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October 2011

The Ishmael Beah Foundation (IBF), a private charity dedicated towards helping children and youth affected by war reintegrate into society and improve their lives through education, has awarded 100 scholarships to primary, secondary, tech voc

Celtic striker Mohamed Bangura could be out of action for up to three months after picking up a knee injury.  (Photo: Bangura has yet to score since moving to Celtic at the end of August

Airtel, one of the best telecommunication companies in Sierra Leone, has fulfilled its promise by sending the four “Airtel Rising Stars” to Tanzania to the Manchester United football clinic. The four ARS youngsters left the shores

The inaccurate and unfortunate criticisms levied by some Civil Society Groups on African Minerals has not gone down well with some traditional authorities, who served as clear testimony to effective and efficient work done by

The people of the Bombali District Headquarter town, Makeni, have on Tuesday October 25th, 2011 outrightly condemned all forms of political violence and wholeheartedly endorsed the practice of political tolerance among members of registered parties

Celtic boss Neil Lennon has revealed Mohamed Bangura may require surgery on his knee and the Sierra Leonean international could be out of action for up to 12 weeks.   The striker sustained an injury after coming

The world looked on, with eyes wide shut, as the demise of Gaddaffi unfolded piece by piece, leading to his eventual death. The political, moral and even economic justification and ramifications of his downfall are

Community members of the Bombali District Headquarter town of Makeni were on Monday October 24th, 2011 enticed by the Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat sensitization program to call for a concrete ideology for national

The first ever Miss West Africa International pageant in Africa is set to take place in Gambia, December 2011 being brought to you by SASS Visa Agency and Brain Concept Solutions. This year is set

Politics, it is often said, 'is a dirty game…’ really? I can’t tell, for I am not a politician. Granted that it is indeed a game that is ‘dirty’, it implies, therefore that it is

The first two batches of 234 and 235 Sierra Leone pilgrims respectively arrived safely at the Prince Mohamed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport, Medina in the early hours of Saturday, 22nd October, 2011.  (Photo: Ambassador

The Syrian government has turned hospitals into instruments of repression in its efforts to crush opposition, Amnesty International said today in a new report. The 39-page report Health Crisis: Syrian Government Targets the Wounded and Health

As the "Arab Spring" of mass protests for democracy that is roiling much of North Africa and the Middle East slips past mid-year, activists and power holders across Africa continue to follow the unfolding revolutions

In 2001, African leaders officially adopted the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) as the continent's premier framework for economic, social and political advancement. With the plan's 10th anniversary approaching, Africa Renewal's managing editor, Ernest

The dynamics of the global economy have changed with a new set of fast-growing markets challenging the position of the established advanced economies. The rapid growth markets are expected to grow collectively by 6.2% this