The premier Sports Betting and Lottery Company Mercury International has proposed to construct an 80 classrooms building estimated at costing the company an estimated $1.5 million. The proposal was made on Thursday 9th August in support of the government’s free education policy to the Minister of Basic and Secondary School Education, Mr. Alpha Timbo, at his New England Ville office in Freetown.
Members of the Parliamentary Committee on NaCSA and NGOs of the Fifth Parliament of the Second Republic of Sierra Leone have on Monday 13th August 2018 concluded probing on the eligibility and operations of more than 30 International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) operating in Sierra Leone.
His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has joined fellow Sierra Leoneans to observe the one-year commemoration ceremony for victims of the August 14 2017 mudslide and flooding at Mortomeh in the Regent Community, near Freetown.
The inter-faith service, which took place at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church near the disaster area, was also attended by the Honorable Vice President, Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, Her Excellency the First Lady Mrs. Fatima Bio, Cabinet Ministers, other stakeholders, survivors and families who lost their loved ones.