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.
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
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.
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.