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How VP Sumana Was Betrayed (Part 2) Leonard Logus Koroma

In responding to these allegations, comrade Leonard Logus Koroma started by thanking the committee for giving him the opportunity before he kicked off his narration: “I have being a member of the APC for the last 40 years in which I was fortunate to serve …

That Gateway Monitoring Contract

By Sorie Fofana……………………. In March this year, the Sierra Leone Government decided wisely to liberalise the International Gateway, thus, ending eight years of SIERRATEL monopoly. Depending on the monthly traffic, SIERRATEL was receiving nothing less than US$500,000 (Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) a month, …

Lungi International Airport

Generator Scandal Rocks Airports Authority

The ACC (Anti Corruption Commission) is currently investigating a flawed procurement process adopted by the management of the Sierra Leone Airports Authority in the procurement of three generators. The IDB-World Bank funded the procurement of two brand new generators (800 KVA and 650 KVA) but …

Slone Grabs Gateway Contract

Slone Grabs Gateway Contract

Slone Telecom have been awarded the contract to monitor Sierra Leone’s International Gateway System. The Irish based company (with a subsidiary in Sierra Leone) was appointed by the country’s telecom regulators, NATCOM to serve as its appointed agent, for monitoring the International Gateway System. In …

How VP Sumana Was Betrayed

A special investigation committee set up by the governing APC Party to look into several complaints/allegations made against some senior party officials (including the elected Vice President Alhaji Chief Samuel Sam Sumana) led to the expulsion of the latter, VP Sam Sumana from the ruling …

NATCOM Hosts International Confab

By S. U. Thoronka……………………. The National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) and the Ministry of Information and Communications on the one side and the International Telecommunications Union on the other, in consultation with the Governments of Liberia and Guinea yesterday began a two day Regional Ministerial Consultative …

Alhaji Dr Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella at SLPP headquaters inFreetown

Kandeh Yumkella, Maada Bio To Work Together

By Minkailu Turay……………………… One of the leading flagbearer aspirants of the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), Alhaji Dr Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella has appealed to party members and supporters to stop the perpetual intimidation and confusion in the party and instead focus on how …

Parliament Postpones Meeting With City Council

By S. U. Thoronka……………….. The meeting between members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) headed by APC’s Hon. Chernor Bah of Constituency 110 who doubles as Deputy Speaker and senior members of the Freetown City Council (FCC) scheduled to take place at the Committee Room …

The Deaths at Kalia (An Ebola Diary from Sierra Leone)

By Lansana Gberie……………………. The other bones crying out there: Gentle victims…they did not die easy! I knew some of them; the sea sings of their unnecessary death After we buried them without priest and Imam. Now that they are dead, time will honour them: Intrepid …

CATHOLIC CHURCH NOW POLITICIZED IN SIERRA LEONE

CATHOLIC CHURCH NOW POLITICIZED IN SIERRA LEONE

BY SYLVESTER ROGERS…………………………. The exact percentage of the Catholic Christians in this small West African State of Sierra Leone is not immediately known. The probable excuse perhaps could be that there has not been any official Catholic census under taken by the Catholic authorities for …