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Children were given top priority in this years Independence commemoration. The new government fully understands that true independence comes from liberating the mind.
President Bio made it categorically clear that “the Ministry of Finance make no budgetary allocations to fund Independence Day celebrations until generated domestic revenue makes up 20% of our Gross Domestic Product. ” This is a move that proves that our President puts the development of our great Republic above all else.
The First Lady working with the JMBWW, Security Services, some government ministries and goodwill from Sierra Leoneans both home and abroad, decide to commemorate the governments new vision on Human capital development, and a move from Partisan politics to patriotism.
Only schools in Freetown were invited with strict quota on the number of school kids. Schools in other district celebrated in their districts. Each school represented in the stadium , came with banners that prioritised Human Capital development, and full support for the Free Quality Education. To portray patriotism, the longest flag in Africa was paraded by over 1000 persons at the stadium.
The Chief Minister Prof. David Francis, stated in very stern terms, that Sierra Leone must take it’s place as a role model in Africa. This is not the time for unnecessary fanfare, but time for serious business. The First Lady in her vote of thanks, reiterated , that the new government is about working together to build a great Republic, so we will be truly independent. First Lady said “We should love our Sierra Leone more that we love ourselves “.
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Nigerian community the Gambia, Saturday 9 June 2018 embarked on a community cleaning exercise at the Serrekunda General Hospital in Kanifing. The group said the exercise is a way of giving back to the community in which they live. The acting president of the community Friday A. Ogbeiwi, traced the history of the Nigerian Community in The Gambia, saying it has been in existence since in the 50s. “When their Nigerian elders came to The Gambia and saw a vision that one day a situation like this will come. So they stood up together to form this community”.
The movie “Beyond Greed” stares top Gambian actors like Rohey Camara, Mamoud Bahsoon, Abou Mbye (Abou & Fafa), Isatu M. Bokum, Matty Maria Renner (Queeny B) and two talented actors from the beautiful coast of Sierra Leone Desmond B. Finney and Kai B. Saquee. This beautiful family drama of love, betrayal, murder, greed, lies and deceit is directed by Sheku S. Kamara, executively produced by Wilfred U. Adams and Desmond B. Finney.
Desmond B. Finney is a multi award winning Sierra Leonean actor who has featured in numerous African movies. He plays Chief Ousman Saine a multi billionaire in “Beyond Greed” who fell in a trap with the cunning Jankeh. What will he do when he finds out that his only son wants to make her his wife? Find out on the 10th of February at DJembe Beach Hotel by 7pm. You won’t want to miss it.
Movie premiere at Hypolink on the 5th January, 2018m, A movie titled A day for the wicked part 1 and 2, produced by Linda Ebhodaghe