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November 2009

A series of studies and consultations undertaken for and by the Steering Committee on Social Protection (SCSP) convened from government, private sectors, and civil society to develop a national social protection policy and to advise

So many times we hear people say “Money cant buy you love” but it appears that most guys and ladies don’t understand that. They tend to splash and splurge their money on material gifts to

Margai Blasts APC The leader of the People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) Party, Charles F. Margai, has blasted the ruling APC government of not measuring up to the expectation of the people. Speaking to his

On his assumption of office, his Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma declared that he would be running his government like a business. It is well known that business people or any entrepreneurs for that matter,

The founder of a charity set up in memory of a generous Harborough woman will be heading to Sierra Leone this month to promote and establish a base for its work. (Photo: Abdulai Dumbuya known

I am writing this piece from the Wusum Hotel in Makeni where we (SLAJ members) had converged to discuss issues concerning us. So, expect a comprehensive article on what was the outcome, especially in relation

For descendants of Koya chiefdom residing in the United States, it is all about making a difference in the lives of their people and their community. Through their 501(3) C organization, the Koya Progressive Association,

The Warwick Apartment Towers at 1131 University Blvd, Silver Spring, Maryland was the venue of this celebration. The hall was filled with all Sierra Leoneans who are loyalists to their country and came from all

Staging of a multicolored sketch of an Agenda for Change is just the first step in an effort to cater for resources that may perhaps be steered towards behavioral change. The question yet to be

At the Law Court on 25th Wednesday 15 suspected Armed Robbers were handed over to the Law Court officers who were arrested for armed robbery with aggravation and unlawful possession of arms and ammunition. Among

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hon. Zainab Bangura and some senior staffs of the Ministry are currently on a Cold War over a big syndicate to be exposed by the minister. Sources close

A release from the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has revealed that there will be ‘Sixteen Days of Activism on Violence against Women’ that begun yesterday Wednesday 25 November 2009 where one of the most active

In Kenema City, at the Eastern Regional Headquarter early this month an MCH Aid Nurse Josephine Mansaray who resides at 20 Dakiya engaged in the delivering of pregnant women at her home which has resulted

Of Bribery and Poverty in Kono Sad news to have heard a case of $15,000 bribery that flopped between Lebanese (in the guise of Diamond Dealers Association) diamond merchants and the Ministry of Mines Officials in

US $300 Million Annual Aid for Sierra Leone The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Samura Kamara, has disclosed that donor communities at the just concluded consultative group meeting held in London, have promised to at