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May 2012

Regardless of Sierra Leone’s most respected mental doctor, Dr. Edward Nahim’s claims that a widely consumes brew. ‘Ataya’ causes madness, the Attitudinal behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat has succeeded to school its consumers on the relevance

Constituency 75 (Lugbu and Bagbo Chiefdoms) parliamentary seat for 2012 has a much admired and formidable female aspirant in the person of Mrs Helen Kuyembeh nee Caulker (in photo).  Her history of bravery in confronting

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has taken the educational approach in the fight against corruption to staff of the Masanga Hospital in the Kholifa Rowalla Chiefdom, Tonkolili District. This was in the

Now that the euphoria, the excitement and exhilaration of the English Premier League has died down, except if you live in the blue half of Manchester, it’s time to take the scalpel to what proved

Manoj Kohli, CEO & Joint MD, Bharti Airtel, met with His Excellency the President of Rwanda to discuss the telecommunication company’s progress in the country KIGALI, Rwanda, May 27, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- CEO (International) &

Jordan's national team, the Al-Nashama yesterday thrashed their Sierra Leonean opponent, Leone Stars 4-0 in an International friendly at the Amman International Stadium in Amman, Jordan.  (Photo: Sierra Leone, Leone Stars) The home side who were

The term “corruption” has always been synonymous with power. Some believe that corruption is simply about authority plus monopoly minus transparency. Power has been known to attract the corruptible. But when that power is absolute,

USA. Saturday May 26 (SLENA) - I first experienced mobile or euphemistically termed cellular phone service in Sierra Leone with Mobitel. I’d arrived shortly as the rebel war was culminating into a raggetty peace accords

Four fallen peacekeepers from Sierra Leone to be honoured at ceremony at UN Headquarters - The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers will be observed on Tuesday, 29 May.  This marks the fourth year in

For a very long time, many have longed for the existence of a Miss Africa event where the excitement of watching beauty contestants with brains from all of the 54 states land in one country

Sierra Leone's preparations for next month's World Cup and Nations Cup qualifiers have been thrown into disarray due to a row with a construction company. It relates to work carried out on the Sierra Leone FA

In the backdrop of an economy in tumultous transition, Connecting Rural Communities, now in its 7th year, is hitting its strides on "The Road to Rural Broadband: Making the Economics Work." The annual event, organised

New York, May 24 - To boost the funding for the development of African Petroleum’s projects, the West Africa-focused oil and gas explorer is in talks with two Chinese aspirants interested in purchasing up to

If projections for the future of geoengineering are laid, its first international conference can come in, in 2013. Pockets of talks, discussions, presentations and conferences on the subject have been held in Australia, Europe and

Sierra Leone national team, Leone Stars home-base coach, John Kesiter has applauded his boys performance in Wednesday’s international friendly against Iraq in Istanbul and hope they can achieve success over Jordan in Amman on Saturday