Director- General, Mohamed Bangura and Chairman Tom Obaleh Kargbo
By Mustapha Kamara
Detractors trying to defame the good interest of subscribers using a reliable and affordable communication under the Africell network should now be bowing their heads in shame as the country’s National Telecommunications Commission has finally made clarifications.
As the Ebola outbreak continue ravaging the country ,the Crojimmy Best Organization(CBO) during the just concluded three-day stay-at-home fed the less privileged people within the Crojimmy Community in the Eastern part of Freetown, with food and water.
The Sierra Leonean non-Governmental organization, All Works of Life (AWOL), donated 2,205 bags of rice and other food items Countrywide to support the Government of Sierra Leone on the stay at home safety policy titled “we are with you .‘’
The ceremony was held at the Ministry of Information and Communications conference hall, Youyi Building in Freetown.
The donation of food items includes 2,205 bags of rice, 500 gallons of cooking oil, 100 cartoons of Magi, 100 bags of salt and 5,000 bundles of pure water.
According to the Chairman of AWOL, Amb. Anthony Navo Jnr. the items were donated by the following partners: African Minerals SL.ltd 1,300 bags of rice, 500 gallons of cooking oil,5000 bundles of pure water,100 cartoons of Magi and 100 bags of salt, Mr. Frank Timis, Chairman Timis Corporation/AML 500 bags of rice plus 10 cartoons of Magi, Mr. Moseray Fadika;100 bags of rice, Airtel SL Ltd;150 bags of rice plus 10 cartoons of Magi. AWOL Sierra Leone; 100 bags of rice, AWOL UK; 25 bags of rice. AWOL USA; 30 bags of rice. AWOL Holland; 10 bags of rice. AWOL Australia; 15 bags of rice.
He maintained that these donations would target mainly quarantined households, disabled and deprived communities across the country, adding that these items would be distributed to representatives from the 12 districts for the use of the District Health Medical Teams (DHMT).
He disclosed that Kailahun District would receive 150 bags of rice; 40 gallons of oil, 10 bags of salt, 10 cartoons of Magi, and 416 bundles of water. Kenema to receive 150 bags of rice,40 gallons of oil,10 bags of salt,10 cartoons of Magi, and 416 bundles of water.
As the need for more support in quarantined households intensifies, Dr Jonathan Bonopha Tengbe has donated several bags of rice to households in the Kiss Kama and Kissi Teng Chiefdoms in the Kailahun District, East of Sierra Leone.
As the fight against the Ebola epidemic in the country intensifies, the film production company Visual Arts media, located in the East of Freetown has produced the titled ‘Balance Ebola 2’ released on the 27th August, 2014.
Miss Bo 2014, Margaret Murray, has been crowned Miss Sierra Leone
By S I. Koroma
A second year Law student at Fourah Bay College and Miss Bo 2014, Margaret Murray, has been crowned Miss Sierra Leone after beating nine other contestants on Saturday 14th June, at the Miss Sierra Leone Beauty Pageant held at the Bintumani International Conference centre.
SaloneJamboree Founder and CEO, Murtala Mohamed Kamara will be receiving a special recognition award for his work. The African Radio Salone award which is expected to bring together Sierra Leoneans far and wide in US is slated to take place in Washington D.C on Saturday, April 5th.
President Ernest Bai Koroma has on Tuesday 25 March 2014 assured the Balanta Academy of Music that he shares their concerns over the diminishing attention to the development of Sierra Leone’s culture through the development of its national musical heritage.
The traditional "Poro" society in Northern Region city of Makeni has mounted a rigorous search for 19-year-old Musa Yusuf Kamara, who is destined to inherit his late father's position in the hierarchy of the society according to tradition.
It could be recalled that the youth's father, Pa Musa Kamara, died in 2013 and since the traditional ceremony of his burial ended, his son had been reported missing from Makeni. Reports from Makeni state that immediately after the death of his father, Yusuf Kamara, who was residing at No. 1 Kamara Street Makeni with his mother, Fatmata Kamara, did not mince matters when he told the traditional head of the "Poro" society that he would not be able to inherit his late father’s position before he went into hiding.
Kathleen FitzGibbon, Charge d'Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Sierra Leone, has recounted the successes of popular US music label Motown. The Diplomat who was speaking at the Black and White Ball last weekend at Country lodge said: "No other record company in history has exerted so much influence on culture and style."