Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 08:08:15 GMT
Man Accused Sacrilege Cries in Court
[Concord] One Hassan Kamara,28, was on Monday,2nd November, committed to the High Court for further trial after Magistrate Sahr Kukura of Pademba Road court No.4 ruled at the close of the preliminary investigation that, he has a case to answer in res...

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 08:08:12 GMT
Kenema Sales Man Wins Le 114 Million in Football Betting
[Concord] A fuel (gas)salesman, Vandy (full name withheld for anonymity) residing in Kenema District, Eastern Region became the newest Mercury International football betting winner after winning total sum of One Hundred and Fourteen Million Leones (L...

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 08:07:53 GMT
SLAJ Urges Govt to Drop All Criminal, Seditious Libel Cases
[Concord] As they joined other journalist organizations across the world to commemorate the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalist, the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has called on the Government of Sierra Leo...

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 08:07:48 GMT
Statement By H.E. Tom Vens, Ambassador of the European Union to Sierra Leone
[Concord] on the occasion of

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 08:07:47 GMT
Tonkolili Grassroots Receive Samura Kamara's Covid - 19 Grants
[Concord] When he ran for President in 2018, social protection for the vulnerable grassroots was an integral component in Dr. Samura Kamara's campaign manifesto.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard

Canada concludes second Global Conference for Media Freedom
Canada concludes second Global Conference for Media Freedom at time of unprecedented challenge November 16, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs (pictured), co-host...

Kenyan writer and scholar Simon Gikandi
Simon E. Gikandi (born 30 September 1960) is a Kenyan Literature Professor and Postcolonial scholar. He is the Robert Schirmer Professor of English at Princeton University. He is perhaps best known for his co-editorship (with Abiola Irele) of The Ca...

The Fry Norman Incident of 1840
The Fry Norman Incident of 1840: The proximate cause and demise of the Gallinas Kingdom in Southern Sierra Leone and Liberia. By Kortor Kamara, PV Special Correspondent, USA Abstract: On the occasion of the 180th anniversary signing of the Novembe...

President Bio talks to Al Jazeera
PV Staff Earlier this month President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone talked to Al Jazeera in a lengthy interview covering a wide range of issues including Covid-19, the recent Commissions of Inquiry on corruption, the situation of the mining indu...

USA: Why Biden won
Why Biden Won Analysis of the 2020 Presidential election results By Dagbayonoh Kiah Nyanfore ll, Monrovia, Liberia Joseph Biden, a Democrat, won the US presidential election defeating sitting president Donald Trump, a Republican. Biden won both th...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:36:55 +0000
Treated bed nets help reduces mosquito buzz sounds at night
By Mohamed Konneh Hmmmmmm, hmmmmmm, hmmmmm is the most annoying and unwanted sound that wiggles around the ear at night. This sound is so irritating and most times gives sleepless night to individuals. This irritating sound and unwanted night visitor...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:35:22 +0000
Western Rural District Teachers benefits from Caritas Freetown SGBV training
By Mohamed Konneh Caritas Freetown with support from Manos Unidas on Thursday 12th November 2020 holds Sexual Gender based Violence training for school teachers in the Western Area Rural District. The training was held at the Twin Hall in Hastings Vi...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:34:00 +0000
Zoro Malaria campaign saving lives in rural Sierra Leone
By Mohamed Konneh It’s a very early Wednesday morning here at Gbongboma village outside Bo city in Southern Sierra Leone. As the sun rises, young energetic men with farming tools are seen walking to their farms lands, while women moving around some...

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:32:22 +0000
Communities taking lead on Malaria Prevention
By Mohamed Konneh Madam Hawa Samai is a mother of two living on Sombo Street in Kenema. Together with her husband they stay with their two children and other family members. Madam Hawa is a beneficiary of the just distributed long lasting treated bed...

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 09:30:20 +0000
556-carat diamond investigated …Police accused of compromise
By Abu Bakarr Kargbo   The Executive Management Board of the Sierra Leone Police Force will find itself in a very funny position should it fail to carry out an order from State House to thoroughly investigate the alleged 556-carat diamond that h...