[Concord] Not-for-profit organisation, SAMA Foundation on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 donated 18 pairs of jerseys, socks and a suitcase to the Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) at its Campbell Street headquarters in Freetown.
[Concord] The Chief Pan African Ambassador of World Against Single-Used of Plastic (WASUP), who also doubles as Executive Director, Advocacy Network Against Irregular Migration, Sheku Bangura has launched an awareness raising campaign against the use of single-used plastic, which he said remains a serious threat to humans, animals and environment in Sierra Leone.
[Concord] With support from Helpers for Children and Widows in Africa, Dorwontony Organization for the Aged (DoFA), on Friday provided 'DoFA Sunakiti' for the aged within the Western Area in observance of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
[Concord] Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, HU Zhangliang yesterday during the celebration of the International Chinese Language Day at the Confucius Institute, Kortright, Fourah Bay College (FBC), told newsmen that over 1.6 billion people across the world speak Chinese language.
[Concord] The Mayor of the Freetown City Council (FCC) Yvonne Aki Sawyer, in her effort to transform Freetown, on Thursday, 14, April, 2022, conducted an unannounced spot-check visit to catchment areas where the "Freetown Tree-Town Project" is being implemented.
[Concord] The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has confirmed the thousands of inspirational people from communities across England who will take on the role of Batonbearer in the Queen's Baton Relay this summer.
[Concord] Boosting Agriculture for Food Security (BAFS) will soon launch a suitability Crop report in order to cut-down on the numerous work loads of farmers coming to the Ministry of Agriculture to ask which district is suitable to grow certain crops across the country.
[Concord] After approving Mr. Abu Bakarr Mamoud Koroma, Electoral Commissioner North-West Region whom the main opposition party refused to accept, Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Sengehpoh Thomas called on the public to seek Supreme Court interpretation of Section 32(3), one of the many loopholes in the 1991 Constitution.
[Concord] The National Advisory Committee of the All People's Congress (APC) party has appealed to the ranks and files of the party to understand that their Chairman and Leader has only taken, as strategic decision, to stand down from his position as Chairman & Leader and not resign from the APC.
[Concord] In recognition of the critical role of public interest media, the Ministry of Information and Communications and its partners would host a-two-day National Media Viability and Investment Conference in Freetown- from 21-22 April, this year.
[Concord] Hon. Hafiju Kanja representing Constituency 018, Kenema District, has disclosed in the Well of Parliament that the Health Committee is the only committee in Parliament that has done four years without going on oversight.
[Concord] Bockarie Kargbo is a 29-year-old Fashion, Commercial Model and Actor from Bo Town Sierra Leone currently residing in Johannesburg South Africa. With a burning passion for performing arts and modeling he decided to join 33 and Me Talent Agency in July 2021 and immediately fell in love with craft. He soon blew away the team at 33 and Me with his talent, dedication and willingness to learn and apply knowledge.
[Concord] Principal Magistrate Sahar Kekura presiding at the Pademba Road Court No.1 in Freetown has on Thursday, 14th April, 2022, granted five hundred million Leones bail for an alleged manslaughter.
[Concord] National Secretary General of the All People Congress (APC) National Youth League now National Young Congress (NYC), Alie Conteh, last Thursday told newsmen that the former President, Chairman and Leader of the party, Ernest Bai Koroma has trained and prepared them for this moment, as he has decided to exit the political stage and vowed not to contest for any position again at the party.
[Concord] The Managing Director of the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO), Ing. George Lamin Vandi has said that the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) is delivering President Bio's Agenda on providing water for the people of Sierra Leone especially in the provinces.
[Concord] Residents of Kissy Bye Pass Road in the eastern part of Freetown have expressed their displeasure over the negligence of Milla Group to fulfil promises made to the community in 2016,but continue to make life very much uncomfortable for people, with their generators creating a lot of disturbances for residents in that part of the city.
[Concord] The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) and other organizations in the Journalism fraternity in Sierra Leone, are currently mourning the demise of one their colleagues, Ambassador Jonathan Arthur Derrick Leigh, who passed away on Saturday, 9th April.
[Concord] While workers of Bollore Transport and Logistics company staged a strike action demanding end of service benefit after it was disclosed to them that the company was about to be sold to MSC, management of the company has allayed the fears of employees that the deal will, in no way affect their employment, unless on one's volition.
[Concord] With support from development partners, on Friday, 8th April ,2022, at No. 10 Albert Street, Off Circular Road in Freetown, Dorwontony Organization for the Aged (DoFA), provided 'DoFA Sunakiti' for the aged within Western Area in observation of the holy month of Ramadan.
[Concord] Deputy Leader of Government Business, Hon. Bashiru Silikie, has noted that based on the accomplishments of the Bio administration's four years in governance, it is but fitting that the people of Sierra Leone give the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) more time and vote the party in 2023 so that they can do more
[Concord] Following the recent concluded bye-elections in Constituency 005 in Kailahun and Constituency 073, Koya Chiefdom in Port Loko District, the two newly elected Members of Parliament on Tuesday took their oath of office to serve their constituents in earnest.
[Concord] Sierra Leone has been unanimously endorsed by the Community of Sahel and Saharan States (CEN-SAD) for its bid for a seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in the non-permanent category.
[Concord] Management of Africell has set aside a star prize of over Le500 Million for all Africell subscribers and Afri-Money users and a Le50 Million star prize throughout the Month of Ramadan-Mondays to Fridays. The event was launched at the Africell Boardroom at Wilberforce on 1st Aprilm 2022.
[Concord] Strasbourg, France- During the opening of the 41st Session of the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of European Union/African, Caribbean and Pacific Member States (EU/ACP) representative Members of Parliament have been urged to continue to work for the good and betterment of the peoples in their respective countries.
[Concord] The Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) will today Friday April 1st, effectively kicks-off Sierra Leone's Validation against the 2019 EITI Standard in accordance with the new Validation model adopted by the EITI Board.
[Concord] While President Bio has clocked four years in power, Deputy Leader of the Coalition for Change (C4C) in Parliament, Hon. Saa Francis Bhendu has questioned whether the president has anything in the bag to tell voters come 2023, citing the current standard of living which he said has become very difficult for the average Sierra Leonean.
[Concord] The judiciary of Sierra Leone is one of the three arms of government. Over the past four years, the leadership of the judiciary has undertaken some physical reforms. This piece of writing would attempt to conduct a thorough diagnosis on how the judiciary has been operating in terms of the delivery of fair justice to all and sundry under the New Direction administration.
[Concord] It exactly four years since President Bio was sworn in as President of the republic of Sierra Leone in April 4, 2018. During his campaigns in 2018, Bio and his Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) party made a flamboyant manifesto promise of increasing access to water supply through efficient water management.
[Concord] The stiffest challenge to the future of Sierra Leone is now. The election of President Bio to the Presidency was for him to reset the priorities of Sierra Leone. Since independence, there has never been a time for concrete stability and progress than what President Bio has provided in four years' time.
[Concord] I have been following latest developments in the All People's Congress Party since the party's new constitution came to effect of the 25th March, 2022 after the Judge in the Alfred Peter Conteh's case ordered for the setting up of a 21 Man Committee to adopt the new constitution of the All People's Congress Party. Fast forward, let me at this juncture say thanks to the redeemer and freedom fighter, the man whose name will go down in history to stand against tyranny and despotism in the APC; Alfred Peter Co