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January 2012

In their determination to address the threat trade abnormalities are posing to consumers’ health and safety, especially within the Freetown Municipality, the Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat on Tuesday 24th January, 2012 concluded a

It was a total display of intellectual prowess on Thursday, 26th January, at the conference hall of the Sierra Leone Embassy in Beijing- China, when, over 40 Sierra Leonean students studying in various universities in

The Vision of the National Youth Coalition is to restore the dignity of all Sierra Leonean youth and empower them for a brighter future. The organization has over the years engaged youths in various developmental

If the recent Constituency 104 Bye-Election violence in which some citizens were brutally attacked and stabbed is a prelude to the November 17, 2012 election, I want to remind those who choose violence over democracy

Senegal must respect freedom of expression and assembly in the run-up to presidential elections, Amnesty International said today as a five-day protest ban begun. The country's authorities have prohibited demonstrations between 26-30 January, with the ban

Thursday 26th January 2012 - It has come to the attention of the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources that some sections of the press both local and international have been publishing stories that are

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