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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

Alieu Kamara, aka Bigger or Jabone, 41, of Sacramento, California, lost his battle to Liver cancer on March 8th, 2017. He will truly be missed and loved by all who knew him. Alieu Kamara was born in

The demarche undertaken by the government in the handling of the 709 carat diamond found in Kono district is credible and worth commending. The decision taken by its owner to hand it over to the government

His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday 17th March, 2017 officially opened Limkokwing University of Creative Technology situated along the Hill Station road in Freetown.  (Photo: Preseident Koroma signing plaque to mark opening of

A new direction for tennis in Sierra Leone He started as a ball boy at age 5, retrieving and supplying balls for players and officials at the Hill Station Tennis Courts, whether during training sessions or