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November 2009

The Sierra Leone Road Transport Corporation has imported twelve fifty–six seater buses in the country to add to its fleet. The Managing Director Sierra Leone Road Transport Corporation Bockarie Kamara at the weekly press briefing

The 40 Paramount Chieftaincy Elections that should have commenced on the 25th November  in Port Loko, Kambia, Bombali, Tonkolili, Koinadugu, Kono, Kailahum, and Kenema have all been postponed to the 5th-23rd December 2009. In a press

The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has come a long way. In the past two years, it has gone through numerous and varied reformations, and this time, it seems a facelift has been added

With over twenty partners working in collaboration with the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat (NAS) in fighting the pandemic in Sierra Leone, they have all decided to make pregnant women their priority in this year’s World AIDS

Kuma Okeke, a Nigerian born, was caught with ten bulky substances believed to be cocaine, six hundred Euros, two hundred dollars, a Nokia 1100 phone and a Guinean passport at the Lungi international airport on

It is so good to know that people indeed care about women in a country that is still struggling to be free of injustices and an irrational fear of change. So many movements that advocate

As humans we all have our moments and as each a different person, hence different moments. Unfortunately this tends to affect our lives and others correlated too, most especially in relationships. Sometimes it appears that one’s

A series of studies and consultations undertaken for and by the Steering Committee on Social Protection (SCSP) convened from government, private sectors, and civil society to develop a national social protection policy and to advise

So many times we hear people say “Money cant buy you love” but it appears that most guys and ladies don’t understand that. They tend to splash and splurge their money on material gifts to

Margai Blasts APC The leader of the People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) Party, Charles F. Margai, has blasted the ruling APC government of not measuring up to the expectation of the people. Speaking to his

On his assumption of office, his Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma declared that he would be running his government like a business. It is well known that business people or any entrepreneurs for that matter,

The founder of a charity set up in memory of a generous Harborough woman will be heading to Sierra Leone this month to promote and establish a base for its work. (Photo: Abdulai Dumbuya known

I am writing this piece from the Wusum Hotel in Makeni where we (SLAJ members) had converged to discuss issues concerning us. So, expect a comprehensive article on what was the outcome, especially in relation

By the time you read this the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) would have concluded its congress in the northern city of Makeni. At this moment of writing I am not sure whether “THE

For descendants of Koya chiefdom residing in the United States, it is all about making a difference in the lives of their people and their community. Through their 501(3) C organization, the Koya Progressive Association,