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June 2013

Members of the Elimuzakelina Muslim Jamaat  at Plum Heat (Phase two), Hill Station, on Thursday last week, disrupted  work at the Congo Cross Police Station following an attempt to detain the Chief Adviser to the

As candidates are preparing to sit the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE)  from 24th June to 3rd July, 2013, in 201 examination centres throughout the country, the Head of the National Office (HNO) West African

Twenty-two senior officers of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) are reported to have been promoted following the recent mass retirement of overdue senior officers. Defence sources say it has pleased the President of

Latest report reaching this press states that two cabinet ministers in the Ruling APC government will be sacked next month. Our sources revealed that the Minister of Education, Science and Technology (MEST), Minkailu Bah and the

The Sierra Leone Road Transport Corporation (SLRTC) is inviting responses in the form of Bids for the sale of scrap metals from derelict SLRTC vehicles. Interested bidders must inspect the scrap metals at the corporation’s depot

Two members of the Sierra Leone Parliament, Hon. Ibrahim Rashin Bundu and Hon. Alpha Babatunde Lewally have called on Development Partners in Europe to continue to give support to the government of Sierra Leone in

In May alone this year, hundred rape cases were reported to the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs. This alarming rate at which rape is now being committed in Sierra Leone is a

With President Ernest Bai Koroma slated to arrive in the People’s Republic of China in the coming hours, on an official invitation, strong indications are that it is going to be a very busy week

One of my earliest memories as a child was looking forward to Fridays. No, it was not about Friday prayers but about the number of times I was invited to partake in “fankadama charities (sara).

On Tuesday 18th June, 2013, the Noble Sarjoski Conclave and Leone Asset Management donated Le10 million worth of assorted food items including rice, cooking oil, unions, tomato, salt, and cash to the Milton Margai School for

Electricity access and consumption in Sierra Leone are among the lowest in Africa. As a driver of economic growth, improving access to electricity is prominent in Sierra Leone’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. Sierra Leone’s limited and

This reporter has gathered that poor management of the Safety and Enforcement Department at the Sierra Leone Road Authority (SLRTA) has led to the high-level of indiscipline, low morale, lack of monitoring of deployment areas

Sierra Leone’s foremost arts and entertainment media, SaloneJamboree, has been given the right to host the annual Face of Peace Africa Beauty Pageant (FOPA) in Sierra Leone.  (Photo: FOPA 2012: Benson, who hails from Anambra

Joseph Shabala and his South African multiple Grammy Award winning choral group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo that first gained worldwide prominence from their collaboration with Paul Simon on his 1986 Graceland album, will perform a free

The 25-minute documentary follows Fatimata Oumar, Tartit's lead singer, as she and her internationally-acclaimed Tuareg band rehearse their songs in a refugee camp and reflect on why they had to flee Mali. Along with 100,000 other Tuareg refugees,