ''Mi Yone SLCB Teller''.

Author: 
SCB

A joint team of police and military officers led by Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Thomas Mustapha Lahai on Saturday 7th July, 2018 discovered military fatigues and a largequantity of boxes with contents unknown at the private residence of the erstwhile Minister of Internal Affairs, Major (Rtd.) Alfred Palo Conteh, at Wilberforce in Freetown.

Author: 
Saffia Abu
The Director General addressing staff in Makeni

The Director General of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust, Mohamed Fuaad Daboh, and a cross section of senior management on Monday, 25th June, 2018, paid familiarisation visits to the Trust's Regional Offices in Bo, Kenema, Makeni, and the sub office in Kono.

Author: 
Safia Abu
Presiden Bio

The role of a Member of Parliament in a multi-party democracy is to help the Central Government to enact laws including enacting laws that will encourage a friendly investment environment in the country, and paramountly among its functions, is to initiate development projects in their respect constituencies that will alleviate poverty among its constituents and to also help promote peaceful co-existence.

Author: 
Safia Abu

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