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May 2012

Africa’s renowned renewable energy network ‘AREA’ predicts massive renewable energy uptake in the next decade Bellagio / Hamburg/ Johannesburg, 30 May, 2012: In the next ten years Africa will be at the center of the global

As the third season of the Craig Bellamy Foundation Youth Development League enters its final month, details of the regional and national finals events have been announced along with the latest League update. The League, nominated

Lagos, Nigeria - Building on the successful launch of its African Markets Internship Programme (AMIP) for MBA students and graduates in 2011, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is pleased to announce that the programme will

Carmen Timis, wife of Frank Timis, executive chairman of African Minerals, visited the Carmen Timis Centre for Children in Makeni which was named after her.  (Photo: Carmen Timis, wife of Frank Timis with street kids) The

Using innovative web platform, diaspora and former volunteers empower youths in Africa  WASHINGTON—Africa Rural Connect, an online project of the National Peace Corps Association, launched a new contest to promote youth-oriented agricultural initiatives aimed at

This initiative has the potential to catalyze unprecedented levels of investments into the agribusiness sector throughout the African continent ARUSHA, Tanzania, May 30, 2012/ -- The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) launched today, at the

The Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) is pleased to inform the general public that MERCURY INTERNATIONAL (SL) LTD.  on Wednesday 30th May 2012, at their 19 Siaka Stevens Street Headquarters in Freetown, presented

More than fifty African Ambassadors including Sierra Leone’s His Excellency Bockari Kortu Stevens and other senior diplomats accredited to the United States of America converged at the prestigious “JW Marriott’s luxury hotel, near Washington DC

The Anti Corruption Commission notices with alarm the continued misinformation communicated by the print and electronic media without recourse to truth verification of facts prior to publication. In particular, reference is made to the 30th May

This morning Mr Justice Lussick, the Presiding Judge in a courtroom in The Hague, sentenced Charles Taylor to 50 years in prison for “some of the most heinous crimes in human history”. Taylor has thus

One hand cannot tie a bundle, an old saying holds. In United Nations peacekeeping, no maxim resonates more powerfully. A successful peacekeeping operation needs many hands to join in this crucial effort: the legislating hand

In their determination to reach a tangible objective, the All People’s Congress of North American (APC/NA) branch in collaboration with the Texas Houston Chapter, has on Saturday May 26, concluded an incredible fundraising drive to

With rural electrification becoming the new vogue, Oxfam, the British Non-Governmental Organization operating in Sierra Leone, has taken the lead in complementing government’s effort in the provision of electricity by handing over 43 solar systems

Ibrahim Bunduka, a Sierra Leonean professional footballer who plies his trade in Cyprus playing for first tier club, Alke FC has donated football items worth millions of Leones to the executive of the Kamboi Eagles

Sierra Leone’s leading sports betting company, Mercury International has assured members of Premier League Board on Monday May 28 that they are ready to sponsor the second leg of the season long campaign with the