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August 2010

Sierra Update News Magazine – 5th Edition, out now! Sorie Sudan Sesay, Publisher/CEO, SIERRA Update News Magazine, 41 Eagle Street, Holborn, London, WC1R 4TL Tel: (UK) +44-7848021154/+44-7904864795 / +44-2074040140 Tel: (SL) +232-33657886 Sierra Update Issue 5

Jeremy Ractliffe, the former head of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, said he handed three small stones to the police. He said Miss Campbell gave him "three small uncut diamonds" on the Blue Train as they

Freetown – The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has donated €500,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for food assistance to 50,000 pregnant and nursing women and 12,000 malnourished children under

The Government of Sierra Leone under His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma and the Justice Sector Development Programme, through the British Council and DFID, are pleased to announce the formal opening of Sierra Leone’s first

Freetown – The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists is pleased to learn that the Managing Director of Zenith Bank Sierra Leone has left the country after the association gave a one-week deadline for her recall

During my last visit in Sierra Leone, I learnt that Messers Francis Foray and Joseph Sundima Lahai are currently at each other’s throat in a real court of law in Freetown about the above building. 

Hip hop star Wyclef Jean spoke about his presidential ambitions in his native Haiti Hip hop star Wyclef Jean has formally registered to stand for president of his native Haiti as it

General Motor and Transport Workers’ Union in Freetown has commended Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Morie Lengor for improving the erratic traffic system in the Western Area since he took up office few months

The people of the Thorminaya section in the Magbema Chiefdom and part of Masungbala Chiefdom in the Kambia district have called on government to step in with immediate effect to settle the long standing dispute

The Sierra Leone Indigenous Traditional Healers’ Union in collaboration with the council of tribal heads will launch its attitudinal and behavioral change campaign on August 7 at the National Stadium.  (Photo: One of  Sierra Leone's

The worst flooding in Pakistan's history has now affected more than four million people and left at least 1,600 dead, says the UN.  "People say they are not getting help from the army or the

Report reaching the Ministry of Defense discloses that six Sierra Leonean Military Personnel serving as Peace Keepers in Dafur, Sudan were involved in a gruesome lorry accident leaving four dead and two seriously injured. The United

Barely a month in office, the interim management team appointed by the Board of Trustees of the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation has been bracing up for the challenge to radically develop the national broadcaster in

Africell, the Number One mobile phone network has made a ten (10) units increase on the initial 25 units per minute international tariff. Now, the tariff charged on every international call is 35 units per

In several parts of the world, particularly Oceanic and African countries, the risk of becoming infected with HIV is disproportionate for young girls and women compared to boys and men of the same age. Teenage