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April 2016

Spurred by Côte d’Ivoire’s current economic growth, the city is turning a corner Lit by an elaborate display of orange lights, one of the three colours of Côte d’Ivoire’s flag, the city of Abidjan ushered in

David Nabarro is the new special adviser to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on sustainable development goals (SDGs), a plan of action for ending poverty adopted by UN member states in September 2015 to replace

Canadian based Sierra Leonean disc jockey, Dj De Nazer, early morning Wednesday, April 27, 2016, emerged the winner of the 8th Edition of the annual Oldies De Goodies Veteran DJ Competition, beating household names Supa

Former PAS Lamia 1964 midfielder John Kamara (in photo), who recently joined Latvian Premier League side was very influential as Riga FC registered their first 2-0 win of the season away to BFC Daugavpils last

The International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, in partnership with the African Union Commission (AU) mourns the death of Papa Wemba, real name Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba. The iconic musician from the

In a bid to promote post Ebola economic recovery, Jolak’s Manufacturing Company a joint venture business between some Sierra Leoneans and foreign investors has invested US$1.2m in the processing of vegetable oil ‘MAMA PADI’ and

Stakeholders of the Kissy Dockyard community, located in the Eastern of Freetown Ward 365 in Constituency 102, on Sunday 24th April 2016 held the first of its kind Community Development Meeting bringing together experienced retired

Freetown April, 25-016 MOHS - The Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation ll Madam Zuliatu Cooper has launched the National Malaria Control Strategic Documents for 2016-2020 at the Miatta Conference Hall, Freetown.  (Photo: Deputy Minister

Port Loko, April, 25, 016 (MOHS) - The Chief Medical Officer Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Brima Kargbo has officially commissioned diagnostic equipment provided by Partners In Health (PIH) to the Port Loko Government

Freetown, April, 25, 016 (MOHS) - The Chairman of the West African College of Nursing Sierra Leone Chapter, Mrs. Patricia Bah has said that Nurses and Midwives are an integral and inseparable component of the

The West African State of Sierra Leone with a population of over 7.1 million people, according to the recent provisional result of the December 2015 Population and Housing Census (PHC) conducted by Statistics Sierra Leone

Deputy Chief of Mission/Acting Ambassador at Sierra Leone's Embassy in the People's Republic of China has entreated media practitioners to “continue to learn, innovate and above all, contribute to our country’s development.” Madam Kumba Alice Momoh

Thousands of indigenes of Koinadugu District at the weekend rousingly welcomed two of their sons who were nominated by President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma for  ministerial positions last month and were approved by Parliament later

There is a saying that sometimes, “It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt”. Unfortunately for some of us,

The Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) has ordered the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) to account for a whooping Le235 million that is taxpayers’ money.  (Photo: Deputy Chairman Hon. Komba E. Koedoyoma Left,