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August 2010

President Ernest Bai Koroma has told farmers, paramount chiefs and key institutions in the Agricultural sector that farmers and the people of Sierra Leone should earn what they honestly deserve. The President made these remarks during

The Japanese obviously committed many atrocities and other war crimes on allied Prisoners of War, especially the British and Americans. The experience of Chinese and the Koreans under Japanese invasion and or occupation is a

About 20 accused persons were on Wednesday 4th August, 2010 arrested and detained at the Police cells in the Law Court building on the instructions of Principal Magistrate J.O Wellington. Lawyers were seen running up and

Do you know or have you ever heard of a Nigerian national called Oby Ikeh Unekwe? I am sure that most, if not all, of the journalists in Sierra Leone know her. But for the benefit

Recently while working in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone to document maternal and infant mortality issues, the ministry of health was launching a free health-care program for pregnant women and children under five. I

In part one of the debate on whether or not to accept the new education system introduced by the government, the Roaming Pen critically looked into some of the immediate recommendations of the Professor Gbamanja

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has implemented an agenda of sweeping reforms to attract new investment. Three years into the plan, what are the results? When Tony Blair stepped into the Sierra

The National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) has once again come to the rescue of Sierra Leone. In ensuring progressive and sustainable infrastructural development in the country and in taking the lead in initiating

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea His Excellency Henry O Macauley has presented his letters of credence to President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo at his State House in Port City of BATA. The

The Chief Finance Officer of London Mining Plc Rachel Rhodes together with a cross section of management and staff of London Mining Company last weekend visited the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary to assess their immediate needs. The

The annual soccer tournament that assembled Sierra Leaoneans from all across the United States ended in New York City on July 31st, with no winner reported in the final encounter between Atlanta, Georgia and Philadelphia

Washington — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the President’s Forum for Young African Leaders serves as the start of an engagement between the Obama administration and young Africans who are making a change

Washington — An activist in Sierra Leone hopes President Obama’s Forum with Young African Leaders will inspire her government to encourage more political involvement for youth and women.  (Photo: Amienatta Kanawa, - a delegate at

Naomi Campbell is, unsurprisingly, not a household name in Sierra Leone. But that may be about to change, as the British model and celebrity prepares to become a reluctant, and perhaps significant, participant in the

Once again the health and welfare of our former opposition leaders, namely former President Ahmad Tejan-Kabbah and former Vice President Solomon Berewa have become headline speculations in pro APC publications. First it was reported that