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February 2013

The 1st accused person in the Johnson murder trial, Alake Olive Johnson, is now breathing a sigh of relief as legal luminary  Melron Nicol-Wilson Esq.  announced in court on Friday that together with Lawyer Joseph

The Society for Democratic Initiative (SDI) wishes to unreservedly and unconditionally condemn the beating of Elkass Sannoh (a reporter working for the Africa Young Voices Group), by assistant superintendent of police Murana E. Kamara and

The ministry of Finance and Economic Development on 11th February 2013 concluded a one day pre legislative briefing with members of parliament on the Appropriation Bill 2013 that was first read before the House by

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the United States of America His Excellency Bockari kortu Stevens says - “Participatory governance which the government of President Ernest Bai Koroma practices - promotes many forms of citizen participation beyond

Mogadishu's fire department is resuming operations for the first time since 1991 when civil war broke out in Somalia. Firefighters in the capital have recently completed an intensive training course organised by the African Union Mission

Africans in the Diaspora, specifically in New York, are making big moves – politically speaking.  (Photo: Naaimat Muhammed) An unprecedented number of four Africans have declared their candidacy for New York City Council 16th District seat in

Sierra Leone’s Information Attaché to the People’s Republic of China, John Baimba Sesay has told a gathering of academic intellectuals pursing different courses of study in the People’s Republic of China, that a vibrant democracy

The Chairman of Mercury International (SL) Limited Mr. Samir Hassanyeh on Friday 8th February 2013 at his Rawdon Street Office in Freetown, presented a cheque of Le 15.6 Million to a cross section of Executive

Accra, Ghana – 26 civil society organisations (CSOs) in Sierra Leone were groomed on the best strategies to adopt in policy advocacy processes. Adding to these, three organisations (29 in total) learned new ways of

Dr. Julius Garvey, son of the late great nationalist Marcus Garvey will be a presenter at the African Diaspora World Tourism Awards and Travel Expo. He will present our highest awards of the evening to

Dear Ma'am:  I write to you as our most proactive First Lady, and also as a past pupil of the CMS Annie Walsh Memorial School where you obtained your secondary education that has served you

FREETOWN Dear Freetown The earthquake of my birth Sleepless nights scar’d me to unknown lands The Inspector-General of Police chatted with robbers Who dined at my house With irons that kill   The advent dinner I was told Spared no believer Bloody wine served With fleshy

In January, 2012, in a typically Sierra Leonean Satan-stamping-Jesus-lifting speaking-in-tongues fiery interdenominational Christian service at the Miatta Conference Center in Freetown,  to end the week long Presidential-declared  Fasting and Prayer Week, the theme of the

“To be honored at next Wednesday's event at the South African Consulate General in New York is a marvelous way to bring our work full circle. We are fortunate to have Louise Monyemangene, the wife

Outgoing Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, Abubakarr Multi-Kamara has told a gathering of Sierra Leonean students reading in China, that there are  three politically significant values which can be instilled  in