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November 2009

The Chief Executive Officer of Access Point Africa (APA), Mr. Conrad Coyanda Parkzes has on yesterday 23rd November, 2009 briefed Journalists from various media houses over the false stories being printed in the Standard Times

The recent press attacks on Vice President Sam-Sumana and the ruling All People’s Congress government of President Ernest Bai Koroma has opened a Pandora’s Box of counter accusations with the Sierra Leone People’s Party being

If silence means consent, then President of the Republic of Sierra Leone is as guilty as charged in the series of corrupt cases that have been levied on him and members of his family by

Of 14 countries 13 of which is sub-Saharan Africa, Sierra Leone is rated as one of the countries with the highest rates of maternal mortality.  In such a small country that hosts a population of

“The manner in which the opposition has now taken politics in trying to disparage the country in the eyes of the international community should be cause for concern for any right thinking Sierra Leonean,” said

The communications officer for the National HIV/AIDS Secretariat, Abu Bakarr Kargbo on Monday November, 23rd November 2009 disclosed that his secretariat has prepared five hundred braille copies with information about HIV/AIDS for the Blind School. Speaking

As part of moves to ensure that the rights of people are respected in the country properly, the National Forum for Human Rights (NFHR), a coalition of activists, has established a Human Rights Defenders Association. In

Training For Farmers Starts The first training of 1,00 farmers from four districts (Moyamba, Port Loko, Kambia, and the Western Area) is currently underway to ensure effective and efficient farming activities in line with available improved

The National Commission for Social Action, NaCSA, has received up to 25 million dollars as financial support to continue its mandate and work. The money is part of the recently released World Bank funding given out

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Honourable Zainab Hawa Bangura has taken time off politics to have time with religion as she heads to the Holy city of Mecca to perform this

Sierra Leone is a country that witnessed over a decade long civil war. This civil war saw the destruction of lives and property. Thousands of innocent people were killed and hundreds maimed. Some say, the

The incident took place before the most destructive rebel war in this country’s history. A group of Peace Corps volunteers stationed in Bo summoned the police to their residence because their Land Rover which was

The 63rd Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers which opened  Friday, 20th November 2009 at the ECOWAS  Commission in Abuja to consider various measures for  improving the effectiveness of the ECOWAS Commission and

The Third Committee of Experts of the General Assembly today (Tuesday 24th November 2009) concluded its work on the 64th Session of the General Assembly in Committee Room 1 in the United Nations headquarters in