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November 2012

Waterloo, Canada – November 26, 2012 – Celebrating its anniversary, the Africa Portal continues to achieve great success as the leading open-access resource for policy research on Africa. View a special infographic highlighting the Africa Portal’s two

There was a national mission that we needed to accomplish and that was the reelection of President Ernest Bai Koroma and the All Peoples Congress party. This was national mission/responsibility as a result of the

In his maiden speech after being re-elected into office, President Ernest Bai Koroma called on all party supporters and sympathizers to embrace the olive-branch ideology by cuddling ‘hugging’ the spirit of oneness to all losing

Members of the forth estate from various media houses in Freetown and Kenema on Thursday 22 November 2012 engaged at one of the biggest radio stations in the city of Kenema (City Radio 103.3) in

As Sierra Leone braces towards enhancing an enabling environment to ensure every child has access to education and free health care, hundreds of children are being subjected to child labour in every part of the

Since the volcanic eruptions in the Middle East, the attempt to transform Egypt into the political laboratory for the region’s litmus test for democracy has been fraught with socio-cultural gridlocks. Whether the rise against Mubarak

At a ceremony held at St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican over the weekend, Pope Benedict XVI named six new non – European to join the College of Cardinals, also known as the “Clergy of

Like every democratic loving Sierra Leonean, I wish to congratulate the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma for winning a second term as President of the Republic of Sierra Leone. And regardless of what political affiliations

The Chief Administrator of the Kenema District Tamba Sahr Musa on Thursday 22 November 2012 told journalists at his Kenema district council office at Nyadeyama Road, Kenema city, eastern Sierra Leone that he took over

The Western Area Human Rights Committee in collaboration with special court interactive forum presented a preliminary report to journalists on the 2012 elections on Friday 23rd November at their office in Freetown.  Their aim was

President Ernest Bai Koroma has toured the capital of Freetown expressing thanks and appreciation to the citizenry, not only for his re-election into State House, but also for the comportment that led to a successful

Civil Society Movement Sierra Leone (CSM-SL) on 23 November 2012 organized a press conference at the National Coordinating Centre, 34 Godrich Street, encouraging Sierra Leoneans and all political parties to continue with the spirit of maintaining

The Deputy Minister of Political and Public Affairs Hon. Alhaji Chief Benson Suwui  on Friday 23rd November 2012 confirmed to a cross section of journalists at his Nyadeyama Street residence in Kenema that he is

Award winning rapper and Peace Ambassador, Kao Denero, has joined other Sierra Leoneans in congratulating President Ernest Bai Koroma on his re-election.  (Photo l-r: LAJ, HE President Ernest Bai Koroma, and KAO Denero) The ‘King of Freetown’ who

A decade after Sierra Leone’s gruesome civil war ended, the tiny West African nation of about six million people has always been linked to its ugly past; a past defined by atrocities committed by rebels