A 40ft container has derailed from a truck and crushed many people in the capital Freetown on December 22nd 2023. The accident happened at a time when Christmas festivities are going on in Sierra Leone after the lifting of the curfew by the government after a failed coup that took place on November 26th 2023.
The former opposition presidential candidate Dr. Samura Kamara in big trouble again after the court ordered his arrest and be handed over to the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC). This order came after the court announced that the Dr. Samura Kamara was involved in nefarious activities against the state. The court did not explain which type of activities the former president involved in.
The appeal court of Sierra Leone has today, December 14th 2023 dismisses the appeal made by the former president Ernest Bai Koroma on the commission of inquiry case. A panel of three judges reached a unanymous decision to dismiss the reasons for the appeal and ordered the former president to pay over fifteen million dollars ($15m+) within 30 day.