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Sierra Leone News : Honourable Sylvia Blyden Allays Concerns of Muslims - say Imams & Missionaries
President of Sierra Leone Muslim Missionaries Union (SLMMU) and founder of Voice of Islam Radio (102.5fm), Sheikh M.A. Zaki Kallon has on Saturday 25th June, 2016 expressed that the country’s current Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Honourable Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has effectively allayed prior concerns of Muslim leaders across the country.
Jul 1, 2016, 17:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Akibo-Betts: Legendary Freetown Mayor Remembered
Today, we take a moment to celebrate the life of legendary Freetown City Mayor, Alfred Abraham Akibo-Betts. The late man was born on July 8th 1943, the first of 8 (eight) children to Thomas and Joanna Akibo-Betts. His father, Thomas, was a Train Conductor and because of his profession traveled a lot for work to the provinces.
Jul 1, 2016, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Mercury International Company SL Disburses Le 4.2 Billion in Philanthropy
Chairman Charitable Foundation, Mercury Int’l. Company Sierra Leone- Samir Hassanyeh on Thursday 30th June 2016 revealed to journalists that they have so far this year, spent the sum of Le 4.2 billion as a way of fulfilling their corporate social responsibility.
Jul 1, 2016, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ABC Lauds Sierra Leoneans In Arizona
The Programme Manager of the Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat, Mr. Ishmil Cole has heaped praises on the Sierra Leonean Community in Arizona, United State of America over donation made by the organization to Ebola orphans that worth millions of Leones on Saturday 25th June, 2016 at the Rokel Village Community.
Jul 1, 2016, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : TAC Concludes Public Hearings with Local Councils
Thursday 30th June 2016: The Parliamentary Committee on Transparency and Accountability (TAC), chaired by Hon. Claude D.M Kamanda has concluded a long oversight investigation into the activities of the 19-Councils around the country, to ascertain whether projects are rightfully implemented, and funds disbursed by the GoSL (Government of Sierra Leone) are used for their intended purposes.
Jul 1, 2016, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Community Engagement on President's Recovery Priorities Underway in Bo District
After the launch of the second phase of the Ebola Recovery Programme, the President’s Recovery Priorities Team on June 29, 2016 commenced a regional community engagement tour in Bo district, southern region.
Jul 1, 2016, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone Ebola Survivors to become Entrepreneurs
In keeping with aspiration of His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma to improve upon lives of survivors of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) after their traumatic experience, the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender & Children’s Affairs (MSWGCA) in collaboration with donor partners like United Nations, is poised to embark upon transforming vulnerable and dependent survivors into self-employed formally registered entrepreneurs with a capacity to compete for business in the country.
Jun 30, 2016, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : 300 Volunteers Needed to Test ‘top secret’ Ebola Vaccine
The new potential cure has been developed by the State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology VECTOR, and now goes for trials.
Jun 30, 2016, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : TAC Plans Tough Action Against Sector Heads
Parliament’s Transparency and Accountability Committee (TAC) has promised to recommend tough action against sector heads in the Local Councils, who are not implementing government’s projects.
Jun 30, 2016, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : As part of the Global Village… We must employ concerted effort to combat Cyber Theft and Cyber Terrorism- Says Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh
Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone- Dr.Victor Bockarie Foh has entreated all Sierra Leoneans to come together in unity in order to ward off the increasing threat of what he termed “Cyber Theft and Cyber Terrorism.”
Jun 30, 2016, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : PPRC Engages Political Parties Contesting Lunsar By-Election
Ahead of the 9th July, 2016 Parliamentary Bye-Elections in Constituency 050 in Lunsar, Port Loko District, the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) on Friday 24th June 2016 admonished candidates and supporters of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP), All Peoples Congress (APC) and the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) on the rules and regulations governing the conduct of elections campaign.
Jun 29, 2016, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Chinese lab in Sierra Leone develops the ability of diagnosing Zika virus
FREETOWN, June 27 (Xinhua) -- The team leader of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Sierra Leone, Dr. Liu Jun has informed Xinhua in an exclusive interview that the Chinese Laboratory in Jui hospital "is now capable of diagnosing the Zika and yellow fever virus in the country".
Jun 29, 2016, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : JOB Says Paopa Is a Reckless and Distracted Group
Former chairman and leader of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP)-John Oponjo Benjamin has on Monday 27th June, 2016 referred to Paopa supporters who wrote a complaint letter against the current chairman and leader of the party, Somano Kapen to the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) as “reckless and distracted group of individuals whose only interest is to bring the party into disrepute.”
Jun 28, 2016, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Joint GOSL-UNDP Press Release: Livelihood skills and monthly stipends for Ebola survivors
Freetown, 21 June-The United Nations Development Programme and the Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs have today jointly signed the Annual Work Plan (AWP) with budget of US$1,436,000 for the Social Rehabilitation and Payment to Ebola Survivors Project.
Jun 28, 2016, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Mercury Doles out Le1.2 Billion to Lucky Winners
Sierra Leone’s undisputed leading Sports Betting and Lottery Company- Mercury International Company(SL) Limited has doled out Le1.2 billion to over six thousand lucky winners from the Monday night ‘Lucky draw’ with the popular lotto boll ‘4 44’ in the normal 5/90 lottery game .
Jun 28, 2016, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ACC Commissioner Attends 7th Session of United Nations Convention Against Corruption
The Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Andy Macauley from Monday 20th to Friday 24th June 2016 attended a meeting in Vienna, Austria on the country review process of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).
Jun 28, 2016, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Minister of Social Welfare Gender and Children's Affairs Concludes Tour of Communities Affected by the Ongoing Rains
Minister of Social Welfare Gender and Children's Affairs, Hon. Dr Sylvia Olayinka Blyden together with some volunteers from the Office of National Security (ONS) has just concluded a midnight tour of communities affected by the ongoing rains of Sunday 26th June, 2016.
Jun 28, 2016, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : EPA trains stakeholders on Ozone Depleting Substance
The Environment Protection Agency ( EPA-SL) has on Friday 24th June 2016 trained about 50 technicians Ozone Depleting Substance (ODS) alternatives at civil service training college, tower hill Freetown.
Jun 28, 2016, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Constituency 58 Gets Le 27M Worth Bags of Rice
A Member of Parliament (MP) for Constituency 58, in Port Loko district Hon. Babah S. Kamara has on Sunday 26th June 2016 donated 150 bags of rice worth Le 27 million in Masimera and Konta Line villages respectively.
Jun 28, 2016, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Sierra Leone Minister Signs Agreement to Resume Hajj to Saudi Arabia
Sierra Leone's pre-Hajj delegation has on Sunday 26th June, 2016 safely arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with one copy of the Legal Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone signed by Honourable Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden, Cabinet Minister responsible for religious affairs in Sierra Leone, and the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia signed by His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Bentin, the Minister of Hajj & Umrah in Saudi.
Jun 27, 2016, 12:10


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THE ECONOMY
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NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
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