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January 2012

The Okada services (a taxi-like service that ferries people between localities), which is available countrywide especially in urban and peri-urban settings, is facilitating social intercourse between communities in Sierra Leone. Such has enormous benefit to

Different heads of Christian Churches and Muslim Jamaats in the United States of America who heeded to President Ernest Bai Koroma’s call of one dedicated week of prayer to invoke the Power of the Almighty

SENEGAL - Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Observer Mission currently in Senegal on a fact finding mission with regards February 2012 Presidential election has summoned, briefed and held discussions with ECOWAS Ambassadors accredited

The President Ernest Bai Koroma’s Government has received another boost in the form of budgetary support from the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA). The World Bank Directors approved the sum of Twenty Four Million

Consequent to guesses that the assumed withdrawal of the United Nations special representative to Sierra Leone was due to government’s protest, a release debunking the allegation was last weekend put out.  (Photo: Michael Von der

Our beloved Salone, blessed by nature in the form of plentiful minerals, beautiful landscape, good climate, and the consequential edaphic community, has yet to realize/reap these virtues.  A land of about 6 million has yet

When I wrote an article titled “The unreported world of African Migrants in Post-Gaddaffi Libya” in November last year, little did I know that it will need an enormous effort from an international NGO like

The Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Ibrahim Ben Kargbo, Wednesday 25th officially unlocked discussions on the topic ‘media and development in post conflict reconstruction’ at the Miatta Conference in Freetown. The meeting brought together politicians,

What is education?  Education is the instrument for upward mobility in our everyday lives.  According to Webster’s dictionary, education is the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge.  Education is the key to

Too big a regret though. They say Mr. Idiot’s friend - Bro. Schulenburg of United Nation fame is busy packing his luggages to leave Sierra Leone; den gee am notice?  (Photo: Michael von der Schulenburg) But why

Risk Management is an important component of public sector governance. Government commits significant resources to improve services and infrastructure for the community. Increasing demands on these services call for sound governance processes, which enable the Government

Addis Ababa, 29th January 2012 –It was during a closed session of the 18th Ordinary Session of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that the Heads of Government and Government of the Economic

Addis Ababa, 29 January 2012 – Holding under the theme: “Boosting Intra-African Trade”, the 18th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) kicked off today, 29

Thus, to help doctor Sierra Leoneans of our never ending illnesses, another conference but this time, the very first development conference aimed at charting the next fifty years forward has been convened.

The enigma that has gripped English football in the Premier League this season has been anything but controversy free. There have been many eye catching issues ranging from the Suarez race saga, the alleged John