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August 2011

Nazareth, 22 August 2011- From 22- 24 August, the Department of Political Affairs of the African Union Commission, in close collaboration with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), is holding a brainstorming

London, August 2011. Standard Chartered PLC has announced a ninth successive record first half of profit with income growing by 11 per cent* to US$8.76 billion as profit climbed 17 per cent to US$3.64 billion.

A team of United Nations African Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) from the Joint Support and Coordination Mechanism based in Addis Ababa on Friday 19th August paid a condolence visit on Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the

WAM Dubai, Aug. 23rd, 2011 (WAM) -- The United Arab Emirates represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has initialed an "open" Air Services Agreement (ASA) and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with

The Regional Manager of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) North, has warned all principals in Bombali District to desist from misuse of the Girl Child Education funds and other corrupt practices.   (Photo: Mr. Patrick Sandi, Regional Manager

It is the second week of the English Premier League season and already, the armchair fans and critics are at it again. You would think that events unfolding in Libya will be enough to get

Minister of Defense and National Security, Hon. Retired Major Alfred Palo Conteh, on Wednesday announced in Addis Ababa that Sierra Leone will contribute a Battalion of peacekeepers to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).

Consistent with their resolve to demonstrate love at the expense of exploitation among Sierra Leoneans, the Love One Another Campaign has gifted medical equipments and other training materials to various vulnerable groups as a promotion

The unremitting silence of Usman Boie reaches it end soon after his arrival in Kenema and Bo Friday 19th and Saturday 20th to talk to thousands of supporters, who in diverse ways joined him at

Madam Jorkeh Sesay and her daughter Abioseh Rogers suffered pitiless inhuman and brutal assault at the hands of 2nd Lieutenant SLA 1222 Felix Sorie Conteh. Lieutenant Felix Sorie Conteh, our investigation states, attacked and physically manhandled

The Independent Media Commission (IMC) has concluded a two-day training session for Radio Technicians in the Western Urban/Rural areas from Thursday 11th – Friday 12th August 2011 at the Jabex Complex Calmount Road, Waterloo. There

Who sacked him? Why was he sacked? How was the trial conducted? All as asked above consequently identifies how high placed military officers submit to political dictates. (Photo: author) “Yes Sir, I have done it as

We know and every Sierra Leonean now knows that the year 2012 will be a decisive moment in the political life of this country. Like we keep saying, it is the signpost for this country’s forward

The Minister of Health and Sanitation, Zainab Hawa Bangura, has met with stakeholders and health personnel at the Port Loko district court barray Friday 19th to discuss issues of free health care. At the meeting were

The robust and sustained public education crusade by the ACC in the East has been ongoing in pursuit of one of its mandates of employing all necessary measures to curb corruption, through public education and