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April 2011

It was his debut album for Sierra Leone, but it became an instant hit after it was released by Kallboxx Records in 2007. In that song, ‘Angel’, Alonzo Abasi talks about his desire to go

During the recent United Nations Sierra Leone Country Specific Configuration review meetings at the UN, Sierra Leone’s Civil Society participated and made a deep and stirring impression. As we said in our previous reports, each

Police have netted a man on April 1st for stabbing his wife while she was taking a bath. Mohamed Mansaray Friday stabbed his wife, Yankadae, after suspecting that she was from her boyfriend’s place at Garba

I empathise with my friend Blyden Jenkins-Johnston over the emotional distress caused to him by the callous and could-care-less attitude of the SLRA in the destruction of his family property along Wilkinson Road. Although it

A Sierra Leonean has been honoured with the distinguished title of Mayor of the London Borough of Lambeth in London (Photo: Members of the High Commission presenting a gift to Mayor Valcassel). Councillor Christiana Valcassel received

The recent ‘peace-like-a-river accord’, by the gladiators in the billowing clouds of political incense and the encircling ocean of maneuverings in the SLPP, may end up as nothing more than a flea kiss - (you

For some time now I have been intrigued by the recurrence of certain characteristics or failures associated with the present government. I like Ernest as a person; I even like him because of his declared

Government wishes to inform members of the public that as a result of its decision to adopt the metric system, petroleum products especially petrol, kerosene, and diesel oil, will as from the end of April

FREETOWN: The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has been awarded the “PEACE MEDAL AWARD” by the Universal Peace Federation in the United States of America. Introducing the special envoy of

Musicians have told the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) how the City Father, Mayor Herbert Williams, paid them Le300,000 and not Le 3 million for performing at the Morgan Heritage musical concert. “We were told we will

The Minister of Health, Zainab Bangura (in photo), has been framed by doctors as seemingly diminishing efforts of government in the implementation of the existing ‘free health care’ for Sierra Leoneans countrywide. Just recently, the Minister,

The Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji I.B. Kargbo (in photo) who doubles as government spokesman has given an update of developments in the first quarter of this year and other events involving Sierra Leone’s

The Ross Road Police Station Thursday 31st lined up hooligans believed to have inflicted stab wounds on the back of Sierra Leone’s musical lyric, Hassan Kamara aka Timaya of Black Leo fame. Timaya was ganged up

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Thursday, 31st March 2011 happened to be the last press briefing for that month. It was chaired by the Deputy Minister of Information, Shaka Tarawalie and was very much to the task. The host minister, Alhaji