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May 2013

President Ernest Bai Koroma and a strong delegation en route to Japan to attend the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) from 1st to 3rd June,  made a stopover in the Senegalese capital

(Los Angeles, California - May 30, 2013) It takes a special artist to fuse elements of varying genres and eras into a winning formula. Taking a bit of the old and a bit of the

Durban, South Africa: Eighteen projects by African filmmakers have been selected for the finance forum of the Durban FilmMart (DFM) which takes place from July 19 to 22 during the 34th Durban International Film Festival (July

Civil Society leaders from across West Africa are currently in Accra (29 and 30 May 2013) in a planning meeting to organise an annual event for the region starting this year. Please join us in

Sierra Leone's Minister Plenipotentiary to the United Nations, Mr. Leeroy Wilfred Kabs-Kanu, has called for the creation of an African -based media system like the Arab media network, Al Jazeera, to accurately tell the African

Is this feasible?  YES.   Malaysia eradicated it successfully after Independence. How?  It cannot be done by Sierra Leoneans alone working exclusively within Sierra Leone because mosquitoes will fly in from Guinea and Liberia – particularly the

Project Financiers gather in Marrakesh to discuss finance of small and medium-sized projects in Africa MARRAKECH, Morocco, May 29, 2013/ -- A side event entitled Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA): Reaching out to Project Financiers

The history of United Nations peacekeeping is one of innovation and adaptation. Until some twenty years ago, UN peacekeeping seemed a more straightforward affair. Blue Helmets were deployed to monitor ceasefires – usually between warring

To support trade flows of approximately US$3.6 billion in Africa Marrakech, 29 May 2013 – The African Development Bank (“AfDB”) and Standard Chartered Bank (“Standard Chartered”) today signed a US$400 million Risk Participation Agreement that

On the 24th May 2013, Justice Abdulai Charm of the Freetown High Court declared Momoh Kemoh Konte, who was facing a five count charge of corruption related offences, not guilty on all the five counts.

London Mining Company (LMC) on 25 May 2-13, took journalists on a conducted tour of the company’s marine and barging corridor off the Freetown Harbour. Upgrading its marine logistics, London Mining  brought in another floating crane

The management of Airtel explained to journalists at the Country Lodge in Freetown about the challenges the company is facing concerning their network. Managing Director RVS Bhullah said as his company is the 4th largest operator

The ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) may lose Constituency 62 in the coming bye-elections slated for June 29th this year if John Sallu Gbla, who is the preferred choice of the people is denied the

It is no secret that there has been poor performance and less attention paid to science at WASSCE level such that over the years this state of affairs had deprived many Sierra Leoneans of the

The Kola Tree community at Calaba Town, east end of Freetown, with a population of about 20,000 residents has benefitted from a newly constructed hospital called Deen Medicines Hospital located at Deen Drive, Kola Tree,