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15 remanded for smuggling 13, 170 litres of fuel

October 6, 2016 By Hawa Amara 15 accused persons were yesterday remanded at the Male Correctional Centre in Freetown for an alleged attempt to smuggle 6,590 littres…

DCI, Plan unveil 990,000 euro project to end GBV

October 6, 2016 By Ibrahim Tarawallie Defense for Children International (DCI), Plan International and Youth and Child Advocacy Network (YACAN) have yesterday unveiled a project worth 990,000…

EDSA’s killer tariff, service delivery and earning by ordinary citizen

October 6, 2016 By Alusine Sesay The decision by the Energy Ministry to increase electricity tariff without prior public consultation and sensitisation has caused a huge public…

Legal Aid opens Port Loko office today

October 4, 2016  The Sierra Leone Legal Aid Board will today, 4 October, open their Port Loko office, the second such upcountry office after Makeni. Attorney General…

President Koroma sanctions austerity measures

October 4, 2016 By Abu-Bakarr Sheriff  & Alusine Sesay President Koroma is reported to have told his Cabinet yesterday that austerity measures announced in March would be…

President Koroma’s lopsided development, Agenda for Prosperity and 2018 elections

October 4, 2016 By Mohamed Massaquoi For the past nine years since President Ernest Bai Koroma took over as President of Sierra Leone, a lot of development…

Sexual penetration accused allegedly commits suicide

October 3, 2016 By Alusine Sesay One Samuel Bangura, who was standing trial before Justice Musu Kamara in the Freetown High Court for sexual penetration, last Friday…

Legal Aid meets Kenema stakeholders

September 30, 2016 By Santigie Kamara The Mayor of Kenema City, Joseph S Kaifala, has on Tuesday 26th September 2016 showered praises on the role of Legal…

Looming Danger!

Looming Danger!

Rogbere Bridge becomes death trap September 30, 2016 Patrick J.Kamara Rogbere Bridge, which links the entire north and the city of Freetown is currently in bad shape…

As Awareness Times faces libel charges in court today…

SLAJ yet to take position September 30, 2016 By Alusine Sesay The Awareness Times Editor and proprietor would today appear before the Magistrates’ Court on five count…