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January 2012

Just when people of Kono welcomed the Vice President during his end of year visit, adversaries are reportedly in warfare. Consequent to the visit of Vice President Sam Sumana in Kono, the District Chairman of Kono

Nar complete rubbish bo!  Dis running mate business go bring plenty die nar APC oh! Ar sweh to politics en mama Salone! No doubt Ministers and a number of APC officials have had timeless and restless

Afsatu Kabba, Wednesday 11,th lectured a considerable number of expert insurers on a range of issues surrounding risks and how to prevent them. At the Inaugural International Risk Management and Insurance Seminar held at Njala Venue

A new political party, ‘Citizens Democratic Party’ (CDP) Wednesday 12th received a certificate from the Political Party Registration Commission (PPRC) authorizing them to operate fully as a political party. As he handed over the certificate, the

Former Danish national football player and coach for Danish top clubs, Erik Rasmussen Thursday 12th arrived in Sierra Leone to put plans into action for the commencement of coaching programmes in the country with local

Glenn Denning is director of the Centre on Globalization and Sustainable Development at Columbia University’s Earth Institute in New York, and was previously director of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. He

The children of St. Matthews Protestant Church kindergarten in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany has presented toys and other learning materials to the Young Women’s Christian Association Nursery School at Regent Village, Sierra Leone.   (Photos: Christopher Wallace

Army reforms needed to counter sexual violence in the Congo “A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman.” Those were the words of one distraught young woman whom I met in Walikale

Over the past 10 years, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has launched a number of bold and innovative programmes. In some instances the plan is already scoring notable yet underreported gains. Africa Renewal

Burkina Faso's and Chelsea’s teenager 16-year-old Bertrand Traore (in photo), who is yet to play a senior club match for Chelsea, will be joining former Inter striker Mohamed Kallon and Gabon's Shiva Star Nzigou, on

Prior to its official launching on January 5th, 2012 at the Miatta Conference Hall in Freetown, members of the Patriotic Sierra Leoneans have demonstrated their unreserved commitment to complement government’s effort in the area of

On December 15, 2011, Momar Nguer was appointed Senior Vice President, Africa/Middle East at Total Supply & Marketing. He succeeded Alain Champeaux who left his operational responsibilities after a career of 35 years within the

Ambassadors from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) countries in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China on Wednesday, 11th January 2012 converged at the Guinea-Bissau Ambassador’s Residence, Tayuan Diplomatic Residence Compound in Beijing,

Addis Ababa, 10 January 2012- The 18th Ordinary Session of the Summit of the African Union (AU) is scheduled to take place from 23 to 30 January 2012 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Holding under the

Sierra Leone’s USD 2bn economy of six million people remains donor-dependent after the 11-year civil war which ended in 2002. In this report we consider the new opportunities emerging, as production from the Tonkolili iron-ore