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

Sierra Leone Names Squad for NWACC

[Concord] Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA) has named its final 14-man squad that will seek a title defence in the second edition of the Women’s North West Africa Cricket Council (NWACC) tournament in Ghana from 19-23 January, 2018.

[Concord] Sierra Leone Cricket Association (SLCA) has named its final 14-man squad that will seek a title defence in the second edition of the Women's North West Africa Cricket Council (NWACC) tournament in Ghana from 19-23 January, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Accused Jailed for Rape, Murder

[Concord] Magistrate Santigie Ibrahim Bangura of the Pademba Road Magistrates’ Court No 1 has remanded one Mohamed Francis to the Male Correctional Centre for allegly raping and killing one Batty Banya.

[Concord] Magistrate Santigie Ibrahim Bangura of the Pademba Road Magistrates' Court No 1 has remanded one Mohamed Francis to the Male Correctional Centre for allegly raping and killing one Batty Banya.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

PPRC Issues 48 Hours Ultimatum to Musa Tarawally

[Concord] The Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) has issued a stern warning to new political parties that have not conformed to the provisions of the Act that created the commission.

[Concord] The Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) has issued a stern warning to new political parties that have not conformed to the provisions of the Act that created the commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Accused Remanded for Destroying NEC Voters’ Materials

[Concord] Magistrate Santigie Ibrahim Bangura of the Pademba Road Magistrates’ Court No. 1 has remanded three persons at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Centre in Freetown for destroying National Electoral Commission (NEC) voters’ materials.

[Concord] Magistrate Santigie Ibrahim Bangura of the Pademba Road Magistrates' Court No. 1 has remanded three persons at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Centre in Freetown for destroying National Electoral Commission (NEC) voters' materials.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Weah’s Starting 11 Vs. Corruption All Stars, 11 Percent Inflation, 24 Percent Currency Depreciation

[New Democrat] Johnson Sirleaf is leaving office criticized for doing little to improve the living conditions of the country’s poor. Increased bilateral and commercial debt, uncontrolled corruption, poor health and education systems, double digit infla…

[New Democrat] Johnson Sirleaf is leaving office criticized for doing little to improve the living conditions of the country's poor. Increased bilateral and commercial debt, uncontrolled corruption, poor health and education systems, double digit inflation and 24% currency depreciation are amongst several national problems the first elected female President left behind for her relative handpick successor.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Battle for Legislature Leadership

[New Democrat] The two most powerful position within the legislature is up for contest Monday, Jan. 15 at the Capitol in Monrovia. Sixty-six of the newly elected 73 members of the House of Representatives have been certificated and are set to decide wh…

[New Democrat] The two most powerful position within the legislature is up for contest Monday, Jan. 15 at the Capitol in Monrovia. Sixty-six of the newly elected 73 members of the House of Representatives have been certificated and are set to decide who will be the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House. Senators will also vote the same day to elect new President pro tempore.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia