Welcome news in Sierra Leone by most women in petty business enterprises is that they will receive financial help from the African Development Bank (ADB).
During the signing ceremony, Pierre Guislain, the African Development Bank’s Vice-President, Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization stated: "The Bank is committed to supporting small and medium enterprises and women in low income countries and states in transition."
The Criminal Investigation Department of the Sierra Leone Police is currently investigating the former Resident Minister North, Alie D. Kamara on allegations of looting public property.
Commonly known as Alie Gbenkfay, the former government functionary is reportedly one of two shareholders at the Lungi International Hotel, a government establishment from where he allegedly carted away properties belonging to the hotel.
The Hon. Vice President Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh past week commissioned the country’s first national emergency depot in Macdonald, Western Rural District, Freetown.
In his keynote statement, the Hon. Vice President thanked the people and the government of Japan for their financial support and the International Organization of Migration (IOM) for implementing the project titled “Strengthening Disaster Preparedness, Response and Community Resilience in Sierra Leone.”
The Director of Forestry at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Alpha Umaru Leigh has called on the government to pay attention and enforce preservation of the Kassewe Forest Reserve because of its uniqueness. He made this call during his tour of the forest reserve and plantation of different species of trees at Moyamba Junction Cemetery.
Goal 15 of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) shows that forests covers 30 per cent of the earth’s surface and in addition to providing security and shelter, forest are key to combating climate change, protecting biodiversity and homes of the indigenous population.
Ombudsman of Sierra Leone, Melron C. Nicol-Wilson Esq, has informed that world that he has not been sacked as Ombundmans of the Republic of Sierra Leone but that he is on leave and will soon resume work once his leave end days from now.
On his Facebook wall, Melron posted: “Greetings from Abroad. I am currently on leave. I am not aware of any decision by Government to relieve me of my Constitutional and Statutory duties as Ombudsman of the Republic of Sierra Leone. Very much looking forward to returning soon and to continue with my work as Ombudsman until advised otherwise. Together, we are championing administrative justice and human rights. Melron C. Nicol- Wilson Ombudsman of the Republic of Sierra Leone.”
JPO ARIES, a Container Ship registered and sailing under the flag of Portugal with a gross tonnage is 25361 and deadweight is 33937 is currently docked at the new and yet to be commissioned Freetown Container Terminal Extension Port by Bolloré Transport & Logistics.
JPO ARIES length overall is 207.4 m, beam is 29.8 m and maximum draught is 16.4 m with a container capacity of 2470 TEU.
Fisher Lane Residentsat Pee Cee & Sons’ public disclosure
Pee Cee and Sons Ltd one of the leading indigenous importers of frozen household food items since 1965, has successfully concluded an Environmental Management Plan with the Fisher Lane community east of Freetown in accordance with regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency Sierra Leone (EPA-SL).
Pee Cee and Sons commissioned ECOSYS Sierra Leone Limited a Specialist Environmental Management and Sundry Services Company to undertake a scoping study to identify positive and negative impacts associated with the enterprise operations within the community the company operates.
Yesterday, Thursday 30th August, 2018, the newly-appointed Director General of National Commission for Telecommunication (NATCOM) Mr. Maxwell Hinga Massaquoi accompanied by the Deputy Director General Mr. Daniel Bobson Kaitibi, led a team of journalists to inspect Africell mobile phone company facilities at Wilberforce in Freetown.
The DG and his team, which included staff of NATCOM were welcomed to the facility by Africell Managing Director Shadi Gerjawy and his deputy Chartel Haddad.
A Nigerian and Guinea Bissau national Cyprian Anoyo Ndefo has been re-arraigned before Santigie Bangura adjudicating over the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1at Siaka Stevens Street for importing thirty five pellets of white substances suspected to be cocaine from Brazil into the Republic of Sierra Leone, contrary to law.
The accused person was arrested on Sunday 5th August 2018 at the Freetown International Airport in the Kafu Bullom Chiefdom in the Port Loko Judicial District in the Northern Province of the Republic of Sierra Leone.
Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Priscillia Schwartz has disclosed to the world that the once illustrious ground court rooms of the Special Court of Sierra Leone Building in Freetown with fine trimming and splendour that helped to win justice for the people of Sierra Leone had suffered yet the worst assault by the previous All People’s Congress regime.
She was directly speaking to His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio during a conducted inspection tour of facility past Monday, where she complained that the building suffered from mismanagement, neglect, vandalism, decay and corruption as was with most of the country’s institutions and the economy under the previous regime.