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October 2017

19 October 2017 - A court martial in Sierra Leone convicts 34 military officers on charges of "treason, murder, and collaborating with the enemy". That came to pass 19 years ago today October 19, 1998. Amongst

Acceptance/Conciliatory Statement by Dr. Samura Mathew Wilson Kamara; the All People’s Congress’ Presidential Nominee for the March 2018 Elections. Makeni -16th October, 2017 - Thank you! Thank you! Thank you so very much! Thank you for

ACCEPTANCE SPEECH FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION OF THE SIERRA LEONE PEOPLE’S PARTY 2017 Mr. Chairman, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen Five years ago, I stood before this august body after I was accorded the honour and privilege

The World Bank is working with a wide range of experts to develop the Human Capital Project  President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, has called on world leaders to pay more attention to

The new Head of the European Union to Sierra Leone, Ambassador Tom Vens (who replaced Peter Vesteeg) has on Wednesday 11th October, called on the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. S.B.B. Dumbuya, where he applauded

The Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), Shollay Davies has engaged major stakeholders involved in response activities of the August 14th mudslide and flash flood. The engagement was organized by ACC's Disaster Response Transparency

Flying the high banner of world peace, development, cooperation and win-win, has been a key focus of the People’s Republic of China, which is why the country has endeavored to make as many new friends

Defends Adult Bondo Women's Rights to their Bodies The 2017 edition of the annual ECOWAS First Ladies Conference has ended in Niamey, Niger on 5th October 2017. Sierra Leone First Lady H.E. Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma

Reports reaching this newspaper indicate that the Government of Sierra Leone has complacently joined hands with some shady foreign investors to defeat the course of the local content policy, which was recently enacted into law

Reports coming from Nigeria say Maj. General Victor Malu (in photo), the former ECOMOG Force Commander has passed away October 9th, 2017 in Nigeria. Gen. Malu made a name for himself and his country Nigeria through

The Sierra Leone Correctional Service formerly the Prison Force is a Government Institution where most people think women can hardly make their way to senior administrative positions. However, the current administration has changed that perception

As he places party interest and the country above by always preaching peace messages to bring disgruntled members together, the former Chairman and Leader of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), Mr. John Oponjo Benjamin

Mr. Anthony Mackotie Sesay has told this newspaper that the people of Constituency 119, formerly Constituency 102 in Kissy in the eastern part of Freetown, have called on him to represent them in Parliament in

In his final appeal to SLPP delegates, Maada Bio states On 14th - 15th October 2017 you have the unique opportunity to make history and help transform this great nation that is poorly managed and badly

Ahead of the opposition, SLPP’s convention where the flagbearer of the party will be chosen to contest for President in next year’s polls, former Chairman of the party and contender for flagbearer, John Benjamin has