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December 2011

The attention of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development is drawn to a recent Press Release titled “Government Cuts Health Budget for 2012”, issued jointly and severally by Save the Children, Budget Advocacy Network

World Bank support paves way for better results in health, education, water, solid waste management WASHINGTON, December 20, 2011 - The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank has today approved the second phase

BURR RIDGE, IL – (December 23, 2011) – CNH Global N.V. (“CNH”), a worldwide leader in the agricultural and construction equipment business and part of Fiat Industrial, announced today it will build a new manufacturing

Ni Hau?  Did I get that right? (laughs). This is one of the two Chinese words I have been taught upon arrival in Beijing. The other I can’t recall vividly. O yes, my first few

Addis Ababa, 20 December 2011 – The African Union Commission held today, Tuesday 20 December 2011, expert’s workshop to review and finalize the draft 2050 Africa’s Integrated Maritime Strategy. Within the framework of “towards the

Freetown- The commencement ceremony of the China-aided road rehabilitation project and the construction of the Charlotte Hydro Power Project was marked by an official turning of the sod ceremony by President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma

Several youths, market women and community elders at Tengbeh Town have endorsed Hon. Chernor Bah for the 2012 General Election for his hard work and commitments towards development of his constituency and the country.  (Photo:

On 9 January 2012 Amnesty International is launching a new report: Year of Rebellion: State of Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa. The 72-page report analyses the events of 2011, a historic tumultuous

It is often the subject of the latest Hollywood movie: an outbreak of a disease threatens millions of life.  But it isn’t science fiction.  There are diseases out there that are threatening many lives.  We

Shame on those who insist Mr. Idiot is politicians’ most hated being.  (Photo: Ibrahim Samura, Editor) It was joy all over when news about Mr. Idiot’s Christmas salutation reached the tables of Di Obai’s of Mother

Ever since we uncovered the disappearance of the lump sum of eight hundred and eighty million leones (Le880,000,000), being money donated by a private company towards the Freetown market development project in 2008, we have

Ripstar Culture Foundation partnered by an organization in Finland (Children Crossing Cultures) which in the recent years has been promoting Culture and soccer in Sierra Leone will support cultural exchange and multi-culturalism between the Republic

A monumental windfall Friday 16th became visible for community members at Grass Field, Lumley as members of the Matrix Group of Companies commenced fencing of the sporting arena. Handing over twenty-five (25) bags cement and

The year 2011 has been an eventful one like many others before. Indeed, for the vast majority of ordinary Sierra Leoneans, it has been the most difficult year since the APC government came to power

Ghanaian Star actress and AMAA award winner, Nadia Buari, will pass this Christmas in Freetown, SaloneJamboree can authoritatively reveal. Buari who is popularly known as ‘Beyonce’ will be in town on time for the planned movie