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September 2013

China's State Council has approved the establishment of a pilot free trade zone in Shanghai, according to a Ministry of Commerce statement. The general development plan is to be decided in mid-September and the zone

Koidu, District of Kono, 29 September 2013. - The United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL) successfully handed over its office in Kono to the One UN Family in Sierra Leone today. This

of International Civil Aviation Organization in Montreal, Canada - Mr. Leonard Balogun Koroma Mr. President, the President of ICAO, Colleague  Ministers, Director Generals of States Civil Aviation Authorities and other State representatives, Regional Directors of ICAO,

BEIJING, Sept. 29 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will address the 21st economic leaders' meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum and expound on China's economic situation and reform measures, the Foreign Ministry has

The Technical Department of the Sierra Leone Football Association is inviting following players for trials on Tuesday 1st October, 2013 at the Sierra Leone Football Association Academy in Kingtom at 9:00 am Prompt. AMAZON FC Makalay KamaraMartha

Registrar of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, Mrs Binta Mansaray (in photo) has expressed profound thanks and appreciation to the International Community through their embassies in The Hague for their “tremendous support” to the

Sierra Leone, through her Minister of Transport and Aviation, and Chief Delegate to the 38th International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) General Assembly in Montreal, Canada, Leonard Balogun Koroma, on September 26th, 2013 signed an Air

As part of his responsibility to adequately inform and protect the interest of Sierra Leoneans living in countries under his jurisdiction, Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to Germany accredited to Austria and Italy, has updated his compatriots

Statement By Secretary Kerry - Special Court of Sierra Leone Appeals Chamber Upholds Conviction of Charles Taylor . Today’s ruling upholding the conviction of former Liberian President Charles Taylor marks a milestone for the people of

Following the Sierra Leone Football Association  (SLFA) move to halt the alleged illegal and smuggling movement of the Sierra Leone players in the country, Sierra Leone player’s agent, Chernor Musa Jalloh (in photo) has backed

With support from Irish Aid, the Anti-Corruption Commission has embarked on nation wide monitoring of the Free Health Care implementation and assessment of the impact on beneficiaries and health service providers. The exercise which commenced on

President Ernest Bai Koroma (in photo), a people’s man who has captivated the hearts of one and all at home and abroad; the Uncle you would like to have over for Thanksgiving Dinner or Xmas

It is not a secret that Police Officers in their thirst for money are bent on discrediting the credibility of the Sierra Leone Police. The act of taking bribes by Police Officers has engendered a

The Special Court Appeals Chamber today unanimously upheld the conviction of former Liberian President Charles Taylor on 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and affirmed the 50-year sentence imposed by the Trial

Last week, I looked at the six-year rule of His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma – a rule that has brought unprecedented changes on the developmental landscape of Sierra Leone and reformation in