Amara S. M. Sowa, former principal of a private Christian institution, Every Nation College in Bo City has been appointed by His Excellency President Bio as the National Program Coordinator, a role that will provide strategic oversight for the Free, Quality Education Program with office at the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education.
The Executive Director of the Legal Aid Board, Ms. Fatmata Claire Carlton-Hanciles has hailed the authorities at the Connaught Hospital in Freetown for handing over the remains of Mr. Bola David Garrick to his wife Mrs. Dorothea E.M. Garrick immediately, following orders from the Legal Aid Board.
The Legal Aid Board had in a letter dated 27 August 2018 ordered the Government Pathologist, Dr. Owiz Koroma to hand over the remains of Bola David Garrick to his wife Mrs. Dorothea E.M. Garrick without any further delay or face the consequences.
Following a warranted search of the Immigration Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Office of Administrator and Registrar General and Ishmarie Enterprise, a private venture, the Anti Corruption Commission has arrested and detained six officials. The officials, whose identities are yet to be revealed, include two officials from each of the government institutions and one private businessman on Walpole Street in Freetown.
Africa Young Voices Media Empire on Monday 27th August 2018 signed a memorandum of understanding with veteran journalist and media guru Winston Ojukutu Macauley Jr. for the commencement of the first-of-its-kind television program titled: “The AYV Late, Late Show”.
This show according to Winston Ojukutu Macauley is something that has never been tried in Sierra Leone, noting it is the first of its kind in the history of television broadcast.
One Joshua Gbantoga has appeared before Abdul Sheriff adjudicating over the Freetown Magistrate Court No.7 at Siaka Stevens Street for the offence of Sexual Harassment, contrary to section (13) of the Sexual Offences Act of 2012.
The accused person is alleged to have sexually harassed a child under the age of eighteen years old on Friday 1st July 2018 and on 11 July 2018 at Fornah Drive, Metchem, Goderich in the far west of Freetown.
Sitting from left: DG Maxwell Hingha Massaquoi and Dr. Prince A. Harding
By Prince C. Kamara
Chairman and Commissioner of National Commission for Telecommunication (NATCOM) Dr. Prince Alex Harding who doubles as National Chairman and Leader of the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has introduced to staff of NATCOM the newly-appointed Director General and Deputy Director General, Maxwell Hingha Massaquoi and Daniel Kaitibi respectively.
The Ministry of Finance in collaboration with West Africa Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) on Monday 27th August 2018 commenced a week-long training workshop on Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSA) at the Bank Complex, Kingtom in Freetown.
The workshop which is geared towards assessing Sierra Leone’s level of risk exposure was officially launched by the Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr. Patricia Nyanga Laverley and the Deputy Bank Governor of Sierra Leone together with other key players in the finance sector.
The United Council of Imams of Sierra Leone has in a press release vehemently condemned the incident that took place recently at the Gaddafi Mosque, east of Freetown when the former presidential candidate of the opposition APC party, Dr. Samura Kamara, a Christian, went there to pray and later went up the “minba” - a sacred spot reserved for inducted Imams to address the congregation.