Your trusted place for Sierra Leone and global news
Home2010July (Page 12)

July 2010

Head of Sierra Leone's Hajj delegation to Saudi Arabia a couple of weeks ago has welcomed "successful arrangements" for this year's Muslim pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. (Photo: Senior official of the Saudi Hajj Ministry granting

Alice Waterman says she has never seen so much blood in her life.  (Photo: Newborn baby girl Sinnah survived - others are not so lucky) The 55-year-old independent midwife from East Anglia has gone to Sierra

The human population is far higher than any other primate at any time in history The UK's Royal Society is launching a major study into human population growth and how it may affect social and economic

The United States Government wishes to inform applicants that effective July 13, 2010, fees for various consular services will change. The new fees will cover actual operating expenses for the U.S. Government’s network of 301

Spain’s triumph at the just concluded World Cup in South Africa came as no surprise to me and many other sports journalists and analysts too around the World. They defeated Holland 1-0 in the grand

Jamaican singer and producer Sugar Minott has died at the age of 54. His wife said he died at University Hospital, Kingston, but did not say how he died. He cancelled gigs in Canada in May

Andres Iniesta struck a dramatic winner late in extra-time as Spain won the World Cup for the first time but condemned the Netherlands to their third final defeat. Iniesta drilled his left-foot strike across goal

A charity established by Tony Blair to aid the African poor is being run by a banker who helped to mastermind toxic mortgage investments at the centre of an alleged multi-million-pound fraud. (Photo: Controversy-Tony Blair

Nelson Mandela has enjoyed a thunderous greeting from thousands of fans at the World Cup closing ceremony. The former South African president flashed his famous smile as he was driven across the pitch in a golf

His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma is a patriot, a loyalist and a good leader.  Keeping the promises he had made during his first visit at the UN in 2008, had made him to be

Fatmata Conteh went missing at the age of 17 some time in January 2007, she is about 5ft tall, slim with brown eyes she has two thumbs on her right hand and is a mother

Pelé, Brazil 1958 - The man widely considered the greatest footballer in history came to international prominence as a 17-year-old at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, scoring five goals during the tournament, including two

In the ongoing trial of the former Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Haja Afsatu Kabba, the defense team yesterday started its case after the prosecution closed its case last Wednesday, before justice Samuel Ademusu. After

Freetown, Sierra Leone  - I read with complete amusement and dismay online the exonerations and cowardly statements of John Benjamin, Chairman of the opposition SLPP of his unquestionable role in the NPRC junta extra-judicial killing

Uruguay 2-3 Germany – Sami Khedira nodded in a late winner as Germany saw off the spirited challenge of Uruguay to finish in third place for the second World Cup running. It seemed Germany were set for a