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May 2015

The newly-appointed Coordinator of the West Africa Agriculture Project (WAAP), Sorie Sulaiman Sesay, informed this reporter in an interview that there are several challenges in managing such a big project including the Rural and Private

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Energy and Power, Ambassador Henry O. Macauley, has signed an epic Joint Declaration with the European Union  for the Union’s  support to the Energy Sector in Sierra Leone. The ceremony took place

A Media Team from the AU Commission led by Mrs. Wynne Musabayana arrived in Sierra Leone on Wednesday 20th May 2015 after visiting Liberia and Guinea to assess the current situation and also get facts

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Energy and Power, Ambassador Henry O. Macauley , today  called on the United Nations to turn TALK  on financing Sustainable Energy For All into Kolowatt-hour.  Emphasing  that electricity changes lives and

Sierra Leone’s Permanent Representative to the African Union and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, His Excellency  Osman Keh Kamara , has made strong recommendations about solving the perennial problem

As the date draws closer for the election of what I believe, Dr. Samura Kamara, our erudite Foreign Affairs Chief, as President of the African Development Bank, , I am publishing again an article I

Sierra Leonean female journalists, under the umbrella ‘Women in the Media Sierra Leone’ (WIMSAL), have injected fresh energy into efforts to end Ebola in their country following the 27 April kickoff of their “Getting Ebola

Each year, Africa Day gives us the opportunity to celebrate Africa’s achievements and to reflect on its challenges.  The dominant story of the year has been the Ebola crisis that swept West Africa, claiming at

Geneva, May 21, 015 (SLENA) - At the margins of the 68th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, the Minister of Health and Sanitation Dr. Abu Bakarr Fofanah held bilateral discussions with his Chinese counterpart

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Islamic Republic of Iran and accredited to Turkey and other Asian countries has told Turkish Investors to take advantage of the numerous investment opportunities in West Africa. His

In Sierra Leone politics and of course the country's economy, Kono District is integral and a major player. In the 2007 and 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections which brought President Ernest Bai Koroma and the All People's Congress (APC)

Chairing an inaugural meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Decentralization, Tuesday 19th May at his Tower Hill Office, Vice President of Sierra Leone, Ambassador Victor Bockarie Foh informed Ministers of Government, Chairmen and Mayors of

Freetown, May 19 (SLENA) - The Kono Advisory Committee which is headed by the Minister of Local Government, Madam Diana Konomani yesterday assured Vice President, Ambassador Victor Bockarie Foh of their total support and that

The second Oracabessa Festival, a celebration of Caribbean Culture will kick off the unofficial start of summer in New York City on Monday, Memorial Day. Festival organizers assure the public of a unique experience "We are

Freetown, May 18, 2015: The Electoral Commission of SLAJ wishes to inform the membership of SWASAL that the following is the list of eligible voters for the SWASAL Elections slated for Saturday, 23rd May, 2015