ACC Signs Integrity Pledge With Ministry of Agriculture

[Concord] The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS), has strengthened partnership in the fight against corruption by signing an Integrity Pledge on Thursday 26th April 2017. This event took…

[Concord] The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS), has strengthened partnership in the fight against corruption by signing an Integrity Pledge on Thursday 26th April 2017. This event took place at the Ministry's Conference Hall, Youyi Building, Brookfields Freetown. The Commissioner ACC, Ady Macauley Esq., accompanied by his Deputy Shollay Davies, signed the Pledge on behalf of the ACC, whilst Professor Monty Jones, Minister of Agriculture signed on be

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Villagers Decry Salwaco’s ‘White Elephant Project’

[Concord] Residents of Rosinor village, Samu Chiefdom, Kambia district, northern Sierra Leone, have expressed frustration over the pipe borne water facility provided by the Sierra Leone Water Company, claiming that they only fetch water from the facili…

[Concord] Residents of Rosinor village, Samu Chiefdom, Kambia district, northern Sierra Leone, have expressed frustration over the pipe borne water facility provided by the Sierra Leone Water Company, claiming that they only fetch water from the facility twice since it was installed in the village.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Pregnant Woman Remanded for Larceny

[Concord] Magistrate Abou Bakarr Binneh-Kamara of court No.1 on Wednesday remanded one Isata Kamara, a pregnant woman for the offence of larceny in a dwelling house contrary to Section 13 (a) of the Larceny Act of 1961.

[Concord] Magistrate Abou Bakarr Binneh-Kamara of court No.1 on Wednesday remanded one Isata Kamara, a pregnant woman for the offence of larceny in a dwelling house contrary to Section 13 (a) of the Larceny Act of 1961.

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Navigating Helene Cooper’s Fine Art of Madame President

[Concord] Helene Cooper’s fascinating new book, Madame President, made me think of my friend, the global girl rights advocate Chernor Bah (Ceebah). Chernor recently waged a vigorous campaign calling on the government of Sierra Leone to overturn what he…

[Concord] Helene Cooper's fascinating new book, Madame President, made me think of my friend, the global girl rights advocate Chernor Bah (Ceebah). Chernor recently waged a vigorous campaign calling on the government of Sierra Leone to overturn what he called "an unfair and unsound" ban against pregnant girls from attending school. Thousands of girls had become pregnant during the Ebola crisis that recently devastated Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea and as schools were reopening, the government of Sierra Leone anno

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Cofa Chairman, Veteran Sports Journalist Others Receive Presidential Award

[Concord] Chairman of Central One Football Association (COFA), Sama Sesay, veteran sports journalist Zuhair Kudsy and Sierra Leone’s beach volleyball director, Coach Sorie Kamara on Thursday received Presidential Award as Member of the Order of the Rok…

[Concord] Chairman of Central One Football Association (COFA), Sama Sesay, veteran sports journalist Zuhair Kudsy and Sierra Leone's beach volleyball director, Coach Sorie Kamara on Thursday received Presidential Award as Member of the Order of the Rokel (MOR).

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Project 1808 Certifies 35 Ebola Survivors

[Concord] Project 1808, a non-profit making non-governmental organization has on Wednesday, 26th April, 2017, certified 35 Ebola survivors at Rokel community in the Western Area Rural District.

[Concord] Project 1808, a non-profit making non-governmental organization has on Wednesday, 26th April, 2017, certified 35 Ebola survivors at Rokel community in the Western Area Rural District.

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Sierra Leone Youngster Fires Chelsea to Youth Cup Title

[Concord] Sierra Leonean born teenager, Trevoh Chalobah helped fired Chelsea Youth U-18 side secured their fourth consecutive F.A Youth Cup thanks to 6-2 aggregate victory over Manchester City on Wednesday night.

[Concord] Sierra Leonean born teenager, Trevoh Chalobah helped fired Chelsea Youth U-18 side secured their fourth consecutive F.A Youth Cup thanks to 6-2 aggregate victory over Manchester City on Wednesday night.

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Govt Publishes List of Shame

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli reads the name of Abdallah Chanja, a civil servant in Simiyu Region, after receiving a list with names of public servants using fake certificates from the Minister of State (President’s Office, Public Service Manage…

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli reads the name of Abdallah Chanja, a civil servant in Simiyu Region, after receiving a list with names of public servants using fake certificates from the Minister of State (President's Office, Public Service Management and Good Governance), Angellah Kairuki (second right), in Dodoma yesterday. Looking on (third right) is Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan and University of Dodoma (UDOM) Vice-Chancellor, Prof Idrissa Kikula . (Photo by Mohamed Mambo)

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