By Mohamed Kai
The Supreme Court of Sierra Leone presided over by five prominent justices have on Thursday, 30, July 2015 unanimously slammed an injunction on the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) restraining it from holding its Zonal, Constituency and National Executive Elections until further notice.
The injunction slammed on the SLPP was pronounced by one of the renowned Presiding Justices in the person of Justice Eku Roberts. Continue reading AS Supreme Court Slams Injunction… SLPP In Dilemma
The Chairman of the Landowners in Sella Limba who doubles as the Town Chief of Kathantha-Chief Bunduka Conteh has strongly dismissed allegations that AMR Gold has provided unfair treatment to landowners.
He told journalists that even though AMR Gold is an Exploration Company operating in Chiefdoms of Sella Limba and Sanda Loko, the company has been pivotal in providing jobs that will give a decent standard of living to the indigenes of his community, adding that they have never carried out their operations without the involvement of Stakeholders and locals in Sella Limba where the company’s work is highly concentrated. Continue reading Chairman of Landowners Vindicate AMR Gold
The much anticipated and highly needed new ferry service by Sovereign Ferries looks set to commence operations soon. Following various trials and tests that the company have been conducting between Freetown and Lungi the company is now in the process of carrying out some additional works on their new flagship vessel the Sierra Queen to better suit the local climate and conditions, which include enhanced air conditioning, hull strengthening and measures to prevent floating debris entering inlet valves. Continue reading Sierra Queen To Kickoff Soon
By Princetta Williams
Following a press release issued by SLPP calling on government not to extend the state of public health emergency, the of government spokesman, Adulai Bayraytay has reacted to the press release describing it as misrepresentation. He made this statement at the Ministry of Information and Communications weekly Press Conference at Youyi Building in Freetown.
Mr. Baraytay said since the all People’s Congress (APC) came into governance in 2007 they have never promulgated any state of emergency because there was no need for a state of emergency. Continue reading Over State of Emergency… Government Spokesman Blasts SLPP
By Princetta Williams
The Chief of Staff in the Office of the President, Saidu Conton Sesay has at the weekly government news conference held at the conference hall of the Ministry of information and communication on Thursday, 30 July, 2015, revealed plans for the recently launched “Post Ebola Recovery Priorities.
Mr. Sesay pointed out that the government through his office will ensure the proper monitoring of the implementation of the priorities geared towards accountability and transparency. Continue reading Chief Of Staff On Ebola Recovery Priorities
Rtd. Maj Paolo Conteh, Vigilant
The civil society organization platform on Ebola response has said achieving zero Ebola cases requires sustained Ebola prevention education efforts. This statement was made on Thursday 30 july at a press briefing held at the Harry Yansaneh Hall at the SLAJ office in Freetown.
Speaking on behalf of the organization the governance Advicer for ACTION AID SL Aminata Kelly-Lamin said, the organization which is made up of seven civil society organizations was formed to enhance trust between citizens and the government in Sierra Leone’s Ebola response and recovery. Continue reading Civil Society Platform Warns
By Mohamed Kai
The Deputy Minister of Energy 2 Hassan Barrie and the Acting Director General of the Electricity Generation and Transmission Company, Dennis Garvey has at the weekend conducted a thorough and comprehensive assessment tour of power stations in order to augment the ministry’s power generating facilities in Bo, Kono and Goma Hydro Electric dam in the Kenema District.
The cardinal objective of the assessment tour was to assess, identify, collate challenges and boost the energy sector and at the same time improve on the current power supply mechanisms and supply in the three districts in the face of huge public demand for electricity. Continue reading To Boost Electricity Supply Countrywide….Energy Ministry Shifts To Top Gear
By Sayoh Kamara
In a bid to strengthen public financial management by way of consolidating government’s receipts and payments through the banking system, government through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, is on the final leg of implementing a Treasury Single Account (TSA) and Consultant Experts say it will be up and running in the next 6-8 weeks. Continue reading Government Introduces Treasury Single Account