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By Awareness Times News
Aug 9, 2010, 12:14

NEWS BRIEFS ARE REPORTS CULLED FROM OTHER LOCAL NEWSPAPERS AND BROUGHT ONLINE FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR READERS. THIS MEDIUM DOES NOT NECESSARILY AGREE WITH THE CONTENTS BELOW

Wellington Community Hangs Head With Local Authorities

The community people of Wellington, east end of Freetown, have over the weekend converged together with the police to track down thieves who are in the habit of cutting off NPA copper wires that supply electricity in that area. According to reports, thieves have always cut down the wires in the community at night. Police say they will do all in their own power to ensure that thieves are tracked in the Wellington community.


Iranís Cultural Consul Outlines Plans for Ramandan


Reports say, the Cultural Consul of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohamed G. Sofla has outlined some plans for the month of Ramanda. According to him, the Holy Month is the best and for this reason, he has extended a happy Ramanda to all Muslim brothers and sisters. He is reported to have explained the ethics of the month of Ramandan and a plan to organize a Quranic competition, exhibition and education for Muslims in Sierra Leone.


25 Okada Riders Charge to Court


Local tabloids have alleged that at least 25 commercial bike riders have been charged to court for unbecoming conduct resulting into physical confrontation with police over the weekend in Freetown. police are reported to have conducted a massive patrol in the city centre, that led to the  arrest of 59 bikes and  25 riders who are alleged to have engaged police in a serious stoning battle at Up-Gun in the east end of Freetown.


Neyormy Williams is Miss Sierra Leone 2010


19 year old Neyormy Williams was reportedly crowned as winner of the Miss Sierra Leone 2010 annual premier beauty pageant contest, which was held at the Family Kingdom in Freetown on the 30th of last month. The winner, Miss Sierra Leone is expected to represent the country in the Miss World Annual Beauty Pageant scheduled to take place in Beijing, China come October this year.



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