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July 2011

At least 37 soldiers have been arrested in Guinea following the attack on President Alpha Conde's home, officials say.  (Photo: Alpha Conde) The detained soldiers include high-ranking officers who were close to Guinea's former military junta,

Former President of the ECOWAS Commission and now Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, Dr. Muhammad Ibn Chambas, on Wednesday expressed his deepest condolence to the people of Sierra

The nightmare is over; at last we all can now breathe a great sigh of relief. The Supreme Court, the country’s highest legal decision body has given its final verdict on a matter that had

The National Youth Coalition (NYC) headed by colleague Al-Sankoh Conteh, is no doubt moving away from its original focus and now being nearly political.  (Photo: author) The main reason why the NYC was founded was to

In a bid to address water and sanitation problems in three cities of over a million and half, the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources in partnership with the Sierra Leone Water Company and donor

There are indeed several obvious reasons why many patriotic Sierra Leoneans remain reluctant to participate in the country’s party politics.  What is supposed to be a simple and straightforward process can by design easily become

LUKOIL Overseas (a wholly-owned subsidiary of LUKOIL) agreed about acquiring of private company Oranto Petroleum a share of 49% in the Petroleum Agreement for offshore deepwater block SL-5-11 in the Republic of Sierra-Leone. Exploration program obligations

Castrate rapists! The incidence of rape of young girls, sometimes even baby girls, by adult males, has become so rampant that it has become very frightening, and if urgent and stringent measures are not put in

The Environmental Protection Agency S/L (EPA) has completed distribution of refrigerant identifiers to the National Revenue Authority (NRA) Customs Entry post at the Gendema-Mano River Union bridge-Pujehun and the Gbalamuya Customs Post-Kambia. According to officials of

It was in April this year when the Freetown City Council in collaboration with her partners including patriotic citizens of Freetown made frantic efforts to get rid of the mighty filth in this god damn

The Messeh Partnership Trust (MPT), a leading not-for-profit development foundation, announces that President Ernest Bai Koroma’s Private Sector Advisor, Mr. Oluniyi Robin-Coker (in photo) will speak at High Level Consultative Meeting on Youth Entrepreneurship, to

A grant of approximately US$42.1million from African Development Fund (ADF) and a loan of US$19 million from OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) - totaling US$ 61.1million have been provided to improve access to adequate

Kadiatu Koroma, wife of the late Abu Bakarr Koroma who was a student of the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) has complained in a bitter mood that the police have done nothing regarding

It is a fact that Sierra Leone’s 11 year war was referred to as an act of civil butchery.  The war, which came to an end in 2002, left many homes in disarray and poverty. Of

Health For All Coalition (HFAC) Executive Director, Charles Mambu and the Deputy Commissioner of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), Morlai Buya Kamara Monday 18th signed a joint press release on the identification and reporting of