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August 2011

Let me first thank the Almighty God for helping the SLPP and the leadership in steering a successful convention despite the many hiccups in the past few months. To our newly elected flag bearer, Rtd. Brigadier

Sierra Leone's biggest and fastest mobile communication company Africell, Wednesday 3rd launched two promotions for the month of Ramadan - ‘Money Na Wi domot’ and ‘Gentry Na wi domot.’ Speaking to a cross section of journalists,

The twitter box in the warehouse of Mr. Idiot has hacked information of combat fighting between Julius Maada Bio and John Oponjo Benjamin (notorious coupists). Catch it live - the Idiot has it unconcealed.  It’s been

Accompanied by the Sierra Leone High Commissioner to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Plenipotentiary Henry McCauley, a high–powered delegation from the National Directorate of Unemployment (NDE) Nigeria, met President Koroma at his office

Dear Editor, I join the majority of Sierra Leoneans in the Diaspora to express my disappointment for the “manipulated election” by SLPP delegates of ex-military junta leader Maada Bio, despite his terrible criminal record, to

International film making takes a giant stride with the launch of Screencoyote.com, an international film makers’ network, dedicated to facilitating cross-border collaboration. Scheduled to launch this month, Screencoyote promotes cross-border and local collaboration as a way

The oil company Shell has had a disastrous impact on the human rights of the people living in the Niger Delta in Nigeria, said Amnesty International, responding to a UN report on the effects of

Commissioner Dr. Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba Meets with H.E. Dr. Luisa Diogo in Maputo, Mozambique Addis Ababa, 3rd August 2011 - As a final step in the setting up of the High Level Panel on Alternative Sources

Addis Ababa, 5 August 2011 – As part of the African Union’s (AU) efforts to assist the victims of the famine in Somalia and the Horn of Africa, the AU Commission has opened a bank

The hour came and the inevitable happened with our mum, sister, and a servant to the nation, departing from us to the true world. On behalf of my family and all sympathisers, I send our heartfelt

I am not a Sierra Leonean nor did I grow up with Ms Nanette Thomas. However, by sheer confluence of nature and God's design, Ms Thomas was introduced to me in her early days in

Nigeria scored five goals for the second match in a row at the Under-20 World Cup in Colombia as they beat Croatia 5-2 on Wednesday. Nigeria's Uche Nwofor came on as a substitute and scored

Addis Ababa, 4 August 2011– The Horn of Africa and in particular, Somalia, is experiencing the most severe drought of the past five decades. Over twelve (12) million people are affected by drought and famine.

International and Local Groups Condemn Rise in Intimidation of Human Rights Defenders The Lebanese authorities should immediately cease harassment of Saadeddine Shatila, of the international human rights group Alkarama, for his work documenting torture by security

The Chairman of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi, says he wants the Black Stars to break into the top ten of the Fifa rankings.  (Photo: The Black Stars' performance at the 2010 World