Schools Reopen After Mudslide Disaster
[Deutsche Welle] Schools in Sierra Leone have reopened more than a month after a mudslide devastated communities around Freetown. But not all students can return as many schools are still being used as temporary shelters.
Brushing Off Abuse, Sierra Leone's Female Football Chief Seeks Second Term
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -"I hope to inspire more women and girls to say no to gender discrimination, bullying and sexism in the sport"
SLPP Chairman Boycotts Delegates' Conference
[Concord] The main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP), has concluded its national delegates' conference in the eastern district town of Kenema with the chairman and leader conspicuously absent, even though he was supposed to make a statement.
Customs Impounds 13 Bullet Proof Cars, 5 Others in Abuja
[Vanguard] Abuja -The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has seized 18 smuggled exotic cars from an Abuja-based car dealer., 13 of which are bullet-proof.
John Sisay Denies Corruption Probe
[Concord] John Bonoh Sisay has denied media report that he is being investigated for corruption while he was Chief Executive Officer at Sierra Rutile.
'Tamba Sandy Was a Liability to the APC Party'
[Concord] The Deputy National Publicity Secretary 11, of the ruling All People's Congress (APC) party, Hon. Robin Fallay has stated that the resignation of the former Deputy Organising Secretary, Tamba Sandy, is of no effect to the party, as he was a 'liability'.
RMFA to Face Parliament
[Concord] Members of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Works, Housing and Infrastructure have indicated they would summon senior officials of the Road Maintenance Fund Administration (RMFA) over the snail pace of roads construction carried out in Kenema and Kabala, among other districts.
Koya Chiefdom Vows to Vote Isatu Potho Kamara for MP
[Concord] Madam Isatu Potho Kamara, dancing to the traditional beat with constituents
SLPP Delegates' Convention - Dr. Manyeh, Dr. Harding Vie for Chairmanship
[Concord] The main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) will this morning commence their national delegates' convention which is slated to elect new national executive officers for two years and chart a way forward in preparation of crucial elections in March 2018. The delegates' conference is scheduled for the 15th and 16th September in the eastern city of Kenema.
UNGA Urged to Prioritise Humanitarian Aid
[Concord] The Ghana Institute of Governance and Security (GIS) has in a press release issued on September 11, 2017 urged the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA), scheduled for 12 to 25 September, to prioritise humanitarian aid amid the prevalence of natural disasters across the world.
APC MP Promises Youth Empowerment
[Concord] Member of Parliament representing Constituency 40, Honourable Dr. Foday Issagah Suma, has promised to continue the empowerment of youth through Education in his constituency.
President Koroma Receives Damage, Loss Assessment Report On Western Area Landslide and Floods
[Concord] Preliminary findings of a rapid disaster assessment were presented on Friday to President Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown. The assessment quantifies the damage and loss and recovery needs associated with the August 14 landslide and flooding in the Western Area. The presentation was also attended by government ministers and officials, Ambassadors and heads of UN agencies.
Andrew Keili Quits SLPP Standard Bearer Race
[Concord] Another standard bearer aspirant of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) yesterday announced his decision to quit the race, citing "gross marginalization" of senior members and supporters within the party as reason for his decision.
YMCA Boosts Don Bosco, Old Skol Camp With Food and Medicine
[Concord] Young Men Christian Association Sierra Leone, (YMCA), last Friday 8th September, 2017, donated food and medical items to affected children of the August, 14 mudslide and flooding disaster at Don Bosco Fambul and Old School Camp in Freetown respectively.
Bishop Abdul Abrahamic Mahoi in Court
[Concord] General Overseer of the Temple of Truth Deliverance Ministry, Bishop Abdul Abrahamic Mahoi, was yesterday at the Pademba Road Magistrates' Court No. 1 as a complainant for alleged threatening language and throwing missile, contrary to the Public Order Act of 1965.
[Concord] Though not giant-sized in frame, he wears several hats. As Master and Registrar of the Fast-track Commercial Court, Deputy Master and Registrar at the Sierra Leone Judiciary. Also, he is a lecturer at the law department on Fourah Bay College. A normal week day for him begins at 5:00am.
Nigeria Coach - 'Our Players Showed Great Character'
[Concord] Nigeria Coach, Salisu Yusuf, has explained that his players showed great character to come through a tough 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations clash against Sierra Leone on Monday night.
President Koroma Receives Courtesy Call From New GM of Brussels Airlines
[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma received on Wednesday 13 September the new General Manager of Brussels Airlines in Sierra Leone Estelle Van Eeckhout.
Nectar Sierra Leone Bulk Terminal Presents Project Proposal to President Koroma
[Sierra Leone Government] A delegation from Nectar Sierra Leone Bulk Terminal (NSBT) on Wednesday 13 September presented a project proposal on the expansion of the Sierra Leone port to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House.
Kallon - 'Coaching Is Always a Dream for Me'
[Concord] Former Sierra Leone Captain, Mohamed Kallon, has admitted that coaching has always been his dream since he was a footballer.