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October 2011

UNIDO Director General, Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella was keynote speaker at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. where he delivered remarks in honor of United Nations Week addressing the role

Jusu Jaka Yawmah (in photo), a Sierra Leonean living in Ghana, and one of the country’s most young talented poets has illuminated his brilliance once more by sharing another of his insightful and soul searching

The once dilapidated, deprived Tombo fishing Community School, which was adopted and rehabilitated by Airtel, continues to receive the promises made one year ago by this noble institution.  (Photo: Corporate Affairs Manager June-Rose Johnson presenting

Haja Aminata Kabba-Kamara is well-known in the Calaba Town Community and even beyond.  Aside from having a home that is strategically located in the area – conspicuous, exotic and known by everyone as ‘American Compound,’

The Airtel Rising Stars football clinic started off in grand style as former Manchester United great, Bryan Robson kick-started the Manchester United football clinic at Dar es Salaam beach front Karembezi Arena. For Sierra Leonean

Christian Stadil (photo), the Chief Executive Officer of Hummel, the world’s sixth largest sporting brand, will jet into Freetown on Sunday 30th October 2011 to pay a visit to follow up on the tremendous progress Hummel has made so

Just after lunchtime on Wednesday a small crowd gathered at Lungi to bid a fond farewell to Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal at the finale of an historic royal visit to Sierra Leone. Her

In a bid to curb the spate of human rights violations against defenseless prisoners in Sierra Leone, top executive members of the Attitudinal and Behavioral Change (ABC) Secretariat, Dr. Ivan Ajibola Thomas and Mrs. Nanette

Stakeholders around the world have in unison observed the month of October 2011 as Breast Cancer Month, with a mission to raise awareness on Breast Cancer through quality education on the disease itself, teaching self

The Sierra Leone Government staged an Investment Conference in London titled “Working in Partnership” which was attended by over 100 investment professionals on Thursday 20th October. The Conference was hosted by the High Commissioner and

The well of Sierra Leone Parliament has had Parliamentarians of political parties- so to say- old but notorious or new but unstable- supporting or criticizing content as in speech recently delivered by President Koroma.  (Photo:

Content, as in the Shears Moses Commission report, indicts the Minister of Internal Affairs, the Mayor of Freetown, and a Presidential guard, Idrissa Kamara aka Leather Boot. Albeit government’s refusal to making public the Shears Moses

A sizable number of retired doctors in the Republic of Germany have articulated their willingness to offer ‘free medical services’ to Sierra Leone - their country of origin - should they be guaranteed better housing

The four youngsters from Airtel Rising Stars, Sierra Leone, might be miles away their homes, but they are well and truly settling into their new surroundings in Dar es Salaam's posh Oyster Bay neighbourhood.   [caption id="attachment_31553" align="alignnone"

THEME: "Accelerating Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development” The African Union Commission will join the rest of the African community in the continent to observe the African Youth Day on November 1st, 2011. This year, activities marking the African