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December 2012

Magistrate Komba Kamanda of Freetown Court No 2 has slammed a three month jailed sentence on violent man of God for beating his wife mercilessly contrary to the laws of gender based violence. Reverend Dixson Obi

For unlawful sale and possession of narcotic substances contrary to the laws of Sierra Leone, twelve accused persons appeared 20 December, 2012 before magistrate Komba Kamanda of the Freetown Magistrates District Court No2 . The accused

Director of the National Aids Secretariat Dr Brima Kargbo has disclosed that the Global Fund has donated forty-nine million dollars to support HIV/AIDS activities in Sierra Leone. He made this disclosure in the opening of a

Washington, D.C. – New York City based South African Arts International, Ltd. is proud to announce that the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has been selected for the 2012 Convener of the Year. This newly awarded accolade

The leadership of the Sierra Leone Peoples’ Party (SLPP) should stop crying foul, but rather blame themselves for the party’s defeat in the last month (November 17, 2012) general election. Both the party slogan “SHARP

Nanette Thomas, National Coordinator of the Attitudinal and Behavioral Change (ABC) Secretariat, was among distinguished Sierra Leoneans awarded by the National Commission for Democracy (NCD) for their various contributions towards strengthening democracy in the country

The introduction of Senior Secondary School Level 4 (SSS4) has been accompanied by mass resentment among school pupils in Sierra Leone. Professor Gbamanja Commission recommended one extra year to the already SSS3 class as a

The establishment of mining companies in Sierra Leone has been accompanied by a wave of violent protests, often resulting in deaths and injuries and it appears that the SLP responsible for protecting the lives of

Sierra Leonean mining company Sierra Rutile is ahead of schedule with its programme to restore all mined-out land in its area of operations to a usable state, reporting that it has rehabilitated 142 hectares of

RightsWay is asking the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Inspector General of Police and senior Police Officers for alleged crimes against humanity. The human rights group RightsWay today expressed bitter disappointment that the Government has

The Court of Appeal sitting in Freetown on Monday 17th December 2012 gave judgement in favour of  the ACC against appellant Sheku Tejan Koroma former Minister of Health.  Rejecting the five grounds of appeal submitted

State House, Freetown, 18th December, 2012; Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Guinea Adikali Foday Sumah has presented information and technology items being a gift from the Government of the custodian of the

State House, Freetown, 19th December, 2012; The Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Sierra Leone has congratulated President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on his resounding re-election at the just concluded November polls. Receiving the delegation, President Koroma

Fiasco ensued at Rogbankay village, a few kilometers drive from Freetown, when family members of Pa Santigie Sankoh, prevailed on 34 years old Gibrilla Sankoh, eldest son of the chief to succeed his father as

On the 14th of December 2012, President Ernest Koroma delivered a statement at the House of Parliament on the occasion of the state opening of the first session of the fourth parliament of the second