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January 2013

The new deputy minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Mr. M B Atlia has paid a visit to the Approved School compound at Wellington in the eastern part of Freetown. According to the deputy

Latest reports reaching this press allege that the Community Health officer (CHO) at Susan’s Bay health unit, Madam Alice Tamba is undermining the free medical health care initiative. According to sources,  since Madam Alice Tamba was

Reports reaching this press are alleging that corruption within the National Power Authority (NPA) is reaching an alarming proportion. According to sources, it is no secret that among officials that are to be probed is  one

TUMAC Group of Companies, a Sierra Leonean company has embarked on a nation building exercise. As the acronym implies, Truth Ultimately Makes a Country (TUMAC), the Tumac group of Companies, owned by a Sierra Leonean who

Stakeholders, including the Sierra Leone Traders Union in Makeni, the Road Transport Authority, Makeni City Council and the Bike Riders Union, have launched Operation WID in Makeni, Bombali district. Speaking at the ceremony, the Resident Minister

The people of Tongo community in the Lower Barbara chiefdom Kenema District have given their thanks and appreciation to the Kenema District Council for implementing developmental activities in their communities. Outlining some of the developmental activities

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 27 January 2013- “Today we look to the future calmly, confidently and courageously “said Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), while addressing the 20th Ordinary Session of the

Before passing on the baton to the new Chairperson of the Union, Mr. Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the outgoing Chairperson of the Union, Dr. Boni Yayi, who is

ADDIS ABABA, January 28, 2013 – Attending the 20th extraordinary summit of the African Heads of state currently taking place in Addis Ababa, Senegalese president Macky Sall has set time aside to meet with Kandeh

ADDIS ABABA, January 26, 2013 - Following his participation at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos – Klosters in Switzerland, Kandeh K. Yumkella, UNIDO Director General and SRSG & CEO of the UN Sustainable

Judy Cheng-Hopkins on the UN’s peacebuilding work in Africa Africa Renewal It has now been a few years since the Peacebuilding Commission and your Peacebuilding Support Office were set up. Do you see any tangible progress

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Freetown, Sierra Leone, 25 January 2013 - Prince Taylor, a former Defence investigator with the Special Court, was convicted on Friday on five contempt counts for interfering with witnesses who had testified in the trial

A UN climate change conference in Doha, Qatar, concluded in December 2012 with a new agreement called the “Doha Climate Gateway.” Its major achievements include the further extension until 2020 of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol

Interview with Maged Abdelaziz (in photo), UN special adviser on Africa Africa Renewal:  What are some of the greatest challenges in trying to get the international community to deal with Africa on its own terms, according