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July 2012

A car with the registration AGL 909 is reported to have massacred the life of ten years old Isha Cole, a resident of 31 Hospital Road, Kissy Dockyard, at Jenner Wright Road Cline town, off

Two people are reported dead due to an outbreak of cholera in Allen Town in the outskirts of Freetown. (Photo: Dilapidated Allen Town health facility) This outbreak of cholera has been attributed to poor working conditions

Today I join my Muslim compatriots in welcoming the Holy Month of Ramadan. Ramadan  is a month of forgiveness, redemption and mercy. It is the month in which the Islamic Holy Book of Guidance, the

International criminal justice gained fresh impetus following the tragic events in Rwanda and the Balkans in the 1990s. From the ad hoc International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, and the Special Court

After the shocking and grief-stricken moments that gripped the country following the deaths of two senior statespersons - Sierra Leone’s first mother, Mama Alice Koroma and Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Honorable Chukuma Johnson – President

A strong partnership to promote mobile games in Africa and Middle East Orange (http://www.orange.com), which is represented in 22 countries in Africa and Middle East, is teaming up with Gameloft, a leading global publisher of

African Petroleum Corporation Limited (NSX:AOQ)(“African Petroleum” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that it has received firm commitments for 62,963,000 new fully paid ordinary shares (“Shares”) at A$1.35 per Share with institutional shareholders to

I’m delighted, if not privileged; and I consider this my passionate responsibility to present to the reading community a respectable and promising debut novel, Clouds of A Ghoulish War, a well crafted artistic book penned

Recently there was fury in some quarters when rumours quoted a serving minister as saying that chicken was more expensive than a woman in Sierra Leone. But what struck me the most from the resultant

Freetown: Their Excellencies, the Ambassador designate of the Republic of Austria and the Nigerian High Commissioner designate to the Republic of Sierra Leone presented their Letters of Credence to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at

The dust of the funeral rites of the President’s mother is slowly settling down as everything seems to be back on track with the same old politicking and backstabbing. Some journalists, even in the midst

Senegal must abide by today’s decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and prosecute the former president of Chad Hissène Habré on charges relating to large-scale human rights abuses during his time in power,

As the conflict escalates in many parts of Syria between government forces and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and other armed opposition groups, Amnesty International reminds all parties that it is imperative they respect the

The National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS) Secretariat of the Anti-Corruption Commission on Friday 20th July, 2012 concluded a one day training of civil society monitors on the implementation of the Revised National Anti-Corruption Strategy 2011- 2013.The

Ahead of the Olympic Games, the first athlete in Sierra Leone's history to qualify for the Olympic Games, Ola Sesay, said that she is "prepared to put Sierra Leone on the map," in this year's