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December 2009

28 Doctors take Oath at College of Medicine A total of twenty-eight medical doctors were, on Saturday December 5th 2009, sworn in at a ceremony held at the Campus of College of Medicine and Allied Health

Address by the Chancellor of the University of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, at the 2009 University Congregation Adjai Crowther Ampitheatre, Fourah Bay College, Mount Aureol, Freetown on Saturday 12 December, 2009 Mr.

I have always read Pa John Baimba Sesay’s column with an open mind combined with some admiration for his style; I have often thought, “I wish some others would emulate him.”  But I was really

As a nation, Sierra Leone has continued to move from the ravages of a civil war that lasted for over a decade, to a country that is fast becoming a beacon of democracy and good

Internal Affairs, Local Government and Rural Development Minister has said in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that the police “are doing extremely well in the country in the maintenance of law and order.” Ambassador Alhaji Dauda

A meeting by the Committee of Ten (C-10) nations chosen by the African Union (AU) to pursue ways of getting Africa into the ‘permanence’ of the UN Security Council is currently underway in the Libyan

The Federal Republic of Nigeria has strengthened Sierra Leone’s Health and Education sectors by releasing another forty four (44) Medical Doctors and Professional Teachers to the West African country, to teach in various teaching and

Freetown – The President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma has assured journalists that his Government will review Part V of the 1965 Public Order Act, which criminalizes libel. Speaking at a press conference at State

A Sierra Leonean, living in Sudan (?), by the name of Idrissa Conteh, aka Atomic Pen has attempted to state some areas where, in his opinion, the APC led government of Ernest Bai Koroma has

At a short but impressive ceremony at State House today, President Ernest Bai Koroma addressed Chiefs of Defence Staffs from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) who are in Sierra Leone to attend

When the majority of Sierra Leoneans proudly begin to define their purpose of being good citizens and making giant strides towards national progress, so will our enduring flag continue to fly so high amid the

The second batch of 497 Sierra Leonean pilgrims are expected to depart the King Abdul Aziz International Airport Jeddah Friday, 11th December, 2009 at about 3: 00 A.M  Saudi Arabian local time, on board a

Background: PIP is an EU-funded development programme operating in African-Caribbean-Pacific (ACP) countries. After a very successful evaluation of its first 8-years, a second phase of PIP was launched on 12th October 2009 and will run

Not too long ago, the opposition leader, Mr. John Benjamin wrote a very concise and matter of fact letter to President Ernest Koroma on various issues bordering on governance, the economy and corruption. Unfortunately, it

His name is Idris Conteh (Atomic Pen); he was until his departure for greener pastures a newspaper editor or columnist or both. He has an international job and now lives very comfortably in the Sudan.