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June 2011

The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone defeated the Mena’s of Niger 1-0 at Brookfield’s National Stadium in Freetown on Saturday, June 4th, 2011  keeping their hopes alive in Group G of the 2012 Africa Cup

Freetown, Sierra Leone - In the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in the city of Freetown at National Stadium, 47 minutes into the game, the crowd went wild as Ibrahim Tetteh Bangura scored the

To Teach Future Generations – is Sankofa’s real time schooling of society. It involves 13-member Curriculum Development Team that is a consortium of K-12 teachers from high need LEAs, one doctoral student, higher education faculty, and

He is from the insurance world. Do you mean he is an adrift? Not so exactly, I mean his is a problem of non-certainty. Is he not a genius? He certainly must have been a

Ceaselessly, the pen has been unveiling the piteous mood of Sierra Leoneans dwelling especially within the circle and municipality of Freetown with regards to the trauma their blood brothers (fellow Sierra Leoneans) have been raining

The adage: “for any rumour, there is always a jot of truth,” hung in the minds of Sierra Leoneans when news broke out that the President’s suitcase was in an indeterminate state. Bars, restaurants, highways, off

We read with great relish a front page commentary carried in the Independent Observer Newspaper of June 2, 2011, titled ‘Irrelevant Deputy Ministers.’ In the attempt to justify its position on the subject, the paper, without

Over nine hundred registered members of a community based organization  in Constituency 107 in Central Freetown, called the Youth Network for Development (YND), also known as the Krootown Road Ataya Base Organization, have wholeheartedly accepted

Ministries, Departments and Agencies put together have to pay the National Power Authority (NPA) Le 20.8 billion as arrears for a period of nine months. Sources say that THE Ministry of Defence has accumulated electricity payments

A delegation from the International Growth Centre (IGC) recently visited Sierra Leone to conduct studies on the implementation of issues bordering on export promotion strategies, with the sole objective of uncovering challenges in the execution

Alfred Chambers, who doubles as the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) Chairman, West District, is in court on allegation of malicious damage and trespass to property. It is reported that some months ago, an All Peoples

It was my intention to discuss ‘copyright’ and ‘plagiarism,’ but frequent requests from particularly broadcast journalists has urged me come up with the topic ‘news on air’ so as to refine performances of Sierra Leonean

Abu Bangura, aged 16, and Momodu Barrie, aged 25, both petty traders, on Wednesday, June 1 appeared before Magistrate Johannes Wellington at Court No. 2 in Freetown for flouting legal requirements as contained in Section

As the International Criminal Court gears up to elect six judges and a new prosecutor, observers are warning that political rather than merit-based considerations could govern the evaluation of candidates.  (Photo: current

Sierra Leone Swedish Coach, Lars Olof Mattsson (in photo) talking ahead of the 2012 African Cup of Nations qualifier in Freetown this Saturday has said that he expects Sierra Leone fans to stay behind their