No Electricity for Port Loko Residents Till 2018

[Concord] Despite handing over the Bakasoka hydro dam to the government of Sierra Leone by the Chinese contractors of Hunan Construction Company in November, 2015, residents of Port Loko will not enjoy electricity supply until the beginning of 2018.

[Concord] Despite handing over the Bakasoka hydro dam to the government of Sierra Leone by the Chinese contractors of Hunan Construction Company in November, 2015, residents of Port Loko will not enjoy electricity supply until the beginning of 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Ecobank Launches U.S.$500,000 Start-Ups Competition

[Concord] One of the leading banking groups in Africa, Ecobank, has launched a competition for African technology start-ups to build and deploy innovative fintech and banking solutions across the continent.

[Concord] One of the leading banking groups in Africa, Ecobank, has launched a competition for African technology start-ups to build and deploy innovative fintech and banking solutions across the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Hawa Bayoh Foundation Boosts 14 Schools

[Concord] Dwarzack community, in Freetown, was a scene of joy and jubilation earlier this week when the Hawa Bayoh Foundation stormed the community and donated learning and recreational materials to fourteen (14) Primary Schools and individual donation…

[Concord] Dwarzack community, in Freetown, was a scene of joy and jubilation earlier this week when the Hawa Bayoh Foundation stormed the community and donated learning and recreational materials to fourteen (14) Primary Schools and individual donations to excellent performing pupils.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Brother Testifies in Ascension Town Murder Trial

[Concord] Mohamed Lamin Kamara, a brother to one Abdul Kamra, who was allegedly murdered by one Musa Koroma at Ascension town, last Friday testified that the accused used a broken bottle to murder his brother.

[Concord] Mohamed Lamin Kamara, a brother to one Abdul Kamra, who was allegedly murdered by one Musa Koroma at Ascension town, last Friday testified that the accused used a broken bottle to murder his brother.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Freetown May Lose Dumpsites to Encroachers

[Concord] Residents of Freetown have expressed grave concern over the way and manner in which people are encroaching and constructing makeshift dwelling houses on dumpsite, thus calling on the appropriate authorities to take necessary action by putting…

[Concord] Residents of Freetown have expressed grave concern over the way and manner in which people are encroaching and constructing makeshift dwelling houses on dumpsite, thus calling on the appropriate authorities to take necessary action by putting a stop to such menace.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

‘I Was the First to See Peace As Solution to SLPP’

[Concord] After some media reports yesterday claimed that former Chairman and Leader of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) refused to append his signature to a peace communique’ drafted by all flagbearer aspirants of the party, John …

[Concord] After some media reports yesterday claimed that former Chairman and Leader of the main opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) refused to append his signature to a peace communique' drafted by all flagbearer aspirants of the party, John Oponjo Benjamin has told Concord Times in a mobile phone interview that, "I was the first to see peace as a solution to the party, when they never realised that. I told them that without peace, the party would be in pieces.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Trump Invites Buhari to Washington, Promises New Military Deal Against Boko Haram

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari Monday afternoon spoke to President Donald Trump of the United States of America on telephone from London, United Kingdom.

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari Monday afternoon spoke to President Donald Trump of the United States of America on telephone from London, United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Water Crisis Hits UTH

The University Teaching Hospital has been hit by water blues following damage to one its supply lines on Shaft 5. A garbage trailer reportedly hit into the pole lines on Shaft 5 cutting supply to some parts of UTH and … Continued

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The University Teaching Hospital has been hit by water blues following damage to one its supply lines on Shaft 5. A garbage trailer reportedly hit into the pole lines on Shaft 5 cutting supply to some parts of UTH and some surrounding areas like Chilenje, Libala and Kabwata. The country’s largest referral hospital has had to make short term measures getting supply from the Kafue line. Lusaka Water and Sewerage Managing Director Dr Sylvester Mashamba said that supply would be restored by Wednesday. Dr Mashamba said that the damage had been so extensive that they had to outsource an electricity contractor to rectify the problem. The post Water Crisis Hits UTH appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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