Daily Archives: July 12, 2013

$16 Million Grant for Black Hall Road-Wellington Electrification Ratified

[Concord]Members of Parliament this Tuesday ratified a grant agreement between the Republic of Sierra Leone and the International Development Association, amounting to the sum of $16m, for the electrification of Black Hall Road to Wellington.

Constituency 98 Damns MP

[Concord]Constituents of constituency 98 in the east-end of Freetown have accused their representative in Parliament of lying over claims that he constructed ten taps in five communities in the said constituency - Haja Fatmata Junction, Congo Water Jun...

….as Firearms Possession Reported 100 Percent Cases of Death Govt Urged to Implement Arms and Ammunition Act

[Concord]Action on Armed Violence (AOAV), an international non-governmental organization working in partnership with the Sierra Leone Action Network on Small Arms (SLANSA), has in a baseline survey report on Armed Violence in Sierra Leone, recommended ...

Kambia Is Dark!! – but Still Attracts Huge Tourist Attention

[Concord]With its palm-frond beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa's most seductive destinations for tourists. The country is attractive with an increasing potential to boosting ec...

Sierra Leoneans Are Ready to Fight Against Corruption – Transparency International

[Concord]The Transparency International (TI) Global Corruption Barometer 2013, shows that the people of Sierra Leone are willing to join the government and the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in the fight against corruption in the country.

‘Prosperity Agenda’ Out Today

[Concord]Publicity and Outreach Coordinator in the Office of Government Spokesman, Abdulai Bayraytay, yesterday informed journalists at the weekly press briefing that the 'Agenda for Prosperity' will be launched today at the Miatta Conference Center.