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March 2013

Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast forward Didier Drogba is the focus of the first episode of Football Rebels, premiering on Al Jazeera on Tuesday, 12 March 2013 at 22:30GMT. Presented and narrated by former Manchester United

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2013/ -- On the ground floor of the World Bank (http://www.worldbank.org), an institution of development experts devoted to ending extreme poverty, the fight against climate change today took a creative turn: a

TUNIS, Tunisia, March 7, 2013/ -- Message from the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on the Occasion of International Women’s Day:  (Photo: Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank Group) International Women’s Day is a

LONDON, United-Kingdom, March 7, 2013/ -- In support of International Women’s Day on the 8th of March and ‘The Gender Agenda, Gaining Momentum’, Olam (http://www.olamonline.com) - the agricultural supply chain and food ingredients company -

The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), commends Mr. Raymond Chambers on his new appointment as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Financing of the Health Related Millennium Development Goals and the renewal of his

The Anti-Corruption Commission 7th March 2013 filed in the High Court of Sierra Leone, holden at Freetown, 29 indictments on various corruption offences against officials of the National Health Sector Support Project, Ministry of Health

Thousands of representatives from the United Methodist Church (UMC) Sierra Leone Annual conference on Wednesday 6th March 2013 started their 133rd session of the Sierra Leone annual conference at the Kercher Memorial united Methodist Church

DFID Parliamentary Under-secretary of State Lynne Featherstone announced that the UK Government is to invest £35 million in a fund towards ending female genital cutting. This is the first time the figure has been disclosed. Resources will be directed

The Anti-Corruption Commission in the East has commenced all round engagements with Principals and teachers of schools in Kenema. The engagements which is another phase of the "Meet the Schools Campaign" is aimed at constructively

The Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovation in renewable energy and sustainability, opened for submissions on Monday 4 March for the 2014 awards. Entries are invited in the categories of large

Let’s take a good look at this example and tell me what type of person grabs your attention and motivates you? A Police Officer? No!  A Taxi driver? No! No!  Is it usually a person

The Sierra Leone Embassy has ably represented the government of Sierra Leone in a round table discussion, on the topic “the Equal Futures Partnership” aimed at advancing women’s Economic Empowerment and Political Participation.  (Photo: Chargé

Port Loko, March (SLENA):  Operation WID is now on a top gear at Gbere Junction, a town that was notorious for street trading, where the main streets were often used as garages and where trucks

Four girls child who are attending the United Muslim Association Secondary School, Freetown (UMASS) on Tuesday 5th March 2013 benefited from a Sierra Leonean based organization based in Holland, The Netherlands known as Sierra Leone

Eight accused persons in the name of Alake Olive Johnson, Omar Majid, Eastace Cole, Edward Joseph Moijueh, John Turay, Abdul Rashid Jalloh alias Skull, Alie  Conteh alias Scholar, Chemon Bah, who were arrested on the