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July 2010

A new winner will added to the World Cup winners list when two European teams that have never won the World Cup Holland and Spain clash in the final match of Africa’s first World Cup

For every World Cup the contest to win the best player award of the tournament is always tough and this World Cup is not an exception. In my opinion there are about seven players in four

One thing that journalists should disassociate themselves from is dressing state actors in borrowed robes, giving them the opportunity to mess up big time. Gone are the days that government officials enjoy press protection. As

The long awaited election for the Sierra Leone Reporters Union will take place on Saturday 10th July at the Freetown headquarters of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ). According to random interviews conducted by this

In partnership with Plan Sierra Leone, the Women Centre for Good Governance and Human Rights (WOCEGAR), have concluded a one day capacity building workshop for 50 youths from Bombali Sheborah and Biriwa Chiefdoms in the

Stakeholders in the northern city of Makeni have in the strongest terms condemned the riotous conduct of pupils in the Makeni Compressive Academy (MCA) Secondary School during a meeting that was held at the New

The Sierra Leone Ports Authority situated at Cline Town in the east end of Freetown is one of the institutions sabotaging President Koroma’s Agenda for Change despite the hard working and dedicated General Manager, Captain

Member of Parliament for Songo, Hon. Claude Kamanda, is alleged to have used thugs to cart away quantity of cannabis after it was arrested by police personnel attached to the Songo Police Station last Tuesday

A new world champion would be crowned in Sunday’s final at the Soccer City Stadium as Spain, yesterday, surged into their first appearance in a World Cup final, after edging out three-time champions, Germany 1-0,

His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, is pleased to announce that the Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme (GAFSP) has approved a request from the Government of Sierra Leone for  fifty million dollars

July 5th was LAJ’s birthday, the young Sierra Leonean rapper who came to the spotlight for his hit single ‘Money Nar Bank’ Remix which features Kao Denero, Diamond Saj, Pupa Baja and others. But strangely, LAJ

An Anthology of Contemporary African Short Stories - Edited by Dike Okoro. - This anthology aims to represent the best of contemporary African short stories written in English. Familiar names such as Benjamin Kwakye, Tijan Sallah,

The Office of the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice conducted a two-day workshop in collaboration with the Justice Sector Coordination Office (JSCO) from 17th to 18th June 2010, at the Hotel Barmoi, Aberdeen, Freetown, to

Santigie Kamara is a columnist in the Standard Times newspaper. Most times I find it difficult to understand the message he tries to put across which on most occasions is the same chorus of praise

ABUJA— President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday cautioned officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces to shun all forms of ethnic and religious sentiments in the discharge of their duties. He gave the charge at this year’s