World Bank Group has mobilized US$15 million to provide 10,500 tons of maize and rice seeds to over 200,000 farmers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone for the April planting season to avert hunger, which has hit these countries.
The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has held a stakeholders meeting with Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs) dealing with environment related issues on the development of a national implementation plan for the Abidjan convention.
By Amadu Lamrana Bah Reporting from the Spring Meetings in Washington DC The Headquarters of the World Bank Group in Washington D C was the centre of attention on Friday April 17th, 2015 as Presidents of the three West African countries most affected by the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak participated in an economic recovery roundtable.
As chairman, President Ernest Bai Koroma has called on his colleagues in the Committee of Ten (C-10) African Union Heads of States and Governments to ensure that they take their rightful place in the Security Council. The mandate of the C-10 is to deliver Africa’s position and perspectives on the reform of the United Nations.
Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has stated the Chairman of Ecowas, President Mahama and the people of Ghana are committed in the continuing process of putting their resources together to help all countries that are in distress, especially our brothers and sisters who are in the Ebolastricken countries in the sub region, so that they become Ebola free.
Sierra Leone’s Permanent Representative to the African Union and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia , His Excellency Osman Keh Kamara , has made strong recommendations about solving the perennial problem of children in armed conflict in Africa .
The Ambassador of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, H.E. Ambassador Mohammed Elamine Derragui today 9th June 2015, paid a courtesy call on Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to Korea, H.E. Omrie Michael Golley at Sierra Leone’s Mission in Seoul.
On Sunday June 28, 2015, the leaders of the Mano River Union (MRU) concluded the 3rd Extraordinary Summit on Ebola held in the Guinean capital, Conakry. A communique was issued at the end of the summit, re-emphasizing that the current top priority remains the achievement of resilient zero infections in Guinea and Sierra Leone, revitalising of health care delivery systems, restoring livelihoods and revamping the economies of the three worst affected countries.
In an effort to establish a peace infrastructure in Sierra Leone, the West African Network on Peace Building (WANEP) has commenced a two day national consultative conference. The conference which was held at the Civil Service Training College on Tower Hill was themed “paving a roadmap and strategies towards the creation of peace infrastructure in Sierra Leone: An opportunity for its legitimization by the constitutional review process.”
Leone Stars Captain, Umaru Zaingalay Bangura says they have wiped out Saturday goalless draw against the indomitable Lions of Cameroon from their thinking and are now eyeing success in Wednesday’s encounter.
The elected interim Chairman of the interim committee set up by the aggrieved football stakeholders, Alhaji Unisa Alim Sesay fondly called Awoko has lambasted the world’s football governing body (FIFA).
The Disciplinary Officer of the of Sierra Leone National Cycling Association (SLNCA), Councillor Percy Nicholson has become the fourth candidate to declare for the position of president ahead of the elective congress scheduled for 25th January this year,
The world football governing body FIFA has donated a container consignment of football items to the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA).
The donated items were put on display at the SLFA’s Kingdom Academy in Freetown on Wednesday 28th January 2015, with the original packing list of the container distributed to journalists.
At the ceremony, the substantive SLFA President Mrs. Isha Johansen described the donation as timely and impressive, adding that it will go a long way to boost football in the country.
While extending appreciation to FIFA for considering Sierra Leone in this manner, she assured that the donated items would be accordingly utilized.
General Secretary Chris Kamara re-echoed the appreciation of the lady president towards the support FIFA has been providing to their administration.
The donated items include size five training footballs, witches hat markers, senior bibs, disc cones, agility rings, inflated balls, corner flags, electrical pumps, flat speed ladder, folder massage table, medical bags, full size goal nets, accessories and parts for goals, pulse shirts, challenger shots, tracksuit jackets and socks among several others.
Swedish Ambassador to Sierra Leone, His Excellency Per Carlson has assured the president of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Madam Isha Johansen that he will coordinate the twinning of both the SLFA and the Swedish Football Association in order to enhance the capacity of the former in terms of football development.
Chairperson of the Kenema District Football Association (KDFA), Rugiatu Sesay-Koroma has been announced as head of Women’s football in Sierra Leone and would be in charge of the FIFA sponsored Women’s football on International Women’s Day as well as all female football related matters in the country.
Kambui Eagles, Sierra Leone’s only representative in continental competition this year has been handed a hundred and seventy five million Leones cash to facilitate their travel arrangements to Algeria in their first leg encounter against ASO Chiefs.