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NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Improved Roads & Transportation in the East
Whether it is Paramount Chief Madam Sallay Satta Gendemeh of Malegohun Chiefdom or Paramount Chief Madam Mariama Jaward Tamia of Niawa Chiefdom or it is Paramount Chief Mohamed Dhaffie Benya of Small Bo Chiefdom or it is Paramount Chief Sahr Kallon Nyuma Sengu of Kissi Tongi or it is Paramount Chief Coker Jajua of Njaluahun Chiefdom, most of the Paramount Chiefs in Eastern Sierra Leone will respond that the government of President Ernest Bai Koroma has been taking admirable strides in improving the road network and transportation service to the Eastern Region of Sierra Leone.
Jul 31, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Government Introduces Treasury Single Account
In a bid to strengthen public financial management by way of consolidating government’s receipts and payments through the banking system, government through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, is on the final leg of implementing a Treasury Single Account (TSA) and Consultant Experts say it will be up and running in the next 6-8 weeks.
Jul 31, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : 52% of National Budget is Spent Paying Salaries ...Reveals Director-General HRMO
A whopping 52% of Sierra Leone’s budget is spent just on paying salaries. This is according to the Human Resource Management Office (HRMO) of the country. This startling fact was revealed to the Parliamentary Committee on Transparency and Accountability (TAC).
Jul 30, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : EPA-SL Drags Aberdeen Creek Squatters To Court.
The legal retainers of the Environment Protection Agency- Sierra Leone (EPA-SL) and those of the National Protected Area Authority (NPAA) have teamed up to prosecute two residents of the Aberdeen Creek community. The principal accused person George Collins on Tuesday 28th July 2015 made the third appearance before presiding Magistrate Bangura of the Magistrate court no. 5 on Pandemba Road, Freetown.
Jul 30, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : IMF told Finance Ministry to tell Logus Koroma to Sign the 100 Buses Contract
On today’s edition is the Authority from the Ministry of Finance giving approval to the Ministry of Transport to go ahead and sign a contract on behalf of the government of Sierra Leone. Signed by Financial Secretary Mr. Edmund Koroma, it tells Transport Ministry to go ahead and sign the contract for 100 buses to be procured from China as the final drafted Contract has been approved by International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Jul 28, 2015, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : BRAC-SL strengthens Women’s Forum’s Safe Spaces For Girls
At the height of the Ebola outbreak, the Women’s Forum passionate about the positive growth of adolescent girls established eight “Safe Spaces” for girls in Tonkolili and Bombali Districts respectively, through help of UNFPA and UNWomen, with whom they have been working with to reduce teenage pregnancies.
Jul 28, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ICT Center of Excellence for MMCE&T
Representatives of Trust Income and Salpost on 23rd July 2015 organized a Mock Overview Session of the Milton Margai Internet Platform to staff and students of the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology (MMCE & T), Goderich campus at a well-attended ceremony at the college’s Great Hall at which ceremony, the Principal, Dr. Saidu Kanu disclosed that plans are underway to transform the college to a university within three years with an Information, Communication Technology complex of excellence by next year for students to check their results online as well as access the internet from their hostels.
Jul 28, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : American Ambassador pledges to support STEWARD REDD+ Policy with great commitment
The Sustainable and Thriving Environment for West Africa Development (STEWARD), in collaboration with the National Protective Area Authority (NPAA) and with support of USAID, has completed a one day Policy dialogue forum on Reduction of Emission, Deforestation and Degradation (REDD)+ effort in Sierra Leone at the Miatta Conference Center Brookfield in Freetown during which the American Ambassador to Sierra Leone, promised continued support for such policies.
Jul 27, 2015, 12:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Kamarainba Agrees His Typed Documents Contain Big Fat Lies
Leader of a new political party in Sierra Leone Mohamed Kamarainba recently leaked out copies of authentic government documents. In addition, he also shared typed sheets of paper he alleged to contain other information incriminating the government of corruption in procurement of 100 buses.
Jul 24, 2015, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : From New York to the Ebola frontlines
At the peak of Ebola transmission in Sierra Leone in November last year, when up to 500 persons were infected weekly, 26-year-old bespectacled Mohamed Kakaywas always holed up in the offices of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) in Freetownporing over loads of data.
Jul 24, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Segbwema Youths Donate to Muslim Jamaat
A large cow, sheep and 38 bags of rice were donated to the Muslim community in the Njaluahun Chiefdom, Kailahun District on Thursday 16th July, 2015. The donation was made by some descendants of Njaluahun, especially youths who are currently living in Bo, Kenema, Freetown and overseas.
Jul 24, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
EBOVAC-Sierra Leone Lectures MPs On Trial Vaccine
The Principal Investigator of EBOVAC-Salone, Dr. Bailah Leigh on the 23rd July, 2015, in the Conference Room of the New Administrative Building in Parliament, presented to MPs on the Committee of Health and Sanitation the objective of the pilot dual vaccine test that is about to be carried out in the Kambia District.
Jul 24, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : MPs Agree to approve Kenema City Council’s Budget
Parliament on Tuesday the 21st July 2015, unanimously adopted Kenema City Council’s (KCC) budgetary estimates for the fiscal year, 2015. In this light, the House has finally issued approval for disbursement of funds to serve that city’s budget for 2015 which had been previously withheld.
Jul 23, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : DEC-SEC Holds Orientation Workshop For Mdas On The Grm Design
The Decentralisation Secretariat (Dec-Sec) of Decenetralised Service Delivery Programme, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, has designed a Grievance Redress Mechanism (GRM) as part of its social accountability drive to promote meaningful participation of citizens in the Decentralisation process and to hold leadership of the Local councils accountable especially in the delivery of services to their localities.
Jul 23, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Hon Transport Minister Briefs Parliament on Procurement of Buses
The Minister of Transport and Aviation (MTA), Mr. Balogun Koroma briefed the Parliament of Sierra Leone on the 22nd July, 2015 on the transactions and purchasing of the One Hundred Buses by the Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) to reduce the acute transportation shortage in the country.
Jul 23, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : US Ambassador Visits NCP Chairman
The United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Ambassador John F. Hoover, on Wednesday 15th July 2015 paid a courtesy call on the Chairman and Commissioner of the National Commission for Privatisation (NCP), Dr. Michael S. Kargbo at his Tower Hill office in Freetown. The visit by the US Ambassador was to familiarise himself with the activities of the Commission.
Jul 23, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Speaker Eulogizes Former Chief Justice Tejan-Jalloh
The Speaker of the House of Parliament in Sierra Leone has eulogized the immediate past Chief Justice of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Hon. Justice Umu Hawa Tejan-Jalloh who is also the very first female Chief Justice, as a “pride of Sierra Leone”. The Hon. Speaker, S.B.B. Dumbuya was speaking as Parliament on the 21st July 2015 unanimously ratified the Nineteenth Report of the Committee on Appointments and the Public Service, chaired by Hon. Ibrahim Bundu. The approved persons included fifteen presidential nominees to serve in high offices of State, such as High Commissioners to Ghana and Nigeria amongst others.
Jul 22, 2015, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : MoFED/NSA Holds One Day Regional And District Nsa Focal Persons Information Sharing Meeting
The Non- State Actor Secretariat in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development(MoFED), has on Tuesday 14th July 2015 held a one- day Regional and District NSA Focal Persons Information Sharing Platform on the call for Concept Notes Adverts at the District level, at 6th Floor Ministerial Building Conference Room.
Jul 22, 2015, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ‘Issuing of Licenses is no Longer Business As Usual’- SLRSA
The Director of the License Department at the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA), Ibrahim Sagbah, has said issuance of drivers license now had to meet more strident requirements. He said the rate of accidents in the country is high which is one of the reasons for the transformation of the Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority (SLRTA) to the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) in 2014 to enhance and promote road safety.
Jul 22, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Anti Corruption has Slammed Gaps in Procurement Laws
Commissioner of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara has called on the House of Parliament to amend the procurement laws of Sierra Leone. According to Kamara, a loophole in the law was allowing the Government to bypass strident procurement processes under the guise of emergency purchasing.
Jul 21, 2015, 17:12


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NEWS
Sierra Leone News : Improved Roads & Transportation in the East
Sierra Leone News : Government Introduces Treasury Single Account
Sierra Leone News : 52% of National Budget is Spent Paying Salaries ...Reveals Director-General HRMO
EDITORIALS
Sierra Leone: Logus Calmly Shows Kamarainba Faked 20 as 28; 47 as 44 and 30 as 31
Ebola Beyond Sierra Leone: A Nightmare might be unfolding in Mano River Basin
Sierra Leone: Ernest Koroma Will Leave a Strong IMC
FROM OUR TEAM
APOLOGY FOR DELAY IN WEBSITE NEWS UPDATES
Rogue Judiciary Catalysed Civil War - Sierra Leone Citizens
Sierra Leone News: Awareness Times Newspaper is back after Holiday Break
COMMENTS & OPINIONS
Sierra Leone Democracy: Between Maada Bio & Dr. Kandeh Yumkella!
Warning Sahr Lahai Jusu: A Dishonest Human Being!
Respect is Earned, Learned Sirs; not Demanded
SPECIAL REPORTS
QUOTABLE QUOTE ON NEGATIVE SIERRA LEONE POLITICKING
Quotable Quote: Koroma on Ebola Restrictions
Exposing Unjustness of Insinuation by Oswald Ernest Hanciles
FEATURES
Sierra Leone: When a Complaint of no merit exposes Alleged Rogue Judge Halloway and his Friend the Complainant
State House Researcher Highlights Processes in 100 Buses Purchase
UNMEER Sierra Leone Chief Gives Hope on Ebola
ENTERTAINMENT
ALONZO : TALK ABOUT SALONE
PROFILES
Sierra Leone Politics : Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh, a Muslim Steering an all-inclusive APC Secretariat
TRIBUTE TO DR. V R WILLOUGHBY
A Tribute to My Golden Lady - Cillaty Daboh on his Mum
THE ECONOMY
Sierra Leone Investment: Hon. Turay Cajoles UNESCO Investors
NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
Enhancing Trust between Citizens and the Government in Sierra Leone’s Ebola Response and Recovery
Complaint Against Sorie Fofana & Global Times Of Monday 27 July 2015: “Logus Koroma, Sylvia Blyden Exposed As Blinking Liars”
Sierra Leone Transport Minister Speaks to Peoples’ Representatives on 100 Buses
PAID SUPPLEMENTS
Sierra Leone Health Ministry Hails International Insurance Company
Sierra Rutile in Advertorial on its activities
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EBOLA Breaking ‘NEWS’ - Do you seek good for Kenema & Kailahun?
SATIRE
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SLPP, be Grateful to Lt. Maada Bio

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