Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella, What a Great Opportunity For SLPP and Sierra Leone!!

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Dr. Kandeh Yumkella speaking to the mediaKKY, as usually called by his fans, does not only possess indelible track records and success stories in countless files at the world stage, he also possess the leadership charisma and patriotic commitment most needed to retrack our derailed and futureless Sierra Leone. Few days ago, KKY began showcasing his readiness and competence to lead a broken nation...

SLPP Adheres To CEN’s Advice, as the UK Brach Embarks on Peaceful Negotiation

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The Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has been in a limbo for years since former Vice President Solom Berewa’s emergence as the flagbearer. The situation exacerbated in the year 2011 when Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio was elected to succeed Berewa after the most expensive and competitive convention in the party’s history. Since then, the main Sierra Leonean opposition has been in abrasive intraparty...

President Mediates Fourah Bay College Land Saga

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President Ernest Bai Koroma Monday 18 May mediated among officials of Fourah Bay College, Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment and leaders of the Fourah Bay College community over the disputed land impeding the implementation of the Arab Bank for Economic Development for Africa (BADEA) project. The area of encroachment is 21.4 acres. The government of Sierra Leone has secured over...

President Koroma Commends Kailahun and Pujehun for Their Stance Against Ebola

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As he continues his psychosocial mobilization to give a final push to the waning Ebola virus disease, President Ernest Bai Koroma Friday 20 March, 2015, praised the people of both Kailahun and Pujehun districts for their vigilance in the fight to break the chain of transmission of the disease in their respective districts.    He paid this tribute while addressing traditional and religious...

More British and Canadian Military Medics Arrive in Sierra Leone

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IATF Headquarters, Dec 21 British and Canadian Military Medics arrive in Sierra Leone to join the fight against Ebola. Yesterday saw 100 military personnel from Britain and Canada join the Department for International Development led operation in Sierra Leone. The medical clinicians, Nurses, Lab technicians and doctors flew into Freetown, Sierra  Leone where they will be based for the next 2-6...

JOB and Bio Sings Peace Communiqué in London

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COMMUNIQUE ON PEACE AND RECONCILIATION MEETING HELD BETWEEN RTD. BRIGADIER JULIUS MAADA BIO AND MR. JOHN OPONJO BENJAMIN London, 16th December 2014.   After the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections which the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) had stated was marred with widespread irregularities,  the party has witnessed many incidents of intra party infighting amongst party...

State Opening of Parliament 2014

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MR. SPEAKER, MR. VICE PRESIDENT, MY LADY THE CHIEF JUSTICE, MINISTERS OF GOVERNMENT, HONOURABLE MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT, EXCELLENCIES, MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS, HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR OF FREETOWN, DISTINGUISHED GUESTS, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN:   This time last year, we did not have an Ebola outbreak; and no one in the whole world thought a deadly virus like this would strike our sub region and...

Tribute to Dr. Salia

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TRIBUTE TO THE CHIEF MEDICAL SURGEON OF THE UNITED METHODIST HOSPITAL: DR MARTIN SALIA OF SIERRA LEONE The late Dr. SaliaOnce again, the somber valleys and hills of Sierra Leone are echoing the hallowed cry of grief and sadness for the passing of a national hero, Dr. Martin Salia, who tragically lost the battle against the deadly Ebola Virus at the Nebraska Medical center in the United States of America...

YAD and Fambul Tik e.V. Targets Niawa Chiefdom in the Fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone

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Youth In Action for Development (YAD) in collaboration with Fambul Tik  e.v. has on the 5th November  2014 donated medical equipment and a brass band to Niawa chiefdom in Kenema district. The donation ceremony which took place at Gandorhun village court bari and attended by all stakeholders of the chiefdom, was a continuation of series of donations made by the two organizations to fight Ebola...

Chief of Staff Chairs Inter Agency Social Protection Forum

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The Chief of Staff in the Office of the President Mr. Saidu Conton Sesay on Thursday 16th October chaired the second national inter-agency social protection forum held at State House, Freetown. The national social protection forum is a multi-sectoral platform that looks at addressing social protection issues across the country. Addressing the meeting, the Chief of Staff said that such forum was a way...

President Koroma Isolates More Communities in Sierra Leone

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Fellow Sierra Leoneans From Friday September 19 to Sunday September 21, 2014, we all answered to the call to stay at home for the Ebola Ose to Ose Campaign. Thousands of Sierra Leoneans volunteered to pass on the messages, to coordinate activities, and provide logistics. Thousands of health workers, from doctors to nurses, lab technicians, hygienists, burial teams and others showed great commitment...

President Koroma’s House to House Ebola Campaign Speech

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President Earnest Bai KoromaFellow Sierra Leoneans Our country is the midst of a big trial. But by the grace of God, we shall overcome this Ebola outbreak. Many of our people have fallen victims to this disease. It was not a disease that started in Sierra Leone; it came to us from our brothers and sisters in our neighboring countries. But no body, no region, no district wish this disease on themselves....

Dr Olivette Buck Died a Hero -Bishop Wilson

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Canon Jenner Buck, husband of the late Dr Olivette Buck and the Vicar-in-Charge of St Charles Parish Church, Regent has been tested negative of the Ebola Virus, while one of the daughters is positive and all necessary treatment is being administered on her to save her life. The late Dr Buck was the Medical Superintendent at the Lumley Health Center where she has been very instrumental in saving lives....

Sierra Leone Student Runaway from Racial Persecution in Japan

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Philip A. Kamara, a Sierra Leonean student who went to study for his master’s degree in Public Financial Management at the Tokyo University of Science, School of Management in Japan, has narrated how he was constantly harassed and discriminated against throughout his first semester stay at the university. Speaking at a press conference on Friday before the parliamentary Oversight Committee on...

SLPP Gambia Branch Gives Cash Contribution to Ebola Fight

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“We want to identify ourselves with the struggles of Ebola” Says: – Chairman Yanni  Dangha Members of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) Gambia Branch, led by their Chairman Roland Yanni Dangha over the weekend made a cash donation of one hundred US Dollars ($100) to Ambassador Soulayman Daramy as part of their branch’s contribution towards the fight of the EBOLA VIRUS...