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Councilor’s Road Project Embarrasses Community..Death Trap For Children
THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya on May 18, 2011, 21:02
Construction Road in Bad Shape is An Eye Sore
Residents of the Old Road in Calaba Town are unhappy with Councilor Maseray Kebe road project. The project, though good when it is completed and would save the shockers of vehicles, tyres and springs but for now, it is an embarrassment to vehicle owners and a death trap to children residing within the vicinity of the project




Maladministration at National Revenue Authority : A Case for President Koroma
OPINION > Something To Think About
Posted by on May 18, 2011, 20:49
Even cronies and die-hearted members of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) Party have marked President Koroma’s attitude towards the leadership mess at the National Revenue Authority (NRA) as a total failure by his administration



Spending Nights at CID…London Mining Tom Tucker in US$125,000 Scam
NEWS
Posted by on May 18, 2011, 20:38
Tom Tucker, former community relations officer of the London Mining company is presently spending uncomfortable nights at the CID in Freetown, as he is being investigated for the sum of $125,000 being monies he should have spent on community projects. The first of such huge amount was expected to have been spent on water wells for the people of Lunsar, Marampa and Pepel,



GUILTY VERDICT..Telecoms Fraud And Conspiracy 1 Freed, Others Roped In
NEWS
Posted by on May 18, 2011, 20:26
The long awaited telecommunication alleged criminal fraud and conspiracy case  filed by the state on behalf of the company against five Defendants, initially at the Magistrate Court and was later committed to the High Court has reached its final conclusion with a guilty verdict slammed on four of the Defendants, leaving one of them acquitted and discharged to walk the streets of Freetown as a free man.



Reckless Spending Freetown Mayor Dumps City Council Into Le 7.7 Billion Debt
NEWS
Posted by Santigie Kamara on May 15, 2011, 05:19

The Mayor of the Freetown City Council, Mr. Herbert George Williams has found himself sandwiched between the devil and the deep sea finding ways and means to come out of this predicament and refund to his numerous debtors the sum of Seven Billion Seven Hundred and Twenty Six Million Six Hundred and Ten Thousand Leones he owes the Rokel Commercial Bank, the First International Bank and the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank.





FIRST Giant STEP For Sierra Leone! For ‘Ernest Koroma’?
BUSINESS WORLD
Posted by Oswald Hanciles on May 15, 2011, 04:54
CEO of Africa Felix Juice, Claudio Scotto with President Ernest Koroma(Photo Credit Umaru Fofana)
Sierra Leone
is one of the wealthiest countries in the world!!  Fact, that is.  The wealth of Sierra Leone is obvious: the best jewelry diamonds in the world; the best grade of rutile in the world; the billions of dollars of investments pumped into Sierra Leone over the past year by mineral mining giants like African Mineral, London Mining




Chemical Weapons Convention Commence in Sierra Leone’s Capital
NEWS
Posted by Santigie Kamara on May 15, 2011, 03:11

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in collaboration with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPEW) last Thursday organized a national awareness workshop for senior decision and policy makers and stakeholders of the National Authority of Sierra Leone on the National Implementation of the Chemical Weapon Convention at the Presidential Lounge of the National Stadium in Freetown





Should John Benjamin Sierra Leone Peoples Party Chairman and Leader Quit?
NEWS > Commentaries
Posted by on May 15, 2011, 03:04
Journalists, political pundits, analysts, and trend observers, have through many articles in the columns of daily tabloids in Sierra Leone, warned this 60 year old grandfather of politics in West Africa – The Sierra Leone People Party (SLPP) of the possible danger of collapse into oblivion, if that party did not change course immediately.



UNIDO Appoints Sierra Leonean as Representative to Nigeria and Regional Director
NEWS
Posted by on May 15, 2011, 01:40
UNIDO Boss Dr Kandeh Yumkellah and Dr Patrick Kormawa..Newly Appointed UNIDO Rep to the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Regional Director
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations specialized agency that promotes and accelerates sustainable industrial development in developing countries and economies in transition has appointed Dr Patrick Kormawa, a Sierra Leone as Representative to the Federal Republic of Nigeria




At Regent Village..Prison Officers Turn Labourers at Director’s Building Site
NEWS
Posted by Ansumana Komba Kanu on May 15, 2011, 01:16
Prison Officers attached to the Technical Department at the Pademba Road Maximum Prisons were last Tuesday seen taking active part in the construction of a private dwelling house belonging to the new acting Director of Prisons, Mr.Sampha Billo Koroma at the Regent Village in Freetown



AdvocAid and L.A.W.Y.E.R.S Celebrate the Release of Women Granted Presidential Pardon In Sierra Leone
NEWS
Posted by on May 15, 2011, 01:00
Ami,One of four women pardon by President Koroma the day before Independence Day. Photo © Tom Bradley
As we celebrate Sierra Leone’s 50 years of Independence, AdvocAid and L.A.W.Y.E.R.S also celebrate the President’s pardon of four women who were released from prisons across the country on 27 April 2011. On behalf of these poor, illiterate women we wish to say thank you to His Excellency the President for exercising his prerogative of mercy and for enabling them to celebrate the Jubilee as free women




Forthcoming Peacebuilding Commission Visit - A Critical Moment For Sierra Leone
NEWS
Posted by Michael Massaquoi, Coordinator, Peacebuilding Commission Secretariat on May 15, 2011, 00:55
That time is here again for the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) led by Ambassador John McNee, Chair, Sierra Leone Configuration to take stock of the strides the country is making in its Peacebuilding programmes. The delegation will be in Freetown from May 23-27



Sylvia Blyden Exposed Again! “I Did Not Write That Awareness Times Story”
MEDIA & SOCIETY
Posted by on May 15, 2011, 00:10
Below is an email communication between Mr. Jia Kangbai and Sylvia Blyden, using the once unpopular Ninja email address (blydenso@hotmail.com) in relation to the Friday 13th May, 2011 front page story, captioned “WHAT KIND OF JOURNALISM IS THIS?-ASK JIA KANGBAI. The author Sylvia Blyden claimed to have written the story using Mrs. Bernadette Cole’s Picture has distanced himself from the so-called article—Read below. For those who may not know Sylvia Blyden better, these are few of her tricks



Me Against Poverty Inc (MAP) Celebrate Sierra Leone's 50th Anniversary in Washington
NEWS
Posted by Adama Kalokoh on May 15, 2011, 00:00

Recently the staff of Me Against Poverty, Inc. (MAP), along with over sixty supporters gathered to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Sierra Leone’s independence in Washington, DC and raise money for the library and computer center for the Yonibana Secondary School in Sierra Leone.





SALNAM Celebrates Sierra Leone Night In Winnipeg
NEWS
Posted by Abu Bakarr Kamara (Biggie) on May 9, 2011, 19:28
On Stage Perfoming the Classic "50/50" North America husband and Wife Drama
Sierra Leoneans and other Winnipeggers from all corners of the city of Winnipeg, in celebratory mood, engaged on Saturday April 30th, 2011 to get a taste of Sierra Leone in what can be described as a very successful event at the Bulman Centre in the University of Winnipeg




Sierra Leone Peoples Party Manitoba Chapter Concludes Handing Over and Inauguration Ceremony
POLITICS
Posted by on May 8, 2011, 16:16

TAKING THE OATH OF OFFICE THE SLPP MANITOBA CHAPTER CANADA EXECUTIVE
It was a green carpet affair full of glitz and glamour during the Swear-in and Official Hand-over Ceremony of the interim executive of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party Manitoba Chapter in Canada. Veteran party enthusiast Mohamed Sheriff poured libation in remembrance of the founding fathers of the party while Mrs Judith Sam-King prayed for the party and its supporters





UN Diplomacy in Disgrace Over Rent Payment in Sierra Leone
NEWS
Posted by on May 8, 2011, 14:44
The legal process was slowed down to give way to diplomacy to produce positive results, but has turned out to be a failure as both sides have not benefited from the outcome of the diplomatic talks to end the rent stalemate between the owner of Cabenda Hotel, now the official residence of the ERSG, Mr. Schulenburg and the headquarter of both UNIPSIL and the United Nations as the tenant in Sierra Leone



Getting Closer To Revelation Time....Late Olu Gordon Was Right
OPINION > Something To Think About
Posted by Philip Neville on May 8, 2011, 01:43
Will light perpetual shine on him as he sleeps quietly; endlessly and comfortably in his room at the Ascension Town Cemetery, where every mankind born of a woman or not shall find himself/herself one day. The final and compulsory journey of mankind that no amount of money, negotiation or human influence can dictate or determine on this planet for the beyond, as it has always since creation been the work of the omnipotent and supernatural.



Sierra Leone’s Shameless Monster Goes For Excellence Award
OPINION > Something To Think About
Posted by on May 3, 2011, 09:15
The Women of Excellence Award conducted by a group of dedicated and well meaning Sierra Leoneans, including Isha Johansen has been described as successful and first of its kind. It is hope that event of this nature would continue to take place so that women in Sierra Leone would have something to be proud of and refer to when they meet with other women of contemporary times in their respective countries.



CELEBRATING A NEW SIERRA LEONE !!! 50TH ANNIVERSARY PHOTOS
NEWS
Posted by PHOTOS COURTESY BOLO SPENCER COKER on Apr 27, 2011, 21:18
WAN MAN GENG...Still Going Strong





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