Monthly Archives: June 2013

Mano River Countries Tackle Cross-Border Arms

[VOA]Countries of the Mano River basin in West Africa are trying to forge a joint strategy to counter the cross-border movement of armed groups and the illegal trafficking of weapons in their region. Representatives of the United Nations and regional

Ivory Coast Confers National Honour On Kandeh Yumkella

[Concord]Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 honoured the outgoing Director- General of UNIDO, Kandeh K. Yumkella, with the Commander of the National Order of Cote d'Ivoire award in appreciation of his contributions to Africa, ...

Transparency Committee Ends Tour of 19 Councils

[Concord]The parliamentary oversight Committee on Transparency and Accountability has ended a two-week tour of the 19 local councils across the country in order for members to know the day-to-day activities being undertaken by the councils.

Killer Police Imprisoned

[Concord]Christopher Sheriff of the Operational Support Division (OSD) of the Sierra Leone Police was on Tuesday remanded at the Pademba Road maximum prisons by Magistrate Komba Kamanda of Court No. 2 for allegedly shooting to death one Alieu Foyandi K...

Nine NRA Officials Back to Prison

[Concord]Magistrate Komba Kamanda of Court No. 2 has for the second time denied bail to 9 NRA accused persons whom he remanded at the Pademba Road maximum prisons for allegedly conspiring with other bank officials to defraud the State of

Immigration Officer Testifies in M’baqui Case

[Concord]An official of the Sierra Leone Immigration Department, Fatmata Koroma, Tuesday testified before Magistrate Tonia Bennett of the Pademba Road Magistrate Court No. 1 in the seven hundred thousand United States dollars (US$700,000) alleged fraud...

Waste Management Boss Talks On Sewage Disposal

[Concord]Manager of the Freetown Waste Management Company (FWMC) has told Concord Times in an exclusive interview that they are a responsible company that is doing all they could to control sewage disposal in the city.

NRA Concludes Domestic Tax Information System Session

[Concord]The National Revenue Authority (NRA) yesterday concluded a sensitisation meeting of stakeholders on the Domestic Tax Information System, an instrument that will make tax collection easier for the institution.