Daily Archives: November 8, 2013

Chinese Communist Party Ends Visit to Sierra Leone

[Sierra Leone Government]A high powered delegation from the Communist Party in China (CPC) has ended a two-day exchange visit to the offices of the All People's Congress and a meeting with the Chairman and Leader of the ruling APC, President

Turkey Boosts Health Sector in Sierra Leone

[Sierra Leone Government]President Ernest Bai Koroma on Thursday November 7th received a cheque of $ 100,000 from the Turkish Honorary Consul to Sierra Leone, Hisham Mackie, as support to the promotion of the country's health care service delivery system.

Barnett Commends Ngafuan’s New Diplomatic Paradigm Shift

[Informer]Sierra Leone's Ambassador to Liberia, Her Excellency Revered Dr. Marie Barnett has commended the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Dean of the Cabinet, Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan for starting what she termed to as a new paradigm shift in the count...

Editors Released After 19 Days of Detention in Sierra Leone

[IFEX]After 19 days of prison detention, Managing Editor and Editor of the Independent Observer newspaper, Jonathan Leigh and Bai Bai Sesay were granted bail on November 4, 2013 by a Freetown-based High Court.

Sierra Leone Envoy Commends Foreign Minister Ngafuan

[New Dawn]Sierra Leone's Ambassador accredited to Liberia, Revered Dr. Marie Barnett, has commended the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Dean of the Liberian Cabinet, Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan, for initiating what she termed as 'a new paradigm shift' in t...

Sierra Leone – Freedom of Information Is One Thing, Freedom of Press Is Another

[ThinkAfricaPress]Sierra Leone's new freedom of information bill could be positive, but as Liberia's experience shows, without political will, the law could mean very little.