These confessions are very vital for our contraptions development. Perhaps, and only perhaps, Sierra Leoneans will begin to appreciate the level of rascality inherent in those who have held, and continue to occupy, the highest political offices in our land.
Senior Journalist and Editor of Salone Times Newspaper, Thomas Dixon expressed delight in the expunging of the law, adding that the step taken will embolden and enhance credible, independent and responsible journalism in Sierra Leone, and will, as well, open a floodgate for media investment so that, the much-trumpeted media poverty will be a thing of the past.
Securiport is the company that is handling security (profiling of international passengers) at the airport and border crossing points in Sierra Leone, and with the development of this quality testing kits, Sierra Leone will increase it safeguards from Coronavirus.
I could recall how former Minister of Information who was a journalist, Mohamed Bangura and former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara (JFK) were very genuinely eager for Part 5 of the Public Order Act to have been repealed but the political will was never there especially from the Presidency.
The Amendment of the Public Order of 1965 and the IMC Acts is geared towards resolving these and many other issues affecting the Sierra Leone media landscape.
“The relationship between Kabbah and I became sour! I lost huge amount of money, I had already invested,” Momoh said.
The Act, if enacted by Parliament, will give the IMC sweeping powers to even shut down media houses on grounds that 'it is in the public interest so to do'.
Like Koroma, President Bio made a similar promise in page 72 of his New Direction Manifesto which states, “in the New Direction, the next SLPP government will introduce the following reforms for the common good: Repeal the seditious libel law…”
Over the years the Chief Minister, Prof. David J. Francis, has attracted development partners and foreign diplomats to the admiration of President Bio making the office strategically important in achieving the country’s Medium Term National Development Plan, 2019 to 2023.
It is believed that Kabineh Kallon is unable to do anything and as such his Deputy Sadiq Sillah is the one that is almost always operating as the Minister.