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February 2010

President Ernest Bai Koroma today ordered the arrest of National Revenue Authority/Customs personnel who have aided and abetted the defrauding of the State through importers’ false declaration of goods and the clearing of such goods

The Secretary-General of the United Nations has named Binta Mansaray (phot0) of Sierra Leone as Registrar of the Special Court. Ms. Mansaray, who was appointed Deputy Registrar in July 2007, has served as Acting Registrar since

Economic recovery for a post war country is a difficult and Herculean task, more so when viewed from the perspective of the collective responsibility of the citizenry of such a country. Sierra Leone is in

The Secretary-General of the United Nations has named Brenda Joyce Hollis of the United States as Prosecutor of the Special Court. Since 2007, Ms. Hollis has been a Principal Trial Attorney in the Office of the

Statement by His Excellency the President and Commander in Chief, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma on the unveiling and commissioning of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces War Monument on 18th February, 2010 The Honourable Vice

Address by His Excellency, the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, 18th February 2010 at the National Stadium: The Honourable Vice president,Ministers of GovernmentDeputy MinistersHonourable Members of ParliamentYour Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic and Consular CorpsChief of

In the ‘Awoko’ newspaper of Wednesday 17th February and I found a really interesting and captivating headline, ‘Thieves in Parliament?, as was stated  by the Speaker of Parliament, Abel Stronge. His statement came about following

Freetown – The Magistrate Court in Kenema has discharged journalist, Sheku Tanga on six counts bordering on criminal and defamatory libel. The court also awarded the defendant Le 1,500,000 in cost. In May last year

Government position on Haja Afsatu Kabba, Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources: Consistent with government policy on transparency, openness and zero-tolerance on corruption, the Office of the President finds  it absolutely necessary to let the

The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)has welcomed the formation of the new transitional unity government in Guinea led by Prime Minister Jean Marie Dore (in photo), a press release sent

Freetown, Sierra Leone, February 19 , 2010 — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, said today it will launch its Business Edge training product in Sierra Leone by March 2010 deepening its support

The United States welcomes Prime Minister Jean-Marie Dore’s appointment of a transition government in Guinea. The 34-member cabinet includes 24 civilians, and represents an important step towards restoring civilian control of the Guinean Government and

Commonwealth Special Advisor, Head of African Section Political Affairs Division, Amb Ayo Oke, has expressed concern over the recent visit of the Secretary General of the Commonwealth to Sierra Leone. While paying courtesy call to Sierra

President Ernest Bai Koroma had set out on a goodwill visit to the Kailahun district, the only area that he had not visited since assuming office as President of our Republic. It is on record

Tonkolili magnetite iron ore mineral resource grows to 10.5 billion tonnes.  Magnetite test work confirms high quality iron concentrate. (Photo: Frank Timis, Executive Chairman, African Minerals) Total JORC compliant iron ore mineral resource at Tonkolili grows