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April 2013

Expands custody and trustee services for clients in largest economy in Africa 18 April 2013 - Standard Chartered will acquire the South African custody and trustee business of Absa Bank. This acquisition builds on the significant investment

Jamboree Consult, the Public Relations unit of SaloneJamboree, has launched a state of the art website for award winning artist Nasser Ayoub (in photo). The site is part of moves to rebrand the ‘Tranga Hase Bobor’

Amara Denis Turay, aka  Kao Denero, has commended the Government  and the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) force for lifting the ban on his proposed concert. The rapper thanked the Government for reversing their decision earlier which

In the midst of a jam-packed Supreme Court yesterday 17 April, 2013 the country’s main opposition Sierra Leone People;s Party (SLPP), represented by celebrated legal luminary Dr. Bu-Buakei Jabbie (in photo), apologized for an irregular

Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) headquarters at New England, Freetown came to a standstill on Monday this week when workers downed tools in protest against deplorable conditions of service. The striking workers complained about late payment

We have been observing that most Sierra Leoneans have little or no respect for time. Time is the master that rules the whole world; it has no respect for any man and waits for nobody. 

The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), in collaboration with the National Governing Council (NDC) and the Ministry of Political and Public Affairs (MPPA), on Tuesday 16th April 2013 officially launched the African Peer Review Mechanism

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The recent strike action of workers of the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC), appalling conditions of service tells a lot about the media in this country. The strike unmasked a lot of anomalies in that

Professor Parrot is a political expert who is versed in Sierra Leone political tactics. The great professor has conducted an extensive research on the strategies of gaining parliamentary seat in this republic and it pleases

The Regional Commissioner of the Persons with Disability Commission South, Vandy Konneh, is to succeed the outgoing APC Secretary-General, Victor Bockarie Foh (in photo). Vandy Konneh is among the first candidate to express intention for

The Armed Forces squash tournament which commenced past Saturday, April 13th at Wilberforce continues to gain excitement. Over 70 squash players are currently competing in the Africell-sponsored tournament which is full of surprises. In the opening

The Executive Director and Founder of the Young Women Empowerment Foundation (YOWEF) Madam Mamako Fallah, has expressed grave concern over the high rate of teenage pregnancy among young girls in the Kissy communities, Kailahun District,

Washington, D.C., USA - The Green, White and Blue Commission yesterday announced that Kandeh K. Yumkella, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), will be awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2013

One of the first pledges the President, Ernest Bai Koroma made upon winning the 2007 General Elections was “to restore electricity”, especially to the city of Freetown. It was an open secret, that Freetown was