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

Lebanon’s Minister of Foreign Affairs to Visit Sierra Leone

[Concord] The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of the Republic of Lebanon, His Excellency Gebran Bassil, is expected to arrive in Sierra Leone on Sunday, 4 February for a two day visit.

[Concord] The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of the Republic of Lebanon, His Excellency Gebran Bassil, is expected to arrive in Sierra Leone on Sunday, 4 February for a two day visit.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Kinondoni CUF Candidate Outlines His Priorities

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Civic United Front (CUF) candidate in the Kinondoni Constituency parliamentary by-election, Mr Rajabu Juma has disclosed his top priorities should he win the election.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Civic United Front (CUF) candidate in the Kinondoni Constituency parliamentary by-election, Mr Rajabu Juma has disclosed his top priorities should he win the election.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Officials Destroy U.S. $889 Million/ – of ‘Illegal’ Fish Catches

[Daily News] Mwanza -OVER two hundred tonnes of illegal fishing nets valued at 2bn/- have been destroyed by a taskforce formed by the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries to curb illegal fishing in Lake Victoria through an operation codenamed ‘Sangara’.

[Daily News] Mwanza -OVER two hundred tonnes of illegal fishing nets valued at 2bn/- have been destroyed by a taskforce formed by the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries to curb illegal fishing in Lake Victoria through an operation codenamed 'Sangara'.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

PM’s Plea for People With Disabilities to Be Implemented in Next Budget

[Citizen] Dodoma -The plea made by Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Sunday that foundations should be formed to help people living with disabilities is expected to be implemented in the 2018/19 national budget.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The plea made by Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Sunday that foundations should be formed to help people living with disabilities is expected to be implemented in the 2018/19 national budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Miners Urged to Honour Tax Obligations

[Daily News] Singida -PRESIDENT for the Federation of Miners in Tanzania (FEMATA), Mr John Bina has urged miners in the country to pay various taxes and other charges imposed by the government, timely and voluntarily in order to avoid unnecessary hassl…

[Daily News] Singida -PRESIDENT for the Federation of Miners in Tanzania (FEMATA), Mr John Bina has urged miners in the country to pay various taxes and other charges imposed by the government, timely and voluntarily in order to avoid unnecessary hassles in their undertakings.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania