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June 2010

Ghana won their final World Cup warm-up match 1-0 against Latvia, thanks to an 89th-minute strike from Quincy Owusu Abeyie. (Photo: Quincy Owusu Abeyie struck late on to give Ghana victory over the Latvians) The second-half

Hosts South Africa took their unbeaten run to 12 matches as they finalised their World Cup preparations, defeating Denmark 1-0 in Atteridgeville.  South African striker Katlego Mphela scored his sixth goal in five games Just six

I’m at a loss to read a press release from the opposition SLPP denouncing the proposed setting up of a Commission of Inquiry to unveil the truth surrounding the deaths of 29 harmless and armless

Residents of Freetown consider the moves made by Freetown Mayor Herbert George Williams (in photo) in setting up by-laws and collecting local taxes as adding an unnecessary burden on the people of the city as

The 4th prosecution witness in the matter between the State and former Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Haja Afsatu Kabba on June 1, began his testimony at the High Court in Freetown. The protected witness

Youth in Crisis is an organization comprised of 62 marginalized youths trained and certified by Action Aid-Sierra Leone. As nature would have it, Youth in Crisis started working with Action Aid on 18th August, 1999

It is rather unfortunate for a self proclaimed bishop, a member of the so-called Truth Commission to come out with a statement that is preposterous and ridiculous to the detriment of healing the wounds of

News of the ruling APC party bringing elements of the NPC government officials with specific reference to Julius Maada to book for the arbitrary killing of 27 people without the due intervention of the law

Mr. Chairman, Chief of staff and members of staff of the Peace Corps Headquarters, Peace Corps volunteers, Mrs. Bockari Stevens, Minister Counsellor and staff of the Embassy, distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen.  Let me start by

Kamal Charabi, the General Manager of the Syrian company ‘Tamatax,’ has called on well meaning Sierra Leoneans who want to look for quality products in furnishing textiles, curtains textile and accessories, carpets in all sizes,

The wild chimpanzee population in Sierra Leone is found to have been be doubled as Sierra Leone National Chimpanzee Census offers new hope for the survival of the endangered western chimpanzee. The Tacugama chimpanzee sanctuary which

A violent clash between young people mining at the controversial No. 11 Tailings and members of the Gbense Indigenous Youth Organization has left about four people severely injured in Kono.  Reports say the fracas ensued after

Kono is an eastern war ravaged district of Sierra Leone believed to be endowed with diamonds, gold and other precious minerals. During the hay days of Kono, it was referred to as the bread basket

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of Fourah Bay College (FBC) stated that the administration took the decision to cancel last Friday’s Students’ Union election because the ballots were not counted on the day of polling. Professor

The French government has agreed to train 12,000 African troops for the peacekeeping forces of the African Union and the United Nations over the 2010-2012 period. (Photo: L-R: Paul Biya (Cameroon), Bingu wa Mutharika (Malawi),