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June 2013

On the sidelines of the 3rd Vienna Energy Forum (VEF 2013), a three-day conference that brought together approximately 2,000 delegates to discuss the key specific sustainable energy issues, such as policies, markets, finance and technologies,

It will be somehow vague to suggest that Islamist insurgence, which is gradually taking a dangerous foothold on the African continent, has had or will have a direct impact on Sierra Leone. We cannot at

Sidique Mansaray, All Peoples Congress (APC) Chairman in Constituency 62,Tonkolili District, is alleged to be receiving salary as a teacher from the DEC School in a village called Makeni in Yonibana Chiefdom although he has

As He Chairs UN Security Council Reform Meeting Sierra Leone’s President, His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma today took centre stage at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD)-v as he chaired a crucial meeting

Paramount Chief of Selenga Chiefdom, Bo District, has accused the Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA), of owing him the sum of Le8 million. Making the accusation during an interview with this press in his house at

The Principal of the Wesley Secondary School in Segbwema in Jaluahun Chiefdom, Kailahun District, Reverend Lisa Kovoma, has called on government and donor agencies to rescue the school from the damage caused by a recent

Pupils of the Centennial Secondary School in Mattru Jong, Bonthe District, have succeeded in unseating their principals through a 10 day sit-down strike action reportedly masterminded by disgruntled teachers, parents, and old boys. The ousted principals,

The Transparency and Accountability Committee of the House of Parliament has accused the Local Government Service Commission of gross inefficiency. The committee made the accusation on Wednesday 29th May in the committee room of parliament while

We have been receiving frequent reports that the recent girl child refund disbursed to Junior Secondary Schools ended up being mismanaged by certain principals with the transparent excuse that they spent it on the schools

The alarming rate at which human beings are now disappearing in the southern and eastern regions of Sierra Leone has sent shockwaves among the residents, many of whom now fear to venture out at night

Cannibalism has raised its ugly head again; cannibals have reverted to their barbaric activities; they have murdered and cannibalized the corpse of an elderly woman, Jeneba Lansana, in Jong Chiefdom, Bonthe District and, in Small

Parrot is alarmed by the rate at which school pupils in Sierra Leone now fail their exams, especially the public exams.  This trend tends to threaten government’s much advertized education slogan, ‘Quality Education,’ for which

OC Mansaray,the head of the Sierra Leone Police at Zimmi in Makpele Chiefdom, Pujehun District, has told this medium that he has no regret for being caught red-handed having sex with Mrs. Metzeger Konneh, the

The West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP-SL), is a fairly new project under the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) that is being currently implemented in sixteen countries in West Africa. WAAPP comes with

Thanks to Sierra Rutile’s recent programme of road repairs, 82 kilometres of road in the south of the country are now widened, smooth, and pot-hole free, benefiting the company’s mining operations and the social and