By Mariama Mansaray
Over three hundred young generation members of the country’s opposition party, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) yesterday staged a peaceful demonstration at the United States Embassy in Freetown.
Speaking to AYV , Dwight Sheriff, leader of SLPP Student Union said the purpose of the protest was to inform the US States Embassy that they were not satisfied with the recent unconstitutional action taken by President Ernest Bai Koroma to sack Vice President, Alhaji Sam Sumana. Continue reading SLPP Demo
By David Jabati
Hundreds of young girls and aged women across the city have been reportedly employed to clean, streets, schools and residents of some senior officials of the All People’s Congress led government for months now without receiving a dime.
According them, they were employed by one diehard APC supporter in the name of APC, called Sheik Ibrahim. Continue reading The Women Cry! “When Will The Pay Day Be?”
Well, I want to welcome Presidents Sirleaf, Koroma and Condé. The United States has a long partnership with Liberia and Sierra Leone and Guinea — partnerships that prove to be critical in the fight against Ebola.
We’re here to assess progress today and to look ahead.
We begin by noting the incredible losses that took place in all three countries. More than 10,000 people have died from Ebola — men, women and children. Continue reading What Obama Told Ernest, Others
Minister of Education, Dr Minkailu Bah
By Abdulai Gbla
School authorities in the east of Freetown have disclosed to AYV that they are yet to receive hygiene materials to protect their pupils against the spread of deadly Ebola disease now that schools have reopened in the country. Speaking exclusively to this press, Marian Conteh, Head Teacher of the Wesleyan Pre School at Kissy Grassfield, east of the capital had this to say: “schools have reopened but we have not been supplied the requisite hygiene materials like veronica buckets, soap, chlorine and thermometers as earlier promised by the Ministry of Education.” Continue reading Unavailability of Hygiene Materials… Teachers Complain
By Desmond Jones
The Anti-Corruption Commission has in a press release cautioned schools authorities against what the commission considers as illegal charges.
The release revealed that the Commission has received several complaints from the parents, that some teachers and school authorities are demanding the payment of school fees and other charges, which is contrary to Government’s position regarding the reopening of Schools. Continue reading ACC To Clamp On School Authorities
The Deputy Government Spokesman, Ajibu Jalloh has disclosed that the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma is currently on a six-day trip to the United State of America where he is joined by his colleague Presidents in the Mano River Union basin to solicit economic resources for post Ebola recovery. Continue reading Koroma’s Washington Trip What For?
RPP Chairman, Patrick Brima Kebie, – Determined
Reform People Project (RPP) an initiative of a Sierra Leonean based in the United Kingdom has been recently launched in Sierra Leone.
Speaking to AYV the Chairman of the project Mr. Patrick Brima Kebie said, among other things, that the project is a movement that will be soon be transformed into a political party. Continue reading RPP Set To Boot Out SLPP, APC
BY DAVID REMIE WILSON
Guaranty Trust Bank Sierra Leone Limited has opened a new branch in Lunsar town, Marampa Chiefdom in the Northern Province.
In an interview with AYV, the Managing Director of the bank, Gbenga Alade said that they have thought it wise to open a branch in Lunsar because they intend to invest in the mining sector adding that the town is in a strategic location for banking. Continue reading G T BANK OPENS NEW BRANCH