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September 2012

In a bid to improve access to pure drinking water for households across the country the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) has completed the installation of a computerized compact water treatment plant at Lunsar.  (Photo:

Support for Africa’s smallholder farmers remains at the centre of all solutions. ARUSHA, Tanzania, September 28, 2012/ -- The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) (http://www.agrforum.com) in Arusha, which concluded September 28th, produced concrete actions to transform

The Center for the Coordination of Youth Activities (CCYA) with funds from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has concluded a nationwide capacity building training for youth leaders and political party youths at

Officials of the Washington DC based World Bank headquarters have demonstrated their satisfaction with the fiscal policy and governance regarding the President Ernest Bai Koroma led government, by supporting the Country’s Reproductive and Child Health

In a bid to respond to the emergency call of the government of Sierra Leone over the cholera outbreak that has infected thousands and killed hundreds, World Vision United States of America has donated a

Mrs. Zainab Bangura (in photo), the United Nations Under-Secretary General, who is the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, has expressed strong concern for the apparent delay in bringing to justice

NEW YORK, 28 September 2012—The future of Somalia and the well-being of its people rests significantly on empowering its large youth population, said the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today at an event in New

A nongovernmental organization Action Plus is working to ensure the full implementation of three gender justice laws in the Kenema district, with a special focus on public education so that communities understand the rights enshrined

The University of Makeni (UNIMAK), agriculture faculty is currently embarking on cotton production in the Sylvanus Koroma campus Yonie town According to the registrar of Unimak, Mr. Joseph B Tholley, also the initiator of the project,

His Excellency the President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma will on Monday the 1st of October 2012 launch the Positive Attitude Week organised by the Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat in consultation with the Ministry

NEW YORK – Victor Mooney, AIDS activist and executive director of US based – South African Arts International, welcomed H.E., Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea affirmation in the global fight against AIDS

For far too long, Sierra Leonean women and girls have suffered immensely as a result of sexual or gender based violence during and after the civil war in the country - an act that many

The newly appointed running mate of the National Democratic Alliance Party (NDA), Mohamed Sidique Kabbah (in photo) has told a cross section of the media that the party is set to gain parliamentary and cabinet

The question of whom and what to trust has been the sword of discord amongst many Sierra Leoneans, especially when one attempts to measure the ascendancy of political figures of past and present leadership of

Following release of a report by the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL) on the Bumbuna shooting incident resulting in the death of one Musu Conteh, in an orchestrated industrial strike action by African