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February 2011

The Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) refers to a front page article on the Concord Times Newspaper dated 16th February 2011 titled “Staff Resentment over Recruitment Process at SLBC” as irresponsible journalism. The article is erroneous

Airtel is pumping 25 million dollars to expand its operations in Sierra Leone and has also planned to bring its ecosystem of global partners to the country which could result in additional employment opportunities.  (Photo:

Close to eighty Sierra Leonean students toured one of China’s most visited sites; TIANANMEN SQUARE and BIRD’S NEST STADIUM. The visit was part of the annual convention city tour in Beijing. The tour started at

UMU DUNIA - literally means mother of the world. Writing from a social perspective and being a graduate of Egypt and to all who have sojourned through the various institutions of Egypt will almost agree

Washington D.C. Feb 14th 2011 - His Excellency Bockari Stevens, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the United States of America (in photo), today signed on behalf of the Government

The semi-finalists have been announced for the second edition of the business plan writing competition, which started in Sierra Leone last year and yielded a star prize winner Eva Roberts (Le75m).  This year’s star prize

On the morning of January 29, 2011 farmers and residents of the surrounding communities in Yankasa Section in Makari Gbanti Chiefdom descended on Addax Bioenergy’s field office in Lungi Acre to participate in the inaugural

Traffic Police past Saturday were caught at point sharing monies received from Taxi and Okada riders for violating traffic rules.  (Photo: Traffic police on duty in Freetown) Four police officers and Okada task force personnel arrested

Thirty citizens, including pupils of Ahmadiya Secondary School Thursday got into police nets for possession of dangerous and offensive weapons, and disorderly behaviour during Ahmadiya Secondary School Sports at the National Stadium. The arrest of 30,

Theresa Jalloh, a fifty year old woman was honored by her husband, Mr. Amadu Jalloh, at the Hotel Holiday Inn Express in Plano, Texas, on Saturday January 29th.  This was the second celebration of

Public’s unreserved protest lays emphasis of disappointment over the untold, uncontrolled and uncalled for hike in the prices of basic commodities. Findings say residents of Freetown are unhappy with incidences of price rise and have vowed

Ecowas Commission President clarifies position the current crisis in Cote D’Ivoire - In response to specific questions addressed to him at the Press Conference that followed the publication by the European Union Electoral Observation Group

Saturday 12th February 2011, was not one of those ordinary days for Sierra Leoneans in London as they gathered at the Porchester Hall, West London, to celebrate their country’s 50th Independence Anniversary. Organised by the Sierra

Argosy Minerals (ASX: AGY) will raise A$1.49 million through a placement of 14.9 million shares at $0.10 per share to fund the development of iron ore prospects in Sierra Leone and for working capital. The placement

One of my favourite Church hymns is “And can it be that I should gain…?” It was written by Charles Wesley (1707-88) the brother of John Wesley (1708-91) who founded the Methodist Church. Charles Wesley