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ACC INDICTS MINISTER OF LABOUR, ALPHA OSMAN TIMBO; DEPUTY MINISTER OF EDUCATION, EMILY K. GOGRA; PERMANENT SECRETARY, CHARLES T. KAMANDA; AND TWO OTHERS  FOR VARIOUS CORRUPTION OFFENCES The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), on

State House, Freetown, Tuesday 31 March 2020 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has confirmed that Sierra Leone has recorded its first case of the Coronavirus, COVID-19 and announced

The main opposition Leader in Parliament, Chernor Maju Bah (Chericoco) has raised serious public concern on the way and manner the National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA) is going on with their

There was an intense scene at Cline Town on Friday, 20th March, 2020 as the ACC Scorpion Squad alongside EDSA Officials stormed the Leocem Cement Factory and arrested

State House, Freetown, Friday 27 March 2020 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has announced that Sierra Leone will close its land borders except for essential commodities effective midnight

State House, Freetown, Friday 27 March 2020 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has announced that Sierra Leone will close its land borders except for essential commodities effective midnight

Special Court Complex, Freetown, Wednesday 25 March 2020 – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has addressed the closing of the three Commissions of Enquiry, COI, into governance processes, assets,

The coronavirus has not hit Sierra Leone yet, but our former colonial masters, Britain, announced today that they are temporarily withdrawing a limited number of staff and their dependents from

The Government has in the last few days issued a raft of “Corona Enhanced Measures” to prepare for any case of infection. It could be recalled that the nation recovered

Two foreign national deportees, Saren Idaho, a Dominican, and Prince Arkman Latoya from The Bahamas, in the Caribbean, have complained that the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) has

Recent revelations by the Africanist Press regarding the Financial leeches in the Sierra Leone Government payroll and the astronomical disparities in the salaries of political appointees under the new direction

It is no longer a secret according to majority of Sierra Leoneans that the current Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) under the leadership of Francis Ben Kelfala is nothing but a political tool

The Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) led Government is seen to be trivializing the future of over 1,000 Sierra Leonean youths as Government sponsored students at the Limkokwing University of Creative

A judge at the Fast Track Commercial in Sierra Leone on 3rd March, 2020 struck out the matter between Alie Abess Transport and General Enterprises, the substantive contractor

Sierra Leone’s Statistician General, Prof. Osman Sankoh (Mallam O), has been unanimously  elected as the *Rapporteur*, responsible for *the reports of the United Nations Statistics Commission’s Sessions for

Two weeks ago, the Sierra Leone media was inundated with news reports indicative of an already existing financial crisis facing the government of Sierra Leone. These news reports

Over the past one week or so, Sierra Leoneans especially those in the capital, Freetown, have been struck with perpetual power outage with everywhere in the city wallowing in complete darkness. Sadly,

As more revelations emanate from court documents, the integrity of RDC Ghana, the self-styled dealer/agent of Golden Dragon now stands on a slippery slope as a reminder letter from Xiamen Golden

Former President Ernest Bai Koroma is no more the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, but he still continues to excel and amaze people both at home and abroad.

Stats SL in a ceremony at its headquarters on Friday 21st February 2020, honoured  three of its former staff who recently attained the mandatory retirement age of 60. This was

The 2018 Presidential candidate and leader of the opposition, Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), Mr. Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray, has stated that the impending marriage of President Julius Maada Bio to the First

Timber logging and trading, a lucrative business which has been a very important and reliable source of income and livelihood for both the Government of Sierra Leone and

The Committee on Basic and Senior Secondary School in Parliament has on Monday 17th February 2020 summoned the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to look into the standard of education and

By every indication, it appears RDC Ghana, the company that signed an MOU with the Sierra Leone Government for the procurement of 200 Golden Dragon Buses in August, 2018, who, having

STANDARDS BUREAU, MOHS, TRADE MINISTRY INDICTED Citizens in Sierra Leone have slammed the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Standards Bureau and the Ministry of Trade and Industry for keeping mute over the

Whilst some people are calling for the removal from office of the Chief Immigration Officer and the Minister of Internal Affairs in respect of the current increase in the price

By every indication, the project for the procurement of 200 Golden Dragon buses for which an MOU was signed in August, 2018 between RDC Ghana and the Government of Sierra

When the first Deputy Managing Director of the IMF David Lipton said in an interview with our very own Umaru Fofanah that (a) resources cannot make us rich,

(Florence Kroff, hands off our country) A case report recently published by FIAN’s international, an international human rights organization continued to project Sierra Leone in a terrible and appalling manner to

The Minister of Transport and Aviation, Kabineh Kallon, RDC Ghana, the Ghanaian based company that signed an MOU with the Sierra Leone Government for the procurement of 200 buses and

The Speaker of the Sierra Leone House of Parliament, Dr. Chernor Abass Bundu and Deputy Leader of Government Business, Hon. Mathew Nyuma has warned Press Gallery on what they described as

British Council through the connecting classrooms project held a 6 days workshop for School leaders and teachers. Seventy (70) heads of schools in Freetown Rural and Urban were trained on Instructional

Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday 5 February 2020 – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has concluded another important meeting at the Africa Mining Indaba in Cape Town, officially initiating

(MFAIC Press Office Freetown: Wednesday 5th February, 2020)  The ECOWAS Commissioner for General Administration and Conferences, Mr. Vafolay M.Tulay on Wednesday, 5th February, 2020 called on the Acting Minister of Foreign

Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday 4 February 2020 – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has ended the first set of bilateral meetings on the sideline of

SLCB SET To Roll Out Series Of Activities Sierra Leone’s most successful indigenous commercial banking enterprise, the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank will on February 15th 2020 celebrate its 47th Anniversary. Part of

State House, Freetown, Thursday 30 January 2020 – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has engaged stakeholders from the education sector in the country on his human capital development drive

The recent events unfolding around the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) led government’s procurement of fifty city school buses which were procured for the Free and Quality Education program has now

The Chairman of Parliamentary Committee on the Environment, Honorable Ibrahim Tawa Conteh for Constituency 132 has thrown light on the need to protect the environment. Speaking to reporters, Hon. Tawa maintained that

His Excellency President Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio has informed all MDA's that the people of Sierra Leone are eager for effective and efficient service delivery which are

Assistant Commissioner –Customs Services Department & Operations at the National Revenue Authority (NRA), Kpana M.Conteh has on the 23rd January 2020 , received a prestigious award from  Media

The All Peoples Congress (APC) is alarmed at the impunity with which wanton destruction of properties, arson and grievous bodily harm to citizens was perpetrated by known members

Diaspora Focus has on Tuesday 21st January 2020 presented an award to the Statistician-General of Stats SL, Prof Osman Sankoh (Mallam O), for *Estimable Contribution to National Development*.

The institution that is charged with the responsibility of compiling statistical data in the country, Statistics Sierra Leone has released the 2019 Consumer Price Index. According to the Report,

The Honorable Vice President of Sierra Leone Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh said that according to the 2018 Sierra Leone Integrated Household Survey (HIS) on poverty in rural areas

The Auditor General of Sierra Leone, Madam Lara Taylor-Pearce, in an interview on Radio Democracy’s Good Morning Salone Program past Monday, January 20, 2020, has stated that the

Director General (DG) of United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON) has today Tuesday 21st January 2020 paid courtesy call on the High Commission of Sierra Leone Chancery in

It is no gainsaying that the spate of injustice in Sierra Leone today is becoming an eyesore. It has now become endemic to a point that even the

The Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) led government headed by President Julius Maada Bio has again inflicted more hardship on the already suffering innocent Sierra Leoneans by the

A press release issued by the Office of the President dated Friday 10 January, 2020 has relieved four senior government officials of their respective duties until further notice. The