The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday 17th November 2017 stated that his Government will be unsympathetic to anyone whose actions undermine achievements in the health sector.
He made this statement while officially launching the US President’s Malaria Initiatives (PMI) at the Bintumani Hotel in Freetown.
The Minister of Internal Affairs, Retired Major Alfred Palo Conteh on Monday, 20th November, 2017 launched three documents that are geared towards enhancing Sierra Leone’s security ahead of the 2018 multi-tier elections.
The three documents are the Integrated Elections Security Strategy, Training Manual for the Security Sector on Elections Violence and Security for 2018 General Elections and the Election National Threat Assessment.
Reports reaching this medium has intimated that residents of the northern town of Lunsar, Port Loko District, who are suffering the most as a result of the inactivity of the once flourished Marampa Mines where thousands of its sons and daughters and the entire Sierra Leonean citizenry were gainfully employed, are planning a very big demonstration against SL Mining, the company that took over the said mines since March this year.
According to reports, the planned demonstration is gearing towards sending a signal to the government and the people of Sierra Leone of the stalemate the said company has put the mines (Marampa) since they took over its operations.