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April 2013

Within the last few days, rumours were being circulated that the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is going to delete over 7,000 Teachers from government pay vouchers because those Teachers were considered “Ghost Teachers”. 

Save the Children International, a non profit making organization, registered in England and Wales, last year launched the ‘Mamie en Pekin Welbodi Worker Award’ to showcase the profile of health workers and encouraging the public

Accra, Ghana – Development partners have agreed on the need to support capacity development for civil society organisations (CSOs) in West Africa to enhance their performance. Over 60 development partners, including, diplomatic missions, international non-governmental

The West African Civil Society Institute (WACSI) held the conference today in Accra to reflect upon building financial resources for accelerating positive change in West Africa. In her opening remarks, the Chair, Madam Aicha Bah

Laurent Bonnet, author of a novel, ‘Salone,’ will be touring Conakry, Guinea and Freetown, Sierra Leone from the 27th of April, 2013 to the 1st May, 2013.   (Photo: Laurent Bonnet) Laurent Bonnet  is 54 years old,

In my first installment of this report about my recent visit to Sierra Leone, I wrote about the tremendous work that the Kanga Schools project is doing to enable Sierra Leonean students in schools, colleges

Milla Group the leading plastic manufacturing company in the country at Bai Bureh Road, Fisher Lane, Kissy, has unveiled new plastic products such as PVC pipes for plumbing, water tanks, plastic chairs and other household

Following the successful implementation of His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma’s “Agenda for Change” during his first term of office from 2007 to 2012, the development-oriented president’s agenda has graduated into the Agenda

The country that gave the world two groundbreaking innovations in technology: M-Pesa, a mobile banking system, and Ushahidi, a platform for crowdsourcing information during disasters, is now taking its technological talents to new heights. The

Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, should be competing with the best in the world when we talk in terms of economic power and infrastructural growth rate. The sprouting skyscrapers can easily capture skywards

Sierra Leone’s Hon. Minister of Finance and Economic Development Dr. Keifala Marah has on behalf of the Government and People of Sierra Leone signed a Thirteen Million United States Dollars ($13Million) loan with the Director

Excitement greeted news that Vérone Mankou, the 26-year old entrepreneur from the Republic of Congo, has designed Africa’s first smartphone and a tablet, the hand-held computer that comes with a touch screen.  (Photo: The VMK

THE OSWALD HANCILES COLUMN On Friday, 19th April, 2013, inside his office in State House, President Ernest Bai Koroma expressed his pleasure as two executives of British Media’s Country Section, Zornitza Natcheva (Project Manager) and Fraser

Mogadishu, 22 April 2013 – The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia (SRCC), Mahamet Saleh Annadif condemned the murder of Radio Mogadishu journalist, Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh who was shot

Another attempt at peace by the Sierra Leone High Commission in London It is a shame that some groups or associations that are formed with the noble objective of promoting development and peaceful co-existence sometimes become