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March 2013

Freetown, Sierra Leone, March 13, 2013— As the country celebrated International Women’s Day on 8 March with a public holiday and speeches, a small village in the north of Sierra Leone was taking matters into

Many African bands in Europe hardly survive for more than a year. Yet Ngoma Africa Band, founded by Ebrahim Makunja aka Ras Makunja in 1993, is still growing stronger. The band plays "Bongo Dance", which is

Much was dedicated to the aspect of rebranding our country’s image, during the current government’s first term in office.  Such effort was as a result of the adverse effect that our civil war left with

New York, 12 March 2013 – The United Nations and partners invite people all over the world to participate in setting the world’s future development agenda by voting in an innovative survey known as MY

The Chairman of Mercury International (SL) Ltd. Charity Foundation Mr. Samir Hassanyeh on Monday March 11 2013 presented a cheque of Sixteen Million Leones to the President of SWASAL Mr. Mohamed Fajah Barrie. Making the presentation

Sierra Leone was among 54 member states represented at Westminster Abbey, where the Commonwealth Observance Day was observed.  It was a high profiled ceremony that attracted all member states of the Commonwealth. Sierra Leone was represented

The Pro-Poor Growth/KFW Unit in the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA), between 4-16 March, 2013 hosted the KFW mission from Frankfurt , Germany. Welcoming the team at the NaCSA’s boardroom, on behalf of the Commission’s

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, March 12, 2013/ -- With more than $75 000 USD in prizes it’s one of Africa’s richest youth entrepreneurial competitions and young business people from around the continent are encouraged to enter. The prestigious

The 20km road construction project presently ongoing in Koidu city has improved immensely as the Well-Guico Sierra Leone has shipped in state of the earth construction equipment to fast track the project.  Work in progress

Can you remember the last time you really looked forward to something and it did not turn out as perfect as you anticipated?  Can you remember your disappointment?  Let’s look at what happened here.  If

The newly appointed Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Hon. Finda Diana Konomanyi on Friday and Saturday 8th and 9th March 2013 received a hero’s welcome in the city of Koidu Kono District eastern

His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma is no doubt an astute, shrewd and charismatic national leader. His first term of office not only proved to Sierra Leoneans that he was development-oriented, but also

Women Empowerment Group (WEG) at Aberdeen Western Urban of Freetown, Past Saturday 9th March, 2013, commenced a campaign to remove women and girls from the streets particularly in the beach area. This is because people are

Freetown, March  (SLENA): His Excellency, Dr. Ernest B. Koroma has officially launched the Small Holder Commercialization Programme/Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (SCP- GAFSP) at the Bank Complex, Kingtom in Freetown. In his key note address

The people of Worreh Yeama village, a small traditional community located in the Makarie Gbanti Chiefdom, Bombali District, northern Sierra Leone, have resisted moves by Addax Bioenergy to take over their boli land, which they