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According to Justice Browne – Marke, Bio has been elected and should be addressed as President of Sierra Leone at State House not as Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People's Party at Wallace Johnson Street. “We acknowledged that you filed within time but try to address him properly,” Justice ...
The Minister of Finance designate, Jacob Jusu Saffa, and a team of government officials met with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank on ... The new Financial Secretary, Jusu, said he's been working with senior management of NRA, Bank of Sierra Leone and key revenue agencies to ...

President Julius Maada Bio has left the country to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London scheduled to start on Monday 16 April ... Many Sierra Leoneans are expecting positive surprises from those engagements between the President, the Queen, the Prime Minister and others ...
On April 10, 2018, Chinese President XI Jinping (in photo) sent a congratulatory message to Sierra Leonean President Julius Maada Bio, congratulating him on his election as President of Sierra Leone. In the congratulatory message President XI said, “China and Sierra Leone enjoy profound traditional ...
Freetown — Sierra Leone's new President Julius Maada Bio has appealed for international help to bail his country out of an economic crisis. He blames the crisis on a huge debt incurred by his predecessor Ernest Bai Koroma and an underperforming economy. President Bio told an International Monetary ...
All Public Sector Workers and Government Ministers are required to be in Office at 8:30am till 4:45pm. The president and vice president will conduct routine and unannounced checks at Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to ensure implementation. Failure to report for work on time will lead to ...

Sierra Leone's new president, Julius Maada Bio, on Friday promised civil servants they need not fear a purge despite a historic shift in the country's politics. ... more than two decades ago, won 51.81 percent of ballots in the March 31 election runoff, according to the official results released late Wednesday.
DAKAR, Senegal — A former military commander and coup leader who later went to graduate school in the United States and Britain was declared the winner of Sierra Leone's presidential runoff on Wednesday after a campaign season marred by reports of violence and irregularities. The winner, Julius ...
Just before the weekend, Sierra Leone's new president Julius Maada Bio met with IMF officials together with some senior members of his government at State House in Freetown. Bio revealed a nightmarish debt burden left by the previous APC government of Ernest Bai Koroma which had been running the ...
Sierra Leone's new president has named a partial cabinet and announced 12th May as the inauguration date for the newly elected government, while the defeated presidential candidate has filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the results of the March 31 presidential election runoff.
Whilst this did not come as a surprise for most Africans whose leaders were failing to address the perpetual inter-generational cycle of poverty and deprivation that is holding back so much of Africa's potential, in Sierra Leone supporters of president Koroma were already counting their chicks before the eggs ...
Based on publicly available figures, the government of Sierra Leone (GOSL) headed by President Ernest Bai Koroma and his All Peoples' Congress (APC) party, ... However, the fact that the government has done little to curb corruption – such as vigorous prosecutions, sacking of senior officials, and other ...
Concerned APC Ministers, former MPs, and other government officials say that this NATCOM case to be filed by Brewah and Co Solicitors, who are acting .... As court action against H.E. Ernest Bai Koroma (Government of Sierra Leone) and NATCOM is now imminent, the chairman insisted privately that he ...
The ban is the first of its kind during an election season and applies until March 31, according to Maya Kaikai, Sierra Leone's minister of local government and rural development. Former minister Turay said she hoped the ban would pave the way for activists to work with the government to stamp out FGM.
DOHA: Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani held a session of official talks with the President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, at the Emiri Diwan yesterday. At the beginning of the talks session, the Emir stressed that the visit will enhance the existing cooperative relations between the two ...
... and collectibles collected from three continents dating back fourteen centuries. The President listened to an explanation of the MIA and its stages of development as well as its role in spreading science, culture and encouraging creativity in addition to communicating with the cultures and arts of the world.
Because in the end, we have only one Sierra Leone,” he tells the nation. But few in the opposition parties would appreciate his efforts at ameliorating the damage he may be causing to the country's democracy, as he addresses them: “to my friends on the other side of the political aisle, to our ever-vibrant ...

President Koroma has sold the country to the highest bidder. The country is bankrupt. The youths have been disappointed. Poverty is rising. Adult and child mortality are at an all-time high. “There is shortage of safe, clean drinking water in the country; electricity outage continues to make Sierra Leone one of ...
Though it apparently entered the country months after it had started its ravages in Guinea and Liberia, the virus had infected more in Sierra Leone than in those ... After the WHO officially notified the Koroma's government of the Ebola outbreak in Guinea in the first week of April 2014, health ministry officials ...
Sierra Leone News: “President reneges on promises” – CSOs They say a promise is a comfort to a fool… President Ernest Bai Koroma made so many ... There are seven deputy ministers who are women and only four full ministers in a cabinet of 25 members. There are only 15 women in a parliament of ...
14 this year had been built during Tarawally's tenure as lands minister. More than 500 people were killed in the disaster. He was relieved of his post two years ago when President Ernest Bai Koroma promised a full investigation into his alleged illegal activities. Tarawally was also accused in the past of ...
Whilst today's closing of parliament was expected to be a sombre moment for president Koroma, his ministers and members of parliament, it was a very ... What the opposition SLPP will find most hurting and also many of their supporters across Sierra Leone, are these pungent words from the president: ...
Sierra Leone's Foreign minister Samura Kamara has relinquished the docket to concentrate on pursuing the presidency. ... While some say the rehiring of former ministers made no sense, with less than four months to the end of President Koroma's mandate, others say it was a strategic move of calming ...
The same newspaper has a smaller headline story on the activities of the candidate for the Coalition For Change party, former Vice President Samuel ... This follows last week's signing of the loan and contract agreements in China by Sierra Leone Government and Chinese officials, despite local and ...
The Global Times also carries stories on SLPP campaign as well as the arrest of a local politician and an attack on an APC official. ... the arrest of a member of opposition National Grand Coalition party in the southern Bo district over allegation of sexual offense, as well as an attack on an APC minister.
Campaigns have started across Sierra Leone as politicians seek to woo voters in the upcoming general elections. Voters will cast their ballots for a president and lawmakers on March 7. ... The ruling APC have chosen the former Foreign Minister, Dr Samura Camara, as its candidate for the polls. Koroma is ...
Alhaji Carew said that Madam Madina Rahman has been very steadfast in working for the government of president Ernest Bai Koroma since the period of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Sierra Leone, as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation. Alhaji Carew added that the good ...
... ministerial capacity in the APC Government of Dr Siaka P Stevens, including: Minister of Economic Development; Minister of Foreign Affairs; Minister of Trade and Industry; Minister of Transport and Communications; and Minister of Internal Affairs. He also served as Attorney – General of Sierra Leone.
Whilst today's closing of parliament was expected to be a sombre moment for president Koroma, his ministers and members of parliament, it was a very noisy ... What the opposition SLPP will find most hurting and also many across Sierra Leone are these pungent words from the president: During my time in ...
In our reaffirmation as citizens to the upholding of the Constitution of Sierra Leone and in a bid to maintain the hard-earned peace and stability, we are peacefully calling on Mr. President and Parliament not to proceed with any such intentions of passing an Amendment Bill into Law at this crucial time in our ...
“I would like to recall my earlier statement in 2015 in which I unreservedly condemned the arbitrary removal of Vice-President Sam Sumana by President Koroma as wrongful, unconstitutional and unacceptable. Despite this I expressed respect for the judgement of the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone based ...
After much bollocking and lampooning from the media, critics and detractors alike, for what has been described at best as a mediocre performance on the BBC Focus on Africa programme, and at worse – a performance unbecoming of a president of Sierra Leone in waiting, the last forty-eight hours is one ...
“I will elevate the status of paramount chiefs, including appointing qualified ones as ministers in any government that I lead in this country,” he further underscored. “Many of you have the requisite skills and qualifications and relevant experience both from Sierra Leone and abroad that I look for in forming my ...
Additionally, Civil Society Forum of Sierra Leone (CSFSL) position paper also recommended, “The reviewed Constitution clearly states the qualifications for staying in office, once elected as Vice President, without having anything to do with qualifications for elections. In particular, we do not want the loss of ...
Sierra Leone's Foreign minister Samura Kamara has relinquished the docket to concentrate on pursuing the presidency. ... While some say the rehiring of former ministers made no sense, with less than four months to the end of President Koroma's mandate, others say it was a strategic move of calming ...
Former Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden who was recently sacked by president Koroma for ... Speaking to the Sierra Leone Telegraph yesterday morning about their investigations into corruption at the ministry of social welfare, a senior official at the ACC ...
President Koroma has decided to relieve Dr. Sylvia Blyden and Rugiatu Neneh, of their duties as Minister and Deputy Minister, respectively, in the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs. … It has pleased the President to assign Isata Kabia as Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and ...
President Koroma has decided to relieve Dr. Sylvia Blyden and Rugiatu Neneh, of their duties as Minister and Deputy Minister, respectively, in the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children's Affairs. … It has pleased the President to assign Isata Kabia as Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and ...
The Head of Chancery of the Republic of Sierra Leone in Cairo, Arab ... According to IOM officials in Sierra Leone, the special chartered flight ...
The President had asked his now-sacked minister, Dr. Blyden, .... The Sierra Leone Telegraph has learnt that at least one opposition party will ...
Minister Teambo, Counsellor Shen Minister of Labour and Social Security, Mathew Teambo and some of his staff have returned from China ...
Journalism is powerful and radio journalism even more so in Sierra Leone. Today an interview on Radio Democracy 98.1 has ended (for now) ...
President Ernest Koroma of Sierra Leone has been urged to leave a ... Minister Samura Kamara, to be the party's presidential candidate.
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has received in audience Ernest Bai Boroma, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone. The cordial conversation ...
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Confederation of African Football executive committee member Isha Johansen was charged with 10 counts of ...
In other words, according to the parliamentarians, if the Disability Commission does not present their report to Minister Blyden – a breakdown of ...
On Friday, November 17, Sierra Leone President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, and U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Maria E. Brewer, formally ...
Sierra Leone's Internal Affairs Minister Alfred Palo Conteh has ... anti-violence sensitization tour involving officials from the ministry, the security ...
VP Foh handing over the magazines to President Koroma Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh yesterday Tuesday presented his third edition of ...
... Nations General Assembly) for official business do so under a different visa category, not the B1B2 visa. ... This means that Sierra Leone's Minister of Foreign Affairs and ... by the US Visa suspension to Sierra Leone Government officials. ... 2017 disclosed that “since US President Obama's Administration, ...


 

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