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June 2010

Senior officers of the Sierra Leone Police and staff of the St. Edward’s Secondary School, Kingtom, on Friday June 4th 2010, held a one day peace march with students of the Saint. Edward’s Secondary School.

The Avian Influenza Secretariat under the Ministry of Agriculture charged with the responsibility to provide protection for our livestock and put in place preventive measures for the outbreak of disease caused by birds example avian

Within many organizations there are many aspects that contribute to the successes and failures that they endure. The aspects of power and politics play a significant role to how an organization performs. With power and

Ever since independence in 1961, the politics of Sierra Leone as a nation has invariably been characterized by various forms of political thuggery; state sponsored secret killings-used as a weapon of intimidation and the consolidation

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) remains widely practiced in Sierra Leone in spite of frantic efforts made by NGOs and human rights activists to eliminate the scourge because of its dreadful consequences. The secret society which practices

Rotary clubs in Nigeria and across the continent unite as ball’s 4-month journey comes to a close in Egypt ABUJA, Nigeria (June 7, 2010) –   Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, gave the

Freetown – The Transitional Management Team (TMT) of the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) has paid end-of-service benefits, or Severance Package, to 176 contract workers of the formerly state-run Sierra Leone Broadcasting Service (SLBS). “This is

Sierra Leone’s erudite Information and Communication Minister, Alhaji Ibrahim Ben Kargbo, Saturday, 5th June appended his signature on behalf of the government, for Sierra Leone to become a member of the new telecommunication network linking

At State House today, President Ernest Bai Koroma welcomed 39 Americans who are in Sierra Leone as the first batch of Peace Corps volunteers after a break of about 15 years caused by the 11-year

Today, the report of the Commission of Enquiry, headed by Hon. Justice Abdulai Sheikh Fofana, to look into the conduct of Paramount Chief Alhaji Madeseray Sheriff II of Biriwa Chiefdom, Bombali District, and to determine

Hundreds more children could die of lead poisoning in northern Nigeria, a decontamination expert says, but officials have downplayed the fears.  (Photo: The houses themselves are not being demolished) Some 163 people - mostly children -

News of “Ambassador” Alhaji Umaru Wurie’s official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was received with mouth-watering anticipation. In fact, it unreservedly became the subject of discussion in every corner of the Sierra Leone

Like many under-developed countries across the globe, Sierra Leone's health  system is nothing to write home about. What makes it very appalling is our inability to provide ordinary remedy let alone adequate treatment for ailments

African Minerals Ltd is in talks with several Chinese companies to raise $5 billion in funding to explore the Tonkolli iron ore project in the West African nation of Sierra Leone, a top company official

Freetown - Eighty-six Sierra Leoneans who went to Iraq as contract workers in various fields have been deported for striking, theft and falling pregnant, the employment ministry said Friday. The overseas employment co-ordinator Ahmed Mansaray said