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February 2012

Armed men Monday 13th, 3 a.m. attacked the home of a popular female politician, Afsatu Kabbah (in photo), at Femi Turner Drive Goderich with intent to ‘harm’ or ‘assassinate’ her. Police sources say the attackers gained

“The police have no reason asking me to make a statement to them. They’ve had written statements of happenings in Moyamba, Zimmy, Kenema and other areas in the southeast of Sierra Leone,” Maada Bio said. “I

Following the President’s pronouncement that his government has never held captive any political detainee, recent arrests of politicians of the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) seem to contradict the avowed declaration. In recent times,

A small West African country with a violent history browbeats the mighty UN - Sierra Leone is regarded as model of post conflict reconstruction. An 11-year civil war that left some 50,000 dead by 2002

Sierra Leone will soon be celebrating its 51 years of independence, yet good governance, democracy and development are as elusive as the civil liberty that many other countries take so much for granted. Despite vast

From the north of the Limpopo, right down to the south of the Sahara, pre-colonial empires have risen and fallen.  There was the Songhai, the Mutapa, Ghana, Mali and right down to the Mamana Empire.

The Deputy Minister of Information and Communication, Hon. Sheka Tarawalli, last Friday held talks with the presidential and government press corps in the United States of America. The meeting, which was meant to build more

“Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth their vote has as much weight as that of any CEO, any

The Alliance for Migration, Leadership and Development (AMLD) has launched the capacity building of actors in intra-regional Management of the free movement of persons and rights of residence and establishment within The Economic Community of

Freetown – The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists has expressed serious concern over the continued membership of two people on the Board of Trustees of the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation. At a General Meeting held at

Recently, St Joseph’s Secondary School Alumni Association of USA and Canada, after conducting a video documentary on the condition of the school held a major fundraising campaign named ‘Operation Sponsor a Chair.’  Due to their

The brutality and savagery of the past 11 years of a destructive war in Sierra Leone will not permit any patriotic and peace- loving Sierra Leonean to wish for a repeat of such a sadistic

A serial sex offender who attacked 11 women in five years has been deported to his native Sierra Leone, the Home Office has said. Mohammed Kendeh, 25, of Peckham, south London, admitted indecently assaulting 11 women

Despite critics’ debates among Diasporas around the world concerning the awesome contributions of President Ernest Bai Koroma’s administration in Sierra Leone, I have seen that there is much more ongoing progress in Sierra Leone today

The World Bank and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) have again lent their support to Sierra Leone’s unprecedented opportunity for transformation and sustained growth, by making available the sum of thirty four