This Is the Whole Truth You Need to Know About Cancer

[Citizen] Yesterday was international cancer day. We always use 4th of february every year to commemorate the millions of people who have battled (and still battling) cancer across the world and to raise awareness, to encourage its prevention, detectio…

[Citizen] Yesterday was international cancer day. We always use 4th of february every year to commemorate the millions of people who have battled (and still battling) cancer across the world and to raise awareness, to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment .

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CSOs Rebuke Officials Who Abandon Their Post for Political Campaigns

[Concord] Coalition of Civil Society and Human Rights Activists-Sierra Leone (CCSHRA-SL), a group of civil society organisations, has expressed dismay over what they referred to as the attitude of officials of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs…

[Concord] Coalition of Civil Society and Human Rights Activists-Sierra Leone (CCSHRA-SL), a group of civil society organisations, has expressed dismay over what they referred to as the attitude of officials of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) who have abandoned their posts in order to engage in political campaigns.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Cyber Expert Testifies in U.S. Envoy’s Phone Theft Matter

[Concord] A cyber expert attached at the Cyber Syndicate Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department, Detective Sargent Hassan Tholley, has testified before Magistrate Santigie Bangura in a matter involving Adekalie Kargbo and Santigie Sankoh. The du…

[Concord] A cyber expert attached at the Cyber Syndicate Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department, Detective Sargent Hassan Tholley, has testified before Magistrate Santigie Bangura in a matter involving Adekalie Kargbo and Santigie Sankoh. The duo is alleged to have stolen the phone of the United States Envoy to Sierra Leone, Ambassador Maria Brewer.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

John Keister Quits FC Johansen

[Concord] Head Coach of Sierra Leone national team, John Keister, on Friday, February, 3 with immediate effect resigned his position as the head coach of Sierra Leone premier league side, FC Johansen.

[Concord] Head Coach of Sierra Leone national team, John Keister, on Friday, February, 3 with immediate effect resigned his position as the head coach of Sierra Leone premier league side, FC Johansen.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

NCD to Ban Tobacco Advert in Salone

[Concord] Cigarette smoking is rated as the number one risk factor for lung cancer that kills millions of people annually across the world, according to Director of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) and Mental Health, Dr. Alie H. Wurie. He has also call …

[Concord] Cigarette smoking is rated as the number one risk factor for lung cancer that kills millions of people annually across the world, according to Director of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) and Mental Health, Dr. Alie H. Wurie. He has also call for a ban on advertisement of tobacco products and increased tax levy on the product.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

NEC Rejects APC Petition Appeal

[Concord] The National Electoral Commission (NEC) headquarters in Freetown has upheld the previous ruling handed down by the Kambia District Returning Officer in a petition against the candidature of Dr.Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella, presidential candidate of…

[Concord] The National Electoral Commission (NEC) headquarters in Freetown has upheld the previous ruling handed down by the Kambia District Returning Officer in a petition against the candidature of Dr.Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella, presidential candidate of the National Grand Coalition (NGC).

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Diaspora Boosts Glorious Heritage Academy

[Concord] A Sierra Leonean living in Australia, Lovet Lahai, last Thursday donated school materials – ten dozen slates, thirty dozen pens and pencils and thirty-eight dozen exercise books – to Glorious Heritage Academy Primary School at Moeba, east of …

[Concord] A Sierra Leonean living in Australia, Lovet Lahai, last Thursday donated school materials - ten dozen slates, thirty dozen pens and pencils and thirty-eight dozen exercise books - to Glorious Heritage Academy Primary School at Moeba, east of Freetown.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Transco Commences Compensation to Affected Persons

[Concord] To ensure the smooth construction of a 1,300km transmission line from Cote d’Ivoire into Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, TRANSCO CLSG has, in collaboration with the government of Sierra Leone, commenced the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) to…

[Concord] To ensure the smooth construction of a 1,300km transmission line from Cote d'Ivoire into Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, TRANSCO CLSG has, in collaboration with the government of Sierra Leone, commenced the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) to settle families who are within the power corridor and will be affected by the project.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Rampant Illegal Sand Mining At Ebola/Mudslide Cemetery

[Concord] Volunteers at the Ebola/Mudslide victims’ cemetery at Pa Loko village in the outskirts of Waterloo, Western Area Rural District, have expressed fear that rampant illegal sand mining currently taking place nearby could have far-reaching negati…

[Concord] Volunteers at the Ebola/Mudslide victims' cemetery at Pa Loko village in the outskirts of Waterloo, Western Area Rural District, have expressed fear that rampant illegal sand mining currently taking place nearby could have far-reaching negative impact on the sacred ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

New Bank Notes to Carry Late President Kabba’s & Prisident Koroma’s Portrait

[Concord] Governor of Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL) has disclosed that President Ernest Bai Koroma’s portrait would be used on the new Le10,000 note while the Le5,000 note would carry that of the late former President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah.

[Concord] Governor of Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL) has disclosed that President Ernest Bai Koroma's portrait would be used on the new Le10,000 note while the Le5,000 note would carry that of the late former President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone