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President Bio’s Governance Transition Report – an opportunity for real change

Muktar Usman: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 18 July 2018: On April 6, 2018, just two days after his swearing in, President Julius Maada Bio followed in the footsteps of his predecessor and established a Governance Transition Team (GTT) with a four-pronged mandate to “serve as focal point for the interface with...

Free education will be actualised under the New Direction – teachers union tells President Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 July 2018: Last Friday 13 July, the Sierra Leone Teachers’ Union (SLTU), held a meeting at State House with  President Julius Maada Bio to endorse his government’s free education policy. President of the SLTU – Mohamed Sallieu Bangura, expressed hope in the success of the new...

Irish ambassador discusses with Sierra Leone minister of foreign affairs Alie Kabba

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 July 2018: Yesterday, 16 July, 2018, the Ambassador of Ireland resident in Sierra Leone – Catherine Campbell met with the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation – Alie Kabba at his Tower Hill office in Freetown. Ambassador Catherine Campbell said that her visit is ...

Presidential rebuke for Sierra Leone’s ministers and public officials breaking traffic rules

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 July 2018: Sierra Leone is among the countries in West Africa with the highest road traffic accidents. Every month at least six people die on the country’s roads. The heavy cost of traffic congestion – caused by poorly and illegally parked vehicles, motorists habitually driving in...

6 Career Risks That Are Not Worth Taking

Thinking The Grass is Always Greener on The Other Side It is always tempting when you receive an employment offer with a bigger salary than what you currently earn. By default, it lures you into thinking that the grass is greener on the other side. Unfortunately, this is not entirely...

These 12 Practices Will Drown You In Poverty

Never wake up early. Keep stretching and turning in bed until you get too hungry to continue dozing. If there are no bed bugs, why hurry to get up? 2. Never plan how to spend your money. Whenever you get money, start spending it right away and when it 39;s...

The Asantehene is spot on

Folks, the Asantehene (Otumfuo Osei Tutu, II) has struck a chord that I like very much, even as I want to add more to what he has told the Akufo-Addo government and to question him on his own Otumfuo Education Fund that he established many years ago but which hasn...

NGC Parliamentarians join UNFPA to mark World Population Day in Kambia

Anthony Kamara Jnr: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 17 July 2018: As part of its activities marking the 2018 World Population Day (#WPD2018), the Sierra Leone Country Office of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) yesterday hosted the first of a series of community events in districts with the lowest Contraceptives Prevalence Rates to...

Anniversary: Jumia Nigeria Marks Six Years of Creating Sustainable Impact

Lagos, Nigeria; 16 July 2018: Jumia rsquo;s six years anniversary celebration taking place throughout the month of July, aims at celebrating major milestones achieved over the period of its operations in Nigeria. These include, for instance, the listing of over 5 million unique products on the platform, supporting the growth...

Second Annual Executive Women Network Conference Slated For October 12th 2018

The Executive Women Network, a non-profit organisation of women leaders in senior management and executive positions in private organisations and women entrepreneurs of well established businesses in Ghana has announced October 12th, 2018 as the date for its second annual conference. The second edition of the conference is schedule to...