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June 2010

The 64th Ordinary Session of ECOWAS Council of Ministers including Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of Finance Dr. Richard K. Konteh held in Abuja the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria formally scheduled for May 31 to

Fredanna M'Cormack, Assistant Professor at Coastal Carolina University (CCU) in the USA, will return to her home country Sierra Leone in less than a month to commence the 'Bele Uman Project: Saving Mother, Saving Lives.' Part of Fredanna's

Kalahari Bushmen are taking the government of Botswana to court over its refusal to allow them access to a water borehole on their land. (Photo courtesy Survival: The Kalahari Bushmen are going to court over

An International Visitor Leadership Program sponsored by the United States Department of State and designed and coordinated by Meridian International Center ended on Friday 30th April 2010, on the theme, Volunteerism:  United We Serve. The 3-week

According to Zain Sierra Leone’s Commercial Director Keith Tukei, it is now possible to roam using your Zain SIM on your BlackBerry, laptop modem, and mobile compatible phones, and have complete access to data services

In an elaborate and well planned ceremony commemorating the return of the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone held at the Peace Corps Coverdell Headquarters in Washington, D.C., members of the Sierra Leone Embassy staff headed

One of Sierra Leone’s most celebrated news magazines published in London by the Sierra Leone High Commission in the United Kingdom, can now be read worldwide through the internet. SIERRA Update News Magazine has just released

The purpose of this article is to formally and publicly commend both of you Hon. Dauda T. Bangura and Hon. Leslie Allen for the excellent services you provided at the APC-NA inauguration ceremony at Philadelphia

Since the publication of this article in 2007 to the present in which members of the family of those murdered in cold blood by members of the NPRC, masterminded by the SLPP Chairman, John O.

Nothing could be more sinister and outrageous than one attempting to shelve the truth with fabricated statements of his own imagination. That’s exactly what I have observed in Dr. Sama Banya’s writings. In attempting to react

A one-day national dialogue on smuggling and enforcement of the Kimberly Process Certification Scheme (KPSC), ended yesterday Wednesday 2nd June 2010, at the Hill Valley Hotel in Freetown, with participants highlighting smuggling and weak enforcement

Speculations have been rife and now have been published by the Global Tines newspaper of today Wednesday 2nd June 2010 about my position as Presidential Press Secretary. In the newspaper’s front-page lead story (which turned out

Freetown – The European Union (EU) Representative, accompanied by two Representatives of the Minister of Education, Youths and Sports and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Country Representative, yesterday visited the WFP school meals

There is growing alarm among Kenyan farmers about a government announcement that 2.3m bags of maize were unfit for human consumption.  (Photo: Aflatoxins in contaminated maize can be lethal) Health experts say the maize contained high

Thank you Sir!  His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma’s "Agenda for Attitudinal Change” is meek, self-effacing and straight forward. After the 11 years of savage, brutal and barbaric war, people became prone to attitudinal problem