The primary responsibility of the Ministry of Energy is to formulate and implement policies, projects and programmes on energy and provide oversight functions across the entire energy supply chain for all sector agencies which include
1849 was the birth year of a great leader who would help to change the future for her people in Seirra Leone. Madame Yoko’s birth name was Soma and she was a member of the Mendeland Gbo Chiefdom of Sierra Leone. Soma would officially change her name to Yoko during her Sande or initiation ceremony within her culture; she would also become known as a one of the most graceful dancers amongst her people.
Confirmed reports reaching this medium have it that thousands of Volunteers of the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) across the country, are currently on a sit down strike over what they referred to as an ‘unhealthy decision’ executed by the National Office.
Miss Sierra Leone 2019, Enid Jones-Boston will this morning 10th October at 10:00am join the Kissy Psychiatrist Teaching Hospital for a Walk from Upgun Turntable in the east end of Freetown through Kissy Road on to the Kissy Mental Home.
As a result of a number of incidents including the invasion of the field of play, the throwing of objects and a lack of order or discipline observed in and around the stadium that occurred in connection with the match between Sierra Leone and Liberia on 8th September 2019, the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has ordered the Sierra Leone Football Association
Proposed site for the new Sea port at Bonthe Island
By Ransford Lube Metzger
Sierra Leone’s Chairman for the Presidential Infrastructure Initiative, Dr. John Tambi yesterday 9th October, 2019 told newsmen that among other infrastructural developments on the pipeline for the country, the New Direction led Government
Sierra Leone’s undisputed leading Sports Betting and Lottery Company, Mercury International continues to make more millionaires in the country through its daily lottery and sports betting games, with the latest on Sunday 6th October 2019.
The Sierra Leone Postal Services (SALPOST) has joined the world in celebrating the 145th Post Day with the theme: “Celebrating 145th years of Delivering Development and 50 years of the Union’s existence.” The World Post Day is a global event celebrated annually on the 9th October as the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in the Swiss City, Bern, to ignite global communications revolution.
By Elizabeth Satta Sengeh, Strategic Communications Coordinator (Office of the President)
In an effort to reduce malnutrition in Sierra Leone, officials of Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) and their partners have just concluded a second phase week-long multi-sector strategic plan (MSSP) in the provinces.
On 27th June, 2019, Vice President Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh, launched MSSP at the Miatta Conference Centre, Youyi Building, Brookfields in Freetown.
Sequel to my last article, CHEATING: let him who is without sin cast the first stone, I am no longer shocked when I hear news of fraud, cheating, embezzlement, stealing, and so on in both the private and public sectors in Sierra Leone.
While I remain optimistic that things could be better in the land that we claim to love, the truth is that we have a very long way to go to cast out the corruption demon out of our lives and minimize what is fast becoming an evil spirit that controls our way of thinking and doing things in the country.
The Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Technical and Higher Education (MTHE) has nominated a total of Thirty Two (32) Applicants for the 2020/2021 Postgraduate Commonwealth Scholarships.
President Bio with the World Bank Group Interim President Kristalina Georgieva
World Bank has shortlisted Statistics Sierra Leone for the Global Contest on October 22. Statistics Sierra Leone team is working feverishly to deliver the winning and final proposal of the Global Competition before the October 22nd deadline.
His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has turned the sod to start the construction of SONOCO Assembly Plant Facility for baking equipment and training center for food technology and related electrical and mechanical maintenance technicians, at Wellington, east of Freetown.
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), Planned Parenthood Association Sierra Leone (PPASL) and partners have engaged youths and women's group on a sexual reproductive health peer education.
Bo Police have arrested one Abdul Conteh, a former security to Muctarr Conteh, former Resident Minister Southern Province, on suspicions of an attempted assassination of the Mayor of Bo city Harold Logie Tucker.
The Ministry of Technical and Higher Education (MTHE) has successfully presented its 2020 Budget to a team of State and Non-State Actors at the ongoing Budget Hearing at the Miatta Conference Hall in Freetown.
Hon. Tamba Lamina (centre) at the Waterloo Dumpsite
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Tamba John Sylvanus Lamina has expressed concern over what he described as “the low level of turn out and abysmalperformance” of authorities in Western Area District Council and some residents in the district during the just-ended 5th October, 2019 cleaning exercise in Freetown.Giving his impression about the exercise, following an inspection tour of communities in the Western Area and Urban Districts, the minister whose visit started from Hamilton, Jui,and Waterloo and ended at Tombo, a popular Fishing community said,he observed that there were huge piles of rubbish along the streets and there were not too many vehicles to collect them.
Prince Jacob Macauley, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Trust Alliance (a local non-governmental organization), has released his NGO’s Ministerial Scorecard, which puts the ministries of Tertiary and Higher Education, Local Government and Rural Development and Youth at 45% performance rating; while the ministries of Finance and Agriculture topped the list with 80% apiece.
“Through your excellent work and support to the Somali Police Force at improving their capacity; you have carved a niche and written your names in the history books of the Africa Union Police of Somalia.”
A nation’s economic development and hunger reduction to a great extent depends on how vibrant the agricultural sector is, and that inclusion of women in development processes is vital to sustainable development.