Police Boss Assures Robust Security for 2018 Elections
[Concord] The new Inspector General of Police has assured the public that they are in a position to provide robust security for the conduct of the 2018 multitier elections, adding that his men are ready to put modalities in place to ensure the conduct peaceful, free, fair and credible elections.
Samura Kamara to Ride On the Legacy of President Koroma
[Concord] Presidential candidate for the ruling All Peoples Congress Party (APC) Dr. Samura Matthew Wilson Kamara has promised to continue building on the legacies of President Ernest Bai Koroma if he wins the March 7 presidential election.
Ahead of March 7 Multitier Elections SLAJ Constitutes Media Monitoring & Review Committee
[Concord] With support from the Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives, the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has established a Media Monitoring and Review Committee (MMRC) ahead of the March 7 multitier elections.
Opposition Presidential Candidate Announces Running Mate
[Concord] After a long suspense, presidential candidate of the main Opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio yestetday finally made public his running mate for the March 7 presidential election.
LISCR End Pre-Season Training in Sierra Leone
[Observer] LISCR FC delegation to Sierra Leone at the Wusum Stars Field in Makeni. (Photo credit: LISCR FC.)
Ex-Netone Boss Kangai Freed On Bail
[The Herald] Former NetOne managing director Reward Kangai appeared in court yesterday on allegations of hand-picking his relatives and close associates for contracts to erect the company's base stations before paying them rentals in advance.
Mixed Outlook for Africa in 2018
[Chatham House] Africa's political and economic trends, as well as its security arrangements, will continue to diverge in the coming year.
Maina - Senate Mocks Attorney General Malami's Bid to Stop Probe
[Premium Times] The Senate has challenged the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, AGF Abubakar Malami, to explain why he approached the court to stop its ongoing probe into the reinstatement of fugitive ex-pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina.
Accused Jailed for Rape, Murder
[Concord] Magistrate Santigie Ibrahim Bangura of the Pademba Road Magistrates' Court No 1 has remanded one Mohamed Francis to the Male Correctional Centre for allegly raping and killing one Batty Banya.
SLRTC Accused of Selling Govt Buses
[Concord] Sierra Leone Road Transport Corporation (SLRTC) has been accused by some commuters of selling one of the government buses to unidentified individuals who are now using it as a commercial vehicle with proceeds going into private pockets.
Chericoco Seeks Fullah Support
[Concord] Vice Presidential Candidate for the ruling All People's Congress (APC) last Friday (January 5) joined worshippers at the Fullah Central Mosque at Magazine Cut in Freetown to observe the Jummah prayers.
Sierra Leone Names Squad for NWACC
[Concord] Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA) has named its final 14-man squad that will seek a title defence in the second edition of the Women's North West Africa Cricket Council (NWACC) tournament in Ghana from 19-23 January, 2018.
Accused Remanded for Destroying NEC Voters' Materials
[Concord] Magistrate Santigie Ibrahim Bangura of the Pademba Road Magistrates' Court No. 1 has remanded three persons at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Centre in Freetown for destroying National Electoral Commission (NEC) voters' materials.
Kissy Koya Wins Director of Sports J6 Tournament
[Concord] Kissy Koya FC were crowned champions of this year's Director of Sports, Ibrahim Bangura January 6 annual football tournament hosted at the Koya Town.
PPRC Issues 48 Hours Ultimatum to Musa Tarawally
[Concord] The Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) has issued a stern warning to new political parties that have not conformed to the provisions of the Act that created the commission.
[Concord] I was initially sceptical about wishing you a happy new year, but then within a fleeting moment it occurred to me that with elections just a little over two months away, there is indeed no better time to hope for a new beginning.
Nigerian Businesses in Focus At Sierra Leone's Presidential Poll
[Guardian] As preparations for the Sierra Leone presidential election scheduled for March 7 heat up, Nigeria business interest has become a major focus of campaign between the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) and the major opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) and its splinter faction, the National Grand Coalition (NGC).
Sierra Leoneons Share Memories of Civil War on Anniversary
[VOA] Saturday marks a grim time in Sierra Leone's history.
President-Elect Weah On His Plans
[Deutsche Welle] Former football star George Weah will be Liberia's new president. He spoke with DW during the campaign about his plans for the country, as well as the controversy surrounding the choice of his running mate.
Sierra Leone 2018 - Why APC Candidate Was Unveiled in Nigeria
[Leadership] Abuja -Sierra Leonean President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma made history recently when he unveiled his prospective replacement and the flag-bearer of the governing All Peoples Congress (APC) in Abuja, Nigeria.