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Wrestlers Present Bronze Medals to NOC-SL Prexy

Sierra Leone wrestling duo, Abdulai Salam and Hajaratu Kanu, on Friday presented to the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SL) president their bronze medals won at the just concluded African Championship in Cairo, Egypt. The pair was alongside the

Midas City Moves for Sierra Leone International

Newly promoted Swaziland side Midas Mbabane City has reportedly made an offer for out-of-contract Mbabane Highlanders’ Sierra Leone defender, Baimba Kamara. Kamara, who has spent the past two years with the Highlanders, has refused to sign a new deal with

Man Jailed Six Months for ‘Diamba’

One Alusine Turay was yesterday sentenced to six month imprisonment or pay an alternative fine of Le1 million by Magistrate Komba Kamanda, after he was convicted for being found in possession of a bag of cannabis. Magistrate Kamanda stated that

Parliament Summons NCD Boss

Members of the parliamentary committees on Presidential and Defence, Works, Housing and Infrastructure, last Friday summoned the chairman and senior officials of National Commission for Democracy (NCD) with a view to for the latter to provide an update on their

USAID Funds 3-Year Women’s Empowerment Initiative

Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh was joined by U.S. Ambassador John Hoover and honuored guests Friday June 12 at the Wusum Hotel, Makeni to launch the “Women Empowered for Leadership and Development” (WELD), an initiative to promote women’s social, political

Alie Bangura Vs. SLPP –

Lawyers for plaintiff Ambassador Alie Bangura in the Supreme Court petition against the executive of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) yesterday commenced an application which seeks to restrain the party from conducting any level of internal elections as such

AfDB Provides U.S.$45,000 Project for Mountain Women Farmers

The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $45,000 project for Mountain Farmers Association, comprising three communities in the Mountain Rural District, just outside Freetown. The project is expected to target fifty women farmers from Leicester, Gloucester and Regent Communities,

Parliament Inspects Water Facilities in Freetown

The Parliamentary Committee on Water Resources last Friday (12th June) inspected water facilities of the Guma Valley Water Company (GVWC) in Freetown to get firsthand information about the company’s operations, water quality and supply to the Western Area and its