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January 2012

The Parliamentary Assistance Coordinating Office (PACO) has on Thursday 26th January 2012 held a meeting with development partners at the Parliament Conference Hall in Freetown. Addressing partners, the new Clerk of Parliament, Ibrahim Sesay said Parliament

It has come to the notice of management and staff of Airtel that our customers receive calls, supposedly from Airtel, informing them of winning gift items on some promotions. Customers are asked to provide personal

Recuperating Paramount Chief Alimamy Kulio Jalloh II of Samaia Bendugu, Tonkolili district, who returned home from the United States following a successful one-year-long major surgery at the Washington DC Memorial Hospital, said his wellbeing was

Negotiations are already underway to secure a 15-acre site in the new airport development zone close to the capital Freetown, while advanced discussions are also taking place to acquire a cocoa plantation in the south-east

Sierra Leone’s political make-up has over the years been dominated by a selected few. The coming of President Koroma in 2007 was therefore seen as a big blow to those who think, power should always

A message to Sierra Leonean politicians:The Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL) today welcomed the January 23 decision of the pre-trial chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to approve the indictments of

In a daring nighttime raid Tuesday, U.S. Navy SEALs rescued two hostages, including one American, who were being held by kidnappers in Somalia, U.S. officials tell NBC News. American Jessica Buchanan, 32, and a 60-year-old Dane,

Addis Ababa, 19 January 2012 – African Heads of State and Governments will as from 29-30 January 2012 meet within the framework of the 18th African Union Summit. This year, one of the most anticipated

Alimamy Hardy Barry, a gold trickster, is in court for allegedly defrauding an Indian investor US$102,000. Mustapha Moidu (an Indian national)  based in London, arrived in Freetown on 18th December 2011, to hopefully do business with

Dr. Roland Foday Kargbo, a renowned philanthropist working in the sphere of humanitarian services in the country, Saturday 21st January affirmed his intention to contest for Parliament under the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) party, in

Consequent to protest by 600 unpaid workers of the Freetown City Council (FCC), others calling themselves ‘auxiliary market due collectors’ contracted by suspended Mayor Herbert William have threatened strike action if salaries owed them are

The Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in the United States of America wishes to inform Sierra Leoneans residing in North America and Canada, that voter registration has commenced in Sierra Leone. Those wishing to

Spectacle to President Koroma’s tailored speech; one of relevance here, is his Inaugural Speech delivered on September 17, 2007.  Tied to his diary was a September 17, 2010 articulation date in line in his new-born

Risks are classified by their nature and impact. The two broad categories are Pure Risk and Speculative Risk and vary in nature and complexity. Risk has further been classified as into dynamic, static, fundamental and

Some call him IG, others the Inspector General of Police, but Mr. Idiot calls him a stooge; one who lacks the characters of a good police leader.  (Photo: Ibrahim Samura, author) No hesitation saying it at