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August 2011

The Port Loko District Council on Monday 22nd August, 2011 awarded forty Grant-In-Aid (GIA) scholarships to students of the Teachers' Training College and Polytechnics in the district. Port Loko District Council Finance Officer, Abdul Bangura disclosed

As she walked to the podium, the hall that was filled with die-hard APC supporters went wild.  It was cheers all the way for Ms. Nanette Thomas as she bid farewell to the APC Dallas

Port Loko town will soon benefit from pipe borne water supply. The project engineer, Hassan Y. Kamara disclosed to the New Citizen that they have received over Le6 billion from government, in partnership with the Port

The Bank of Sierra Leone’s monetary policy committee left its key lending rate unchanged at 23% for the third straight month, citing concern over inflation in the West African nation. “The committee underscored the need for

A good number of Sierra Leoneans based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  joined over two million Muslims from across the world  in the Holy Land of Mecca to offer special prayers for  their country

Talks have begun over a bid for the AIK Stockholm striker, according to the Swedish press. Celtic are in talks to buy Sierra Leone international striker Mohamed Bangura from AIK Stockholm, according to reports in the

Hours after the announcement of Julius Maada Bio as the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) Presidential flagcarrier, the political scenery of Sierra Leone instantaneously changed. The ruling All People’s Congress (APC), without any delay, dreadfully engaged

It was a day full of action at Match Day I of the Airtel Rising Stars Tournament at the Makeni Wusum Grounds, in a day that saw six matches played and twelve teams fighting for

The Anti–Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday 23rd and Thursday 25th August 2011 met with the people of Kamabai, Biriwa Limba and Masongbo Section Makarie Gbanti Chiefdoms in Bombali District respectively. Declaring the purpose of the meeting,

The 2010 award winning telecommunication company, Airtel, in keeping to it corporate social tasks has commenced the ‘Airtel Rising Stars’ tournament in Makeni in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone. In partnership with one of the

A politician and an Islamic scholar, Haja Afsatu Kabba (in photo) Sunday 21st chaired the Jamiatu Nurul Muminat annual Ramadan quiz competition held at the Aberdeen Community Center in the extreme west of Freetown. The programme

What’s happening to mother Sierra Leone? Why are our politicians, who understandably should have the responsibilities of developing strategies that build up society, all but in the end, promote frustration? Don’t hesitate calling them bootlickers and

James Fallah-Williams, who was facing deportation from the UK back to Sierra Leone, has won three years discretionary leave to remain according to the NUJ.  (Photo: James Fallah Williams, front right, with members of charity

In a bid to revamp education in Sierra Leone - most especially - the northern region, the Community Empowerment for Rural Development has concluded a two day interactive session for primary school pupils.  (Photo: AGSP

Before passing the Secretary Generalship to Cornelius Macarthy, Daniel Kanu declared his intention to the group, All People’s Congress Social and Cultural (APCSC), Dallas Chapter that he is returning home finally to contribute to the