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October 2011

The first two batches of 234 and 235 Sierra Leone pilgrims respectively arrived safely at the Prince Mohamed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport, Medina in the early hours of Saturday, 22nd October, 2011.  (Photo: Ambassador

The Syrian government has turned hospitals into instruments of repression in its efforts to crush opposition, Amnesty International said today in a new report. The 39-page report Health Crisis: Syrian Government Targets the Wounded and Health

As the "Arab Spring" of mass protests for democracy that is roiling much of North Africa and the Middle East slips past mid-year, activists and power holders across Africa continue to follow the unfolding revolutions

In 2001, African leaders officially adopted the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) as the continent's premier framework for economic, social and political advancement. With the plan's 10th anniversary approaching, Africa Renewal's managing editor, Ernest

The dynamics of the global economy have changed with a new set of fast-growing markets challenging the position of the established advanced economies. The rapid growth markets are expected to grow collectively by 6.2% this

We are saddened to learn of the death on Friday 21 October 2011, of Judge Antonio Cassese, an eminent international jurist and, until recently, President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Among the many achievements in

MAKENI, SIERRA LEONE - The Ministry of Local Government and has last (Friday) 21st October 2011, administered a coronation rites on Paramount Chief Bai Shebora Kansangha II  at Pate Bana Marank Village in the Bobbali

Dallas, Texas, USA: October 23rd.  It is argued that the establishment of the consular service in Texas is a necessary part of the Sierra Leone policy of trade expansion that President Ernest Bai Koroma focused

Washington, D.C.: Monday 24th October, 2011: The inaugural lecture for this year’s Human Rights Seminar, held at The City University of New York, was presented by Sierra Leone’s High Court Judge, Justice Abdulai Sheikh Fofanah. The

In respect of the death of Mr. Sam E. Metzger, former member of the Board of the Independent Media Commission, a Book of Condolence will be opened to the general public for signing on Wednesday

Prior to a meeting with investment associates in Germany to market Sierra Leone´s rich potentials, Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Richard Conteh, has informed his compatriots in Berlin about his government’s outstanding achievements in recent

The Mayor of Freetown, Herbert George Williams, is said to have grabbed a piece of land situated at Fergusson Street, owned and belonged to one Haja Sia Alie. Reports are that the Ministry of Lands and

Following SLPP (Sierra Leone People’s Party) disclosures of recorded discussion between Mohamed Bangura (leader United Democratic Movement Party) and one allegedly Ngaoja fellow, it has reached this press that there is stern disagreement between the

The Bo report undoubtedly accused 4 police officers for the murdering and shooting of harmless people during the Bo disturbances. Police Constable 12381 B.S Mansaray commonly known as White Boy, according to the report, was held

While Sierra Leoneans continue to be overtly obsessed with frequent outburst of political violence in various parts of the country, the incidence of fire outbreak especially in government establishments has become a cause for concern. When