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May 2011

Giileh Scholz, simply known as Giileh (pronounced “gie leh”) to her admirers is the latest sensation from Africa poised to make an indelible mark in the gospel music industry in the USA. The Sierra Leonean

Addis Ababa, 23 May 2011 – The Meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers of the 2nd Africa-India Forum Summit held today, at the headquarters of the African Union Commission (AUC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The meeting

On May 20, staff of the United States Embassy in Freetown marked Endangered Species Day by donating over 4,780 mango, orange, grapefruit, and other native fruit seeds to a representative from Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary. The

Dr. Mandy Garber is a Sierra Leonean psychiatrist living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She spent the month of April volunteering at the Kissy Psychiatric Hospital, and her experience was sobering. The only psychiatric hospital in the

Swede Lars Olof Mattsson has been retained as coach of Sierra Leone, for the time being at least. The move comes after a lengthy meeting between the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) and the country's sports

President Koroma and his troops will be laughing and preparing to be re-elected next year as they enjoy the hullabaloo going on with the opposition SLPP. The fumbling and bungling in the handling of serious

The Former Executive Director, National Coordinator and Regional Coordinator of the Attitudinal and Behavioral Change Secretariat, Philip Conteh,  Allieu Badara Kamara and Lansana Zanto Kamara have been found guilty and convicted for corruption offences under

I first met Dr. Sidikie Bangura (in photo) at the wedding party of former Ambassador Mbaba's daughter, since then we became close and built a catholic bond of brotherhood.  I have since learnt and began

I had, I should say, the good fortune recently to read Dr. Abass Bundu’s ‘Seven Conditions For The Sierra Leone Peoples Party Flagbearer” posted on, of all days, December 25, 2010 – Christmas Day.  I

A writer is likely to be accorded a legendary status by his people when he writes a true and honest story but he becomes a villain when he writes a biased and untrue story. Such

Sierra Leone has been making progress in the world of soccer, that has brought pride and happiness to football fans both at home and in the Diaspora. Thanks to the talented Mohammed Kallon’s

Addis Ababa, 22 May 2011 – Africa Day will be celebrated on Wednesday 25 May 2011 all over the continent and in the Diaspora, under the theme: “Accelerating Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development’’. The African

Why aren’t we tried enough to hold onto our good moral values, resolve our differences and get along?  Why are we constantly full of (PHDs) - Pull Him Down syndromes even with people who care

Addis Ababa, 20 May 2011 – A meeting of Senior Officials took place on 20 May 2011, at the headquarters of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, within the framework of the 2nd

It was a night of joy, excitement and solidarity among members of the APC when Mr. Kebbie Turay (in photo) and his corps of APC Philadelphia Chapter officials were installed in office by Mr. Hassan