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July 2011

Forest Green Rovers have signed Sierra Leone international midfielder Alhassan Bangura on a two-year deal.  (Photo: Bangura made 77 appearances during his four-year spell at Watford ) The 23-year-old was coached by Rovers boss

Statement delivered at a round table discussion between a cross-section of Newspaper Editors and Station Managers of Radio/TV Stations and the Development Partners on their mandate in Sierra Leone and their role in the coming

Sierra Leone is renowned for the value its people have always accorded to education as evidenced by the loyalty of former pupils for their alma maters. Having a long tradition and being among

This week, African leaders and heads of state are gathering in Equatorial Guinea’s capital, Malabo, to discuss the state of affairs in Africa and the role of young people and their contribution to long-term development

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea 30 June 2011 - The African Union Commission Chairperson Dr Jean Ping today said the popular uprisings in North Africa should be seen as an opportunity for AU member states to renew

Five persons accused of contempt have been ordered to appear before the Special Court in Freetown on July 15 to plead to charges they attempted to interfere with Prosecution witnesses. Hassan Papa Bangura, aka “Bomblast” and

Bribery is a modern day scourge on international trade. At a time when so many people are struggling through an economic downturn, bribery is a very real disease threatening our prosperity. It poses a serious

There are many similarities between Libya and Iraq. The landscapes are crusty and pancake flat. The housing is similarly spartan, and relentlessly dun. Because of a history of sanctions and the caprice of their leadership,

 “Women should be at the Forefront of the Energy Revolution”  ABUJA, Nigeria, July 1, 2011 -- Access to cleaner, more affordable energy for their people is a current priority for many African Nations. 70 participants from

Malabo, June 29, 2011 - The tenth anniversary of the New Partnership for Africa's Development ( NEPAD) was celebrated during the 25th Summit of the Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC), on Wednesday,

The indictment and calling for the arrest of Col Gaddafi by the International Criminal Court for the atrocities he is currently committing against his own people, is no different than what he orchestrated and fueled