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.
Prince Jacob Macauley, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Trust Alliance (a local non-governmental organization), has released his NGO’s Ministerial Scorecard, which puts the ministries of Tertiary and Higher Education, Local Government and Rural Development and Youth at 45% performance rating; while the ministries of Finance and Agriculture topped the list with 80% apiece.
“Through your excellent work and support to the Somali Police Force at improving their capacity; you have carved a niche and written your names in the history books of the Africa Union Police of Somalia.”
A nation’s economic development and hunger reduction to a great extent depends on how vibrant the agricultural sector is, and that inclusion of women in development processes is vital to sustainable development.
In a bid to operate under smooth flow of information devoid of any form of corruption, the National Revenue Authority has launched two programs: a newsletter and a tax guide that will inform tax payers and the general public on tax policies, different forms of taxation and the general flow of information for transparency. This took place on Thursday 3rd October 2019 at their Bathurst Street head office in Freetown.
The government of Sierra Leone has ended the long-drawn row with many of the country’s former diplomatic staff, including information attaches who served in the country’s embassies and high commissions overseas, over the non-payment of their end of service benefits.
Reports reaching this medium last evening of Sunday 6th October have it that hundreds of pupils attending various schools in Makeni, Northern Sierra Leone were stranded late last week after one of the few school buses assigned to the district was faulty and could not run to pick and drop off pupils to and from school.
The Administration of Agape Experimental High School in Goderich has debunked the allegation made by the Ministry Basic and Senior Secondary Education on examination malpractices regarding the just concluded 2019 Private WASSCE examination in its school premises.
With funds from the European Union (EU) - Boosting Agriculture and Food Security Programme; BRAC Sierra Leone in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), has officially launched a 3-year project titled "Improving Food Security and Increasing Income for Smallholder Farmers (mostly youth & women) through Sustainable Livestock Production in Sierra Leone". The event was held on the 3rd October, 2019, at the British Council Auditorium in Freetown.
Public Education Officer Sylvanus Blake making his presentation to representatives of MDAs
The Kenema Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Tuesday 1st October, 2019, conducted one-day training for Focal Persons of Integrity Management Committees (IMCs) of thirty Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government (MDAs) in Kenema, on the implementation of the recommended action matrices contained in the National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) 2019-2023. The training which took place at the ACC Regional Office in Kenema attracted the Kenema District and City Councils, MDAs, civil society and the media.