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February 2010

The term “sexual violence as defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) is “any sexual act, attempt to obtain a sexual act, unwanted sexual comments or advances, or acts to traffic, or otherwise directed, against

Egypt were drawn against former champions South Africa and Niger in the same 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying group on Saturday. The African champions will also face Sierra Leone in Group Seven which promises to

Sierra Leone’s new High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency Edward Mohamed Turay, has been told to do everything possible to maintain the publication of the SIERRA Update news magazine published under the Sierra

The Federal Republic of Nigeria’s Acting President His Excellency Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has welcomed Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma to Abuja, and said, “I am here to pay you a courtesy call and to

Kaifala Marah (in photo), Adviser on Public Expenditure Management in the Commonwealth Secretariat, has again been honoured by his fellow Sierra Leoneans in London. At a well organised and jam-packed surprise reception hosted at East London,

Dear Mr. Kamara:  In reference to your article on DENI-SL dated February 8, 2010, I want to write on behalf of past and current members of the DENI Dream Team and thank you very much

In his inauguration speech Ernest Bai Koroma, the president of the republic of Sierra Leone promised the populace that "I have no doubt, that like the phoenix, we shall rise from the ashes of war

HOUSTON, TEXAS: The Sierra Leone People’s Party in North America (SLPPNA) strongly condemns violent attacks by agents of the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) on the residents of Tongo Fields who exercised their democratic right

An eleven-man Sierra Leonean delegation has arrived in Abuja, the Federal Capital of Nigeria Monday 15th February to attend the summit of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, scheduled for Tuesday 16th February at the

We are moving, getting closer to 2012 which shall be another important year in the political history of Sierra Leone, mindful of the fact that we shall be conducting the country’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections,

In a very recent edition of the the Global Times newspaper, its Managing Editor Sorie Fofana wrote briefly about Britain’s war time leader, Winston Churchill. This was the man whose voice and exhortations inspired Great

In another overwhelming crowd-pulling streak in a presidential tour of Tonkolili district, Northern Province, President Ernest Bai Koroma has been thanking the people of the district for having voted for him as President. In a

"Colourful entrepreneur',” "convicted drugs offender'' and "The Gusher'' have been some of the headlines used by the press to describe this businessman!  So let’s get it out in the open, who exactly is Frank Timis

Since my first meeting with Foday Sankoh (photo) the former RUF leader, there have been many versions of the incident. Although it was covered and played over SLBS the story is still with relish and distortion,

The ECOWAS Commission congratulates the people of Anambra State for demonstrating the power of the ballot box to decide who governs over them.  ECOWAS notes with satisfaction the peaceful, non-violent atmosphere that prevailed before, during