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April 2013

In a telephone interview with the Head Mistress of the Sierra Leone Muslim Brotherhood Primary School, (SLMB) Koaquima – 3 kilometers outside Koidu City, the District headquarter town of Kono in eastern Sierra Leone, Mrs.

Like many other development partners, the relationship between the World Food Program (WFP) and the people of Sierra Leone has lasted over a long period of time dating back to the days when the current

We all know that not all state actors have the potential of achieving great things especially in the discharge of their respective functions. Therefore, if a government is to succeed, it needs to have the

Strong governance indicators transcend meeting the core values of democracy; like free speech; promoting an open government; and ensuring free fair and elections. Successful governance performance takes into account meting those core issues upon which

Orange launches in Africa, on StarAfrica.com, the 2nd edition of the music contest in partnership with Deezer and Zimbalam ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, April 16, 2013/ -- In order to promote new  African music talent, StarAfrica.com (http://www.StarAfrica.com)

The Government Secondary School, Kenema (The Kay School) and its old students association, Kenema Old Students Association (KOSA) are converging in the City of Kenema, Eastern Sierra Leone to celebrate the sixty first (61st) Anniversary

THE OSWALD HANCILES COLUMN This is what London Mining says about itself on its corporate web site: “At London Mining, we believe people are the key to our success and we encourage people to develop their

(Bonn, 15 April 2013) – As part of their work to support African nations along a low-emission path to development, partner UN agencies, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and the World Bank group are

A mission from the ECOWAS Volunteers Programme’s (EVP) Regional Office, led by the Director of the ECOWAS Youth and Sports Development Centre in Ouagadougou, was in Sierra Leone from 8th to 12th April to fast-track

“A Year of  Hate Speech and Political Divide” is the theme of the damning 'State of The Media Report  2012', launched past Friday by the Society for Democratic Initiatives (SDI) in the conference room of

The Executive Director of the Society for Democratic Initiatives (SDI), Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai, has accused Awareness Times newspaper of killing the Independent Media Commission (IMC) by deliberately and boastfully defying the Commission. He made the allegation

In line with the expectation of most journalists in Sierra Leone, Kelvin Lewis, the Proprietor and Managing Editor of Sierra Leone newspaper AWOKO,  has been elected National President of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists

Sierra Leone’s capital city, Freetown, has been disfigured again by long petrol queues, obviously due to fuel shortage, a chronic problem which Sierra Leoneans have been suffering since the historic 1980 OAU Conference which devastated

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) has concluded a two-day training of Members of Parliament in Sierra Leone. The seminar, which ended past Friday, April 12, was geared towards building the capacity of newly elected Members of

The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ), now has a brand-new president, Kelvin Lewis. He was elected overwhelmingly on Saturday, April 13th at the Miatta Conference Hall, Yuoyi Building, Brookfields, Freetown, during the association’s biennial