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December 2017

The inspector General of Police (IGP), Francis Alieu Munu has commissioned 18 vehicles to security officials including Regional Commanders at the Police Headquarters in Freetown last Wednesday for effective election policing. Handing over the vehicles to

With the emergence of National Grand Coalition (NGC) as a potential third force in the much talked about March 7th, 2018 elections is an indication that the chances for a run-off is nothing to be

The Assistance Commissioner of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Shollay Davies together with the World Bank Country Manager, Parminder Brar graced the official launching of the National Association of Procurement Professionals (NAPP) on the theme: “Promoting Good

The news that “His Excellency the President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has decided to relieve Dr Sylvia Olayinka Blyden and Mrs Rugiatu Neneh Koroma of their duties as Minister and Deputy Minister respectively in the

Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations on Tuesday 21st November led a joint mission composed of UN/AU and ECOWAS to Freetown, where they met with President Dr

President Ernest Bai Koroma has acknowledged the World Bank Group’s contribution to Sierra Leone’s development efforts as the country and the Bank Group reflect on more than half a century of sustained partnership. Sierra Leone joined

I once said that the greatest threat to our democracy was our freedom of expression. Many saw this as paradoxically ironical. But as the election fever heats up, and the political clock tick tocks its

When the world heard that the army in Zimbabwe had held the relic and monument of Zimbabwean politics Robert Mugabe, there was a noticeable and palpable sigh of relief. This was not only a sign

Freetown, Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Rt. Brigadier Julius Maada Bio, the 2018 Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) Presidential candidate, conducted his presentation "New Direction: Policies to Address the Critical Development Challenges in Sierra Leone"

As he takes the lead in voter ID Cards sensitization, Koinadugu District Chairman for the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) party, Momoh Konte on Saturday 18th November, 2017 at the APC Party Office, Kabala Koinadugu

and Unlawful Harassment and Detention of Opposition Members Continue in the Run-Up to National Elections WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The Sierra Leone People’s Party North America Region (SLPPNA) wishes to add it voice to those that

Many would see the seeming “revolution” that is unfolding right before our eyes in Zimbabwe as long overdue. But there can be no running away from the fact that he has earned his rightful place

WITH 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN DEVELOPMENT-ORIENTED WORK AND AN IMPRESSIVE RECORD OF PROJECTS TO HER NAME, ALICE KUMABEH MIGHT JUST BE THE TYPE OF WOMAN PARLIAMENTARIAN SIERRA LEONE IS WAITING TO EMBRACE. WHO IS ALICE

Bollore Transport and Logistics a renowned port handler in France with branches across the globe, has completed over 50% of the current works on the 270m container terminal extension at the Queen Elizabeth II Quay

Since the Kenyan Supreme Court annulled the general elections of August 8, 2017, the country has been plunged into a political limbo. The court’s verdict not only invalidated the process under which the elections were