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Mohamed K. Fofanah Officials from the Ministry of Lands continue to undermine Bio’s government, which will cause serious setbacks and also have the propensity of making his 2nd term difficult. Certain officials in the ministry are taking undue advantage over poor citizens, dispossessing them of their lands and later selling the same to other people. Despite the effort by the media to expose rampant corruption on land matters, nothing has been done by the country’s anti-graft agency to either prosecute or charge corrupt individuals on land matters. Quite a good number of people have suffered corporate bullying and political intimidation…

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Since 2015, the service provider for the Sierra Leone Passport, Netpage SL Ltd, has been complying with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standard in the new book design that was launched. This new passport book is a switch to e-passport from a machine-readable passport (MRP) book re-signed in 2022. It is also an electronic upgrade for faster processing of biometric data; currently, the e-passport is being used for ordinary diplomatic and service books. Netpage SL Ltd, through the government of Sierra Leone and their international partners, HID Global, has recently upgraded the e-passport with new security features and a…

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Madam Kenyeh Barlay, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, delivered a keynote address at the Sierra Leone Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Acceleration Roadmap consultation. The event, which was held at the Sierra Bay Hotel, aims to gather stakeholders’ insights and expertise for the creation of a robust roadmap towards achieving the SDGs by 2030. The one-day workshop saw participation from development partners, government ministries, private sector representatives, civil society organizations, and local councils. The goal was to enhance and finalize the draft SDGs Acceleration Roadmap, which aligns with the upcoming successor National Development Plan 2024-2028. Peter N. Sam-Kpakra, Development Secretary…

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When Sister Gurney and Sister Chambers started their day, they never could have imagined the series of tender mercies Heavenly Father had in store. As missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, these young women have dedicated their time and talents to sharing the gospel (good news) of Jesus Christ in Japan for a year and a half. On that day in March 2023, they were caught in a pouring rainstorm, without phone service, transportation, or umbrellas. Soaking wet, they hurried to a home, where they had hoped to find a Japanese member of the Fuchu Ward.…

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Lamin Manjang, the former Vice Chairman, of Africa of Standard Chartered Bank has been flown into the country to drive a hard and unfair bargain down the throats of Standard Chartered Bank Sierra Leone staff some of whom he worked with as colleagues when he served as CEO of the Bank. Manjang joined Standard Chartered Group in 1999. He has over the past 20 years in the Bank, becoming CEO for Kenya and East Africa and CEO in Oman, Uganda and Sierra Leone. Sometime last week the Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria held a farewell dinner party for his retirement from the Group. …

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His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has arrived safely in Nairobi, Kenya, joining other African and global leaders at the inaugural #AfricaClimateSummit, #ACS23, which will start today and end on 6 September 2023. Today, on the first day of the summit under the theme: “Driving Green Growth and Climate Finance Solutions for Africa and the World”, President Bio is scheduled to join other world leaders as a founding partner for the launch of the new Accelerated Partnership for Renewables in Africa. This partnership will pave the way for the COP28 launch of the $1 billion ‘Lives and Livelihoods’ fund…

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To understand the new politics stance and other pro nationals of recent times, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement of the latest generation. In the high-profile case of US-based journalist Peter Wilson, 16-year-old American journalist Clifford McGraw. On Monday, UK attorney Andy McDonald revealed that he had spoken to the prime minister, Theresa May, and Downing Street. Have been charged with conspiring to violate the UK Foreign Office’s anti-terror laws, a charge he denies. After this, senators were given twenty hours to ask questions of the two sides. Anthony Zucker: Why there could be a speedy…

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To understand the new politics stance and other pro nationals of recent times, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement of the latest generation. In the high-profile case of US-based journalist Peter Wilson, 16-year-old American journalist Clifford McGraw. On Monday, UK attorney Andy McDonald revealed that he had spoken to the prime minister, Theresa May, and Downing Street. Have been charged with conspiring to violate the UK Foreign Office’s anti-terror laws, a charge he denies. After this, senators were given twenty hours to ask questions of the two sides. Anthony Zucker: Why there could be a speedy…

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To understand the new politics stance and other pro nationals of recent times, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement of the latest generation. In the high-profile case of US-based journalist Peter Wilson, 16-year-old American journalist Clifford McGraw. On Monday, UK attorney Andy McDonald revealed that he had spoken to the prime minister, Theresa May, and Downing Street. Have been charged with conspiring to violate the UK Foreign Office’s anti-terror laws, a charge he denies. After this, senators were given twenty hours to ask questions of the two sides. Anthony Zucker: Why there could be a speedy…

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To understand the new politics stance and other pro nationals of recent times, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement of the latest generation. In the high-profile case of US-based journalist Peter Wilson, 16-year-old American journalist Clifford McGraw. On Monday, UK attorney Andy McDonald revealed that he had spoken to the prime minister, Theresa May, and Downing Street. Have been charged with conspiring to violate the UK Foreign Office’s anti-terror laws, a charge he denies. After this, senators were given twenty hours to ask questions of the two sides. Anthony Zucker: Why there could be a speedy…

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