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October 8, 2019 By Frederick V. Kanneh Equality Now, an international human rights organization that works to protect and promote the rights of women and girls around the world by combining grassroots activism with national, regional international legal advocacy, has held a two-day training for  journalists from different media houses on the theme “capacity building […]

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October 8, 2019 By Yusufu S. Bangura 35-yeard –old Ibrahim Kamara, a shoemaker, was yesterday committed to the High Court for allegedly penetrating a girl below the age of 18 to wit 14 years.

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October 8, 2019 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Minister of Agriculture and Forestry has appealed for more and timely disbursement of funds to aid their quest of attaining food self-sufficiency in the shortest possible time.

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October 8, 2019 By Yusufu S. Bangura One Florence Fatmata Shyllon, 28, a lactating mother, was yesterday (Monday 7th October) remanded at the Female Correctional Centre by Magistrate Abdul Sheriff presiding at the Pademba Road Court No.3 for child cruelty.

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October 8, 2019 By Patrick Jaiah Kamara Members of the ECOWAS bloc last night unanimously appointed Sierra Leone’s Minister of Finance, Jacob Jusu Saffa, as the Board Chairman of the bank for the period of one year.

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October 8, 2019 By Patrick Jaiah Kamara While delivering a speech to mark the official opening of the 17th session of the Board of Governors of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) yesterday at the Raddison Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel in Freetown, Vice President  Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh called on the bank for a […]

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Correctional Service owes contractors over Le22bn October 8, 2019 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Director General of the Sierra Leone Correctional Service has disclosed that the institution is in arrears to diet contractors and other service providers amounting to Le22.7billion.

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The truth about anti-corruption  October 8, 2019 By Sulaiman Momodu Sequel to my last article, CHEATING: let him who is without sin cast the first stone, I am no longer shocked when I hear news of fraud, cheating, embezzlement, stealing, and so on in both the private and public sectors in Sierra Leone.

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Finance Ministry Assures Lighting District Capitals October 7, 2019 The Ministry of Energy, World Bank, Ministry of Finance and other stakeholders in the energy sector have held a successful energy sector roundtable workshop on the 30th September and 1st October, 2019 at the Atlantic Lumley Hotel in Freetown.

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October 7, 2019 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Chief Financial Officer of the Sierra Leone Telecommunication Company (SIERRATEL) has stated that they would need between $250 to $300million to improve on the company’s infrastructure.

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October 7, 2019 By Patrick Jaiah Kamara The Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL) together with its partners, has held a national conference at the Sierra Lighthouse resort, where they told participants about the progress and challenges in the implementation of  the bail regulation 2017.

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October 7, 2019 By Jariatu S. Bangura The European Union Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Tom Vens, has called on respective authorities and young people across the country to design a policy on the use of plastic bags in order to address climate change.

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October 4, 2019 It was a Wednesday morning pay out, as the faces of over 5,000 (Five Thousand) Mercury International customers were beaming with smile for winning over Le 1.2 Billion (One Billion, Two Hundred Million Leones) from edition 61 of the Kangari 5/90 lottery draw.

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October 4, 2019 By Regina Pratt Wedding photos of both the defendant, her husband and their marriage certificate were yesterday tendered in the bigamy case presided over by Magistrate Mark Ngegba.

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October 4, 2019 By Ibrahim Tarawallie The Chief Executive for Campaign for Human Rights and Development International (CHRDI) was among civil society activists in West Africa for training on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing in Mali.

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October 4, 2019  By Ibrahim Tarawallie Deputy Minister of Lands, Housing and Environment has spoken about the limited staff capacity the ministry currently has to carry out its mandate effectively and sustainably.

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October 4, 2019  The North-West Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 engaged devolved sectors in the Port Loko City Council on the new National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) 2019-2023 and the significance of Integrity Management Committees (IMCs) in their various institutions.

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October 4, 2019 By Ibrahim Tarawallie   The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) is demanding Le16.669billion for the 2020 financial year to be able to monitor and regulate all environmental issues and advise government on environmental matters.

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October 3, 2019  With funds from the  International Programme for the Development of Communication and United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) , the Initiatives for Media Development (IMdev) has on Tuesday 1st October launched the commencement of a project titled  “Women’s Empowerment Through Strengthen Gender Sensitive Media.

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October 3, 2019 By Ibrahim K. Turay Justice Momoh Jah Stevens of the Freetown High Court yesterday discharged one Christopher Wuseni  because the prosecution  failed to produce witness(s).

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October 3, 2019 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma Appeals Court Judge, Justice John Bosco Allieu, who currently presides over a High Court matter, has stated that majority of the bills passed in Parliament since 2007 including the Sexual Offences Act, are faulty.

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October 3, 2019 By Ibrahim Tarawallie The National Water Resources Management Agency (NWRMA) has requested the sum of six billion five hundred and sixteen million Leones (Le6,516Bn) to be provided them for the 2020 financial year, to aid the effective and efficient management of the country’s water resources.

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October 3, 2019 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Director General of the National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA) has disclosed that with functioning offices across the country, they have been able to capture the biometric details as specify by international standards of about 5,073, 111 citizens and non-citizens resident in Sierra Leone.

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October 3, 2019 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Sierra Leone’s Chief Immigration Officer has admitted that nothing goes directly to them from the sale of passports to Sierra Leoneans and other nationals.

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October 3, 2019 By Regina Pratt Ex National Revenue Authority (NRA) staff, Miss Kepiatu Alghali, who was charged together with former Executive Director of the Sierra Leone Roads Safety Authority (SLRSA), Dr.

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