Sierra Leone

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:27:15 GMT
Parliamentary Delegation Pays a Courtesy Call On Salone's High Commission in Kenya
[Concord] Sierra Leone's Parliamentary Delegation to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Executive Committee Meeting in Nairobi, on Monday,19the July, 2021, paid a courtesy call on Sierra Leones's High Commission in Kenya.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:27:10 GMT
APC MP's Health Condition Deteriorates in Prison, Denied Bail
[Concord] While renewing his bail application in court, lead Defense Counsel for Honourable Emmanuel Saidu Conteh, on Monday informed the court that, the health condition of his client has deteriorated considerably, stating that the blood sugar of th...

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:27:06 GMT
Eight Sierra Leoneans for 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship
[Concord] The U.S. Embassy Freetown has announced that eight young Sierra Leonean leaders will participate in the 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:27:02 GMT
Suckling Mother Granted Le100 Million Bail
[Concord] One Isatu Marrah, a suckling mother with three months old baby, was yesterday granted bail by Magistrate Sahr Kekura, presiding at the Pademba Road Court No.1 for using electricity illegally.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:26:55 GMT
Orange Money Agents, Native Consortium Commend Parliament
[Concord] Over nine hundred Orange Money Agents and the Native Consortium and Research Centre, have commended the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Information and Communication, for ordering Orange Money SL Ltd,to give back the 6% Commission and ...

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 10:42:40 GMT
Communist Party of China Over the Past 100 Years - Share the Same Destiny With the People Throughout
[Concord] Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Sierra Leone

Tue, 20 Jul 2021 14:04:07 GMT
President Bio Engages Covax, Gavi for More Covid-19 Vaccines, Says Demand is High
[Sierra Leone Government] Teleconference, Freetown, Monday 19 July 2021 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio and Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr Austin Demby, have concluded a teleconference with Dr Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi the vacci...

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:27:18 GMT
ACC Engages Airports Authority On Corruption Issues
[Concord] ACC North-Western Manager, Al-Hassan Sesay

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:27:12 GMT
UBA MD Cozy With Swasal Vist, Says Bank Believes in the Media
[Concord] The leadership of the Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL), in furtherance with its meeting with sports stakeholders, on Friday, 16th July 2021, met with the Managing Director of the United Bank for Africa-Sierra Leone (UBA-S...

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:27:08 GMT
UNFPA Supports Health Ministry With Healthcare Equipment
[Concord] The United Nations Population Fund- UNFPA continues to work with the Government of Sierra Leone in providing maternal and newborn health services including Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care, family planning services for women and girls, ...

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:27:00 GMT
NOC-SLE President Inspires Karatekas for Top Medals
[Concord] President of National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SLE), Dr Patrick Coker, has inspired Sierra Leone Karatekas and urged them to target medals at bigger stage, citing the African Championship and Commonwealth Games.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 08:26:58 GMT
HRCSL Trains District Human Rights Committee Members
[Concord] With funds from UNDP and Irish Aid, the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone has trained thirty-two (32) members of the District Human Rights Committee (DHRC) on the implementation of gender justice international frameworks.

Tue, 20 Jul 2021 07:31:40 GMT
President Bio Decorates Two Army Generals, Encourages Them to Lead By Example
[Sierra Leone Government] Presidential Lodge, Freetown, Monday 19 July 2021 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has decorated two senior colonels who recently got promoted to the rank of Brigadier...

Sat, 17 Jul 2021 13:00:52 GMT
European Union Ambassador to Sierra Leone Bids Farewell to Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio
[Sierra Leone Government] State House, Freetown, Friday 16 July 2021 - The European Union Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Tom Vens, has called on His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House to bid farewell after the end of his tour of dut...

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 08:37:26 GMT
How Performing Arts is Used to Map Out Gender Violence in Sierra Leone
[The Conversation Africa] It's been more than two years since Sierra Leone declared a state of emergency over sexual and gender-based violence. The declaration followed a public outcry over a spate of high profile sexual attacks in which minors made ...

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 06:29:32 GMT
Dubawa, West Africa's Fact-Checking Body, Draws High Praises At Sierra Leone Launch
[Premium Times] Officials and journalists speak of the importance of Dubawa and fact-checking to the Sierra Leone society.

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 08:35:45 GMT
APC MP, 3 Others Denied Bail
[Concord] Hon Emmanuel Saidu Conteh of Constituency 129, Western Urban, Nabie Unisa Raymond Bangura, Michael Alpha Fornah and Sheriff Jalloh, were on Monday, 12th July, 2021, remanded at the Male Correctional Centre at Pademba Road by Magistrate Sahr...

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 08:35:42 GMT
8 Accused in Court for Theft of Edsa Cables
[Concord] 8 accused; Osman Sesay of No. 7 Upper Easton Street in Freetown, Kadiatu Kamara of No. 15 Lima Street in Makeni Town, Hassan Kamara of No. 45 Azzolini Highway in Makeni, Abass Maligi Kargbo of No. 18 Wusum Street, John Benso Sesay of No. 4 ...

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 08:35:42 GMT
Electrician Testifies in Kamarianba's Child Abuse Trial
[Concord] John Junior Joshua, an electrician, yesterday, Monday, July 12, testified in the ongoing child sexual abuse trial involving the former 2018 presidential candidate of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), Mohamed Kamarianba Mansaray.

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 08:35:39 GMT
Ex-President Koroma Heads for Supreme Court
[Concord] Koroma was president in Sierra Leone from 2007-2018

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 08:35:36 GMT
Man Remanded for Le17 Million Fraud
[Concord] Lamin Kamara was yesterday remanded at the Male Correctional Center after he appeared before magistrate Iasta Sellu Tucker of Pademba Road court No.4 in Freetown on one count charge of obtaining Le17 million by false pretenses.

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 08:35:34 GMT
Pharmacy Board Ensures Safety of Medicines in the Market
[Concord] The Head of Pharmacoviilance and Clinical Trials Department at the Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone (PBSL), Dr. Onome Abiri, has in an interview with Radio Mount Aureole on F.M 107.3 said one of the core mandates of PBSL is to ensure that med...

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 08:35:23 GMT
Kingho Mining Company Boosts Women Farmers
[Concord] Agriculture tools for Simiria been handed over to the women for farming

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 08:35:21 GMT
Planning Minister Pledges Sierra Leone's Commitment to Climate Change
[Concord] During the 112th session of Council of Ministers of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) the Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr Francis Kai-kai pledged Sierra Leone's commitment to the climate cha...

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 08:35:18 GMT
Court Orders Miatta Kargbo to Refund Over Le1.9billion to State
[Concord] The Court of Appeal in Sierra Leone yesterday ordered erstwhile Minister of Health and Sanitation, Madam Miatta Kargbo, to refund over Le1.9 billion Leones to government.

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 08:35:14 GMT
Labrum Presents Kits to Team Sierra Leone
[Concord] British African heritage sports branding company, Labrum has on Monday, July 12, 2021 officially presented kits and equipment to Team Sierra Leone few weeks ahead of the commencement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan.

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 07:53:04 GMT
Ambassador Netherland Bids Farewell to Sierra Leone
[Sierra Leone Government] State House, Freetown, Tuesday 13 July 2021 - Ambassador of Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ghana and accredited to Togo and Sierra Leone, Ronald Gerald Strikker, has called on His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio to b...

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 07:53:01 GMT
President Julius Maada Bio Engages Sierra Leone-European Union Political Dialogue
[Sierra Leone Government] State House, Freetown, Tuesday 13 July 2021 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has engaged the Sierra Leone-European Union Political Dialogue at the Credential Room, bringing together senior government officials ...

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 07:47:19 GMT
NEC-Liberia and NEC - Sierra Leone Sign Joint Communiqué
[New Republic] Liberia and Sierra Leone have signed a joint Communiqué committing to a continuous engagement, support and sharing of expertise to strengthen collaboration on Electoral processes for maximum performance between the two EMBs.

Fri, 16 Jul 2021 12:34:03 GMT
Whose Vaccine Justice? Debating Covid-19 Immunization in Sierra Leone
[African Arguments] Debating Ideas is a new section that aims to reflect the values and editorial ethos of the African Arguments book series, publishing engaged, often radical, scholarship, original and activist writing from within the African contin...