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Armed Robbers Terrorize Hill Station

By Alhaji Saidu Kamara…………………. Armed robbery has taken centre stage at the Plum Heat Community known as Gbangban Yillah, Hill Station, where armed robbers have consistently terrorized peaceful residents. Reports reaching the Global Times state that, in less than two weeks, over five people have …

Hon. Chernor Bah Presents ECOWAS Parliament Report

Hon. Chernor Bah Presents ECOWAS Parliament Report

By S. U. Thoronka……………………….. The head of Sierra Leone’s delegation to the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja, Honourable Chernor Bah of Constituency 110 in the Western Urban who also doubles as the Deputy Speaker of the Sierra Leone Parliament last week laid before Parliament on behalf …

Spotlight On NATCOM

When Momoh Kemoh Konte took over the country’s telecoms regulatory body, the National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) in March 2015, the entity was but a shadow of itself- a toothless bulldog that can hardly bite, leaving the consumers at the mercy of service providers bent on …

SLAJ Blasts Minister

SLAJ Blasts Minister

The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has damned as “blatant display of abuse of public office”, the detention over the weekend of Journalist, Sam Lahai by the Police on the orders of the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Maj. (Rtd.) Ishmeal Sengu Koroma. The …

FBC Students Represent Salone

FBC Students Represent Salone

By Sylvester Samba………………. Two female students at Fourah Bay College, Mary Gbloh, a final year Law student and Patricia Koroma, also a final year student in the Department of Political Science on Friday 22nd July, 2016 left the shores of Sierra Leone to take part …

Gateway Revenue Drops Massively

Gateway Revenue Drops Massively

The Minister of Information and Communications, Mohamed Bangura has admitted a sharp drop in revenue collected from the management of the International Gateway System. Speaking to the Global Times in Freetown last week, Mr. Bangura underscored the urgent need for the recruitment of an agent, …

“President Koroma Will Not Be Distracted” Mohamed Bangura Says

The Minister of Information and Communications, Mohamed Bangura has told the Global Times in an exclusive interview in Freetown last week that, President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma remains focused on the implementation of the post-Ebola Recovery Programme for the good of every Sierra Leonean. “The …

Police Retrieve 250 Cartons of Rotten Chicken

Police Retrieve 250 Cartons of Rotten Chicken

By Alhaji Saidu Kamara……………………….. Most of the condemned chicken which was recently dumped at the Granville dump site (Kissy Bomeh) in the Eastern part of Freetown has been retrieved by a combined team of Police personnel from Eastern Police, Ross Road and Kissy Police Station. …

Why NATCOM Should Speedily Award The Gateway Contract

By Sorie Fofana……………………. On 19th May, 2016 the National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) invited bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the monitoring of Sierra Leone’s International Gateway System. It is understood that, eleven companies (both local and international) bought the bid forms from NATCOM headquarters. …

Agric Minister Reduces ABCs

Agric Minister Reduces ABCs

By Jane B. Mansaray……………………… The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Professor Monty Jones yesterday briefed journalists on the reduction of Agric Business Center (ABCs) from three hundred and ninety four to fifty two centers in order to address the issue of effective agriculture …