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April 2010

Sold-out performances Saturday April 17, 2010 of "Afiwa," an opera by Nicholas Ballanta marked a special occasion. For the first time, the production was presented in America. (Photo: A true heroine of the people, having

Sierra Leoneans in the US will soon join thousands of athletes in the 4th Annual Islamic Games scheduled for May 29-30 this year in South Brunswick, New Jersey, a popular Sierra Leonean who is also

At about the same time last year, I made a similar call to this nation. I am again pleased to virtually repeat this message… In the life of every nation that believes in the divine nature

Fellow Prince Waleans, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. I would like to welcome you to the 22nd Annual Thanksgiving service of the Old Prince Waleans Association (OPWA), Washington DC Area Chapter. OPWA is part of

Sierra Leone’s indigenous music is embedded in a cocoon of mystic obscurity, deserving music lovers and scholars’ unquenchable thirst for refreshing anthropological inquisition. Probably, this might seem a novelty to the west, where its exposure is craving a

Obtala Resources, a public liability company Saturday sealed a deal with authorities and community people in Kono district, establishing the first such community mining scheme that will jointly operate the diamond mines in three chiefdoms,

Millennium Mining Operating at 20 Tons and Averaging 7-10 Carats per Day Dolat Ventures Inc. announced today that its diamond mining subsidiary Millennium Mining LLC of Sierra Leone is currently operating and its daily processing

April 19 (Bloomberg) -- Alhaji Aliko Dangote, founder and chairman of Dangote Industries Ltd. of Nigeria, intends to open cement and flour factories in Sierra Leone’s port in the capital, Freetown. Dangote would import raw materials

Atlanta, USA –Ms. Mary Adoga is a native and citizen of Sierra Leone, as well as a naturalized citizen of America, established the organization of Go Da June 16th .  Her organization will deliver on

After their 3-1 victory over defending champions, East End Lions, FC Kallon captain Michael Kallay said they can now go on and win this year’s Sierra Leone Premier League title. The Kalleone boys defeated the Killers

The Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA) an arm of Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Ministry has informed the headship of Sierra Leone High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria that it is willing and ready to cooperate

BERLIN, 16 APRIL 2010. The Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the international standard for improved transparency in countries’ natural resource sector, met in Berlin 15-16 April. The Board discussed the request of 17

There is nothing more dangerous to the career of a budding journalist than unbridled sycophancy. People including this author have read the dispatches of Alhaji Jalloh with some form of admiration. He was fundamentally different

As Sierra Leoneans prepare to celebrate their country’s 49th Independence anniversary next week, there has been great debate about the lackluster development in the country before the coming of the people’s president, Dr. Ernest Bai

When the APC radio began to broadcast its diatribes before and after the 2007 Presidential run-off elections, nobody said a word until the SLPP’s Unity radio came on air and suddenly all hell was let