The Republic of Sierra Leone State House

  • President Koroma and his Nigerian counterpart, President Buhari

  • President Ernest Bai Koroma with President Xi Jinping of China

  • President Obama hosts President Koroma at the Oval Office

  • U.N. Special Event Luncheon

Postponement of GST Start Date From 1st September 2009 to 1st January 2010


The office of the President wishes to bring to the attention of the public the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) which became law on June 4, 2009, after the Parliament of the Republic of Sierra Leone unanimously enacted the bill entitled the Goods and Services Tax Act 2009.

President Koroma Seals Pact With Brazilian President
President Ernest Bai Koroma, in his continuing state visit to Brazil, has met with the host country's President Lula da Silva, and both have already sealed a bilateral agreement on the basis of which relations would be strengthened. At the Foreign Affairs headquarters in Brasília yesterday 19 August 2009, the Sierra Leonean
leader was received by his counterpart in official pomp with the Brazilian media in spectacular attendance.
Rape Report Presented to President Koroma
President Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday 24th August 2009 received the report of the Bankole Thompson Commission

of Enquiry set up to look into the allegations of rape and sexual abuse on and around the 16th March 2009 in the
vicinity of the oppostion Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) headquarters in Freetown.

President Koroma is "Not Happy" With Marine Resources Ministry
In an impromptu 'routine' visit to the Brookfields offices of the Ministry of Marine Resources & Fisheries, President Koroma today told officials, including Minister Afsatu Kabba and Deputy Minister Oya Sankoh, that he is not happy with the activities in the ministry: "Let me start by saying I am not happy with what is happening here. This ministry is one of our growth sectors. In addition to food security through which we can derive much–needed protein, it should also substantially supply much-expected revenue to government."

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