AWARENESS TIMES
Sierra Leone News & Information

State House | Press Union | Lumley Beach | AllAfrica | SL-Web

www.awarenesstimes.com

  Giving Knowledge to the People
welcome to sierra leone's premier news source
Last Updated: Apr 6th, 2016 - 19:26:43 
Front Page 
 
 NEWS
 Breaking News
 Local News
 Politics
 Photo News
 Video News
 
 EDITORIALS
 
 FROM OUR TEAM
 
 COMMENTS & OPINIONS
 Moiie's Column
 
 SPECIAL REPORTS
 Afsatu Kabba
 
 FEATURES
 
 ENTERTAINMENT
 
 PROFILES
 Role Models
 Awareness Lady
 Common Man
 
 THE ECONOMY
 
 NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
 Special Messages
 Legal Matters
 Obituaries
 
 PAID SUPPLEMENTS
 
 ADVERTISEMENTS
 
 SATIRE
Search


Published online by
Sylvia Blyden Dot Com

17 Garrison Street,
Freetown,
Sierra Leone.
Tel: +232-77-772001
Tel: +232-88-321000
Tel: +232-76-350077
Tel: +232-30-321001
Email:
editor@awarenesstimes.com
Website:
www.awarenesstimes.com

NEWS : Local News  

Awareness Times News Briefs From Sierra Leone
By David A Jabati Jnr.
Oct 2, 2006, 13:44
Email this article
 Printer friendly page

Ernest Koroma states APC’s position, blasts Kabbah Government

"Sierra Leone is at critical stage in its political history," the leader of the All People’s Congress (APC) party, Ernest Bai Koroma is reported as stating recently. The APC as an opposition Party, he said, has the obligation to change the political agony meted on the people of this country by the SLPP. Under the SLPP government he said, Sierra Leoneans continues to suffer on daily baris.

Fire consumes World Vision office in Kono

The World Vision office in Ngadorhun Town in the Kono District, Eastern Province is reported to have been burnt down and prosperities worth millions of Leones destroyed. The accident according to report, was caused by a security officer attached to the organization, Sahr Amara who reports say had a lighted candle with him while refueling the generator in an enclosed room. According to report, Sahr Amara is currently in police custody as investigations continue.

2 Journalists for Congo

Amadu Daramy of the New Citizen newspaper and Hawa G. Tucker of the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Service are reported to have over the weekend, left for Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo to participate in a five-day conference on African Regional Media Network. The two would have to join some 88 participants from other African countries to participate in a conference organised by UNFPA.

Cholera hits the Freetown-East

Three persons in the Kissy community in the East of Freetown are reported to have died of cholera attacks last Thursday. Other residents who were reported to have contracted this contagions disease were rushed to the nearby clinics. Also in the Grafton community in the Eastern outskirt of the city, reports have it that this killer disease claimed the lives of some twelve persons in just three days. The outbreak, according to residents of these communities is attributed to the lack of pure drinking water. However, neither the Ministry of Health and Sanitation nor medical practitioners have confirmed the epidemic.

Daddy Saj to launch election album

One of Sierra Leone’s musical icons, Joseph Cole, aka Daddy Saj of the anti-corruption fame is reported to be busy putting bits and pieces together for the launching of the violence-free election album. The title of Saj’s Album according to report is Democratic Solution for All Jambo (DSAJ) According to Saj, the proposed album is his own little contribution towards the country’s elections process.

Teacher’s rapes school girl 13

A school Teacher, Sheka J. Fadika, of the Sierra Leone Muslim Brotherhood (SLMB) Primary School at Gbanti Wala in the Lokomasama Chiefdom, Port Loko District is reported to have allegedly raped a 13 year old school girl. The victim according to report had told the court that the suspect was his school teacher. She also revealed to the court that the teacher had asked her to follow him to the bush were she was forcefully raped by the teacher. Mr. Fadika who is currently standing trials at the Port Loko Magistrate court has been remanded in the Port Loko prisons.


© Copyright by Awareness Times Newspaper in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Top of Page

Latest Headlines
NEWS
SLPP and APC MPs Massively Approve 9 Presidential Nominees
Sierra Leone News : DIFSIL Congratulates New Gender Minister
Sierra Leonean Journalists in Beijing for Seminar on New Media
EDITORIALS
Giving Ernest Bai Koroma What He Genuinely Deserves
Yes, Parliament Needs Solemnity Right Now
Sierra Leone Editorial: As Obama Nominates Judge... Lessons for that Octogenarian & 37% Cohorts
FROM OUR TEAM
APOLOGY FOR DELAY IN WEBSITE NEWS UPDATES
Rogue Judiciary Catalysed Civil War - Sierra Leone Citizens
Sierra Leone News: Awareness Times Newspaper is back after Holiday Break
COMMENTS & OPINIONS
Dr. Sylvia Blyden on her Medical Qualifications
Six Years of CARMMA: restoring gains in health service delivery : ‘No woman or child should die during birth’
Women, Governance and a Presidential Challenge
SPECIAL REPORTS
Sierra Leone President’s Wife Denies being Infected by Ebola
Mr. Edward Babatunde Blyden Located: We Give God the Glory!
QUOTABLE QUOTE ON NEGATIVE SIERRA LEONE POLITICKING
FEATURES
WHEN PRESIDENT KOROMA PROMISES HE DELIVERS-HEALTH MINISTER TELLS WATERLOO PEOPLE
Sierra Leone Politics: Emergency, SLPP, Sections 77(1)(k) & 77(1)(L)
Sierra Leone Airport Terror Alerts : Did Bio Set Up Yumkella or is Yumkella Just Ignorant?
ENTERTAINMENT
ALONZO : TALK ABOUT SALONE
PROFILES
OJU Wilson - Your contribution to the Human Rights Struggle and the Rule of Law will never be forgotten
Sierra Leone Politics : Alhaji Osman Foday Yansaneh, a Muslim Steering an all-inclusive APC Secretariat
TRIBUTE TO DR. V R WILLOUGHBY
THE ECONOMY
Sierra Leone Investment: Hon. Turay Cajoles UNESCO Investors
NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY DR. ERNEST BAI KOROMA ON THE OCCASION OF THE FORMAL LAUNCHING OF THE 2015 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS PROVISIONAL RESULTS ON MARCH 31ST 2016
KEY NOTE ADDRESS DELIVERED BY THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF TRANSPORTAND AVIATION, LEONARD BALOGUN KOROMA ON THE COMMISSIONING OF THE MODERN VEHICLE REPAIR WORKSHOP AND REFURBISHED LICENSE HALL AT SLRSA COMPOUND ON THURSDAY 31ST MARCH, 2016
In Memory Of Our Loving Grandmother And Great-Grandmother Joko M.Sasay
PAID SUPPLEMENTS
Sierra Leone Health Ministry Hails International Insurance Company
Sierra Rutile in Advertorial on its activities
ADVERTISEMENTS
EBOLA Breaking ‘NEWS’ - Do you seek good for Kenema & Kailahun?
SATIRE
QUOTABLE QUOTE
SPECIAL POEM : A Tale of 2 Women
SLPP, be Grateful to Lt. Maada Bio

Copyright © 2005 - 2010, Awareness Times Sierra Leone; All Rights Reserved.
Hosted & Designed by West Africa Dot Net