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April 2012

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 13, 2012/ - Kofi Annan, Chair of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) (http://www.agra-alliance.org), announced today the appointment of a renowned African business leader from Kenya, Ms Jane Karuku, as the new

WASHINGTON—Africa Rural Connect, an online project of the National Peace Corps Association, announced  it will launch a new contest this month to promote youth-oriented agricultural initiatives aimed at generating ideas for new programs. Through the Young

The United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) Self  Assessment Technical Team in collaboration with the Anti-Corruption Commission-Sierra Leone, has on Friday 13th April, 2012 held a validation workshop at the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Northern Regional

The ENCISS programme announces an exciting new communications training series that will help organisations improve how they communicate with others. The training series aims to strengthen the way that they integrate communications and influencing strategies

NATCOM, Sierra Leone’s telecommunications regulatory Commission, on Friday 13th April, 2012 held an interactive session with FM radio station broadcasters nationwide at the Shargai La, Lumley Beach in Freetown.  (Photo: NATCOM Chairman, Siray Alpha Timbo) The

In the wake of the murder of Aiah Nyanga Tongu, people from Sierra Leone are organizing a local town hall meeting to stop violence in their community. A number of Sierra Leoneans believe the March 18

The War Victims’ Funds, which President Koroma launched in October of 2009 to restore war victims’ health and dignity is currently embroiled in a mess, Sierra Express Media is made to understand.  (Photo: suffering war

It could be recalled that October 2009 marks the launching of the War Victim’s Fund by President Koroma upon the backdrop of restoring the health and dignity of victims who suffered most the brunt of

Recent revelations made by the Anti Corruption Commissioner that they have received “transcript” & “uncut edition” of the timber documentary is laughable to an extent. With all the years of practice and bank of wealth of

The General Manager of the Freetown Waste Management Company, Mr. Parker has disclosed to this reporter in an exclusive interview that they are solely responsible to take care of liquid waste in the country. Mr. Parker

Cash drought? What an absurdity! No money in the banks but there are boxes filled in houses of government officials.  This is absolutely ridiculous. This is not a thing to laugh about. Banks are places

Joseph Fit John Kamara Commissioner of the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) has admitted receiving “quite a good volume of information from AIjazeera” on the now dubbed ‘Timergate’ documentary in Sierra Leone.  The commissioner disclosed that

The leader of Young Leaders-Sierra Leone, a nonpartisan youth advocacy group, has called for recognition of the rights of street children in Sierra Leone. Unisa Dizo-Conteh Jr. says: “Very often these children are treated as stray

Kissy All Stars who are currently 12th in the Sierra Leone Premier League will battle over supremacy with 13th place Mighty Blackpool in a later kickoff at 19:00 hrs at the National Stadium, in Freetown. Both

Freetown, 13th April, 2012 - The Office of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice today circulated A Government White-Paper addressing the critical issues and recommendations of the Justice Showers Commission of Inquiry into the