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March 2013

The Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has extended an official invitation to Sierra Leone’s President, His Excellency Dr. Ernest

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma Tuesday March 26, 2013 arrived at the St. Andrews Air Force Base (AFB) in the commonwealth state of Virginia, on a three day official working visit to the United

Soldiers stationed in Pujehun Town, Southern Sierra Leone, are projecting a very positive image of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces, (RSLAF) by displaying admirable decency, dedication and discipline. Very recently, I travelled to Pujehun

The great Parrot is not comfortable with the notorious fact that poverty has become the surname of this republic. So, the patriotic bird has conducted an extensive research on how to drive away our persistent

According to Awoko Newspaper, February, 2013: “Government is currently working on a project to relocate the maximum security prison - Pademba Road to another location."  My understanding is the prison population is bursting to an

The Anti-Corruption Commission District Coordinator, Koinadugu Augustine Ngobie has on Thursday 14th March, 2013 held a well attended awareness raising meeting with teachers from all the Senior Secondary Schools in Kabala. The said meeting which

Ghanaian-born, Muhammad Ibn Chambas has resigned his post as Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States after just three years in the job.  Dr. Chambas’ resignation comes into effect, April

The formation of social clubs in the Western world has become a common phenomenon among Sierra Leoneans.  Three years ago we saw the emergence of Yengema Development Association (YENDA) together with several other social clubs

The conference hall of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs on New England Ville, Freetown was yesterday March 26th 2013 the centre of attraction when a high powered delegation from the West

President Ernest Bai Koroma’s invitation to participate at a high level panel conversation together with heads of states of Cape Verde, Malawi and Senegal on Consolidating Democratic Gains, Promoting African Prosperity scheduled to take place

A critical analysis of Dr. Will’s Comments Dr. Harry Will, a renowned agriculturist and one time Minister of Agriculture, in his recent comments on the establishment of the Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Company (SLPMC) has succeeded

FDID-SL being a youth serving civil society organization, working with urban youths associated with drug and alcohol abuse in Freetown, Bo and Moyamba is disturbed by the recent spate of death of young people due

Anytime there is a delay in payment of Teachers’ Salaries, the public raises eye brows at the Ministry of Education and blames the government for not doing enough to effect payments in a timely manner.

In today’s global economy, tertiary education and practical training play a pivotal role and could help a poor nation like Sierra Leone assert its economic independence and complete freedom. Rather than being eternally dependent on

The Anti- Corruption Commission has on Wednesday 20th March 2013 addressed staff members of NASSIT –South in the Conference room of the NASSIT Regional Headquarter in Bo. The meeting was well attended by over 15