Monthly Archives: August 2013

Taylor Appeals Judgment Set for September 26

[Hirondelle]Arusha -The Appeals Chamber of the Special Court for Sierra Leone will hand down its judgment in the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor on September 26. Meanwhile, the government of Congo Brazzaville says judicial procedures ...

SLFA Scribe Clarifies Technical Director Sack Talks

[Concord]Acting General Secretary of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA), Abdul RahmanSwaray, has moved to clarify talks alleging that the FA's technical director, Sam Obi Metzger Snr., has been sacked.

U.S.$96,000 Fraud Case – Banker Tenders Transaction Receipt

[Concord]A worker at the Rokel Commercial Bank,Koidu branch, Terence Cole, yesterday tendered a transaction receipt before Magistrate Komba Kamanda of court No.2 in a matter involving Tamba Sulaiman Chendeka and Alhaji Musa Sheriff, who were alleged to...

‘Ascension Town Cemetery Is Safe Haven for Criminals’

[Concord]The Ascension Town cemetery, located in the west of Freetown, has become a safe haven for hardcore criminals, says the cemetery manager.

Salone Winning Cholera Battle

[Concord]Manager, National Disease Surveillance in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, has said that three hundred and seventy-one (371) suspected cholera cases, including two deaths, have so far been recorded in the country this year. Dr. Foday Daf...

As Freetown Mayor Threatens Eviction

[Concord]The Mayor of Freetown has vowed to evict all slum dwellers and squatters at the central bus station in the municipality. In an exclusive interview with Concord Times, His Worship Franklin Bode Gibson said the decision was in response to

Trade Ministry to Revamp Cooperatives

[Concord]The Department of Cooperatives in the Ministry of Trade and Industry has embarked on a process of reviving viable and well-constituted cooperatives in a bid to stimulate economic growth in rural communities and the country in general. The mini...

Bo Police Probe Death of One-Month-Old Baby

[Concord]Police officers at the Bo-east division are currently investigating one Augustine Sorie Kargbo who was alleged to have had a hand in the death of a one-month-old baby at Block 2, room 5 of the new police barracks in Bo.