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February 2013

Freetown, Feb  (SLENA)- The Egyptian Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Gamal Tawfik  has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Health and Sanitation, Madam Miatta  Kargbo at her Youyi Building Office in Freetown to update

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has taken the educational approach in the fight against corruption to staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) in Magburaka.   This was in the

Freetown, February  (SLENA): A ten-man delegation from the UN Peace Building Fund has engaged parliament on information sharing on the process of UN support to the country on good governance. Welcoming the delegation, Speaker of the

As President Koroma is inaugurated for a second term in office after freely and fairly winning the last Presidential elections in Sierra Leone, I reminisce a particular encounter with ordinary Sierra Leoneans during my last

Freetown Feb. (SLENA)- Vice President Alhaji Chief Sam Sumana yesterday joined President Earnest Bai Koroma at the official launch of the fibre optic cable at the Atlantic Bar and Restaurant,  Beach Road, Lumley. Addressing audience

Freetown, Feb. (SLENA) – Head of the Department for International Development (DFID) Sierra Leone and Liberia, Mr. Phil Evans has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Health and Sanitation, Miatta Kargboat her Youyi

The Sierra Leone People's party (SLPP) Women’s Leader in Koinadugu District, Hawa Marah, has declared for the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) during a mammoth meeting in Kabala Town on the 17th February, 2013. The big

The Secretary-General of the Scrap Metals Association, John Kpaka, has vehemently condemned recent media reports alleging that the association is disorganized and lawless with an overdue executive that is not result-oriented. In a recent press release,

FC Serwo, a Lumley-based soccer outfit, on Sunday 17th February 2013, defeated Real Mack FC 2-0 to lift the covetous Rev. Emile Jones Trophy at the MAFA playing field. Real Mack’s 2:0 defeat came as a

Sierra Leone has porous borders with dozens of illegal and unmanned crossing points of which scores of illicit immigrants use to  flow into the country, thereby depriving the Immigration Department of much needed revenue and,

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Honorable Alhaji Usu Boie Kamara, has made an unofficial tour of the Bombali and Koinadugu Districts in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone to thank those who voted for

Popular businessman, Jamel Shallop and daughter, Manuella Shallop, were given a standing ovation and applauds when both received their various glittering trophies in the men’s and Ladies Amateur categories in the just concluded Johnnie Walker

Profile of Pa Poverty - Pa Poverty, a dreaded man, was born centuries ago in a tiny but mineral-rich country called Sierra Leone. He was never fortunate to darken the doors of any school nor

Quality Education has been the much trumpeted slogan of our progressively retrogressing educational system since the days of the Ahmed Tejan Kabbah-led Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) government. However, the slogan has never been qualified

The Paramount Chief of Marampa Chiefdom, Bai Koblo Queen, has, on behalf of the Manonkoh Community, apologized to London Mining Company for a breach of the MOU between the company and the community. In a letter