Monthly Archives: February 2013

An Election Without Violence

[ISS]On 17 November 2012, the republic of Sierra Leone simultaneously held presidential, parliamentary, municipal and local elections.

Le500 Million Bail for Fraudster

[Concord]Magistrate Komba Kamanda of Court No. 2 Thursday granted bail of Le500 million each to KoluOkori and Alhaji Issa Fofanah with two sureties each having Le50 million in their bank accounts. They were charged for allegedly defrauding Evangelist N...

NYC Acknowledges Al-Sankoh’s Appointment

[Concord]The National Youth Coalition (NYC) has expressed its acknowledgement of the appointment of Ishmael Al-Sankoh Conteh as the Deputy Minister of Sports by President Ernest BaiKoroma. The coalition in a press release stated that the appointment is...

Le100 Million Bail for Alleged Fraud On Minister

[Concord]One Aiah Moseray was Thursday slammed a Le100 million bail by the presiding magistrate of Court No.1 for allegedly attempting to defraud the former Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs, Stephen J. Gaojia on February 3 this...

Chief EU Observer Presents Final Report to Speaker of Parliament

[Concord]The Chief Observer and Head of the EU Election Observation Mission to Sierra Leone, Richard Howitt, on Wednesday 20th February, 2013 in the Conference Room of Parliament formally presented the final report of the mission, including recommendat...

PPRC Urges UNPP to Settle Row

[Concord]Chairman of the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) last Thursday admonished the leader of the United National People's Party (UNPP), Dr. James Obai Fullah and members of the party to resolve their dispute in the shortest possible...

CBOs Slam High Registration Fee

[Concord]Community-based organizations (CBOs) in the Moyamba District have expressed dissatisfaction over the sudden increment in the fee they pay as registration to the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs.

Council Chairman Engages Stakeholders

[Concord]Chairman of the Tonkolili District Council in the northern part of the country has engaged stakeholders on transparency and development.