His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has said that to ensure sustainable financing and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, we need to invest more in ensuring a conducive environment in the Least Developed Countries, LDCs.
Bollore Transport and Logistics Sierra Leone, has joined millions of the company’s workers across the world on a Marathon to help the needy.
Assembling and departing from the company’s headquarters at the Queen Elizabeth II quay in Freetown, over four hundred Bollore staff marched along Fourah Bay road onto the East end police roundabout and through Kissy road and back.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission led by Karen Ongley, has concluded its discussions of recent economic developments and progress toward structural reforms with the president Julius Maada Bio-led government of Sierra Leone.
An administrative action has been instituted in accordance with the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) Misconduct Policy and appropriate disciplinary actions have been taken against all 7 military personnel that were being investigated for the escape of Captain Patrick Kamara from the military custodial centre at Wilberforce Barracks in Freetown months past.
Koidu Limited, a mining company operating in Sierra Leone, has presented a cheque of five hundred million Leones to support the Kono Educational Fund. The presentation took place at the conference room of the Ministry of Technical and Higher Education at New England Ville in Freetown.
The Sierra Leone Import and Export Promotion Agency (SLIEPA) through the International Trade Center (ITC) based in Geneva Switzerland, is ending today a two-day capacity building workshop to strengthen the operational management of export promotion programs in Sierra Leone. The workshop is taking place at the Tulip Hotel, Aberdeen in Freetown.
Education is the bedrock of any nation. In alleviating the struggles faced by the Nak Fos Community Primary School, local charity organizations, S.E.E Hope Salone and the Turay Foundation are spearheading a school rehabilitation project in the 'Nak Fos' Phase III Moyiba Community, Western Area.
Comprising of first to six grade pupils, 'Nak Fos' Primary School is located at the hill top of Upper Mamba Ridge a community whose livelihood depends on quarrying.
Abdul Rahman Kamara aka Awaja, Councillor handing over the donations
Abdul Rahman Kamara aka Awaja, Councillor for ward 424 constituency 122 has donated school learning materials including exercise books, uniforms, bags, shoes, pencils, crayons among other items to thirty children in different schools including the Holy Trinity Primary, Gospel Banner Primary School, Sierra Leone Muslim Brotherhood and several other primary schools.
Youths and Foundation members during the cleaning exercise
The Zakaria Yunus Foundation is a foundation established to support vulnerable communities in across the country. Over the years they have dug water wells, cleaned communities and cemeteries; donated to vulnerable people, gave out scholarships among other humanitarian ventures.
Mr. President,Colleague Heads of State and Government, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen:
I congratulate you Mr. President, on your assumption of the responsibility to steer the work of the Seventy-Fourth Session of the General Assembly. I assure you of Sierra Leone’s full support during your tenure.
I applaud Her Excellency Madam Fernanda Espinosa Garces of Ecuador, for the effective manner in which she conducted the previous session.
I commend Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for his overall dedication and commitment to the work of the Organization, including his efforts in advancing the urgent need to address Climate Change.
The President of Sierra Leone a West African country with nearly two centuries’ worth of historical connections to New Haven visited City Hall to pay the Elm City respect, and to revisit a statue dedicated to his countrymen that he last saw nearly three decades ago.
That foreign dignitary visits and celebration took place Tuesday afternoon on the second floor of City Hall, where Mayor Toni Harp welcomed Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio, his wife Fatima Maada Bio, and a host of other politicians, state officials, and diplomatic representatives from the small West African nation.
Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Appointment and the Public Service have approved Alhaji Fuad Sheriff as Board Chairman of the National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) alongside Miatta Amie Myers to serve as Board Member at the Bank of Sierra Leone - Board of Trustees.
The Anti Corruption Commission has charged three indictees to the High Court of Sierra Leone for deliberately flouting various sections of the Commission’s Act of 2008, which is against the laws of Sierra Leone.
The three indictees are: Mannah Lahai, Principal of the Fatibu Technical Junior Secondary School at Wellington, Mohamed Kamara and Edward Lamboi.
The three indictees are facing five count charges ranging from Corrupt Transaction, Receiving Gift, Accepting Advantage, Obstruction of Justice and Conspiracy to Commit a Corruption Offence, contrary to Section (128) of the Anti Corruption Commission Act No.12 of 2008.
Bollore Transport and Logistics Company on Wednesday splashed one hundred million Leones worth of food and non-food items to the schools for the blind and deaf located at Wilkinson Road,West of Freetown.
Country Manager, Fabjanko Kokan called for more humanitarian support to address the plethora of problems facing the children at both schools.
Fabjanko Kokan stated that, he was informed by the school authorities through a committee at Bollore that the two schools are in a pretty shape with leaked roofs, no water and there also problems with food at both schools.
The fourth batch of 149 Road Safety recruits has passed out an impressive ceremony.
Eleven women were among the 149 recruits that successfully completed 8 weeks training at the Sierra Leone Police Peacekeeping and Enforcement Academy – SILEA. The ceremony took place on Saturday, 21st September 2019.
This is the first batch of Road Safety Corp recruits under the Presidency of H.E Julius Maada Bio and the New Direction Administration and fourth batch since the SLRSA was established by an Act of Parliament in 1996.
President Julius Maada Bio has called on world leaders to take urgent action on climate change by fully implementing the Paris Agreement which he described as the blueprint.
Addressing world leaders at the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) during the Climate Action Summit 2019 hosted by the United Nations Secretary-General, President Bio said the impact of climate change is already adversely being felt by countries, especially those in the developing world.
He stated that: “Sierra Leone, for example, is rated as the third most vulnerable to the effects of climate change."