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June 2010

Executive members of the Retired National Football Heroes Foundation on Wednesday, June 23 paid a visit to the Chief Executive Officer of Africell, Mr. Robert El-Khoury at his 1 Pivot Street Office at Wilberforce village

His Excellency Ambassador Alhaji Abu Bakarr Jalloh of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya presented his letter of credence to the Secretary of Foreign Affairs General People's Congress

The Chief Electoral Commissioner of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) Dr. Christiana Thorpe has been approved by the House of Parliament to serve a second term of five years as the head of NEC. During the

Political Director, Political Division, Department of Foreign Affairs in Northern Ireland, has said he is impressed with the development strides so far made by the government of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma. (Photo: High Commissioner Edward

Jackson was due to play 50 UK dates Michael Jackson died from an overdose of sedatives on 25 June, 2009 at the age of 50. The death of the music superstar prompted an outpouring of grief from

Opium production in Afghanistan is expected to fall sharply this year. Drug use is moving away from cocaine and opiates and towards synthetic drugs such as amphetamines, the UN says. In its World Drug Report it says

Zimbabwe's army took control of the Marange mines four years ago The organisation that controls the international diamond trade has failed to agree whether Zimbabwe should be allowed to resume diamond sales. Following talks in Israel, members

It should be recalled that on April 27, 2010, the Government of Sierra Leone announced the free health care programme which targeted pregnant women, lactating mothers, and children under five years of age as part

The Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation, Mohamed Daudis Koroma has pledged his ministry’s support to a group of journalists who have formed a media advocacy group named Sexual and Reproductive Health Advocates, SARHA for

The rebel war that broke out in Sierra Leone in 1991 and left a trail of destruction in terms of human and material cost ended nearly ten years ago and peace eventually restored. But it seems

At an emergency press conference held yesterday 23rd June 2010 at the police headquarters, George Street in Freetown, the Inspector General of Police, Brima Acha Kamara informed journalists that next week there will a full

The National U-20 team in preparation for their  African U-20 qualifying match against Gambia will take on Pa Saffa FC tomorrow at the  SLFA Football Field. Shooting Stars are to play Gambia U-20 away in

President Ernest Bai Koroma today launched the first National Export Strategy (NES) of Sierra Leone at the Miatta Conference Hall in Freetown. Delivering the keynote address at the ceremony organized by the Sierra Leone Investment and

Three staff members from the Logos Hope ship, Marcel Friess, Salome Maxeiner and Priska Huber (in photo) yesterday visited the Leone Stars training ground at the SLFA headquarter, Kingtom. During their visit they preached Jesus Christ to

On Thursday 17th June 2010, His Excellency Ambassador Jongopie Siaka Stevens, Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Republic of Italy with seat in the Federal Republic of Germany, presented his Letters of Credence as the Permanent