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January 2012

President Ernest Bai Koroma has returned home with his 10 man delegation including the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Joseph B Dauda after attending the 4th inauguration ceremony of President elect of The

The determination of President Koroma’s administration to turn things around through his ‘Agenda for Change’ seems to have attracted many donors and international financial institutions that have expressed sincere willingness to work with the government

Sierra Leone barely has 11 months to the polls unveiling 17th November 2012 as national elections day.  Dearth with, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) chaired by Dr Christiana Thorpe has proposed many changes from voter’s

LIBREVILLE, Gabon, January 20, 2012/ -- On the eve of the 2012 African Cup of Nations, more than 25 footballers including Seydou Keita from Mali, Charles Kaboré from Burkina Faso, Demba Bâ from Sénégal and

Opinion piece by the Executive Director of UNAIDS for the Africa Cup of Nations 2012/ Africa….winning against AIDS Winning the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2012 is something millions of people across Africa are dreaming of

The Durban FilmMart (DFM) reminds filmmakers from the African continent and the diaspora to submit their film projects before the submission deadline on 15 February 2012. Projects in development are encouraged to apply for this

The central fact of our lives today in Sierra Leone is the absolute conviction that we are a society of hypocrites who run through the hurricane and believe that we cannot get wet. It is

Thirteen crew members of a cargo ship involved in a collision in Turkey's Bosphorus strait, one of the world's busiest waterways, were evacuated today as the vessel was in danger of sinking, shipping agency GAC said. The

As part of its drive to boost the workforce in Sierra Leone, London Mining recently took part in a two-day National Job Fair held in the Atlantic Hall at the National Stadium in Freetown. The decidedly

Opening remarks by Kumba Ngongou, Head of Corporate Affairs, Standard Chartered Bank at the Teach English Radio presenters training at the British Council Hall, at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday January 18th, 2012.  Presenters from the

Peter Kamara, an officer of the Mines Ministry, spent days in a police cell for conspiring with a Ghanaian Professor and others to defraud three foreign investors of a sum totaling US$800,000. Peter, who doubles as

In one of our recent editions we did a critique on the sinister attempts by certain individuals in the Sierra Leone Peoples Party hierarchy who are bent on causing problems by sidelining loyalists of presidential

The head statistician Statistics Sierra Leone office, Mohamed King Koroma has said that 2011 was a remarkable year concerning successes made by Statistics Sierra Leone.  “The  use of quality statistical data produced by Statistics Sierra

Inmates of King George home at Lower Personage Street, Kissy, have complained of inhuman and degrading treatment meted them by the Sierra Leone Society for the Aged, a Christian organisation soliciting funds for the running

Finding that special someone in today’s world has been revolutionized by the internet and thanks to the invention of online dating sites, we now have the ability to click our way to an exciting love