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October 2012

Kinshasa, 29 October 2012 - The 4th Session of the African Union Conference of Ministers of Culture (CAMC4)  kicked off today 29 October 2012 in Kinshasa , the Democratic Republic of Congo. From 29 to

A cross section of the Fullah community in the Western Area comprising mainly of youth and adults organization past Sunday pledged their support to the All Peoples Congress Party (APC)  for the 2012 election so

In less than three weeks, Sierra Leoneans will go the polls to elect a president, parliamentarians and local government officials. The contest that is most keenly watched and has raised the most heat is that

The big winners in the 4th annual Africa Fashion Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg on October 28, concluding over 20 shows in the inaugural Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa.  Highly-acclaimed

It is without doubt that tribalism, ethnicity, or regionalism, have been and continue to be key contributory factors to underdevelopment, slow progress or the total absence of progress in many African countries.  Rwanda, Burundi and

Mecca: Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma has congratulated the 837 Sierra Leone pilgrims in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the successful completion of their pilgrimage.  (Sierra Leone pilgrims at Mina) Delivering the congratulatory message

West Africa’s election management bodies have agreed an Action Plan to improve electoral processes to facilitate the conduct of free, fair, transparent and credible elections and deepen democracy in the region.  (Photo:  Dr. Christiana Thorpe of Sierra Leone,

Airtel on Thursday 25th October, 2012 launched another exciting promotion for its customers at the National Stadium.  This launch was chaired by the corporate affairs manager June Rose-Johnson and Marketing Officer Martha Johnson.  (Members of

In its quest to disseminate anti-corruption messages to rural communities, the Northern Regional office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has in a sensitization drive engaged stakeholders and community members of Madina, Kawula and Bamoi Luma in

Citizens continue to raise concern over the cases of armed robbery in Allen Town.  ASP. Beatrice Conteh of the Allen Town police station has called on the Inspector General of police for more OSD personnel

Surprisingly the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party has again failed to register their much talked about ‘wu-teh-teh’ crowd in past Saturday’s rally just as in the case of the Kenema procession. The handful crowd of supporters

Thomas Kamara, a Class 3 teacher, was arraigned before Magistrate Komba Kamanda of Court No 2 on count charges ranging from indecent assault contrary to Section 9 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Act

The International Executive Director and Information and Public Relations Manager of Hugo Chavez International for peace, friendship and solidarity, Alimamy Bakarr Sankoh, when giving the keynote address on the celebration of the re-election victory of

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, October 29, 2012/ -- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) (http://www.westernunion.com), a leader in global payment services, today announced its commitment to creating a financial platform specifically designed to meet the payment needs

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 29, 2012/ -- The eighth African Development Forum (ADF VIII) wound up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday with the adoption of a Consensus Statement suggesting better ways in which African