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Archive for October, 2007

MURDER ???

Friday, October 26th, 2007
MURDER ???

Eighteen years old Halimatu Kamara of 34 Fudia Terrace Spur Loop in Freetown died at by 2 am on Monday October 22, 2007, at the government hospital in Kenema. According to Police constable 9592 Kadie Turay of the media unit at the police division in Kenema the deceased came to Kenema along with her friend[...]

as Afsatu Kabba takes over… Lloyd During hands over diplomatic passport

Friday, October 26th, 2007
as Afsatu Kabba takes over… Lloyd During hands over diplomatic passport

The former minister of Energy and Power, Lloyd During, yesterday handed over his diplomatic passport to the incoming All People’s Congress (APC) minister, Haja Afsatu Kabbah. The outgoing minister returned his diplomatic passport together with his wife’s, as well as the IDD code, the official office stamp, the office keys and the official vehicle he[...]

I am going to make the difference – Mines Minister

Friday, October 26th, 2007
I am going to make the difference – Mines Minister

The incoming minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Alhaji Abubakarr Jalloh, has said “I am going to make the difference in the ministry of mines and mineral resources”. He made this statement yesterday in a handing over ceremony while addressing the outgoing minister Mohamed Swaray Deen, top officials and staff at the ministry’s conference room.[...]

Mineral Resources experts tour Kenema

Friday, October 26th, 2007

The Director General Mr. Grant Wilson and Ken Wright the mines adviser of the Ministry of Mineral Resources have paid a one day working visit to the mines office at Maxwell Khobe street in Kenema where they held meetings with miners, dealers, exporters, traditional leaders and other stakeholders. Explaining why they were in Kenema Mr.[...]

Celtel donates Le20m to help eradicate illiteracy

Friday, October 26th, 2007

One of the leading and most reliable networks in the country, Celtel, in its bid to eradicate the high level of illiteracy in the country has donated books worth 10 million Leones each to two schools in the Western Area. At both schools in the East End, the King Fahad Islamic School at Wellington and[...]

You said it

Friday, October 26th, 2007

President Ernest Bai Koroma has made the provision of electricity a priority. In ensuring that, he had already visited the National Power Authority stations and also the Bumbuna Hydroelectric dam. As if not enough, he signed a $30m agreement with donors for the completion of Bumbuna. Notwithstanding that also he appointed a result oriented woman,[...]

You don’t criticize a man on his dreams - Minority Leader

Thursday, October 25th, 2007
You don’t criticize a man on his dreams – Minority Leader

The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) minority leader in parliament, Hon Momoh Pujeh, has said it was early to criticize the president’s speech as he said it was his dream to rule the country. Ending the last allotted day on the debate of the motion of thanks to the President on the state opening of[...]

President Koroma talks tough Perform in 3 months or face the sack

Thursday, October 25th, 2007
President Koroma talks tough Perform in 3 months or face the sack

Addressing 13 new Ministers who took the oath of Office before him at State House yesterday the President Ernest Bai Koroma strongly cautioned them that if any of them did not meet his expectations after three months he or she will be sacked. Congratulating and admonishing the 13 ministers, President Ernest Koroma said “I have[...]

Parliament endorses 12 ministers

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Members of Parliament yesterday unanimously endorsed the appointments of 12 ministers who were nominated by President Ernest Bai Koroma. The 12 are Minkailu Mansaray-Employment & Social Security; John Nicol Saad-Works Housing and Infrastructure; Benjamin O Davies-Lands Country Planning and the Environment; Ibrahim Kemoh Sesay- Transport and Aviation; Alimamy P Koroma-Trade and Industry Haja Afsatu Kabbah,[...]

Donors pledge 30m Euro to complete Bumbuna project

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Pledges for the agreed funding gap required to complete the Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project in the sum of 30 Million Euro have been made by donor countries and financial institutions.   The pledges were made this week during a meeting on the funding gap for the Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project with President Ernest Bai Koroma at State House.[...]