Ahead of March 7 Multitier Elections SLAJ Constitutes Media Monitoring & Review Committee

[Concord] With support from the Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives, the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has established a Media Monitoring and Review Committee (MMRC) ahead of the March 7 multitier elections.

[Concord] With support from the Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives, the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has established a Media Monitoring and Review Committee (MMRC) ahead of the March 7 multitier elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Opposition Presidential Candidate Announces Running Mate

[Concord] After a long suspense, presidential candidate of the main Opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio yestetday finally made public his running mate for the March 7 presidential election.

[Concord] After a long suspense, presidential candidate of the main Opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio yestetday finally made public his running mate for the March 7 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Samura Kamara to Ride On the Legacy of President Koroma

[Concord] Presidential candidate for the ruling All Peoples Congress Party (APC) Dr. Samura Matthew Wilson Kamara has promised to continue building on the legacies of President Ernest Bai Koroma if he wins the March 7 presidential election.

[Concord] Presidential candidate for the ruling All Peoples Congress Party (APC) Dr. Samura Matthew Wilson Kamara has promised to continue building on the legacies of President Ernest Bai Koroma if he wins the March 7 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Police Boss Assures Robust Security for 2018 Elections

[Concord] The new Inspector General of Police has assured the public that they are in a position to provide robust security for the conduct of the 2018 multitier elections, adding that his men are ready to put modalities in place to ensure the conduct …

[Concord] The new Inspector General of Police has assured the public that they are in a position to provide robust security for the conduct of the 2018 multitier elections, adding that his men are ready to put modalities in place to ensure the conduct peaceful, free, fair and credible elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Ex-Netone Boss Kangai Freed On Bail

[The Herald] Former NetOne managing director Reward Kangai appeared in court yesterday on allegations of hand-picking his relatives and close associates for contracts to erect the company’s base stations before paying them rentals in advance.

[The Herald] Former NetOne managing director Reward Kangai appeared in court yesterday on allegations of hand-picking his relatives and close associates for contracts to erect the company's base stations before paying them rentals in advance.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Maina – Senate Mocks Attorney General Malami’s Bid to Stop Probe

[Premium Times] The Senate has challenged the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, AGF Abubakar Malami, to explain why he approached the court to stop its ongoing probe into the reinstatement of fugitive ex-pension boss, Abdulras…

[Premium Times] The Senate has challenged the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, AGF Abubakar Malami, to explain why he approached the court to stop its ongoing probe into the reinstatement of fugitive ex-pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Random Musing

[Concord] I was initially sceptical about wishing you a happy new year, but then within a fleeting moment it occurred to me that with elections just a little over two months away, there is indeed no better time to hope for a new beginning.

[Concord] I was initially sceptical about wishing you a happy new year, but then within a fleeting moment it occurred to me that with elections just a little over two months away, there is indeed no better time to hope for a new beginning.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

SLRTC Accused of Selling Govt Buses

[Concord] Sierra Leone Road Transport Corporation (SLRTC) has been accused by some commuters of selling one of the government buses to unidentified individuals who are now using it as a commercial vehicle with proceeds going into private pockets.

[Concord] Sierra Leone Road Transport Corporation (SLRTC) has been accused by some commuters of selling one of the government buses to unidentified individuals who are now using it as a commercial vehicle with proceeds going into private pockets.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Chericoco Seeks Fullah Support

[Concord] Vice Presidential Candidate for the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) last Friday (January 5) joined worshippers at the Fullah Central Mosque at Magazine Cut in Freetown to observe the Jummah prayers.

[Concord] Vice Presidential Candidate for the ruling All People's Congress (APC) last Friday (January 5) joined worshippers at the Fullah Central Mosque at Magazine Cut in Freetown to observe the Jummah prayers.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone