Principals, Head Teachers in Magburaka and its Environs
Consistent with its proactive approach in the fight against corruption, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) remains resolute to inspire public sector institutions to inculcate anti-corruption values with the aim of improving service delivery. It is in this regard that the North-East Region Office of the ACC in Makeni engaged staff of the Teaching Service Commission (TSC), Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE), Principals, Head teachers and School Management Committees’ members in Magburaka and its environs. This engagement, which was held on Thursday 31st October 2019, witnessed the signing of Integrity Pledge by principals and head teachers which they will in turn ensure that teachers in their respective schools sign.
A high level delegation from the United Nations Peace Building Commission, PBC, led by its Chairman, His Excellency Guillermo Fernandez de Soto Valderrama, has met His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio to commend Sierra Leone on its attainment of peace and stability.
Executive members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat in Sierra Leone have called at State House to commend His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio and his New Direction Government for its development strides and for improving the lives of citizens.
The IMF Resident Representative to Sierra Leone, Dr. Newiak says she is honored to meet President Julius Maada Bio and that she wanted to be in Sierra Leone because she had heard so many good things about the country, including reforms underway. She added that she was in the country to support the government in its reforms through partnership and collaboration.
The Right to Access Information Commission was established to provide disclosure of information held by public authorities. The implementation of this provision by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) has however been a challenge as most public information officers are not familiar with the provisions. The three days training being implemented by the commission is part of efforts to popularize provisions of the Act.
More than 25 vulnerable pupils from Bethlehem and Prospect schools at Kissy and Dwozak respectively communities have benefitted from scholarships worth more than 10 million Leones from the Associacion De Sierra Leonese en Canarias (ASLACAN) based in Spain.
His Excellency President Dr. Julius Maada Bio has officially commissioned a newly constructed Technical and Vocation Education and Training (TVET) institute and administrative building constructed by the Sierra Leone Police Wives Association at Kingtom Barracks in Freetown.
Saint Martin de Porres Parish, Blackhall Road Freetown, Sunday 3 November 2019 – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has joined parishioners of the Catholic Church east of Freetown on the occasion of their feast with the Theme: “Surprise by Love”.
Residents at Lunsar and surrounding communities have told AYV that the shutdown of major mining companies in that part of the country by government has seriously affected people’s social and economic activities among other things.
Director of Crops MAF handing over key and equipment to District Agriculture Office Bo
The Ministry of Agriculture (MAF) Crops Division through the Boosting Agriculture and Food Security (BAFS) project funded by the European Union under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) has supported 15 District Agriculture Offices with equipment and materials in the fight against Fall Armyworm (FAW).
The three- day handing over off items against the fight to tackleFAW started in Kenema, Bo, Kambia and concluded in Makeni over the weekend.
A thirty four years old man, Chernor Amadu Wurie Keita has been relocated at the Male Correctional Centre at Pademba Road by High Court Judge, Hon. Justice Ansumana Ivan Sesay presiding over the High Court No.2 at Siaka Stevens Street in Freetown.
The new Chief Scout Elect, Madam Salamatu Foulamatu Dumbuya of the North – West Region has assured members of the Sierra Leone Scout Association that she would endeavor to take scouting to all the regions in the country.
Green Scenery Executive Director Joseph Rahall speaking at a Green Scenery event
By Prince C. Kamara
Green Scenery Sierra Leone has observed their establishment day, a story starting on the 20th of October 1989, which was thirty years ago. The Executive Director, Joseph Rahall, said: “I never imagined that Project Green Scenery (PGS) would transform into Green Scenery and come this far.”
United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria Brewer has met with President Julius Maada Bio at State House to offer her congratulations to Sierra Leone on the occasion of the country passing the 2020 Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Scorecard.
Sierra Leone has increased its score in the ‘Control of Corruption’ Indicator in the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Scorecard, moving from 71 percent in 2018, and now to 79 percent in 2019, making it 8 percent upwards.
His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio over the weekend officially launched Sierra Leone’s National Innovation and Digitalisation Strategy, NIDS, after delivering the keynote address at the Bintumani Conference Hall, Aberdeen in Freetown.