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  • Justice Miatta Maria Samba Subscribes to the Oath of Office As Supreme Court Judge

    Mar 3, 2021 | 09:18 am

    [Sierra Leone Government] State House, Freetown, Tuesday 2 March 2021 - Justice Miatta Maria Samba was today sworn in as Justice of the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone following her appointment by His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio and[…]

  • Chinese Ambassador Hu Zhangliang Presents Covid-19 Vaccines to Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio

    Mar 2, 2021 | 09:06 am

    [Sierra Leone Government] Presidential Lodge, Freetown, Monday 1 March 2021 - Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, H.E. Hu Zhangliang, has presented 200,000 doses of the SinoPharm COVID-19 Vaccine to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio on behalf of the[…]

  • Children Engage Religious Leaders On Child Marriage

    Feb 25, 2021 | 09:23 am

    [Concord] The Champions Club at Save the Children, yesterday, February 23, engaged the executive wing of religious leaders and discussed ways and means to end the alarming rate of child marriage in the country.

  • Legal Link Focuses Lens On Justice System

    Feb 25, 2021 | 09:23 am

    [Concord] In their bid to promoting constitutionalism, justice, the rule of law, accountability and transparency within the justice system in Sierra Leone, Legal Link, in collaboration with other civil society organizations,has on Monday, 22nd February, launched the CSO Trial Monitoring[…]

  • Convict Slammed 3 Years Jail for Wounding

    Feb 25, 2021 | 09:23 am

    [Concord] Inside a crowded courtroom on Tuesday, 23rd February, at the High Court of Sierra Leone, Justice Monfred Sesay sentenced one Tommy Davies to three years imprisonment for wounding one Alie Mansaray, with intent to do him grievous bodily harm

  • 60 Students, Staff Benefit UNIMTECH's Machine Learning Project

    Feb 25, 2021 | 09:23 am

    [Concord] A cross section of beneficiary student

  • Magistrate Threatens to Imprison Accused February 24, 2021

    Feb 25, 2021 | 09:23 am

    [Concord] Magistrate Sahr Kekura of the Pademba Road Court No. 4 yesterday (23rd February 2021) threatened to imprison one Joseph Foday Suma who obtained money from his late brother's wife by falsely pretending to facilitate admission for his later brother's[…]

  • Abass Bundu's Daughter Now High Commissioner to Kenya

    Feb 25, 2021 | 09:23 am

    [Concord] Members of Parliament yesterday unanimously approved Ms. Isatu Aminata Bundu as the new High Commissioner to the Sierra Leone High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Statistics Briefs MPs On Mid-Term Housing Census

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:59 am

    [Concord] Senior officials from Statistics Sierra Leone have briefed Members of the Development and Planning Committee on the forth coming mid-term housing and population census and to also secure the willingness of all parliamentarians to participate in the process at[…]

  • Man Gets 15yrs for Impregnating Stepdaughter

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:59 am

    [Concord] Frederick Davies, who happens to be the stepfather of a 15 years old sexual penetration victim was on Wednesday, 17th February, 2021, convicted and sentenced to fifteen years imprisonment for abusing the girl.

  • Bench Warrant for Three Jurors

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:59 am

    [Concord] Justice Amy Wright on Tuesday, 16th January, 2021, issued a bench warrant for three jurors, who failed to attend court proceedings without substantiating, convincing or giving reasonable excuse to the court.

  • GIZ Launches Fourth Phase of EPP in Sierra Leone

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:59 am

    [Concord] European Union (EU) in collaboration with the German Cooperation International (GIZ) and the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development has on Tuesday, February 16th, launched the fourth phase of the Employment Promotion Programme (EPP) at the Radisson Blu Hotel[…]

  • NRA Engages Taxpayers On the Implementation of ECR

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:59 am

    [Concord] National Revenue Authority (NRA) has on the 16th February engaged Taxpayers on the implementation of the Electronic Cash Register (ECR) at Atlantic Lumley Hotel in Freetown.

  • IJ Kabba Testifies in Khadija's Murder Trial

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:59 am

    [Concord] Isatu Jabbie Kabba, wife of late President Ahmed Tejan Kabba, yesterday, Tuesday,February 16, testified in the ongoing murder trial of Mariama Sajor Barrie and Ibrahim Bah,who allegedly murdered 5-year-old Khadija Madinatu Saccoh.

  • 'All Gifts Received Must Be Brought to Parliament'

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:59 am

    [Concord] -Opposition Whip demand

  • IHRDA Schools Human Rights Defenders

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:59 am

    [Concord] The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA), on Tuesday, February 16, has concluded a three-day training workshop for various human rights organisations across the country.

  • Wife Faces High Court for Killing Husband

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:59 am

    [Concord] One N'tuma Mansaray Nee Bangura, a medical nurse, has commenced trial in the Freetown High Court for allegedly stabbing and killing her husband, Corporal Mahmoud Mansaray RSLAF 18181984 of the Joint Medical Unit, 34 Military Hospital.

  • Njala University, Welthungerhilfe Signs MOU to Develop an Organic Certification Module At Safs

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:59 am

    [Concord] Njala University has on Friday 12th February 2021 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Welthungerhilfe courtesy of the SLE-1070 ADORE Project for the development of an Organic Agriculture and Certification program at Njala University.

  • 2018 Election Petitioners Close Oral Submission

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:07 am

    [Concord] Petitioners in the March 31 presidential election-Dr. Sylvia Blyden, Dr Samura Kamara, and Minkailu Mansaray have on Monday 22nd February, 2021, closed their oral submission before the Supreme Court in Freetown.

  • NRM, APC Join Forces to Unseat SLPP

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:07 am

    [Concord] The National Reformation Movement (NRM), a surrogate group of the All Peoples Congress (APC) has officially agreed to call off a long standing court action against the APC, albeit one of the three plaintiffs is yet to succumb to[…]

  • IPRP Orders CDC to Settle Scores With Aggrieved Bidder

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:07 am

    [Concord] The Independent Procurement Review Panel (IPRP) has on Wednesday 17, February 2021, in a ruling, ordered the Community Development Committee (CDC) which comprises Moyamba, Bonthe and Bo District Councils, to refund over Ninety Million Leones (Le 90, 000, 000)[…]

  • Sierra Leone Embassy in UAE Hosts 'Housemates Salone' Winner

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:07 am

    [Concord] The Sierra Leone Embassy in the United Arab Emirates, UAE, has today played host to the winner of the 2020 "Housemates Salone", Ms. Saraih Conteh Roberts, who is on a week-long visit to the beautiful and touristic city of[…]

  • Khadija Saccoh Murder Trial..

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:07 am

    [Concord] The Scene of Crime Officer Emmanuel Johannes has told the court that during the autopsy examination on the remains of 5-year-old Khadija Madinatu Saccoh, he observed a bitten tongue, swollen neck and black spot marks at the back of[…]

  • Murder Accused Awaits Judgment

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:07 am

    [Concord] Justice Monfred Sesay has slated February 24,2021, as judgement day for Foday Jusu Yambasu, who is before the court for allegedly killing Sorie Kamara on 11th September, 2018, at Goderich in Freetown.

  • Murder Accused Says He Was Coerced to Admit Statement

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:07 am

    [Concord] Mohamed Kanu, a personnel of the Sierra Leone Police attached to the Operational Support Division (OSD) has told the Freetown High Court that he was starved and beaten while in detention to admit that he killed a military man.

  • ACC Urges Heads of Schools in Masiaka to Stand Against Corruption

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:07 am

    [Concord] The Regional Manager of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Tuesday 17th February 2021 called on Principals and Head Teachers in Masiaka and its environs to stand up against bribery in schools and support the fight against corruption.

  • NEC Assures Kailahun Voters of Violence-Free Elections

    Feb 24, 2021 | 09:07 am

    [Concord] The Director of Media and Communications of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Philip F. Kargbo has assured electorates in Kailahun of free, fair and non-violence election.

  • NP-SL Launches Castro GTX Dip Loyalty Promo

    Feb 22, 2021 | 10:22 am

    [Concord] One of the leading oil marketing companies in Sierra Leone, National Petroleum-Sierra Leone (NP-SL) has on Friday, 12th February launched the 'Castro GTX dip loyalty promotion' in which customers stand the chance to win various handsome prizes.

  • WIMSA Applauds Female Radio Journalists

    Feb 22, 2021 | 10:22 am

    [Concord] Commemorating the World Radio Day, Women in the Media Sierra Leone (WIMSAL),applauded female radio journalists, who have been advocating for women and girls across the country in their respective radio stations.

  • Mustapha Swarray Donates Food to School Pupils At Ogoo Farm

    Feb 22, 2021 | 10:21 am

    [Concord] Mustapha Swarray a Sierra Leonean based in the United States has on Monday,15th January, provided food for over five hundred School kids at the Ogoo Farm community in Freetown.

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