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Actionaid urges zero tolerance on land grabbing

By Jariatu Bangura As part of a global campaign against land grabbing, the Executive Director of Actionaid Sierra Leone has urged the government and development partners to…

CSOs demand water be prioritised

By Samuel Ben Turay Civil society organizations (CSOs) working on water and sanitation in the country have urged government to prioritize water in the implementation of the…

EPA Deputy Director in court

By Hawa Amara Deputy Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Syl Brian Kamara, was in court this Monday to testify in a fraud matter involving one…

Youth Commission concludes setting up of DYCs

The National Youth Commission with support from the World Bank has completed the formation of all District Youth Councils (DYCs) in the 14 districts of Sierra Leone.…

2 remanded for gang raping woman, 25

By Hawa Amara Two accused persons – Aruna Bangura and Emmanuel Kamara – have been remanded for the alleged gang-rape of a 25 year-old woman, who prosecutors…

MPs discuss Correctional Services Bill

By Jariatu Bangura Members of Parliament on Monday, at a pre-legislative session, discussed the Sierra Leone Correctional Services Act, 2014, an Act which is envisaged to transform…

Outbreak of deadly virus!

Kenema lab in Ebola readiness By Mohamed Massaquoi District Medical Officer at the Kenema Government Hospital yesterday confirmed to Concord Times that the hospital has a laboratory…

In police murder case:

Prosecution closes case By Hassan G. Koroma The prosecution yesterday closed their case after presenting nine witnesses in the ongoing murder trial of late police officer, Alie…

Parliament takes INGOs to task

By Samuel J. Kargbo The Parliamentary Special Select Committee has begun probing international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) for monies received for and on behalf of the people and…

As MPs visit fishing communities…

Fishermen complain gov’t unfulfilled promise By Jariatu Bangura Fishermen in Bonthe Island and other fishing villages in the provinces last weekend told members of the Parliamentary Committee…