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Comprehensive 5-Year National Action Plan for Health Security in Compliance With International Health Regulations

[WHO] Sierra Leone launches a comprehensive five-year National Action Plan for Health Security in compliance with International Health Regulations. (AllAfrica)

Sierra Leone President's Bodyguards Attack Sports Journalists

[Ghanaian Times] FRANCESS Barnard, Esther Marie Samura, the two female sports journalists from Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) and Alimmamy Kamara, a freelance reporter were assaulted, manhandled and abused by the close protection bodyguards of President Julius Maada Bio. (AllAfrica)

UBA Sierra Leone Hosts Tony Elumelu Entreprenuers

[Concord] On Friday, 23rd August, 2019, the vigilant and energy-driven MD/CEO of UBA Sierra Leone, Chinedu Obeta, was host to the 2019 Tony Elemelu Foundation (TEF) entrepreneurs to a chit-chat and breakfast session, primarily to welcome them back home and to obtain further feedbacks from the 2019 TEF Forum and the maiden UBA marketplace that was premiered in Abuja, Nigeria, on 26th and 27th July, 2019. (AllAfrica)

Enhancing Financial Inclusion - Africell Partners SLCB to Launch Electronic Payment Service

[Concord] In a bid to make baking transactions easy, Sierra Leone's leading GSM operator, Africell Mobile Company has partnered with the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank to unveil an innovative electronic payment service system. (AllAfrica)

Sylvia Blyden Cries Foul At Commissions of Inquiry

[Concord] Former Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children Affairs, Dr. Sylvia O. Blyden, has stated at the ongoing Commissions of Inquiry presided over by Justice Bankole Thompson that the testimony of State Witness No. 1, Detective Police Ibrahim Khalil Sesay, manifested that she was being ambushed by the state. (AllAfrica)

Failure to Pay NASSIT Contributions

[Concord] Arrest warrant for Director of Trust Security Services (AllAfrica)

As He Closes Commission 64 Justice Biobele Talks Tough

[Concord] The sole Commissioner of Commissions of Inquiry Room No.64, Justice Biobele Georgewill, has yesterday closed hearings in the almost six months long investigations into the stewardship of the Ernest Bai Koroma led administration of the All Peoples Congress (APC). (AllAfrica)

UNFPA Chief Blames Maternal Deaths On Lack of Blood Products in Facilities

[Concord] Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has lamented the lack of blood and blood products in health facilities as one major cause for the increase in maternal deaths. (AllAfrica)

Teachers Union Meets President Bio On the Free Quality Education Initiative

[Concord] Members of the Sierra Leone Teachers Union, SLTU, have met with President Dr Julius Maada Bio at State House to discuss their role in the successful rollout of the Free Quality Education programme. (AllAfrica)

Before Unbanning That Ban!!

[Concord] It was Lady Clarice that invited my attention to a series of recent text messages on the airwaves being signed off by a "Bankole Johnson". This Texter's favourite domain would seem to be the tri-weekly popular SLBC- TV PM Programme called "WEY YUS", which are usually anchored by Dan Moseray and (Rev.) Lucy-Anne Ganda. Seeing however that no one has a monopoly over names, I feel obliged to warmly welcome my namesake to the literary world. But that is where I presume our similarity ends. For example, apart f (AllAfrica)

Anti-Corruption Commission Presents 2018 Annual Report to President Bio

[Concord] State House, Freetown, 5 September 2019 - The Anti-Corruption Commission, ACC, has met at State House to present its 2018 Annual Report to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio in accordance with Section 19(1) of the ACC Act of 2008. (AllAfrica)

Sierra Leone Labour Congress Honours President Bio

[Concord] Executive Members of the Sierra Leone Labour Congress, SLLC, have called on President Dr Julius Maada Bio to present him with an award and appreciate the achievements of his New Direction Government. (AllAfrica)

Development Ministry, UNFPA Launch Population Policy

[Concord] The Ministry of Planning and Economic Development (MoPED) in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) yesterday launched the Sierra Leone National Population Policy with the theme "Improving the quality of life of Sierra Leone." (AllAfrica)

APC Karamoh Kabba, 22 Others Released On Rigid Le200m Bail

[Concord] Karamoh Kabba and twenty-two supporters of the main opposition All People's Congress (APC) were on Friday granted a rigid Le200 million bail each after they have been held on remand for almost a month. (AllAfrica)

Vice President Assures Investors

[Concord] Vice President Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh yesterday assured a team of investors from Belgium, who paid him a courtesy call. (AllAfrica)

Sun Secretariat Aims to Reduce Malnutrition

[Concord] Participants of the multi-sector strategic plan (MSSP) engagement to reduce malnutrition held in Port Loko town (AllAfrica)

Returning to Sierra Leone That we Take for Granted - My Experience

[Concord] In the first part of this piece, I told you about how some people think it is very scary to decide to return to Sierra Leone at this time when "de gron dry" is almost like unwanted music hitting the country's airwaves. The "artistes"? Hard-pressed compatriots who struggle daily to eke out a living. (AllAfrica)

'50 School Buses to Run On Cost Recovery'

[Concord] -Says Transport Minister. (AllAfrica)

NEC to Face Supreme Court

[Concord] Christian Lawyer Centre, popularly known as LEGAL LINK and Citizens Advocacy Network (CAN ) have informed journalists at a joint press conference that they would bring an action against the National Electoral Commission's (NEC) over its decision to cancel by-election in Constituency 110. (AllAfrica)

JICA Vice President Pledges Support to the Government of Sierra Leone

[Concord] Executive Senior Vice President of Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA, Koshikawa Kazuhiko, has pledged support to the Government of Sierra Leone during a meeting on the margins of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD7. (AllAfrica)

Lawmakers Approve Lecturer Joshua Nicol, Others

[Concord] Sierra Leone lawmakers yesterday approved Joshua Nicol as Board Member of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), and several other nominees who were appointed by President Julius Maada Bio pursuant to parliamentary approval. (AllAfrica)

116 Sierra Leonean Students to Study in China

[Concord] Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, H.E Hu Zhangliang on Wednesday bade farewell to 116 Sierra Leoneans students, who departed the shores of Sierra Leone to study in China. (AllAfrica)

Liberia's 18-Year-Old Goalkeeper Steals the Show in Freetown

[New Dawn] The Lone Stars beat Sierra Leone 3-1 in Paynesville earlier this week, but a goal from Kei Kamara put the hosts in front on a heavy pitch in wet conditions before the home side were handed a golden opportunity to snatch victory with the final kick of the game. (AllAfrica)

Attack On Lone Star in Freetown - FIFA Says Match May Go On, If...

[Observer] The team with the best result from the two games will join 13 winning teams from the preliminaries to progress to the second round (AllAfrica)

Liberia Off to Sierra Leone for Return-Leg

[Observer] The team with the best result from the two games will join 13 winning teams from the preliminaries to progress to the second round (AllAfrica)

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers-Preliminaries - Liberia 3-1 Sierra Leone

[Observer] The Lone Star's victory over Sierra Leone puts Liberia in a better position ahead of the return-leg slated for Sunday, September 8, 2019. (AllAfrica)

Sierra Leone Visiting Lecturer Underscores Importance of Leadership

[Observer] A Sierra Leonean lecturer visiting the Faith Foundation Organization in the ELWA Community, outside Monrovia, has challenged young people and others aspiring for leadership in their respective locales to practice in the home, community, and local organizations before going nationwide or global. (AllAfrica)

Commission Opens Graft Probe Into State Chief Protocol Officer

[East African] Freetown -The chief protocol officer in the Sierra Leone presidency is being investigated over unexplained wealth and possible abuse of office. (AllAfrica)

Liberia Names Preliminary Squad for Sierra Leone Match

[Observer] Flashback: Lone Star players at morning training session at the SKD sports complex. (Photo: Anthony Kokoi) (AllAfrica)

New Coach Names Players Ahead of Match With Sierra Leone

[New Dawn] The new head coach of Liberia's national team the Lone Star, Mr. James Peter Butler has called on 15 local-based and 13 overseas-based players for the West African Football Union (Wafu). (AllAfrica)

Butler Named 20-Local Based Players Ahead of Sierra Leone Clash

[NEWS] New Liberia coach Peter Butler, has named 20-local based players that will began training at the LFA technical center in Careysburg ahead of Lone Star and Sierra Leone clash next month. (AllAfrica)