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

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

Presidential hopeful Alie Kabba returns to Sierra Leone with renewed push for peace and unity - Sierra Leone Telegraph

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 03:19

Sierra Leone Telegraph

Presidential hopeful Alie Kabba returns to Sierra Leone with renewed push for peace and unity
Sierra Leone Telegraph
In an interview enroute to Sierra Leone this morning, Alie Kabba told the editor of the Sierra Leone Telegraph Abdul Rashid Thomas, that he will be calling on all SLPP party grassroots supporters of flagbearer aspirants across the country, to form ...