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February 2011

OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) is the name of an organization formed about six or so years ago by a group of scientists from Havard, headed by Nicholas Negroponte. It was focused on the development

Sierra Leone’s President, H.E. Ernest Bai Koroma has scored another soaring mark for his tremendous achievements in various sectors of governance in the country. (r-l: President Koroma and German President Christian Wulf) He got the appraisal

A fire broke out and consumed the Maternity Ward at Kenema Government Hospital. No casualties have been reported to date, however, an investigation into the cause of this disaster is ongoing. Brima Abdulai Sheriff, Amnesty

United Nations peacekeepers of the Special Court’s Mongolian Guard Force yesterday formally handed over responsibility for the Court’s security to the Sierra Leone Police. UN peacekeepers, working in cooperation with Special Court’s Security Section and the

DOUALA, Cameroon 17 Feb – Countries of the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (GCLME) region began a crucial two-day meeting with potential donors Monday to rally support for the implementation of their national priority project

At last a new Managing Director has arrived at Sierra Leone’s Skye Bank.  Apparently arriving almost a week ago, the new Managing  Director will be expected to exercise overall control and be responsible and accountable

I write today as a Sierra Leonean, a proud and very senior and influential member of the Sierra Leone People’s Party in North America, and a person who is concerned about and tired of the

Statement Delivered By The Deputy Minister Of Information And Communications: I have the pleasure of representing the substantive Minister of Information and Communications, the Honourable Kotho I.B. Kargbo, who is unavoidably absent due to

Sierra Leone participated in the preparatory meeting to the 12th Islamic Summit held in Sham El-Sheik, Arab Republic of Egypt in the first half of the year.   Sierra Leone was represented by its  Ambassador to the

The City Council gave unanimous approval Monday to the appointment of Abubakar Jalloh as City Clerk and the action drew a standing ovation from residents and officials in the audience. (Abubakar Jalloh being sworn in

The Republic of Sierra Leone’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Brigadier –General Robert Yirra Koroma represented Sierra Leone at the just concluded Liberia’s 54th Armed Forces day celebration in Monrovia. (Photo:  Sierra Leone's Chief

For some time even before he left to take up a ministerial appointment Paul Kamara’s for-di-People newspaper had taken on a new format. In place of a formal editorial like in the past, the paper

President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has called on the Belgian government to do more in the fight against the smuggling of diamonds from Sierra Leone by turning away all diamonds without a certified

Strong woman and CEO of Sickle Cell Carers Awareness (SCCAN), Madam Sia Evelyn Nyandemo, is poised to revive the return of Mobile Clinics to Sierra Leone after 20 years.  (Photo: Mrs Sia E. Nyandemo CEO,

When I received the news late on Monday evening that lawyer Dr. Bu-Buakei had taken the opposition SLPP party to court, my only reaction was that I saw it coming. I saw it coming not