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August 2010

Globalization has been defined with numerous and widely differing meanings dating back to 1870 as "economic integration through trade, migration, capital flows and communication" (Mann, 2005). Considering current impact, globalization indicates the social process, highly

The general public is hereby informed that in accordance with the provisions of Section 157 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Sierra Leone 1991 (Act no.6 of 1991), it has pleased His Excellency

Well, let’s face it, before the Sierra Leone Presidential and General Election in 2007, I recall, Mr. Ernest Bai Koroma, now our president Ernest Koroma promised change, a positive attitudinal change that got the whole

Mohamed Kamara hugs New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada after throwing out the first pitch (below) prior to Wednesday night's game against the Detroit Tigers at the Stadium. Nearly half of Mohamed Kamara's 18 years have

A final agreement between the Government of Sierra Leone and African Minerals has been ratified today. Full details to be published later!

The man who accepted three uncut diamonds from supermodel Naomi Campbell and held them privately for years is stepping down as a trustee of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, the fund said. (Photo: Jeremy Ratcliffe, 

President Ali Bongo has vowed to modernise the west African state's economy.  Gabon has signed deals to diversify its economy in an attempt to be less reliable on its dwindling oil reserves. The government has announced

A  64-year-old Nigerian Professor at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania, Chukwudubem Okafor has committed suicide after killing his Jamaican wife over domestic dispute. Joe Vanilla, a detective at the Berks County Coroner Office in Pennsylvania, told the

The National Union of Students (NUS) yesterday commemorated the 13th anniversary to mark the death of scores of their colleagues who were brutally murdered during the AFRC and RUF regime in 1997. The commemoration was geared

A workshop on post-conflict, reconstruction, development and peace building in Africa wraps up today August 19 at the Bintumani Conference Hall. The workshop looked at the challenges of countries emerging from violent conflicts and their impacts

As they say, bad news travels faster than good news. Following the sad news that former vice president of the Republic of Sierra Leone and also leader of the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party aspirant

Regular readers of the African Champion and Standard Ties newspapers must be amused at the photograph which they like to publish of what is supposed to be me.  If it is indeed me they must

Under the leadership of His Excellency the president, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma who is also Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Sierra Leone, a befitting State funeral was held yesterday at the Hockey Pitch, Wilberforce,

Subscribers of Africell, one of the leading mobile phone companies in the country are now beaming smiles after receiving pleasant prizes from company. This was disclosed last Tuesday to journalists at a press conference at the

There is no denying that the incidence of rape is on the increase across the country. Everyday children under the ages five and ten month are being raped by adults above thirty years and more. I