By Ibrahim Sillah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
I read about President Koroma’s visit to this region through news dispatches by our Saudi Press Attaché, M.B. Jalloh, in our online newspapers: Awareness Times, Cocorioko, Sierra Express Media, Patriotic Vanguard, The New Rising Sun, among others. The coverage was comprehensive, informative and timely.
For President Ernest BaiKoroma and his formidable entourage to visit the United Arab Emirates was a very good opportunity for (...)
by - 20 April
Sierra Leone’s multi-accredited emissary to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ambassador Andrew Bangali on Thursday 18th April 2013 said without mincing his words that the International Criminal Court (ICC) is to be blamed for the frosty relationship the court is having with the African Union Commission.
He cited an example of the request made by the then Chairperson of the Commission, Dr. Jean Ping on behalf of the 54 African Heads of State of the Continent on the (...)
His Excellency Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has assured the people of Kenema in the eastern part of Sierra Leone that his government will continue to prioritize agriculture in the Agenda for Prosperity.
He made this declaration on the occasion of the commissioning ceremony of the Technical Assistance Agency (TAA) Complex in Kenema recently.
According to the State House Communication Unit, the President also said that government will work hard to increase the production of our staple food beyond (...)
Dear KPA, Friends and Family
Brothers and Sisters of Koya Progressive Association (KPA), Friends and Family, I present to you photos of my Masters Graduation Ceremony which took place at the Njala University Campus of Mokunde in Sierra Leone, on Saturday 13th March 2013. It was a great moment for me and I thank the Almighty God that I was able to impress the Lecturers. I now have a Master of Arts in Education.
I was born at Masiaka a little over 30 years ago and am currently the Head of (...)
CAMPAIGN TEAM FOR WILLIETTE JAMES FOR PRESIDENT OF THE SIERRA LEONE ASSOCIATION OF JOURNALISTS (SLAJ)
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Manipulation of SLAJ elections
Freetown, 14th April, 2013: The Campaign Team for Williette James for President of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has reviewed the entire processes leading to the April 13th 2013 elections of SLAJ. We will start by stating that while the actual voting, counting and (...)
Editor’s note: We have not been able to continue our weekly series on our Ministers, diplomats and other senior government officials for a long time now due to work pressures and less time for research but we have recruited an individual based in Freetown to specifically handle the series. In this his first installment, he presents Mineral Resources Minister Minkailu Mansaray (photo), Education Minister Alhaji Dr. Minkailu Bah and Social Welfare and Gender Affairs Minister Moijue (...)
By Chernor Ojuku Sesay, Brussels.
The National President of Local Council Chairmen in Sierra Leone and Chairman of the Port Loko District Council, Ahmid Munir Fofanah has told members of the European Commission in Brussels that, ‘the Commission should allow people to participate and make their decisions for their own destiny rather than donor agency officers to just sit down in big cities and determine what kind of life the village people should live."
Chairman Fofanah (photo) was (...)
By Cassandra Butts, MCC Senior Advisor.
(The recent) visit to Washington, D.C. by the leaders of Sierra Leone, Senegal, Malawi, and Cape Verde provided another opportunity for MCC to engage these partner countries and host a panel discussion with other U.S. Government agencies on furthering economic growth. As the dialogue focused on the ingredients for such growth, the need to identify and mitigate corruption was raised as essential for attracting private sector investors and creating a (...)
by - 11 April
Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Dr. Ebun Jusu has praised Sierra Leone’s multi-accredited Envoy to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ambassador Andrew Bangali and his officers for their contributions in transforming the country into a shining example in Addis Ababa, the hub of international diplomacy in Africa.
The commendation came on Tuesday, 9th April 2013 when she visited the Chancery and held a meeting with (...)
His Excellency Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has received in audience a delegation from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) led by its Secretary General, Dr William Shiya at State House, Freetown.
During the snappy but productive meeting, President Ernest Bai Koroma said the visit of the CPA delegation was timely in many respects as the more capacity parliament has the more democracy will improve in Sierra Leone. He said that a strengthened parliament means a working and effective (...)