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Day: June 7, 2024

The SLBC Director General hosted pageant winners and had a fruitful conversation.

In a significant and heartwarming event, the recent winners of a prestigious Beauty Pageant paid a courtesy visit to Mrs. Josephine Kamara, the Director General of the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation. The visit aimed to foster collaboration between the media…

Rules are being developed to ensure that the Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Act of 2022 is implemented in a proper manner.

Regulations for effective implementation of the Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Act 2022 are underway. As Emmanuel Samura reports, the discovery was made during a two day consultative workshop the Ministry of Gender and Children’s Affairs in collaboration with the…

“Land Restoration, Desertification, and Drought Resilience.”

In commemoration of World Environment Day, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change spearheaded a tree planting exercise focusing on the theme “Land Restoration, Desertification, and Drought Resilience.” The event, held at Aberdeen Creek, attracted students, environmental stakeholders, and representatives…

The Chinese proficiency final competition’s 23rd edition was won by Yusuf Sesay and Junus Thomas.

Yusuf Sesay from Fourah Bay College and Junus Thomas from the American Montessori primary school have won the 23rd Edition of the Chinese Bridge or Chinese proficiency final competition for foreign students and primary school pupils. The competition was organised…

A one-day conference discussing the nation’s overall impact of sickle cell disease.

Sierra Leone Medical and Dental Association has ended a one day symposium on the universal impact of sickle cell disease on the nation. This gathering also served as a platform to honour the memory of two esteemed doctors who succumbed…

Application to be formerly made for “No case submission” in the ongoing treason trial in the High Court.

Justice Komba Kamanda has asked the defense to make a written offer of no case submission in the ongoing treason trial in the High Court. This comes after the Appeal Court Judge denied an application by Defence lawyer Pius Conteh…

Over 200 Sierra Leoneans in Turkey are being held for immigration related offenses.

Sierra Leone Ambassador to Turkey, Mohamed Hassan Kaisamba has visited two detention centres in Ankara where over 200 Sierra Leoneans are being held for immigration related offenses. The Arnavutköy and Kayseri Detention Centers was established to deal with immigrants who…

Parliament will review the mining-related issues that have devastated the Bonthe District’s Tia River.

Speaker of Parliament has instructed the Committee on Mines to revisit the report by the committee in the previous Parliament on mining activities that have ravaged the Tia River in the Bonthe District. Honorable Segepoh Solomon Thomas also asked the…

Farmers in the village of Kamawelen have started extensive farming.

As efforts to support government’s feed Salone project continue to gather pace, farmers in Kamawelen village, Briwa Chiefdom, Karene District have embarked on massive cultivation of various food stuffs on nearly forty hectares. The initiative will not only boost youth…

The first Cashew processing factory erected at Newton.

Newton has gotten its first Cashew Processing Factory with support from the European Union. This intervention implemented by Solidaridad has seen a shift from traditional processing methods to hygienic and safer environment with value chain production.