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November 2011

Pilot National Legal Aid (PNLA) was established by the Government of Sierra Leone and the Justice Sector Development Programme funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) on January 6th 2010 to provide a sustainable,

Luanda, Angola 24 November 2011- The Second Session of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Transport (CAMTII) was held today, 24 November 2011, in Luanda, Angola. Under the theme: consolidating the transport sector for

Usman Boie Kamara,  born 2nd January, 1949 in Freetown, Sierra Leone,  married with three children Summary of Professional and Other Activities Starting as a Government Mining Engineer in Kenema in 1972, entire working life was spent in

The pre-election violence that has taken place in Sierra Leone since 2007 reminds us of the political upheaval that occurred in during and after the 1977 elections. This violence gave fillip to the banning of

“Freelance,” they say, “is a trade for the birds. No pension, no gratuity, no salary, no benefit.”  (Photo:  Sam Sumana, Vice President, Sierra  Leone) By the above quote, it is understandable that Sorious Samura, who doubles

Member of Parliament for Constituency 88 in the Pujehun District, Hon. Sheka Musa Sama, has called for the immediate removal of civil society activist, Charles Mambu, as Chairman of the Conflict Resolution Committee. He was appointed

About 78 Sierra Leoneans who maintained they are indigenes of the disputed town of Yenga, in the Easthern District of Sierra Leone, have told this medium that they are unhappy over the snail pace of

How dare Sorious Samura, an international investigative journalist tied up with unknown and unnamed persons  hamper the standings of the Sierra Leone Vice President? Who says the video footage seemingly obtained by Sorie Sorious Samura and

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” (Marcus Garvey). Simplistic as it may sound, this is true of culture in its truest form.  The

The President of  Sierra Leone, who is also leader of the All Peoples Congress party, Dr Ernest Bai Koroma, has made one of the finest appointments in the political calendar of the ruling party.  He has named

President of Young Leaders-Sierra Leone, Unisa Dizo-Conteh Junior (in photo), has said that failure to address youth socio-economic exclusion could threaten sustainable development in Sierra Leone. “Youth comprise approximately 60 percent of the country’s population –

Cluff Gold Company with mining operations at Baomahun is looking forward to being the first industrial gold mine in Sierra Leone.  (Photo: Country Manager of Cluff Gold Company Alusine Jalloh is committed to operate the

It is unofficial but suggestive as a pointed solution for global warming; it submits that world leaders gather for a summit where talks on climate change will hold and submit commitments that will drive focus

Take a moment to think about this: In 2010 alone, the Sierra Leone Government disbursed over Le75 billion in “direct fiscal transfer” to local councils across the country. That did not include the in-kind contribution

The wind of change continues to blow across the Arabian Dessert. If the recent unrest in Egypt is anything to go by, it looks like the geotropic wind of change is gathering momentum from some