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April 2012

During my recent visit to the country, I was fortunate to listen to different radio stations as well as, individual discussion programs wherein, fellow citizens expressed their concerns over the purchase of a large quantity

Lagos, Nigeria – Mtanga Farms Limited (MFL), in partnership with the Tanzanian government, announced the registration of four new potato varieties – the first varieties to be released in Tanzania in 30 years. MFL, a

Coming this summer, in this thriller/drama, 'Secret Past' written by AB Sallu and Mohamed Bah, and produced by Susan Nwokedi, Mohamed Bah, and Samuel I Obichi, a young mother of one finds a new zest

It was a moment of pomp and pageantry at the Sierra Leone Embassy in the People’s Republic of China, when, on April 28th dozens of Chinese and Sierra Leoneans gathered to celebrate Sierra Leone’s 51st

Statement by HE Ibrahim S Conteh, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Sierra Leone to the United States during the flag hoisting ceremony in Ohio in honor of the 51st Independence Anniversary of

Statement by Kwame Yankson on behalf of the Minister of Information and Communications, Hon. Alhaji Ibrahim Ben Kargbo (in photo) at the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists Annual General Meeting held in Bo on 27-28

Hand-dyed polished cotton — called bazin — is the mainstay of Malian fashion. The blind singers Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia extolled the fabric in a song released in 2005, “Beaux dimanches” (“Beautiful Sundays”). The

Mogadishu, 26 April 2012 – A group of ten journalists, members of the Network for Peace and Security in Africa (NetPeace) arrived in Mogadishu on 26 of April 2012 for a four-day field visit to

The conviction of Charles Taylor by the Special Court for Sierra Leone sends out a clear message to leaders the world over that no-one is immune from justice but while the verdict brings some satisfaction

Sitting on an old mattress in front of a small house in Kimukunda village in the Rakai District of southern Uganda, Teddy Nakawoeisi, 60, is waiting for her grandchildren to bring home something for supper.

51st Independence Anniversary Broadcast to the Nation By His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma April 27, 2012.  (Photo: HE Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, President, Sierra Leone) "Today we are celebrating the 51st anniversary of our independence. This is also the

The Sierra Leone Embassy in Riyadh in collaboration with the Sierra Leone Nationals' Union (SLNU) offered special prayers, Friday, 27th April, 2012 for Sierra Leone in commemoration of the country's 51st Independence Anniversary. They recited the

The City of Newark - New Jersey's most populous and home to the largest concentration of African Americans in the Garden State celebrated the contributions of the Sierra Leone community with a Flag-Raising Ceremony Friday,

‘Business Civilization Monthly’ is one of the widely published Magazines in the People’s Republic of China.  The April edition featured an article, written by John Baimba Sesay, Information Attaché, Sierra Leone Embassy in the People’s

S – So your children are here again Mama Sierra Leone to celebrate your 51st anniversary since your independence from a British Rule in 1961. But what have we got to celebrate mama? I – In sadness, we recount our history