The African Union Commission graciously extended an invitation to Hon. Theo Nicol, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications to chair one of the Sessions of the 2013 African ICT Week which took place today (4th November 2013) at the Commission’s New Conference Centre in Addis Ababa. The Session was themed: “Africa’s CIT [...]
By Mariama Mansaray
Value Added Tax Administrator in Africa has ended its 16th Annual Conference with the theme “Maximizing VAT Revenue in an integrated Environment for accelerated National Development” at Torkeh Resort in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The conference attracted VADA members from different African countries including Sierra Leone. The idea for the formation of [...]
By John Koroma
The Deputy Minister of Energy, Martin Alex Bash Kamara, said during the energy stakeholders’ conference held at the Leone Lodge that less than 10% of the rural sector lacks access to modern electricity in the country.
The deputy minister was talking on the theme ‘assessment of the investment on access to [...]
By Alhassan Bah
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara, yesterday officially commissioned the new bridge at Constituency 102, Kissy Dock yard amidst throngs of residents and singing.
The bridge is estimated to have worth over Le50M.
The Minister informed the people the bridge will now facilitate free movement of [...]
On 23 and 25 November, London Mining awarded 954 scholarships, worth total of over US$ 40,000, to primary and junior secondary students in their operating communities of Marampa and Maforki in the Port Loko District.
The Company also donated exercise books, school bags and mathematical sets to primary and junior secondary students in neighbouring [...]
Sierra Rutile’s (SRL) HIV/AIDS workplace programme has the potential to set standards for public/private partnership in the delivery of healthcare, according to a study carried out by the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat in Sierra Leone and released on World AIDS Day (1 December).
As the first mining company in Sierra Leone to develop a workplace [...]
By John Koroma
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara, while signing the declaration of cooperation between his Ministry and the Chamber of Commerce, appealed to all Sierra Leoneans to be steadfast and be committed to education.
He said Sierra Leoneans should strive to learn professional trades to meet the requirements [...]
Constance Kargbo Director of Disaster Management and Logistics SLCS
By Dominic JJ Tucker (J-TELLL CRITIC)
The first meeting of the National Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (VCA) has been held on Thursday 14th November 2013, at the Conference room, Office of National Security (ONS), Tower hill Freetown.
According to the Chairman, also Director of [...]