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February 2013

Aggrieved members of the poro society are reported to have invaded the Baptist Model Primary School in Mangeloko in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone, sending the whole school in utter disarray with the headmistress

The APC Majority Leader in Parliament, Honorable Sheku Dumbuya, is reported to have dragged his nephew to court for Le 179 million. The report stated that Honorable Dumbuya recently accused the boy, Abu Bakarr Kamara, of

Leading iron ore miner, African Minerals has moved to engage government and higher learning institutions in Sierra Leone to boost capacity in the mining sector in anticipation of the sector’s potential growth in the coming

A three man United States of America delegation has taken off for Sierra Leone on a one day official visit to attend the inauguration of President Ernest Bai Koroma. President Koroma won Sierra Leone’s November 17th

In show of the Branch’s total commitment to the ideals, values and principles of the All People’s Congress party, the Chairman of the Asia Branch of the governing All People’s Carty, Comrade Turay Lamin has

Some twenty odd years ago, when I was just finishing university in the USA, I chose to travel to my country of heritage – Sierra Leone – to undergo female initiation.  This included female circumcision.

When former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo stepped into court on Tuesday, February 19, he became the first head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. Gbagbo is only one of

In its quest to enhance effective service delivery, the Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Wednesday 13th February 2013 engaged staff of the National Power Authority (NPA) in Makeni.  (Cross section

Freetown, February 20 (SLENA): Today, Wednesday 20th February 2013, the European Union Election Observation Mission in Sierra Leone will deliver its final report on the Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Council Elections which was held on

Friday, the 15th of February, 2013, witnessed the gathering of Sierra Leone nationals living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the Chancery of the Sierra Leone Embassy in Riyadh to offer yet another session of

Freetown February (SLENA): Vice President Samuel Sam Sumana on Monday 18th February joined President Ernest Bai Koroma to commemorate Armed Forces Day at the Hockey pitch, Wilberforce Barracks in Freetown. Main highlight of the ceremony was

Sierra Leone has offered its condolences to the Saudi Royal family over the death of the Governor of Riyadh, His Royal Highness, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. On behalf of Sierra Leone’s President, Dr. Ernest Bai

The Government of Sierra Leone is failing to keep its promises on funding for sanitation, a new report by the international development charity, WaterAid (http://www.wateraid.org), has revealed(1).  The report warns that unless investment is increased,

Port Loko, February (SLENA): In a bid to foster improved standard of living, the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) has commissioned the construction of over five projects in various parts of the Port Loko

As preparations are ongoing for the inauguration ceremony of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma following his reelection in November, 2012, a Chinese Government delegation of seven, headed by Mr. Jiang Weixin as Special Envoy of