Newly-approved Ambassador to US, Sidique Abou Bakarr Wai
Newly-approved Sierra Leone Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Washington, USA, Sidique Abou Bakarr Wai, has assured Sierra Leoneans that he will build on the existing ties between Sierra Leone and the United States of America when he assumed office.
He was speaking to journalists shortly after the Parliamentary Committee on Appointments and the Public Service approved his nomination by President Bio to serve in that capacity.
The Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Thursday 25th October 2018 debated and approved with unanimity the Fifteenth Report of the Committee on Appointments and the Public Service, chaired by the Leader of Government Business, Hon. Sidie M. Tunis.
The Rt. Hon. Speaker of the Parliament of Sierra Leone, Dr. Abass Chernor Bundu extends his warmest congratulations and felicitations to the nominees, whilst encouraging them to execute their duties in the light of the skills they had acquired over the years in the confidence both Parliament and President Bio had reposed on them.
A top female APC politician has described the 9-Man APC Committee Report recently submitted to party members as 'complete bogus'.
Controversial but popular politician Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) has called on her party comrades to dismiss the proposed 9-Man Committee Report that was formally presented to the National Advisory Committee of the APC in Freetown.
An opposition Member of Parliament for Constituency 066 in Karene District, Hon. Mohamed Bangura has informed journalists that he supports 100% the appointment of veteran Journalist, George Khoryama as Chairman of Independent Media Commission (IMC).
Hon. Bangura was former Minister of Information and Communication in the last APC administration of former President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma. He informed his colleague MPs that, the presidential nominee is more than qualified for the job.
Member of Parliament for Constituency 97 Bo district, Hon. Edward George over the weekend donated school learning materials to schools that were yet to benefit from the Bio led New Direction free and quality education package in that part of the country.
The European Union (EU) has on Wednesday 10th October 2018 engaged honorable Members of the Public Account Committee of the Sierra Leone Parliament on the theme, Improving Government Accountability through Parliamentary Scrutiny of Audited Accounts at New Brookfield’s Hotel Jomo Kenyatta Road in Freetown.
The Deputy Speaker of the Fifth Parliament of Sierra Leone has on Wednesday 4th October 2018 cautionedon Ministries ,Department and Agencies ( MDAs) to take their work very seriously and addresses issuerelated to accountability and transparency in relations to the Auditor General reports.
The All Peoples Congress (APC) party has extended heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family of Hassan Kamara, a form one pupil of Government Secondary School Masunthu who was allegedly killed by gunshot wound alongside assurances of the Party’s determination to ensure a Coroner's Inquest and that the culprits are speedily brought to book.
After years of speculation – mainly by the opposition APC, as to whether the newly-elected President of Sierra Leone – Julius Maada Bio is allowed to enter the United States or not, State House Press Secretary – Yusuf Keketoma Sandi announced over the weekend that the president has departed Sierra Leone for the US to attend the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.