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Mr. Joseph Rahall has been instructed by the Judiciary of Sierra Leone to retract his defamatory publications against Socfin Agricultural Company.

It could be recalled that the Executive Director of Green Scenery published an article which go viral in the social media in relation to the operation of the agricultural company operations in Sahn-Malen Chiefdom, Pujehun District.

Author: 
Abdulai Bangura

SL Mining issues clarifications to correct misinformation in some press reports relating to its current Operational Status and Mining License Agreement (“MLA”)
August11, 2019 - Lunsar, Sierra Leone and London, UK: SL Mining Limited (“SL Mining” or the “Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Gerald Group,seeks to addressrecent inaccurate and misleading reports circulating in the press. The Q&As below are intended to providean accurate and factual update of the Company’s current status and operations.

The recent social media post from Hon. Sheka Sama of constituency 104, Pujehun District, which comprise of Sowa and Sahn-Malen Chiefdom complaining of intimidation and threats from the security apparatus in Pujehun District is a bit thoughtless from the legislator.

Author: 
Spectator Press

A wind of change is blowing in Sahn-Malen Chiefdom, Pujehun District, as a result of the quiet diplomacy between the Paramount Chief, Liaison Department of Socfin Agricultural Company and the communities. Towns/ communities are openly apologizing to the Paramount Chief for all the damages that have been caused to the chiefdom and the agricultural company who have done tremendously in that part of the country.

Communities such as Bamba, Bendu, Banalleh among others have openly apologized to the Paramount Chief for all the wrongs they have in the chiefdom.

Author: 
Spectator Press

On 21st March 2019, in its bid to support the strengthening of a resilient Health system in the country, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), delivered 15 vehicles to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS).
Poor health and poverty are inextricably linked.

Exactly a year ago, President Julius Maada Bio took office after a nail-biting presidential election which saw his SLPP party winning State House, but failed to gain control of the country’s parliament.

Twelve months on, there has been very little shift in general public opinion, especially regarding the economy, poverty and unemployment, despite big changes in the fight against corruption and the introduction of free education for all primary and secondary school children.

Author: 
Cecil Cole Showers Jnr

Sierra Mineral Holdings 1 Limited (Vimetco), a bauxite mining company in Moyamba, held several meetings with Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Mines in Freetown during first week of April 2019 regarding the company’s plan of expansion with the construction of a value-added alumina tri hydrate plant within its concession. Except production of Aluminium, alumina tri-hydrate is also widely used in refractory industry, ceramics industry, for water purification, serves as flame retardant filler and as polishing compound, etc.

Author: 
ABT Special
General Manager of Socfin in a tet-a-tet conversation with the people

As part of the Agricultural Company engagement in communities within the concession area of operations in Malen Chiefdom in educating and sensitizing the people on the operations of the company, the General Manager Philip Tonks and Community Liaison Managers have been engaging 23 of the 52 villages in the concession area where Socfin Agricultural Company operates.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr
(From left to right.. Legal B, P.C Kebbie, Secretary to VP and Belmoh of Socfin)

The Secretary to the Vice President Barba Fortune has informed residents and stakeholders of Sahn-Malen Chiefdom that the formation of a Transition Committee is part of Government of Sierra Leone position to solve the long protracted land issue in the chiefdom.

Fortune, expressed hope for the commitment of the people towards peace is achieved as was promised in the 10th November 2018 mediation meeting in Sahn Malen Chiefdom were various stakeholders called for peace and tranquility.

Author: 
Cecil Cole-Showers Jnr

The Indian communities living in Freetown are running scared after the event that took place at 20 Guard Street on Sunday March 17th 2019 featuring an Indian national.

In the wake of the unfortunate incident, irrational people have taken upon themselves to put the lives and properties of Indians living in Freetown in jeopardy by threatening to ransack their shops and business premises.

Author: 
(SLENA)

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