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February 2011

As part of support for Sierra Leone’s post-conflict recovery efforts, the UK government has provided a further £1 million to the Special Court for Sierra Leone. The grant will help the Court conclude the Charles

Freetown – Tension between the Chairman of the Koinadugu District Council and the community radio station in the area, Radio Bintumani, has been resolved following an intervention by SLAJ and Talking Drum Studio (TDS). The situation

Government notes with dismay that an infinitesimal group of teachers has embarked on a path of sabotage and subterfuge through a so-called strike action in Kenema City and Albert Academy Secondary School in Freetown.  (Photo: 

It is now been confirmed via the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that the friendly between Nigeria and Sierra Leone is going to be a late kick-off Wednesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Lagos. (Photo:  Lone

The true scale of the theft of overseas aid money by corrupt foreign regimes is disclosed in leaked documents obtained by The Daily Telegraph.  Tens of millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money has been pocketed

The Virtual Private Network (VPN) service of airtel has proved fruitful for Non-Governmental Organizations, a success story being Caritas in Makeni. Caritas has achieved cost savings in communication costs through airtel’s voice VPN service; whether

Alongside existing programmes for fiction projects, opportunities for documentary filmmakers will be strengthened in the upcoming Durban FilmMart (DFM) which takes place between 22 to 25 July during the 32nd Durban International Film Festival.  In

In tailored suits and with gold cufflinks matching his gold-rimmed glasses, Charles Taylor has spent much of the past three years sitting largely impassively in a courtroom in The Hague, occasionally writing notes to his

It has to be granted to the All Peoples Congress Party, the APC. The wheels of its propaganda machines are well greased and run so smoothly that they could even sell one’s own mother to

AIK’s duo Ibrahim Tetteh Bangura and Mohamed Poboshy Bangura will be leaving Arlanda International airport, Stockholm, on Tuesday early hours via Amsterdam for Lagos where they will join the rest of the Sierra Leone squad

Australian domiciled resources and investment company, Cape Lambert Resources Limited (ASX: CFE) (“Cape Lambert” or the “Company”) will take its total cash proceeds from the sale of assets acquired from former resources company CopperCo Limited

The one month Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia which saw president Zine el Abdine Ben Ali flee the country and seek refuge in Saudi Arabia, has become the harbinger for Egypt. It was against the proclivities

The United States Embassy in Freetown wishes to congratulate Madieu Williams (in photo) on being named the 2010 NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year.  One of the National Football League’s most prestigious awards, this accolade

Supersports.com revealed today that the World of Champions has now the rights to broadcast the international friendly between the Nigerian Super Eagles and Sierra Leone, Leone Stars on Supersport 3 from 8pm (CAT) on Wednesday. 

The Government of Sierra Leone has taken note of the political unrest and demonstrations going on in the Egypt for the past two weeks, and wishes that this difficult phase in that country’s history will