“This ministry is aware that the spate of flooding, mud and landslides and heavy winds is a direct impact of rampant deforestation across the country and this country is sitting on an environmental time bomb.”
These were the words of the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Mr. Joseph Ndanema.
President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio has called on God Almighty to put an end to the turbulent moments the country has experienced recently.
He mentioned his government has been able to change the face of the Ministry of Social Welfare, from one that was known for disorderly behavior and corruption allegations, into a more responsible ministry capable of handling challenges efficiently without attracting public scorn.
A thirty four years old sex offender, Johnny Lavalie of 13 Sarah Lane, Goderich has been re-arraigned before Abdul Sherriff presiding over the Freetown Magistrate Court No.7 at Siaka Steven Street for the offence of Sexual Penetration of a Child below the age of eighteen years to wit: nine years.
The accused person is alleged to have penetrated the sex organ of a nine years old girl (name withheld) at the aforementioned address on Saturday 9th June 2018 at Balcony, Goderich in the Freetown Judicial District in the Western Area of the Republic of Sierra Leone.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba
Country Coordinator for USAID, Khadijat Mojidi, recently held a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Alie Kabba to discuss America’s funding for the development of a cross boundary solar project for Sierra Leone, in support of President Bio’s government New Direction Strategy.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) will implement a $2 million cooperative agreement to support the adoption of solar energy practices and reduce demand on the country’s power grid.