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April 2013

I watched SLBC TV on Tuesday, 9th April and heard the Lands Minister, Hon. Musa Tarawallie talk about plans by government to transform Lungi into Sierra Leone’s commercial city. This is encouraging news, given its

Sierra Leone is endowed with mineral resources that if managed well, will lift the country to higher heights.  However, such divine benediction does not actually show in the welfare of its people.  Outsiders may wonder

The Gambian dictator, Yahya Jammeh (in photo), continues to insist that he has a cure for HIV/AIDS. While people outside Gambia might think he is a lunatic and that his claims are bizarre and should

Few months ago (November 2012) general elections were held and the President was re-elected, though the opposition still claims that the process was not devoid of fraud and therefore controversy.  But suffice it to say

The charity Save the Children says the majority of victims of rape and other sexual violence in many of the world's conflict zones are children.  Children in DR Congo are among those suffering, Save the

Adrian Vincent (in photo), Sierra Leonean, UK-based semi-finalist in the upcoming  Miss & Mr Afro Caribbean UK Scholarship Pageant 2013 which will be held this Saturday in London, UK, has been invited to BEN tv

About twenty-five parastatals are reported to owe the National Revenue Authority (NRA) billions of Leones in the form of accumulated taxes which they have failed to pay over the years. This information was relayed to Sierra

The Sierra Leone Timber Exporters and Processing Factory is a $1.5 million indigenous investment being established in this country by a Sierra Leonean named Alie Suma who has been dealing in timber for several years. The

Police Officer, Joseph Jonathan Decker, is reported to have stabbed a carpenter, Jonathan Isaac Lamin Kamara of no. 1c Sumaila Town, Freetown. The stabbed carpenter later died. The unfortunate incident is said to have taken place

Sierra Leone’s President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma returned to Sierra Leone last week following his invitation to both the White House in the United States of America and to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in

In a few weeks time, the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) will blow the whistle for the election of top executives, and as the party’s former scribe Victor Bockarie Foh vacates his position for an

The Sierra Leone Police is constitutionally responsible for maintaining law and order and protecting the lives and properties of the citizens and even the foreigners in this country. But ironically, police officers are now the

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma is expected to be the guest of honor at the historic wedding of the Public Relations Officer of Sierratel, Anthony Bai

Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL) has received 30 self-powered hand-cranked radio sets donated by a US-based organization, Ears to Our World. CARL has partnered with ACIPP, a Netherlands-based organization promoting international youth

Parrot is still bamboozled over Pa Koroma’s historic boycott of the USL convocation. The nosy creature has conducted an extensive research on the factors responsible for the big boycott and it has pleased the erudite