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May 2012

South Africa were the biggest African risers in the Fifa rankings this month, edging up four places to 67th spot. Elsewhere, Sierra Leone rose two places to 61st spot, to lie above Nigeria (63) for the

12 year old Gamoh Bawoh of 7 Second Street, Kenema, was on Wednesday 9th May, 2012 found dead in a swamp at the back of Holy Roses Secondary School (HRSS) building in Kenema. Speaking to this

Following on the success of the launch of Viridis Africa 2011, where more than 20 major investment opportunities were presented to prospective investors, Viridis Africa is now soliciting business plans in the clean tech industry from

Sierra Leone, once known for her history of a decade long civil war, has once again come under the spotlight, but this time, with positive commendations from the world’s second largest economy, the People’s Republic

Rtd. Julius Maada Bio continues to woo Sierra Leoneans in the UK and on Monday he made this statement to hundreds of Sierra Leoneans in Reading as he was mobilising them for the November 2012

Sierra Leoneans in New South Wales (NSW) in Australia have once more hit the headlines with another grand-style celebration of their country’s Independence from British colonial rule. For the past few years, those Independence celebrations

The National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) has adopted a new approach in its Strides to Alleviate Poverty in Sierra Leone by forming Self-Help Affinity Groups (SAGs) in poor communities for socio economic development and

AfriNIC-16: 12th – 18th May 2012, Serekunda, Gambia Mauritius, 9th May 2012 – AfriNIC-16, the African Network Information Centre’s (AfriNIC) 16th bi-annual meeting together with AfNOG (The African Network Operators Group) will take place in Serekunda,

Cape Town South Africa, 9 May 2012- The African Union Commission has called for the implementation of energy related projects, in particular those related to the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA). This is

Beneficiaries constituted as the Land Owners Association in the Northern town of Lunsar’s seven sections and surrounding nine villages, have voiced concern over their entitlement in the proceeds emanating from surface fees the London Mining

Airtel, a giant mobile company in Sierra Leone has yet again put smiles on the faces of Mr. Mohamed Lamin Massaquoi who works in the Office of the National Security, and Dr. Philip Acquaye an

As part of their corporate social responsibility, Airtel has partnered with Sierra Leone’s Red Cross Society 50th anniversary celebration by giving them a toll free line for their disaster management.  The toll free line number

From: Executive Secretary, IMC To: All Station Managers and Managing Editors The Independent Media commission (IMC) wishes to inform the general public that the media organization/practitioners who were fined for contravention of various sections of the

One of the aspirants for the July 2012 FA Presidential position, Mr. Brima Mazola Kamara, on Saturday 5th May 2012 donated an assortment of football equipment to the Chairman of the Kailahun District Football Association,

The Acting Mayor of the Freetown City Council (FCC), Alhaji Gibrilla Kanu on Monday May 7th suspended six workers of the FCC for disrespecting their superior.  The Acting Mayor dismissed John Lasayon, Bio Kamara, John