The former president of the Republic of Sierra Leone Ernest Bai Koroma has graces the APC National Youth Conference at the Port Loko. In his statement, He made mention of his tenure of leadership on how he bosted the development of the country, he further stated that when they come in power, they will continue where they stoped in terms of development. “since where we stopped in development no further growth has taken place” he said. The former President continued that while they were in leadership the cost of prices for commodities were not as expensive as compared to now for instance the cost of rice has increased from sixty thousand to one hundred and twenty thousand Leones. He acknowledges the people for attending the Retreat because they will be educated about the policies of the APC party. While addressing the people of Potloko District, he said The APC party is a law abiding party, and the retreat is made to address the issues about the country, why the party was formed, what are the aims and objectives of the party and to also believe on what the party stands for. He encourages the people to be strong and to be peaceful, because there is victory for them.
President Julius Maada Bio Meets Sierra Leonean Community in the UAE, Launches Embassy Newsletter
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday 14 October 2021 – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has met with Sierra Leoneans living and working in the United Arab Emirates, UAE, where he also launched the maiden edition of the Embassy’s Newsletter.
He thanked them for the love and patriotism they had shown by attending the Exhibition Day of Sierra Leone at the EXPO Dubai 2020, and for comporting themselves in a foreign country. He added that the UAE was a country of law and order, and, therefore, urged them to be ambassadors of Sierra Leone by putting on their best behaviours.
“My government is working hard back home to make the country a place we all can be proud of. That is why we are hugely investing in education for the future of our children and national development. As a country, we are beginning to be recognised in the world for investing in education and for fighting corruption. I, therefore, encourage you all in UAE to be law-abiding because you all are ambassadors of Sierra Leone,” he noted.
The newsletter features articles on the cooperation between Sierra Leone and the UAE, the strides already made by President Julius Maada Bio, particularly his Human Capital Development agenda and the efforts of the Office of the First Lady at protecting women and girls.
President Bio commended the Embassy for producing the newsletter, saying that it was part of Sierra Leone’s rebranding process. He noted that the newsletter contained major highlights of activities carried out by the Embassy and the Government of Sierra Leone
SLRSA LAUNCHES NEW BIOMETRIC DRIVER’S LICENSE AND ULTRA MODERN GARAGE AND SPARE PART SHOP
The Sierra Leone Road Safety Road (SLRSA) today Friday 15th October, 2021 launched a new biometric digitalize driver’s license and a technical training school for the road transport sector in the country.
Speaking at the launch, the chairman of the program Mr. Abu Bakarr Sheriff Esq revealed that the launching is historical as it is the first time in the history of SLRSA that two launching happen simultaneously.
The new digital biometric licenses is an International standard and it will bring the end of fake drivers license flooding the country.
SLRSA , under the dynamic leadership of the Executive Director, Ibrahim Sannoh performed extremely well this couple of years.
How Father Impregnates His Own Daughter
Mohamed Conteh has allegedly been sentenced to jail for raping and continuously sleep with his seventeen years old daughter until he got her pregnant.
The victim, the 17years old girl explains in court that her father started having forceful sexual intercourse with her from 2017. She said that she tried to talk to her uncle about the issue and tried to sought help from him. She continued that her uncle confronted her father but her father beats him and drove him out of the house.
She furthered that she later told her aunty about everything that had happened with her and the uncle and her aunt told her to report to the police. She added that when she reports to the police, they did nothing but just ignored her and sent her back to her father. She said that she had no option but to go back to her father as she has nowhere to stay.
The seventeen-year-old girl said her father continued molesting her and later accused her of being a witch after he had dreamed that she attempted to kill him in his dream.
She said that the father took her to several herbalists who told him that she is indeed a witch and that she was the one playing with her father’s destiny.
The victim continued that her father then took her to a traditional man in Lungi Where the father will be visiting her to have sexual intercourse with her, because he was told that her blood will cure him off the bad luck.
She added that, she was taken back to his house where he continued to sleep with her and got her pregnant. She said that when he noticed that she was sick, he took her to the hospital where he found out that, where she had told the nurses that he was responsible.
The matter has been adjourned and the magistrate refused bail due to the severity of this issue.