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By Ibrahim Babatunde Sesay, Freetown At the cutting edge of incorporating advanced 21st century banking solutions into its operations nationwide in order to meet customers' needs, reports are that there is a mad rush for the nation's leading bank, Sierra Leone Commercial Bank's (SLCB) mobile banking app.

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PV Staff Nfa Alie Conteh (photo), Commissioner of Sierra Leone's National Electoral Commission (NEC) has announced that the results of the polls of Constituency 110 held on Saturday August 24 have been cancelled.

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His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has unveiled Sierra Leone's National Digital Identity Platform, making it the first such Blockchain national identification system in Africa. At the Seventy-third Session of the UN General Assembly last year in New York, the President announced a partnership with the UN and KIVA, a US-based financial services international nonprofit organisation, to launch a bold new initiative designed to give the country's seven million citizens access to (.

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Commentary By Ibrahim P. Sheriff, Freetown, Sierra Leone It is true that the capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown, and most other cities in the country are, to a large extent, profoundly overwhelmed by very bad environmental issues.

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Speech delivered at a farewell cocktail for Dr. Iyabo Masha, IMF Representative 2015-2019, Radisson Blu Hotel, Freetown, August 20, 2019. I hold the belief that the best place to talk about someone is behind their back.

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Contributed Sierra Leone's Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sierra Leone to Switzerland, the United Nations and other international organisations, Dr. Lansana Gberie, on World Humanitarian Day, August 19, participated in a panel discussion on the role of Women Humanitarians.

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Outgoing Resident Representative for the International Monetary Fund, IMF, Dr Iyabo Masha, has called at State House to say goodbye to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio as a symbolic gesture to end her tenure in Sierra Leone.

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His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has paid two separate visits to flood victims in Wellington and Tombo, in the Western Urban and Rural Areas respectively, empathised and provided them with humanitarian support.

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Contributed On August 13 UNDP-Sierra Leone, through the Environment Protection Agency, embarked on a reforestation venture. It delivered 1500 tree seedlings along with planting equipment to Freetown community members of Kaningo, Pentagon and JahKingdom that were badly affected by the flash floods and landslides of August 2017.

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The new Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, His Excellency Hu Zhangliang, has called on the presidency to discuss bilateral relations and development projects with His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio.

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Contributed The international development organization, VSO, is working with partners and community volunteers to reach the most affected groups as a result of the rapid flash floods that hit Freetown, Sierra Leone on 2nd August, almost 2 years since a huge mudslide triggered by similar levels of rainfall inundated communities causing the deaths of 1,141 people.

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Commentary Sierra Leone's Recurrent Floods and Mudslides: Any Lessons Learned From The August 14, 2017 Mudslides & Floods Disaster? By Kortor Kamara, USA The Norte Dame Global Adaption Index in 2017 ranked Sierra Leone 158 out of 182 countries for vulnerability to climate change.

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Here is an interesting video clip on free quality school education by Sherix Productions whose proprietor, Ibrahim Sheriif, now works at the Ministry of Basic Secondary School Education in Sierra Leone. It covers a wide range of issues from textbooks to school examinations, school furniture and so on.

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Contributed Sierra Leone's Ambassador to the United States , His Excellency Sidique Abou-Bakarr Wai recently organised a team of experts to commence feasibility study of First Lady's Medical Centre in Sierra Leone.

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Members from the Limba Community across Sierra Leone have paid a courtesy call on His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House to pledge their support for his New Direction Government.

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Sierra Leone Members of the Female Parliamentary Caucus have met with His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio to present recommendations from their visit to Parliaments in the East African countries of Kenya and Rwanda.

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The 115th anniversary of the Albert Academy, one of the oldest secondary schools in Sierra Leone (founded 1904) is being celebrated at home and abroad. Some members of one of the numerous alumni branches abroad, the Washington D.C.

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We have verified and confirmed that the open letter to former Interior Minister Palo Conteh we published yesterday was not written by Dr. Patrick Muana (pictured) as initially thought. It was culled from social media by a member of our team who thought it was from Dr.

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His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio and Vice President Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh have bid farewell to about 900 Sierra Leoneans performing this year's Islamic pilgrimage to the Holy City of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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PV staff Dr. Patrick Muana, of the Strategic Communication Unit, Office of the President in Freetown, recently posted an open letter to former Interior Minister Palo Conteh (photo) in response to a video also posted on social media by the latter denying all accusations of corruption and other matters.

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The Anti-Corruption Commission and the Sierra Leone Lebanese Question: A call for an ACC study! By Kortor Kamara, USA Reforms in Sierra Leone's economic and financial services sector are projected to largely fail unless the Sierra Leone-Lebanese economic power imbalance question is adequately addressed.

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Contributed The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has seized the house of former Minister of Works Alhaji Kemoh Sesay. According to the ACC, the property, which is located at Aberdeen, Freetown, is a subject of investigation by the commission and Commissions of Inquiry.

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Commentary Let President Bio Fly By Sheikh M. Bawoh, Freetown, Sierra Leone Nowadays, both the traditional and the emerging media are inundated with articles of His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio's ‘frequent' travels outside of the country.

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In the early hours of this (Monday) evening, the Sierra Leone Peoples Party candidate for the parliamentary bye election in Constituency 110 Madam Josephine Jackson came under attack by supporters and hoodlums of the APC on the day prescribed for the APC candidate to rally.

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His Excellency President George Weah has conferred on His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio one of Liberia's highest honours during the official commemoration of the country's 172nd Independence Anniversary in Monrovia.

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