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June 2013

TUNIS, Tunisia, June 11, 2013/ -- The Boards of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) and of the African Development Fund (ADF)  announced the return of the AfDB to its headquarters in  Abidjan, 

Three Embassy of Sierra Leone officials led by Counselor/Head of Chancery Mrs. Isatu Sillah condoled the deaths at a Philadelphia four storey building collapse and assured the bereaved Sierra Leonean family, that the Government of

June 12th of every year is commemorated as World Day against Child Labor. It is an occasion to highlight the global extent of child labor and raise awareness on the situation of millions of children, girls

As activities of the ongoing operation Waste Management, Improved road access and Decongestion (WID) intensifies in the Freetown Municipality, Traders at Goderich Street/Eastern Police axis on Saturday 8th June 2013 battled with traders of the

Paramount Chief of Selenga Chiefdom, Desmond Kagobai, has raised concern over the rampant illegal deforestation in his chiefdom, a situation which, he said, keeps worrying him. Raising the concern during an exclusive interview with Sierra Express

During the rainy season last year, a giant boulder rolled through a shack at Congo Town in Freetown and massacred four people. For the past years, the rainy season in especially Freetown has been characterized

His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia visited the small West African State of Sierra Leone on 10th June, 2013, following his recent invitation by Sierra Leone’s

The Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Education has expressed grave concern over the deplorable and progressively retrogressing standard of education now plaguing this republic, blaming the precarious situation on the gross inefficiency of the Education Ministry. In

The Principal of the Methodist Senior Secondary School in Kenema, Vandi Tarawalie, is reported to have embezzled over Le20 million meant for the refund of the girl child school fees. During an interview with this reporter

One of the oldest schools in Kailahun District, the Pendembu Vocational Secondary School, Pendembu, Eastern Sierra Leone was one of the worst hit by the decade-long rebel incursion in this republic. Most of the school’s

In spite of the series of anti-violence campaigns and sensitizations carried out in this nation, the culture of violence continues unabated. Many Sierra Leoneans still have the erroneous belief that riot and other forms of

If drinking alcohol was a criterion to travel to Heaven, Paramount Chief Vonjus of the Gold Chiefdom would have long been sitting at the left hand of God the Father Almighty, since Jesus is already

OSD officers are reported to have raided the village Rochen Kamandaao in the Tonkolili District terrorizing the residents and carting away items worth millions of Leones including Le30 million which they are said to have

The Chief Fire Officer of the National Fire Force, Kamanda Bongay, has advised that people need to stay off their mobile phones and should not make or receive calls during lightening and thunder, noting that

 “I will retire peacefully to my village in Bombali, eat my native fish, cassava or rice every morning whilst relaxing under the trees”. The President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma was reported as