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As Rokel Bank Moves Ahead… Why Victor Cole Ran Away

As Rokel Bank Moves Ahead… Why Victor Cole Ran Away

The year 2013 was a tumultuous year for Rokel Commercial Bank (Sierra Leone) Limited. The bank declared a loss position at the end of the Financial Year 2013. Shareholders did not receive dividends for two years following 2013. Rokel Commercial Bank has a bloated staff …

MPs Angry With Mayor

By S. U. Thoronka…………… Member of Parliament for Constituency 02 in Kailahun District, Honourable Mustapha Brima under Standing Order 23 and on behalf of his colleague MPs, has expressed dismay over an interview aired on FM 98.1 Radio Station where he alleged that the Mayor …

President Koroma Opens Ebola Care Centre

His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday opened a new Ebola Community Care Centre (CCC) in Newton, Western Area, as part of a scale up of services in the district to help stop the spread of Ebola. “The Western Area is an Ebola hot …

Alpha Timbo To Meet With Maada Bio In London

Alpha Timbo To Meet With Maada Bio In London

SLPP flagbearer contender, Alpha Timbo informed the Global Times yesterday that he was leaving for the United Kingtom to meet with the Party’s UK/Ireland Branch executive, Party members and the 2012 Presidential candidate of the SLPP, Brig (Rtd.) Julius Maada Bio. According to Mr. Timbo, …

Parliament Interviews NASSIT Chief

Parliament Interviews NASSIT Chief

By S. U. Thoronka………….. The proposed Managing Director of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT), Mr. Joseph Sedu Mans Jr. yesterday appeared before the Ccmmittee on Appointments and the Public Service for interview. Answering questions from members of the Committee, Mr. Mans informed …

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EU Supports Constitutional Review

In December 2014, the European Union signed a contribution agreement with the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative David McLachlan-Kerr to the amount of EUR 1.1 Million (Le 7 billion) to support the on-going review of the 1991 Constitution. This support will contribute to …

PONDER MY THOUGHTS: SL 2014 PERSON OF THE YEAR

PONDER MY THOUGHTS: SL 2014 PERSON OF THE YEAR

By Andrew Keili…………… Ebola fighters were named Time Person of the Year 2014 by the prestigious TIME Magazine. Nancy Gibbs, writing about the justification mentioned that when the outbreak occurred, “Governments weren’t equipped to respond; the World Health Organization was in denial and snarled in …

ECOWAS Leaders Discuss Ebola

ECOWAS Leaders Discuss Ebola

The Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has called on member states to contribute to the Regional Solidarity Fund set up by the ECOWAS Commission to assist the most affected member states in their fight against the Ebola scourge. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 46the …

Parliament Grills Presidential Nominees

By S. U. Thoronka……………. Parliament yesterday interviewed several Presidential nominees for positions in various government parastatals. The nominees included Jonathan Admire Thomas proposed Board Chairman Audit Service Sierra Leone Rev. Joseph Yatta Conteh proposed Board Member Road Maintenance Fund, Esther Panda Roads Maintenance Fund, Jeneba …

USSLA Donates Food Items To Military Hospital

USSLA Donates Food Items To Military Hospital

By Sylvester Samba………….. The United States Sierra Leonean Association (USSLA) over the weekend handed over food items worth millions of Leones to officials attached to the 34 Military Hospital for Ebola patients being treated in their facility. The items donated include; twenty (20) bags of …