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UBA Celebrates 70 years of Excellent Services with special CEO Awards gala

Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc with operations in 20 African countries and in the United Kingdom, the USA and Paris, has celebrated 70 years of operations in an event that was as exciting as it was nostalgic. Clients, friends and well-wishers from all works of life joined the UBA Group led by the Chairman Mr Tony O. Elumelu, to commemorate 70 years of legacy with the organisation which has over the decades, emerged as one of Africa's topmost financial giants. The platinum

Nine Clubs To Contest In Western Area Basketball Association Tournament

By Ibrahim Karim Bangura aka Tanko The Western Area Basketball Association yearly competition commenced on Saturday 30 March 2019. The competition officially kicks started with Dock Cannol Exclavates playing Dukuray Warriors and on Sunday 31 March 2019, Archibald Red Flames played against Canon Royals, The Secretary General of the Association, Issa B. Fofana, said the tournament will be played on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; and each club has at least one week in which they will be sedentary. The organizers

Wheelchair Basketball Comes To Freetown

By Ibrahim Karim Bangura aka Tanko The development of the Paralympics Committee of Sierra Leone to a higher level has been the prime focus of its members. Recently, the Committee welcomed wheelchair basketball introduced by Milton Dumbuya. The game has already attracted many people living with disabilities. Speaking to NewsWatch sports, Milton Dumbuya said training has commenced at the Siaka Stevens Stadium Basketball Court, adding that the athletes have already acquired the skills of dribbling and shooting. He

Minister Of Tourism Woos Investors With A Cocktail for Stakeholders

By John Marrah The Ministry of Tourism has organised a special Cocktail to hold discussions with key stakeholders in the tourism sector to find ways they can raise the required revenue needed for the advancement of Tourism in Sierra Leone and get the participation of the key players. The ceremony, which was held at the Sierra Leone National Museum, was attended by representatives from Nigeria, the Sierra Leone Ambassador to China, Earnest Domahina, Ministry, Department and Agencies and tour operators. According to the

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The Overflow Of Awards In Sierra Leone. Which Is What?

By Aaron Parker The recent surge of Award presentations has become a concern to many. Many Sierra Leoneans speaking to this medium have said it appears every jack and Jill is giving out Awards. They say someone would just wake up one morning, choose a few friends and give Awards to individuals or Organization for what or why, not much reason can be sought. So people are asking questions. Who is who? On further look, you may want to agree with me that most of their ideas lack clarity and integrity; which makes one

SL U-21 Beach Volleyball Team To Contest In Nations Cup In Algeria

The Sierra Leone national U-21 beach volleyball teams have been training ahead of the nation’s cup to be hosted in Algeria from 3-8 April 2019. Ten players will represent Sierra Leone in this year’s volleyball tournament, including Mohamed Kamara, Sonny Bangura, Ibrahim Johnson Mohamed Z. Kamara, in the male category and Maria G. Fofana, Bernadette Fofana, Iyekadae Kiara, Zainab Bilkisu Conteh, Isatu Bah and Hassanatu Jalloh in the female group. Two players each will be selected from the two sexes to represent the…

Drizilik Signs As Africell Brand Ambassador For The Second Year In A Row

Benjamin Menelik ‘Drizilik’ George has signed a brand ambassador contract with Africell for an undisclosed fee. “Africell has been good to me, they have been very good partners. I have had a great working relationship with them ever since I came into the industry. After the signing last year we did a lot. I performed in different shows with Africell and with their support, I did well at the Ben 10/10 live concert at Paradise Garden. I really appreciate Africell to my heart. Even after my deal was over with them they still…

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