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February 2014

Newspaper reports that a high court judge ordered bench warrants for 93 absentee jurors focused my attention once more on the issue of criminal justice reform in the country. With the help of international partners,

Foundation for Democratic Initiatives and Development (FDID) poised to address the complex  health and safety  needs of commercial sex workers in Sierra Leone in general and  Freetown in particular has  again engaged  sixty (60)  sex

Many Sierra Leoneans mistake His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma (in photo) For a person that has a very soft spot for dealing with situations when they are ripe. They go with such

New Holland Agriculture opened the doors to its Harvesting Centre of Excellence in Zedelgem, Belgium, to a Ugandan Government delegation on a fact-finding mission for the Country’s dairy and husbandry sector. New Holland Agriculture welcomed the

The Attitudinal and Behavioural Change Secretariat has ended a two day Orientation Programme on Thursday 20th February,2014 for it new staff right across the country at the Ministry of Information and Communication, Youyi Building on

LIVING WATER INTERNATIONAL-SIERRA LEONE, WASH PROGRAM AREA Summary of assignment:     Purpose The baseline information that will be collected will help in highlighting the actual WASH related problems affecting the people in Western Area Rural district as well as

Events supporting Al Jazeera’s detained journalists in Egypt are planned in over 30 countries for this Thursday, 27 February 2014. Al Jazeera hopes that, through the attention of the world’s media and partners, pressure can be

Former Head of State, Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio (in photo) told Sierra Leoneans in London that what he did as Head of State in 1996 to ensure a smooth democratic transition from military rule

Magburaka, Feb. 26 (SLENA) - Honorable Members of the Sierra Leone Parliament in the ECOWAS parliament last weekend organized a one day sensitization programme on the ECOWAS activities and a quiz competition which was held

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma is expected to receive the African President of the Year 2013 Award, organized by African Leadership magazine, in the United States of America late February, 2014. This is positive

One of the world’s leading bodies in combating poverty and aiding development, “The World Bank” continues to support Sierra Leone in its developmental advances, not only to establish the key building blocks for a basic

Lungi, Feb. 26 (SLENA) - Paramount Chief Bai Shebora Sheba Gbereh III of Kaffu Bullom Chiefdom, Port Loko District has been handed over to the Government of Sierra Leone for official recognition. The Port Loko District

Sierra Leone's President, His Excellency, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma is confirmed to receive the African President of the year 2013 Award and participate as Special Guest of Honour during the 6th International Summit on African

Port Loko, Feb. 24 (SLENA) - The people of Port Loko District have called on civil rights organisations and other relevant institutions to engage themselves in effective advocacy and lobbying for the protection and restoration

Freetown, Feb. 24 (SLENA) – Non-state actors in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development last Thursday engaged the Audit Service Sierra Leone based on their activities in order to understand the operational functions of