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Sierra Leone News: Guma exhibits at STEM conference

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019


Guma Valley Water Company (GVWC) has joined the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE) at the National Stadium to offer students a variety of exploration techniques and insights into the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) career pathways and opportunities in the water sector. GVWC Public Relations Officer, Alie Kabbah, said the aim of[…]

Sierra Leone News: Labour Minister meets Chinese Ambassador

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019


Chinese Ambassador Hu Zhangliang has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Labour and Social Security, Adekunle Milton King, at his New England Office to brief him on the Sino-Sierra Leone relationship. He said that the relationship between the two countries has grown over the years and he is ready to work with the[…]

Sierra Leone News: Convention on the Rights of the Child turns 30-years

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019


The President of Children’s Forum Network Sierra Leone, Marian Samai, on Tuesday 14th May 2019, said the Government should rethink and deepen plans to implement the provisions in the Child Rights Act. The Convention on the Rights of the Child commemorated 30 years at the Atlantic Hall near the stadium. In Sierra Leone, violence against children,[…]

Sierra Leone News: Violent Crime dropped by 2,104 cases

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Sierra Leone is “among the 71 countries that were more peaceful in 2018 than in 2017,” said President Julius Maada Bio, while addressing parliament recently This is according to the Global Peace Index 2018, Measuring Peace in a Complex World, which ranked Sierra Leone as the most peaceful country in West Africa, 3rd in Sub-Saharan[…]

Sierra Leone News: 2 On trial for murdering 9-month old baby

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Investigations into the murder of a 9-month old baby continued on Tuesday 14 May 2019, at the Pademba Road Magistrate Court in Freetown. It is alleged that the accused, Robert Lansana and Alpha Kallon, on 7 March 2019, at Metchem Goderich in Freetown murdered the 9-month old. According to the police witness, Inspector Kai Brewah, the mother[…]

Sierra Leone News: Le150M bail for alleged Dubai Visa fraudster

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Magistrate Mark Ngeba, at the Pademba Road Magistrate Court No. 2, granted Le150 million bail to two alleged Dubai travelling facilitators. The prosecution alleges that the accused, Ramatu Kamara and Osman Samura, conspired to steal Le103,590,000 from 22 people by pretending to facilitate their travel to Dubai. Prior to the bail admission, the fourth prosecution witness, Alusine[…]

Sierra Leone News: Demographic Health Survey will target HIV testing

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Statistics Sierra Leone in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation will target HIV testing during the upcoming Demographic Health Survey, which will begin soon. No date has been set for the survey period, however, UNAIDS has set targets that 90% of people living with HIV should receive antiretroviral treatment by 2020. Implementing innovative programs[…]

Sierra Leone News: Let us think outside the box

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

As we know, gold must pass through fire for it to be pure. In the same token, human beings also go through difficulties in order for them to achieve their goals. In this social media- overwhelmed modern world, one can hardly leave anything to chance. This sends my mind back to an incident a long time[…]

Sierra Leone News: 1st Africell winner of Le100m

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019


Africell Mobile Company has rewarded a lucky subscriber in the ongoing 2019 Africell Ramandan Show. Samuel John, a businessman, won Le100 million last week and other Africell subscribers were also fortunate to win other prizes. John said he was just incredibly lucky. He went on to say he deals in used clothing along Cabialot in Freetown.[…]

Sierra Leone News: FCC flood mitigation work starts

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019


Last Friday’s heavy downpour of rain brought a deluge of garbage flooding the streets of Freetown including in Portee, along the new road. Freetown City Council, over the weekend, cleared the debris, which is largely caused by the dumping of garbage into gutters and waysides as well as deforestation. In order to reduce the risk of[…]