Daily Archives: July 24, 2013

Mighty Blackpool Goes Top of League

[Concord]Z - Mighty Blackpool FC has moved to the top of the Sierra Leone Premier League, thanks to their 1-0 win over FC Johansen on Saturday at the Sierra Leone Football Academy ground.

Sports Minister May Nullify SLFA Election

[Concord]Sierra Leone football risks being banned by the world governing body, FIFA for political interference following the Sports Minister, Paul Kamara'sthreat to nullify the August 3 election.

UNAIDS Urges Gov’t to Raise Resources to Fight HIV/Aids

[Concord]The UNAIDs Executive Director, Dr. Michel Sidibe, says the agency was encouraging governments in the sub-region to create a new strategy to raise domestic funds to fight HIV in their respective countries, and to not depend solely on external f...

Another Bank Scam

[Concord]Yusuf Suma Kargbo, a customer at the United Bank for Africa (UBA), was last Wednesday remanded at the maximum security prison on Pademba Road by Magistrate Komba Kamanda of Court No.2 for allegedly conniving with a staff of the bank

Marie Stopes Obstetrics Centre Closed

[Concord]The Marie Stopes Obstetrics Centre, located at Ahmed Drive in Freetown, has been closed down. The centre, which was a flagship initiative of Marie Stopes Sierra Leone (MSSL), had served the needs of pregnant women for many years, especially at...

‘Diamba Contains Over 400 Poisonous Chemicals’

[Concord]The banned but commonly used drug, cannabis, locally called 'diamba', is very harmful, as it contains over four hundred poisonous chemicals that affect addicts, according to the Director of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Ministry of Health a...