Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 07:14:38 GMT
Charles Taylor Uses Covid-19 in Jail Transfer Bid
[New Dawn] Former Liberian president Charles Taylor's persistent quest to be relocated from the British prison in which he is serving his 50-year sentence to a third country has be dealt another blow.

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 10:29:05 GMT
Uncle Nabbed for the Brutal Murder of His Four Year Old Nephew
[SAPS] Police Management has learnt shock and dismay on the murder of 4-year-old boy at Xolobe Administrative Area, Tsomo.

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 08:42:54 GMT
A New Covid-19 Testing Laboratory Commissioned in Rural Sierra Leone Supported By WHO
[WHO] On 29 August 2020, a newly established WHO-supported COVID-19 testing molecular laboratory was commissioned in Makeni City, northern Sierra Leone, to facilitate scaling up of testing capacity for the disease in the country. This makes the 6th C...

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 08:48:21 GMT
Poor Sanitation at King Jimmy Market
[Concord] Foodstuff traders at the King Jimmy Market have expressed dissatisfaction over what they described as poor sanitary condition of the market, thus calling on the Freetown City Council to swiftly intervene.

Wed, 02 Sep 2020 08:48:17 GMT
Mercury International New Rapid Number Games Attract Customers
[Concord] With just a few days of its introduction, the Mercury International new Rapid Number game is attracting huge customers with massive winnings daily.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard

Vice President Juldeh Jalloh visits Savage Street
By Babatunde Sesay, Freetown The Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh on Friday 18th September, 2020 a during site visit at the collapsed Savage Street Bridge in Freetown assured of serious work to commence as s...

Sierra Leone: Software engineer urges parliament to enact cyber crime bill
By Emperor Bailor Jalloh- PV Freetown Bureau Chief Following the recent presentation of a proposed legislation /bill entitled Cyber Crime Act, 2020 to the Pre-legislative Committee of the Sierra Leone Parliament as a first step of legislation by th...

Sierra Leone's First Lady is a social media expert
By Santigie Momoh, Freetown Sierra Leone's First Lady Mrs. Fatima Bio (pictured) has put Sierra Leone's opposition in an uproar and senseless excitement and anguish when she sarcastically posted a message in which she said she and her husband were ...

Ugandan writer Okello Oculi
Okello Oculi (born 1 January 1942) is a Ugandan novelist, poet, and chronicler of rural African village life. Currently, he is a private political and social consultant based in Abuja, Nigeria. Before that, he served as Professor of Social & Economi...

Emerging educator launches platform to give voice to youths
Contributed Young British-born Sierra Leonean educator Karimah Shaw (photo) has launched an online platform called WHAT'S NEXT to give young Sierra Leoneans at home and in the Diaspora a voice that will empower them to inspire a transformational ch...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 16:07:09 +0000
Prior to the commencement of these proceedings, the eleven accused persons had been arrested for violating a communiqué that was jointly issued by relevant authorities including the Paramount chief of Kakua Chiefdom, the Bo City Council, the Bo Dist...

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:05:49 +0000
EPA-SL Executive Chairman undertakes Familiarization Tour & Identification of Environmental Challenges in the Northern Region
The Executive Chairman of the Environment Protection Agency of Sierra Leone have undertaken a familiarization tour with the aim of identifying key environmental challenges in the Northern Region. Dr. Bondi Gevao undertook the assessment of key enviro...

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 13:45:42 +0000
Father Peter Konteh bags another award
By Mohamed Konneh Reverend Father Peter Konteh on November 15th In Germany was awarded for outstanding performance and dedication to priesthood and service to humanity. The prestigious Dankgottesdienst ward was bestowed on Father Konteh alongside ren...

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 13:44:10 +0000
Communities at the frontline on climate change and mangroves restoration
By Mohamed Konneh It is quite visible here at the Gbonbgoma community, a small island off Bonthe Municipality that still struggles with effect of sea rise and climatic conditions. Communities here are still eking to make ends meet while working hard ...

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 13:39:58 +0000
VSLA in rural Bonthe boost community unity
By Mohamed Konneh It is very a cool and quiet evening here at the Gbongboma community, a two and half mile on a dusty sandy road from Bonthe Town. The community is part of the Bonthe Municipality, separated by stretch of bushes along its path. Tweet ...