Monthly Archives: June 2014

Kallon Breaks Silence On U-17 Appointment

Former Sierra Leone international skipper, Mohamed Kallon has broken his silence over his appointment as head coach of the national U-17 team. The former Inter-Milan and AS Monaco striker who was recently appointed by the Technical Committee of the Sierra

Cricketers Undergo ICC Clinic

Four Sierra Leonean cricketers have joined their counterparts from Nigeria and Ghana in a three-day International Cricket Council (ICC) clinic designed to enhance the skills of players. The four players: Richard Tommy, Osman Sankoh, Martin Abdul and Ishmael Komaba joined

’Unconstitutional Change of Gov’t Is Unaccepted’ – African Union Envoy

The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the AU Commission to Liberia and Sierra Leone, Ambassador Aluwatoyin Solaja, has said in Freetown that the African Charter of Democracy, Election and Good Governance frowns at unconstitutional change of government which results

Sacked Chief of Staff Okayed Timber Export – Witness Tells Court

The first prosecution witness (PW1) in the ‘timbergate’ investigation, detective Police Constable 4013 Mohamed Jusu, attached at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), on Monday (23 June) told the Freetown Magistrates’ Court No.2 that the accused had informed that the sacked

Benguema Murder – Charges Reduced to Manslaughter

Magistrate Komba Kamanda of the Freetown Magistrates’ Court No.2 yesterday reduced murder charges brought against three accused military officers to manslaughter, despite consultant pathologist, Dr. Owizz Koroma, early testifying that the victim, Charles Amadu Williams, was strangulated to death at

Aids Secretariat Sensitizes Women On Reproductive Health

The National HIVAIDS Secretariat has engaged women living with HIV in a two-day awareness raising programme held at the conference hall of the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone, Kingharman Road in Freetown. The 19-20 June event was to raise

Govt Spent U.S.$230,000 On Abortion Cases in 2011 – IPAS Aisor Discloses

Senior Aisor for the women’s health outfit IPAS Sierra Leone has disclosed that in 2011 the government of Sierra Leone spent over US$230,000 on post abortion care in order to save the lives of Sierra Leonean women and girls who

’SLPP Should Spend Money On Ebola, Not Court Cases’ – Minority Leader

The beleaguered Minority Leader of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has voiced the need for the party to spend money on the Ebola outbreak which has killed at least 49 people in their ghold in the east of the