7 March 2007
According to a press release received today from the Special Court for Sierra Leone, the body of Sam Hinga Norman was handed over to family members today after being returned to Sierra Leone from Dakar, Senegal.
Mr. Norman’s body was flown by helicopter from Lungi International Airport to the United Nations headquarters in Freetown, arriving just before 1:00 p.m.
In a brief but solemn ceremony, Special Court Registrar Lovemore Munlo, SC and a representative of the family signed a (...)
7 March 2007
By Alpha Rashid Jalloh, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
In the midst of the prevalent poverty and hardship that characterise post-war Sierra Leone, President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah says ‘people should not depend on government’ for all development ventures.
Speaking recently to the people of Kissy in the East of Freetown at the opening of a new school for disadvantaged children, he said the people should embark on development ventures on their own volition without government (...)
6 March 2007
Thank you so much for coming to Philadelphia on Saturday, February 24, 2007 and for contributing to the success of the Young Generation Fundraiser. The organizers of the event and the SLPP Delaware Valley Chapter are enthusiastically pleased with your support and contributions. Personally, I feel honored by your participation and its ensuing success of our event.
We deeply appreciate the presence of the SLPP North America Region especially, the Chairman - Mathew Margao, the (...)
6 March 2007
The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support, Ms. Carolyn McAskie, will visit Sierra Leone from 6 to 8 March 2007 shortly after the Secretary-General of the United Nations announced an allocation of US Dollars 35 million from the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) in support of Sierra Leone.
At the end of her visit, Ms. McAskie will share with the media further information on the new peacebuilding architecture including the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), the (...)
by - 5 March 2007
The remains of Chief Samuel Hinga Norman(photo), former Civil Defence Forces (CDF)leader and former SLPP Interior minister, will be flown to Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Wednesday March 7, according to a press release signed by Reverend Alfred SamForay of the Hinga Norman-CDF Defence Fund.
The release stated that an autopsy by forensic pathologists representing the governments of Sierra Leone, Senegal,and the UN was performed in Dakar today, Monday, March 5 and that the pathologists’ (...)
5 March 2007
Today is D-day for the PMDC national convention. Dr. Jarrett was the Electoral Commissioner for the just completed PMDC elections. Charles Francis Margai is now the leader elect and flag bearer of the movement.
Nominations for all positions lasted from January through February 2007. Mr. Charles Margai had no challenger for the leadership of the movement. He was nominated by Mr. SK Foyoh, Chairman of PMDC southern region and seconded by Dr. Columba Blango of the (...)
by - 4 March 2007
Sierra Leoneans resident in Vancouver, Canada have planned a huge celebration to commemorate the 46th anniversary of their country’s independence.
The celebration will take the form of a lavish dinner and dance slated for Saturday April 28 at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall on 5289 Grimmer Street, Off Royal Oak in Burnaby.
According to the organisers of the event,the Sierra Leonean-Canadian Association of BC, tickets are priced at 25 dollars in advance and 30 dollars at the door.The (...)
4 March 2007
By Karamoh Kabba
We are proud to inform the world of PMDC’s extraordinary successes at Bo, Bo district so far: Its convention has been called the pacesetter for democracy in Sierra Leone. Charles Margai(photo) said the process is the most transparent in the political history of our nation.
NEC officials on the ground reported that the issue of party leadership was discussed and resolved today in a heated debate amongst delegates. Aspects of the Manifesto came under fire (...)
2 March 2007
Pushing ahead with efforts to prevent countries that the United Nations has helped emerge from war from slipping back into conflict, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recently made $35 million available for Sierra Leone from the world body’s new Peacebuilding Fund.
The allocation will be used to fund projects in the areas of youth employment and empowerment, democracy and good governance, justice and security as well as public service delivery, the UN Integrated Office in Sierra Leone ( (...)
1 March 2007
Financial Controller Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007
Job Title Financial Controller
Financial Controller will be responsible for the overall financial decision making and reporting to ensure financial viability of the Authority.
Responsible for: The Management of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Material Management.
Location:Freetown Position:Accounting & Finance Type:Permanent - Full-Time
Accounts Clerk Posted: Thursday, March 01, 2007
The Pharmacy (...)