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Archive for April, 2007

Ecobank delegation visits African Union Chairman

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Receiving a delegation of directors and leading executives of the Ecobank Group, President John Agyekum Kufuor, President of Ghana and current African Union Chairman, on Wednesday April 11th 2007, expressed his satisfaction at the achievements recorded by the pan-African banking group in less than twenty years of operations. The President said ECOBANK was a good[...]

Ecobank delegation visits African Union Chairman

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Receiving a delegation of directors and leading executives of the Ecobank Group, President John Agyekum Kufuor, President of Ghana and current African Union Chairman, on Wednesday April 11th 2007, expressed his satisfaction at the achievements recorded by the pan-African banking group in less than twenty years of operations. The President said ECOBANK was a good[...]

NGOs call for alternative to death penalty

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

After heated debates during a one-day workshop over the issue of the ‘death penalty’ in the constitution, civil organizations in the country have called on the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) to provide alternative to restorative justice. As a matter of fact, it was suggested that alternatives such as the creation of state farms might be[...]

BKPS pollutes area people’s lands and they cry “It is too much”

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

The waste product of the industrial oil which the Bo-Kenema Power Service (BKPS) Bo station machine uses has become a cause of worry to the inhabitants of the area around the power station. The end product of the oil normally called “burn oil” runs through a bridge that lies on Tikonko Road and through a[...]

ML Bangura drops charges against Ernest & co today

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Mohamed Lainkuray Bangura, aka ML Bangura, has told this press that he will be dropping the perjury charges against the leader of the All People’s Congress (APC), Ernest Bai Koroma, and others today at the Freetown Magistrate Court No1. He disclosed that after he had had his press conference sometime last week the [Ernest Koroma’s[...]

As East End gets 10 water pumps Berwa say … “This is not from Govt. This is SLPP

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Vice President Solomon Berewa last Friday commissioned ten borehole water pumps at the east of the capital and took the opportunity to blast previous governments for neglecting that part of the city by not providing water and electricity for over 20 years now. Commissioning the first water pump at Grassfield, the Vice President said they[...]

When Education Is By ‘Sababu’, It Drops Drastically

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

One does not need to be a soothsayer or witchdoctor or even a voodoo priest or priestess to comment without hesitation that the SABABU education project initiated by the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) and implemented through various agencies is nothing but a beautiful sepulchre. We have written it many times and we will[...]

District council chair frowns at sababu project

Friday, April 20th, 2007

Acting on a tipoff the Kailahun District Council chairman, Augustine Nyuma Kurtu, has instructed the inspector of schools in the township, Lawrence Alpha, not to award contracts under SABABU project until previous contracts are completed. He discloses that a number of SABABU education projects were awarded a couple of years ago for the construction of[...]

MBHS celebrates 133 years

Friday, April 20th, 2007

The 133 years celebration of the Methodist Boys’ High School, which was heightened by their speech day and prize giving ceremony, was held at their school grounds, Kissy Mess Mess in Freetown. The principal for the senior secondary school, Nathaniel A Pearce in his keynote address, said “for 133 years, the MBHS has been in[...]

Prince Waleans give thanks to God on Sunday

Friday, April 20th, 2007

In continuation of their 82nd anniversary, present and old boys of the Prince of Wales School will on Sunday hold their thanksgiving service at the Wesley Methodist Church, Lamina Sankoh Street, and the Freetown Central Mosque at Wilberforce Street. The president of the Old Prince Waleans’ Association, Reverend Emerson Thomas, told Awoko that the services[...]