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Sierra Leone: Airtel to Invest US$33 Million This Year - AllAfrica.com

Sierra Leone Headlines - Wed, 01/25/2017 - 10:33

Sierra Leone: Airtel to Invest US$33 Million This Year
AllAfrica.com
One of Sierra Leone's leading mobile companies, Airtel Sierra Leone has disclosed plans to invest a whopping $33million this year to aid the expansion of its operation across the country. In July 2016, Orange together with its Senegal-based partner ...

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Sierra Leone News: Borbor Kabba, Dr. Nimata and 3 others go ... - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Wed, 01/25/2017 - 05:13

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Borbor Kabba, Dr. Nimata and 3 others go ...
Awoko
Members of Parliament (MP's) yesterday, unanimously approved five Presidential nominees that they believe have the qualifications and technical know-how to ...
Dr. Alusine Jalloh and 4 others clinched 2016 community media ...The Salone Monitor

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Sierra Leone News: Western area to benefit – Energy Access - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Wed, 01/25/2017 - 05:13

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Western area to benefit – Energy Access
Awoko
Sierra Leone News: Western area to benefit – Energy Access Project. New transformers inspected by Ministry officials at Queen Elizabeth 2 Quay. To further boost electricity production in the Western Area, four new high-power transformers have been ...

Sierra Leone News: Strike action at Ports…Workers and - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Wed, 01/25/2017 - 05:13

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: Strike action at Ports…Workers and
Awoko
On Tuesday morning, the Executive of the Indigenous Transport Owners Association together with the Executive of the Clearing and Forwarding Association, yesterday, staged a peaceful strike calling for improved conditions at the port. The strike slowed ...

Sierra Leone News: TRANSCO commence meetings with engineers and - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Wed, 01/25/2017 - 05:04

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: TRANSCO commence meetings with engineers and
Awoko
TRANSCO-CLSG is an electricity interconnection company mandated by the Heads of State of Cote d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia to implement the CLSG process, which is an electricity interconnection project, within the four countries.

Sierra Leone News: Salone spends 25% on food importation - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Wed, 01/25/2017 - 04:55

Sierra Leone News: Salone spends 25% on food importation
Awoko
Sierra Leone News: Salone spends 25% on food importation. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development Momodu Kargbo has recently disclosed that the country spends 25% on the importation of food, out of $350 million annual importation of ...

Refugees for a second time: How the Gambian crisis reawakened the trauma of a Sierra Leonean family - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Sierra Leone Headlines - Wed, 01/25/2017 - 02:18

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Refugees for a second time: How the Gambian crisis reawakened the trauma of a Sierra Leonean family
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Almost all the 95 refugees that were hosted in the premises of the Olympic swimming pool are originally from Sierra Leone. They share a common, if tragic, past. Their children are Gambians and most of the adults acquired Gambian citizenship after more ...

Sierra Leone's 'Bubu Music' King, Janka Nabay, Has a New Album On The Way - Okayafrica

Sierra Leone Headlines - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 11:59

Okayafrica

Sierra Leone's 'Bubu Music' King, Janka Nabay, Has a New Album On The Way
Okayafrica
The new album, Build Music, will take the West African bamboo horns that accompany traditional bubu processions—which take place in rural parts of Sierra Leone during Ramadan—into new, modern and electronic grounds. Janka became a star in '90s ...

National Youth Council Presents Award to President Koroma

State House Frontpage - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 11:42

By State House Communication Unit

The National Youth Council-Sierra Leone (NYC-SL) Monday 23 January presented an award of appreciation to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown for his tireless efforts in promoting youth empowerment in the country.

President Koroma receives CRC Final Report

State House Frontpage - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 11:13

By State House Communication Unit

The Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) today (January 24, 2017) presented its final report to His Excellency President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House in Freetown.

Sierra Leone Implements the International Monetary Fund's Enhanced General Data Dissemination System - International Monetary Fund

Sierra Leone Headlines - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 10:03

Sierra Leone Implements the International Monetary Fund's Enhanced General Data Dissemination System
International Monetary Fund
Sierra Leone has implemented the recommendations of the Enhanced General Data Dissemination System (e-GDDS)—endorsed by the IMF Executive Board in May 2015—by disseminating a National Summary Data Page (NSDP). The page serves as a ...

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Sierra Leone News: For free, fair, transparent elections… - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 07:20

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: For free, fair, transparent elections…
Awoko
According to a press release from the Consortium the grant is intended to enhance the capacity of Civil Society and citizens to work collaboratively with the government of Sierra Leone and the Elections Management Bodies (EMBs) in making the 2018 ...

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Sierra Leone News: NATCOM gives Airtel 24hrs to reverse data - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 07:04

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: NATCOM gives Airtel 24hrs to reverse data
Awoko
The National Telecommunication Commission (NATCOM) yesterday gave a 24 hours ultimatum to mobile telephony operator Airtel Sierra Leone for increasing data tariffs for subscribers without using the due process. According to the Chairman of the ...

Sierra Leone News: As SLeCAD elects new executive…SLeCAD is - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 06:47

Sierra Leone News: As SLeCAD elects new executive…SLeCAD is
Awoko
He made this disclosure at the 2nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of SLeCAD held on Friday 20th January 2017 at the Bank Complex Kingtom, with the theme promoting production and productivity to create job and enhancing food security for Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone News: Regional Disease Surveillance to boost Mano - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 06:47

Sierra Leone News: Regional Disease Surveillance to boost Mano
Awoko
To further boost Regional Disease Surveillance system Enhancement Project (REDISSE) the Ministry of Health and Sanitation together with the Ministry of Agriculture will implement the project as a result of lessons learnt from the Ebola epidemic.

Sierra Leone News: $55 million boost to farmers from World Bank - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 04:46

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: $55 million boost to farmers from World Bank
Awoko
Brar maintained that the country has vast land for agriculture with an arable land area of 5.36 million hectares, which is 74% of the land area of Sierra Leone. The amount of cultivated land is less than 0.4 million hectares. Only 8.1% of the land of ...

Sierra Leone News: ADP promises more job opportunities - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 04:46

Awoko

Sierra Leone News: ADP promises more job opportunities
Awoko
The Chairman and Leader of the Alliance Democratic Party (ADP) Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray, when he was speaking with Awoko Newspaper about the party's agenda after he 'wins the 2018′ election said he will focus on creating job opportunities.

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Sierra Leone News: Geo-scientist calls for more studies on oil - Awoko

Sierra Leone Headlines - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 04:25

Sierra Leone News: Geo-scientist calls for more studies on oil
Awoko
Here he disclosed that the West African Transform Margin which extends from Gabon in the South East to Sierra Leone in the North West have potential for oil exploration adding that not much geological work have been going on in that area with regards ...

NCD Presents Annual Report, PPRC Commissioner Takes Oath

State House Frontpage - Tue, 01/24/2017 - 03:46

By State House Communication Unit

The National Commission for Democracy (NCD) yesterday January 23, 2017, presented President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma with its Annual Report, the NCD Good Governance Magazine as well as a book titled: ‘The Way to Happiness’.

Where are Sierra Leone's missing Ebola millions? - BBC News

Sierra Leone Headlines - Mon, 01/23/2017 - 06:09

Where are Sierra Leone's missing Ebola millions?
BBC News
Nearly three years after Ebola hit Sierra Leone, millions of dollars in funds raised to fight the deadly virus have still not been accounted for. Alhassan Kemokai was infected with Ebola in September 2014 by his mother, who later died of the virus. She ...