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Sierra Leone News : President Unveils Health Ministry’s SLA tomorrow
President Koroma will officially launch Sierra Leone Ministry of Health & Sanitation’s historic “Service Level Agreement” (SLA) tomorrow Friday July 3, 2015 at Miatta Conference hall in Freetown. The July 2015 Service Level Agreement (SLA) initiated by Minister of Health & Sanitation Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah with support from his staff & management is a guide for Government’s Implementing Partners who are supporting public health sector.
Jul 2, 2015, 17:20

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Sierra Leone News : Port Loko intensifies fight against Ebola
Port Loko, July 1 (SLENA) - It will be recalled that nothing much has so far been recorded in favor of the descendants of Port Loko as a holistic body in proper support of the Ebola fight. Sources say it is for this reason the virus has continued to ravage the district in spite of the immense logistical support government and its development partners have factored into the fight.
Jul 2, 2015, 17:18

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : American Ambassador Visits PPRC
The Ambassador of the United States of America in Sierra Leone Hon John Hoover on Wednesday 1st July 2015 paid a courtesy call on the Chairman, Commissioners and Management Staff of the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC).
Jul 2, 2015, 17:16

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : ADRA Donates Medical Items to City Garden Clinic
Makeni, July 1 (SLENA) - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) in Sierra Leone recently donated various medical items worth millions of Leones to the City Garden Clinic at 4 Arabic College Road in Makeni, Bombali District.
Jul 2, 2015, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Another mysterious death in Lungi
Port Loko, June 30 (SLENA) - Another mysterious death has occurred in Kaffu Bullom, one of the 11 chiefdoms in the Port Loko district, less than a year after the horrifying incident in which a lady was said to have slaughtered her partner in a Guest House.
Jul 2, 2015, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Reforming Financial Management in the NRA
In recent years, the NRA has been transforming its accounting and financial management systems. According to the Director of Finance and Budget of the NRA, Mr Abdulai Conteh, the changes taking place are geared towards addressing deficiencies of the past in terms of accountability.
Jul 2, 2015, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : “Social Accountability in the Public Sector is Key to Improving Quality Service Delivery” - Cabinet Secretary
Freetown, June 30 (SLENA) - Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service, Dr. Ernest Surrur has said that strengthening Social Accountability in the Public Sector is the key to improving quality service delivery in Government.
Jul 2, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : WASH-Net Reviews its 5 Years Strategic Plan in Bo
The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Network in (WASH-Net) Sierra Leone with support from UKaid and the Oxfam/Urban WASH Consortium have opens a three (3) days Strathy Review and Advocacy Workshop in Bo, on the theme:”Increasing Civil Social Society Capacity for Improved WASH Sector Advocacy in Sierras Leone”. This was done at the Madam Wokie Hotel from 22nd to 24th June 2015 in Bo.
Jul 2, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Muslims in Port Loko Hail Hon. Faley
Hon. Robin Faley on 25th 26th and 27th June 2015 mobilized youth to clean Mosques in Port Loko. He also provided food for Muslims and helped in boosting Operation Northern Push by involving and motivating youth to embark on environmental hygiene, a cleaning exercise that was carried out by 100 youths. The entire program which lasted a week was sponsored out of Hon. Faley's personal resources.
Jul 1, 2015, 17:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Parliament Debates the Procurement Bill, 2015
The Parliament of Sierra Leone has concluded the second reading, after an intense debate on the 30th June, 2015, and ratified a motion that was moved and seconded respectively by the Majority and Minority Leaders of Parliament; that the bill entitled “The Procurement Act, 2015” be sent to the Legislative Committee for further scrutiny. The proposed law is intended to streamline the procurement processes and procedures, with the paramount view of getting value for money.
Jul 1, 2015, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Ministry of Finance Partners with MOSH in Training FMCs in Bo
The Local Government Department within the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation has embarked on the phase two training of Chairpersons, secretaries, of Facility Management Committees at the Sahara Hotel in Bo.
Jul 1, 2015, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Bai Sheka Wurie Donates Rice and assorted Items to Mosques in Kaffu Bullom
Bai Sheka Wurie a man very passionate about the development of Kaffu Bullom Chiefdom through his Youth Empowerment Strategy Organisation (Y E S O) on Friday 19th June 2015 donated food and assorted items to the various Mosques within Kaffu Bullom Chiefdom, Lungi.
Jul 1, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Emirates Distributes Ramadan Food
In a bid to assist Muslims of Sierra Leone go through the Month of Ramadan in peace and with the provision of food stuffs, Three (3) Humanitarian Organizations: Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation, Red Crescent of UAE and Dubai Charity Association based in the United Arab Emirate has distributed 45 tons of food stuffs consisting of Rice, Cooking Oil and Sugar to the Muslim Population of Sierra Leone worth 150 Million Leones.
Jul 1, 2015, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Fullahs Robe Temne President & Limbas Host Other Tribes
In a bid to promote unity and brotherhood, Members of the Fullah Community on Friday 26th June 2015 dressed the President of the Temne Community Development Council, Alhaji Issa Catco Kamara with their usual Fullah Traditional Dress at a colourful ceremony at the Fullah Central Mosque Magazine Cut.
Jun 30, 2015, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Col. Bashiru Conteh warns Soldiers off social media Politics
A retired military officer in Sierra Leone, Retired Colonel Bashiru Sahid Conteh has advised soldiers in Africa to refrain from getting involved in social media discussions on politics. The retired Colonel is a Masters degree holder with wide experience in both politics and the military. He once served as a Minister in Sierra Leone’s former NPRC military government and so his words carry some weight as to negative effects of soldiers engaging in political discussions.
Jun 29, 2015, 12:14

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : NEC Engages Stakeholders for Review of Referendum Laws
Freetown, June 27 (SLENA) - “Apart from the 1991 Constitution from which the National Electoral Commission (NEC) derives its mandate, there is no enabling legislation dealing with the conduct of referenda in Sierra Leone. There will therefore have to be enacted a specific piece of legislation dealing with the conduct of referendum, or perhaps a subsidiary legislation to the Referendum Act.”
Jun 29, 2015, 12:12

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Rogue Journalist & alleged Rogue Judge
One of the reasons why Judge Halloway should have recused himself off the matter of Independent Observer Newspaper versus Independent Media Commission is because Jonathan Leigh, a convicted Criminal who edits Independent Observer has been defending alleged criminal behaviour of Judge Allan Halloway for years now.
Jun 29, 2015, 12:10

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Lawyer Drags Bar into Filthy Morass
My personal opinion is that the Sierra Leone Bar Association means well for this country in the same way this newspaper means well. I have a lot of respect for those lawyers & judges who contribute tremendously to the development of this country.
Jun 29, 2015, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : Oxfam Hands Over Its Bombali Ebola Response Program To The District Council
OXFAM, s operation on Ebola Emergency Progamme which officially started in November 2014 in Bombali district has been handed over to the Bombali district council. The occasion which took place at the Makeni City Council Hall, attracted Deputy Chairman, Bombali District Council, Paramount Chiefs, Community Health Workers, the District Ebola Response centre (DERC), Women's group, and other partners in the district.
Jun 29, 2015, 12:06

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone News : VP’s New Minister of State Sworn In
The newly appointed minister of State in the Office of the Vice President Mr. Mohamed Alie Bah Wednesday 24 June subscribed to the oath of Office before President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House, Freetown.
Jun 26, 2015, 17:10


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