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February 2012

China, having the second largest economy in the world has continued to ensure its presence is felt in, and appreciated by Africa and Africans. From West Africa to Southern Africa, East and Northern Africa, the

As part of its strive to ensure food security and promote agribusiness development in Sierra Leone, the Sierra Leone Chamber of Agribusiness Development (SLeCAD) in collaboration with IITA and USAID has commenced training sessions for

Bo, Southern Sierra Leone: In keeping with his policy of religious tolerance, President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma officially opened the 51st Jalsa Salana of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Bo on Friday 3rd February, 2012. The

Following methodical supervision and consultations with one of the sub-offices in the Office of the Chief of Staff, the Strategy and Policy Unit (SPU), last month held meetings with heads of tertiary institutions and the

It looks like since the president, Ernest Bai Koroma took office in 2007, speculation and rumours have been doing the rounds in equal measure.  Political pundits have since tried to give reasons for his political

The globally acclaimed Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars return with their third studio album, Radio Salone, out April 24, 2012, on CD and limited-edition 2LP vinyl via Cumbancha. Produced by roots reggae, soul and Afrobeat

Lansana Fadika, Wednesday 8th , told the High Court that he was intentionally wounded by Abdul Aziz Carew; a complete disagreement to what he earlier told SLBC TV, “I was wounded by one of Aziz’s

Editors, producers, presenters, etc., all workers of Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) have threatened strike action due to an uncalled-for reduction of their February salaries upwards.  (Photo: Director General SLBC, Gbanagbome Hallowell) Disclosures are that salaries of

The attention of the Sierra Leone Police has been drawn to a press statement issued by Brig. Retired Julius Maada Bio, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) presidential nominee for the 2012 presidential election. The statement

President Koroma rose to power at a time the whole world was reeling under economic pressure in a meltdown, worse described as credit crunch. The global economies suffered stagnation with little left to wonder as to

Samuel Kamara, Wednesday 8th , was arraigned before Magistrate Komba Kamanda of Court 2 to answer to a one count charge of human trading. The accused is a resident of Four Mile town. In his testimony,

Sequel to a press statement February 3rd by displeased members of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) party, the leadership has responsively fired six believed to have plotted the publication of such a release. Among other things,

Youths of Constituency 100 Ward 357 held a reconciliation meeting organized by Camp Line to explain their disgruntlement over the conduct of their member of parliament, Hon S.B.B Dumbuya and their councilor Suliaman Turay, all

Sierra Leone’s main opposition flagbearer, Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio (in photo) is being sketched by the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) party for violating certain sections of the 1965 Public Order Act. A release put

Physicians Across Continents (PAC), a Saudi Arabian NGO, yesterday concluded five days free medical treatment to the sick at government’s Connaught hospital. (Photo: Dr. Sa’ad Ali Al-Garni) The team comprised of 23 doctors from respective countries