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March 2013

TUNIS, Tunisia, March 14, 2013/ -- The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched Open Data Platforms (www.afdb.org/statistics) for the following 20 African countries: Algeria, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique,

Following the Auditor General's Report 2011, over monies allegedly squandered by officials of the Sierra Leone Road Transport Corporation (SLRTC), panic is reported to have gripped the administration. According to sources close to the Anti Corruption

Ian Petrie, Regional Commercial Manager for Africa said that British Airways now flies to more African countries than before. He made this disclosure to a battery of press while launching flight operations of British Airways

Recent report which suspends Sierra Leone from the Extractive Industry social club shows the incompetency of the country’s current Finance Minister, Kaifala Marah (in photo). The Minister, who in the past held the position, Secretary of

Students of Fourah Bay College (FBC) are getting frustrated over the prolonged strike action by the Academic Staff Association (ASA). Talking to a cross section of students they expressed that the stand-off is costing their academic

Ex-Leone Stars, Mighty Blackpool and military hero, Kabba Kamara, fondly known as Kabba China who passed away on Tuesday 26th February 2013 at the 34 Military Hospital after a short illness will be buried today

Head of the Eye Clinic Department at Connaught Hospital, Freetown, Dr. Mathew Vandi has applauded the ruling APC government of President Ernest Bai Koroma to empower the department with training opportunities for better service delivery

Goderich Community and its environs will soon be beneficiaries of lucrative job opportunities from Regimanuel Gray Group,  Sea View Estate project in a bid to enhancing living standards and conditions and as a way of

Society for Knowledge Management Sierra Leone (SKM) has received a funding of the sum of $50,000 from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) to implement an information project titled Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)

The Member of Parliament for Constituency 108 in the West of Freetown, Hon. Sho-Sawyer and Councilor of Ward 384, Abdul Serry and that of Ward 383, Councilor Emmanuel Conteh are reported to have braced up

Bollore Africa Logistics under a hiring policy to train workers is on the verge of enhancing the capacity of more technicians to boost the working age of the country. According to Bolore project manager Keith Muller

12-14 March, 2013 Sierra Leone hosted a three day West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (WAPCP) Annual General Meeting and Scientific Symposium in collaboration with the Pharmacists Society of Sierra Leone and the Ministry of

There is no doubt that tourism like all other sectors makes a significant impact to a country’s socio-economic growth.  This is why Sierra Leone’s tourism industry is accelerating efforts to ensure that the country remains

The Ambassador of Cape Verde to Senegal H.E. Francisco Pereira da Veiga has during a courtesy call on his counterpart  the Sierra Leone Ambassador to Senegal H.E. Ambassador Khadijatu Bassir (in photo), informed of a

Residents in Kono District have lavished praise on the Koidu New Sembehun City Council and the newly elected Mayor Emerson Lamina for the outstanding performance and contribution in developing the city within a short time