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February 2012

The first black imam of Mecca's Grand Mosque in 2008 "Al-Masjid Al-Haram", where over 2 million Muslims converge for pilgrimage every year has left the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for an official visit to Sierra

At this National Conference on Development and Transformation in Sierra Leone, We, the member organizations of the Natural Resource and Economic Justice (NAREJ) Platform comprising all the major CSOs engaged on Solid Minerals, Petroleum, Forestry,

There are three arms of government, namely; the Legislature, Judiciary and Executive. The Legislature (House of Parliament) is there to enact laws; it is the law making body of government.  The Judiciary (court) is the

Addis Ababa, 31stJanuary 2012–The African Union (AU) on Tuesday, 31st January 2012 hosted a fund-raising luncheon to propel forward the recently launched Pan-African University (PAU). Holding at the sidelines of the 18th AU Summit, the

The Ambassador of Austria to Senegal who is also accredited to Sierra Leone H.E. Gerhard Diess yesterday paid a courtesy call on Ambassador Khadijatu Bassir at the Sierra Leone Embassy in down town Dakar. He said

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 2, 2012/ -- MasterCard Worldwide (http://www.mastercard.com), a global payments and technology company, today launched its official East African regional headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. This development brings the number of MasterCard offices across

A medical team of Physicians Across Continents (PAC) today, 1st February, 2012, left the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Sierra Leone to deliver free medical treatment to the poor and needy for a period of

London Mining said on Wednesday it had made its first shipment of ore from Marampa to a destination in Europe. London Mining Company, which produces high-quality ore  said a shipment of 49,656 wet metric tonnes (wmt)

Every Sunday a pastor asks his members to pick a chorus. A rich member of the congregation was always the first to respond every time, with: “It shall be permanent; it shall be permanent, what

The Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), meeting at the 18th Ordinary Session of the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 29 January 2012, on the theme “Boosting Intra-African Trade”,

Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade must rein in security forces, Amnesty International urged today after a third person was killed and dozens injured by police during two days of demonstrations across the country. At least one man

The SLSW views with concern the recent publication by Sierra Express Media of allegations by unknown residents of KGVI Memorial Home about “Inhuman and degrading living conditions at the Kissy Home”. The Society wishes to

President Koroma, Tuesday 31st insisted all (Sierra Leoneans) should together support development and transformation of Sierra Leone. At the opening of a three day conference on development and transformation held at the Miata Conference Hall, Youyi

Sorry to divert you a bit to this topic. I did promise to take you through President Koroma’s wholesome involvement in the electricity deal that paves way to what we now call a regular power

The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) councillor elect for Ward 369 Constituency 104, Mohamed Kanu Mansaray (in photo), Tuesday 31st was refused bail and taken to Pademba prison shortly after appearing before Magistrate K. Kamanda of