The Auditor-General of Sierra Leone wishes to inform the public that the Performance Audit Report on Assessment and Issuance of Building Permits by the Ministry of Lands, Housing and the Environment (MLHE) has been tabled in.
Sierra Leone’s Minister of Internal Affairs, Lahai Lawrence Leema has called for proper investigations on the unruly incident that happened past weekend at the Basharia Mosque in the east end of Freetown against the Acting President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh.
First Lady of Sierra Leone, H.E Fatima Maada Bio has accepted a Recognition Award for her role as Merck More than a Mother ambassador from Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of Board of Trustees of Merck Foundation.
LONDON (AYV International) The Africa Young Voices Media Empire (AYV) and British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) have begun an intensive media professional training programme in London for AYV journalists and executives. The BBC has a world class media platform in broadcasting and an international reputation for creative programme-making.
His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has met with the Crown Prince of Emirates, His Highness Sheik Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in Abu Dhabi where he called for support to Sierra Leone’s development process.
MERCK foundation through the Office of the First Lady sponsored doctors and nurses from Sierra Leone to study abroad. The 6th annual conference is being held in Ghana Accra 29th and 30th October.
The CEO of Merck Foundation Dr. Rasha Kelej, is determined to make a difference in Africa. The conference is co-chaired by the First Lady of Ghana H. E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo. Dr Rasha Kelej also did a cameo appearance in Rozzy’s Video highlighting the stigma surrounding infertility in Africa.
First Lady Bio believes in the vision of Merck foundation to contribute to improving access to quality and equitable healthcare solutions and building healthcare capacity in the fields of Diabetes, Hypertension, Cancer Research, Fertility Care and Women Health. First Lady’s delegation includes the Deputy Minister of Health and Minister of Gender.
The former Mayor of Freetown, Albert George Williams and the ex-Public Relations Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Abubakar Daramy have been re-incarcerated at the country’s maximum state detention Centre in Freetown for allegedly committing capital offences, contrary to law.
Marlon and Alvaro: Please visit ACC for your stolen $150 sirs
Following a widely circulated video from two American Tour Bloggers about Sierra Leone alleging that two Sierra Leonean Ministry of Health and Sanitation staff attached to the Border crossing with Liberia extorted $150 from them in a fake scam about Cholera Vaccine, the country’s Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has saved the country from the what many described as a pending disgrace.
Member of Parliament for Constituency 132 in the Western Area, Honourable Ibrahim Tawa Conteh has issued a very strong caution to his colleague Members of Parliament (MPs), reminding them of that their roles in the fight against corruption.
The Executive Director of Standards Bureau Sierra Leone Professor Thomas Yormah has confirmed that there are substandard goods in the country and that some of these goods are passed through the Freetown International Airport and the Queen Elizabeth II Quay.
Director General of NASSIT Mohamed Fuad Daboh says the institution is facing challenges of fraudsters collecting benefits payment of deceased subscribers. He made this statement while handing over an alleged suspect to the Police for attempting to defraud the benefits procedure system at NASSIT for deceased step father.
Minister of Information and Communication Mohamed Rahman Swaray, says the government will refund supported expenses already incurred on treatment of victims of the incident at the stadium. He made this disclosure while giving the government’s response to the findings and recommendations proffered by the Investigation Committee following the beating and injuring of two female journalists and other victims by security personnel of the Joint Presidential Guard Force.
High Court Judge, Hon. Justice Ansumana Ivan Sesay presiding over the High Court No.2 in Freetown has re-incarcerated six accused persons at the Male Correctional Centre at Pademba Road for felonious offences.
The six accused persons are Francis Mafinda, Dennis Holland, Lawrence Lahai Amara, Mukeh Foh, Abass Sesay and David Ricott Olatunde Williams.
Abu Bakarr H. Kargbo, Audit Officer at the Irish League Credit Union Foundation Ltd. (ILCUF) Ltd. and Jaiah Kaikai, Secretary-General of the Supervisory Committee of the National Cooperatives Credit Union Association Sierra Leone (NACCUA) who is also Chairman of the Bo District Teachers Credit Union have returned home after successfully attending this year’s 20th Annual Congress of the African Confederation of Cooperative Savings and Credit Associations (ACCOSCA) congress held from 14th-18th October 2019 at the Pride Inn Paradise Hotel in Mombasa, Kenya.
Immediately after Jumaa (Friday) prayers on Friday 25th October, 2019, the topic that dominated conversations at ataya bases, on public transports, on the streets, everywhere- was the Basharia Mosque incident. It’s still the topic in town.
The Vice President, Dr Juldeh Jalloh, had gone to the mosque to observe Friday prayers. Former APC Presidential candidate, Dr Samura Kamara was also at the mosque for different reasons. What ensued was an unfortunate incident that saw worshippers literally prevent the VP from talking to the Jamaa (congregation).
For misbehaving on the Vice President of Sierra Leone Hon. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh on Friday 25th October, 2019, the United Council of Imams Sierra Leone, has condemned the action of Basharia Mosque and apologise to the vice president. The Council has assured appropriate action against the Mosque and its administration.