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May 2011

Today [21st May] the winners of the 2011 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize were announced in Sydney in an exciting climax to this year's final programme. Critically acclaimed international literary titles for Best Book

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character”

About a fortnight ago David Tam-Baryoh was asking on his Monologue programme whether his Excellency and his government were listening.  The subject was the acute shortage of fuel at the time and the hike in

The row over who will take charge of Sierra Leone for their upcoming 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier has intensified, with the country's FA threatening to withdraw its team from qualifying altogether.  (Photo: Both

(FREETOWN, Washington DC, London 20 May 2011) – Coinciding with the 50-year anniversary of Independence, the people of Sierra Leone will celebrate a planned THREEFOLD increase in the Total Power Output for their country, firmly

Three years ago Sierra Leone's reputation as a drug dealing country was cemented with the discovery of about 600 kg of cocaine, on-board a small aircraft, at Lungi International Airport. A few days ago, the

Mr Kortor Kamara, a Sierra Leonean insurance expert resident in the US, has been invited as a featured Speaker at the First Annual Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference ( AIRC 2011) to be held in

FREETOWN: President Ernest Bai Koroma has received in audience the newly elected executive of the National Council of Paramount Chiefs during a courtesy call paid on him at State House, where they presented him with

FREETOWN: The newly appointed Chairman and Commissioners of the Political Parties Registration Commission (PPRC) have Friday 20th May 2011, subscribed to oaths of office in front of President Ernest Bai Koroma during a swearing in

ACCRA, 20 May - The IGCC/Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem received approval from its Steering Committee Thursday for a final “no-cost extension” of Strategic Action Plan Development (SAP) phase of the project that serves 16

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), condemns Wednesday's indiscriminate shelling of civilians in Mogadishu's Bakara market which killed an estimated 14 and wounded several others. The deaths in Bakara were purely the responsibility of

As part of the 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations, the Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in collaboration with the 50th Independence Anniversary Steering Committee in North America will be organizing an Awards Ceremony and

The chaos in Sierra Leone's national football team's total as Coach Lars Olof Mattsson has taken out a squad that he did not know if he will get to use. "There is an ongoing power

LONDON, UK (Teletechwire): The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation’s (CTO) has presented the results of a Rural ICT Access Gap Study to the management of the Sierra Leone ICT regulator NATCOM and a number of key stakeholders,

Some call it abject poverty or global poverty, and others say it is real time hardship. What next? If this is so, so be it, Amen! It is virtually not the wish of Sierra Leoneans to