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Parliament Summons Octea Mining

Parliament Summons Octea Mining

Reliable sources at both the Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources and the National Minerals Agency have confirmed to the Global Times that, the Senior Management Team of Octea Mining Company (formerly Koidu Holdings), has been summoned to appear before Parliament at 3 pm on …

Jengo Stevens

Jengo Stevens: The Elephant In The Room

By Sorie Fofana……………. Undoubtedly, Dr. Jengo Stevens has a long pedigree in the APC (All Peoples Congress party). Not only that he is the son of the Party’s founding father Dr. Siaka Stevens, he is also a senior member of the Party’s inner Cabinet (the …

Hon Dr. Jengo Stevens Writes I.B. Kargbo

9 Hill Cot Road Freetown 25th February 2015 Hon. Ibrahim Ben Kargbo 7 Wellington Street Freetown Dear Comrade Ben Kargbo, Today I received with thanks your letter dated 24 February 2015 which was a reply to my letter dated 16th February 2015. Comrade, by virtue …

Mayor Bo City Council addressing the workers and people of Bo before doing the symbolic clearing of the ‘dorti boks’.

BO CITY COUNCIL/WELTHUNGERHILFE CRACK DOWN ON ILLEGAL DUMPSITES (DORTI BOKS)

Bo City Council in collaboration with the international nongovernmental organisation Welthungerhilfe and funds provided by the British Department for International Development (DFID) have clamped down on all the 127 illegal dumpsites within the city and its immediate environs. The exercise, which started on Monday February …

Dr. Sam Sesay

Agriculture Ministry To Refund US$ 1.4M

By S. U. Thoronka…………….. Some senior officials in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security appeared before the Public Accounts Committee in Parliament on Tuesday to respond to queries relating to the 2013 Auditor General’s Report on how US$ 15 million loan agreement in …

APC MP Holds Secret Meeting

APC MP Holds Secret Meeting

The Member of Parliament for the All Peoples Congress (APC) party in Constituency 41, Kambia district, Hon Henneh Hassan Radar has been accused of holding series of political meetings in Samu Chiefdom, Kambia district aimed at cajoling delegates to accept his third term bid for …

SLPP: A Word Of Caution

By Sorieba Kallon, Waterloo……. Why is it that, the SLPP (Sierra Leone Peoples Party) is always in the news for all the wrong reason? Of course, it is a well – known fact that, some sections of the print media have made it their stock-in-trade …

I.B. Kargbo

I.B. Kargbo Writes Dr. Jengo Stevens

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Deputy Speaker

MPs Debate Ebola Audit Report

By S. U. Thoronka………….. Prior to the disclosure of findings in the audit report, the Auditor General Mrs. Laura Taylor Pearce, in her brief statement, said she was enthused by the level of awareness raised by the public in relation to the Ebola Audit Report …

POW Ebola Center To Be Closed

POW Ebola Center To Be Closed

By Abdul K Turay…………….. The International humanitarian organisation, Medicine sans Frontiere (MSF) Switzerland will shut down the Prince of Wales Ebola Treatment Center at Kingtom, west of Freetown before the reopening of schools in March. The reason for the closure, according to MSF Communications Officer …