Sierra Leone

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17th Mar, 2017General election date confirmed for 7th March 2018

The Minister of Political and Public Affairs for Sierra Leone tabled two statutory instruments in parliament this week that will set the date for presidential, parliamentary and local elections as […] more ->

15th Mar, 2016President conducts major reshuffle of Cabinet

President Ernest Bai Koroma has carried out a comprehensive reshuffle of his Cabinet, sacking four ministers and the chief of the army with a total of 13 ministers either being […] more ->

20th Mar, 2015President appoints new VP

President Ernest Bai Koroma has appointed Victor Bockarie Foh, Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to China as his new Vice-President. Victor Foh (68) comes from Bo, in Sierra Leone’s Southern Province and […] more ->

19th Mar, 2015President sacks Vice-President

President Ernest Bai Koroma has dismissed his Vice-President, Samuel Sam-Sumana. The move comes after a dramatic few weeks. In early March the Vice-President’s home was surrounded by armed soldiers and […] more ->

9th Dec, 2014President delivers State of Nation speech

President Ernest Bai Koroma has delivered his state of the nation address to parliament in which he gives a comprehensive outline of ongoing and future projects within the country. Naturally […] more ->

1st Sep, 2014New Health Minister assigned to tackle Ebola crisis

President Ernest Bai Koroma has recommended the appointment of Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah as the new Minister of Health and Sanitation to parliament. The official announcement is as follows: “Freetown […] more ->

19th Jul, 2014President appoints new Energy Minister and CB Governor

Sierra Leone’s Parliament has approved three Presidential appointees for positions within the Ministry of Energy and Power. President Ernest Bai Koroma appointed Ambassador Henry Macauley to the post of Minister […] more ->

19th Feb, 2014Energy Team dismissed as electricity dims

President Ernest Bai Koroma has dismissed his entire senior energy team following a number of outages in the capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown, in recent weeks. Although energy production has […] more ->

16th Jan, 2014Minister of Lands, Country Planning and Environment plans geospatial survey

The online newspaper, Sierra Express Media, has published an interesting article about the work of the Minister of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment, Hon. Musa Tarawally. You can read […] more ->

17th Nov, 2013Progress made but poverty still as issue

Poverty is still a major problem in Sierra Leone the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has concluded in an Article IV consultation. Inflation has started to be brought under control with […] more ->