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December 2011

Success it is often said is the manipulation of failure in the opposite direction.  I have over a period of time tenaciously held on to this statement, making it a primary component in my philosophy

Sierra Leone's Premier League has again been put hold, in the latest row between the government and the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA).  (Photo: A game featuring Sierra Leone side East End Lions was called

Blood is not simply red – it stains.  Covenants without swords are but mere words. When the hunter is afraid of his gun, then something is definitely amiss.  Those who are really desirous of seeing corruption

Addis Ababa- Ethiopia 15 December 2011- On the sidelines of the on-going Conference of Ministers Responsible for Mineral Resources Development, jointly organised by the African Union Commission and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Alieu Dumbuya, a local doctor in Songo village, Port-Loko District, last week was reportedly strangled to death by an unknown gang in the bushes around the town. Masiaka police department  has told this press that the

Washington, DC — Eighteen members of the U.S. Congress today wrote U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urging that the United States insist on a full investigation of credible reports that senior Sierra Leonean officials

A fatal accident at the Magbele Bridge on the Masiaka/Lunsar highway Friday 9th left 1 dead and five seriously injured.  (Photo: Main road in Lunsar, 3 hours north of Freetown) Superintendent of police Madam Fatmata Monday

“If our money is not paid to us, we shall have no option but say to government that we are ‘soldiers and till death shall we be," displeased and discontented war wounded soldiers blew their

It’s paining that the police in Sierra Leone have had nomenclatures; force for good, force for bribery goes unending.  (Photo: Ibrahim Samura, editor) It is a known fact that there are police officers acting as undercover

Amadu Bah, a Sierra Leonean businessman is reportedly missing from his home at Kissy Brook minutes after relatives accused him of being gay. In an interview with one of Amadu’s relatives, a student of the Institute

Mrs. Matta Kallon is a mother of two children John 8, and Bendu 5.  She is a resident of Kenema District in the Eastern part of Sierra Leone.  At age 16 she was forced out

Demonstrating their commitment to corporate social responsibility, London Mining recently contributed scholarships of over 75 million Leones to schools in the Marampa and Maforki Chiefdoms in Port Loko.  In all over 750 scholarships were awarded, 544

Addis Ababa, 13 December 2011- The Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology (HRST) is organizing a two-day official launching of the Pan African University (PAU). The first day of the launch, 13 December, comprised

Addis Ababa, 14 December 2011- The Pan African University (PAU) was officially launched today, 14th December 2011, by Dr. Jean Ping, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) and Mr Sam Ongeri, the Chairperson of

The coordinator of Salone Radio Amsterdam, Mr Hassan Bunani, left The Netherlands for Sierra Leone yesterday. Mr Bunani who is also the Chairman of Sierra Leone Foundation in Amsterdam is in Sierra Leone to monitor