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February 2013

Ahead of the transfer deadline Bolton Wanderers signed Sierra Leonean midfielder 25 year old Medo Kamara (in photo) in a 3½ year deal from Partizan Belgrade for an undisclosed sum. Although he thought he had no

The President of the West African State of The Gambia, Dr. Yahya AJJ Jammeh has once again taken his people by what most of them described as ‘2013 bash surprise’ by announcing through the National Broadcaster

Sierra Leone’s Envoy to the People’s Republic of China, Abubakarr Multi-Kamara has spoken, that China is now a major player alongside other traditional bilateral and multilateral donors in providing financial and technical assistance to Africa

South Africa, Tanzania, and Ghana are the most expensive sending countries in Africa, with prices averaging 20.7 percent, 19.7 percent, and 19.0 percent respectively Jan. 28, 2012  -  In a report this morning by the World

Queens Park Rangers played their seventh game in January on Tuesday and held he reigning champions, Manchester City, to a 0-0 draw at Loftus Road.  In their contests during the month, QPR drew with City, Tottenham,

The National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) on Wednesday 30th took journalists on a conducted tour of various investment projects in the country in a bid to discredit baseless claims by some section of

In a bid to enhance the full implementation of the Sierra Leone Red Cross Society (SLRCS) programs of activities, the SLRCS last Tuesday, January 29th  started a 4-day Review Implementation Workshop for Branch Health Offices

Erstwhile Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Rosaline Oya Sankoh (in photo) reportedly vandalized her New England Ville office and made away with government properties after she had been relieved from office. Documents

The Local Unit Commander of Kissy Division, Superintendant A C Koroma has tendered a letter to the Director of Lands and Surveys in the Ministry of Lands requesting for an adjudication of the portion of

Undoubtedly, sustainable development has become an overreaching objective and challenge in our country over the past five years. Assessing progress in a reconstructing Sierra Leone, where government, non-governmental organizations and communities have engaged is something

The Gambia: “You can’t work and expect to deliver and develop if you give your ears to dogs barking. These were the exact words of President Yahya Jammeh of the ‘almighty’ Leader and President of

On 10 January 2013, Somali police detained a journalist after he interviewed a woman who reported she was raped by members of the Somali security forces some months earlier. The alleged rape victim was also

In continuation of its month long post-elections campaign, the Attitudinal and Behavioural Change (ABC) Secretariat has stormed three secondary school in the western rural district and successfully transmitted civic education messages on citizenship, democracy, good

Hamburg/Dubai, 01 February:  The international policy research organisation World Future Council has appointed 12-year-old Kehkashan Basu as youth advisor. Basu, who lives with her parents in Dubai, was the youngest participant at the official UN

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) welcomes the Auditor General’s report on the Accounts of Sierra Leone and wishes to remind the general public that the role of the Audit Service is ‘to independently review the economy,