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March 2017

One of Africa’s leading tech start-up spreads its wings It was a bright morning in March 2010, when a group of tech-savvy youths converged at a small hall in Nairobi to discuss innovation and technology.  Four

Award-winning Stephanie Okereke Linus raising awareness on fistula While still in her teens, Stephanie Okereke Linus was not just talented but also a rising star in Nigeria’s film industry, commonly known as Nollywood.  What propelled her

President Ernest Bai Koroma on Sunday 26th March 2017, unveiled the statue of the late philanthropist and business magnate Ambassador Moseray Gibril Santigie Fadika aka Super. In his keynote address, President Koroma maintained that they were

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation has concluded its Assessment Mission of Care International Sierra Leone Epidemic Control and Re-enforcement of Health Service (ECRHS) Project in their operational sites in the Kambia district.  (Photo: Deputy

Friday, March 24, 2017 - The security forces killed one person and seriously injured at least two others as they opened fire on protesting students in the city of Bo today, Amnesty International said.   “This

The township of Port Loko in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone is presently painted red as members of the All People’s Congress (APC) Party and others stalwarts have converged there for the APC Youth

To describe the spate of violence that gripped our country and especially the Southern region on Thursday as despicable would be an understatement. Violence of any kind cannot be condoned at any cost. What unfolded

The Legal Aid Board office in Freetown was stretched to the limit following the storming of the office by desperate students of the Njala University seeking the intervention of the Board to secure the release

The National Malaria Control Program in Sierra Leone will conduct a workshop March 22-24 to align the Malaria in Pregnancy (MIP) guidelines developed in 2005 with the 2016-2020 Malaria Strategic Plan.  The plan aims to

By late 2001, the Anti Corruption Commission arrested then Sierra Leone's  transport and communications minister, together with his wife, “for involvement in illegal diamond mining” in Kenema district.  Large quantum of illicit diamonds had been

A good leader is a person who leads by setting a good example for others to emulate. So after launching audio messages and mobilising stakeholders and supporters in the intense voter registration sensitization campaign, Rtd

Prominent legal luminary, Melron Nicol-Wilson was constitutionally appointed by His Excellency Dr.Ernest Bai Koroma on the 20th March 2017 to be the country’s new Ombudsman, replacing Justice Edmond Cowan, the Constitutional Review Committee Chairman. His

Atlanta, USA; March 20, 2017 – Seven months since the elections in New Jersey on August 13, 2016, the APC-USA branch has finally inaugurated the Chairman, Mr. Unisa Ibrahim Bakar Kanu for a two year

There is no doubt that in life certain things become more relevant within a specific period of time. After such times they become totally irrelevant as their usefulness may have become outlived. Indeed, it is

Since its establishment, the Smallholder Commercialization and Agribusiness Development Project (SCADeP) has been steadily moving forward and creating impact under the leadership of Sulaiman S. Sesay with the solid support of its Grant Manager, Alimamy