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July 2013

The Special Adviser to the President, Hon. Ibrahim Ben Kargbo, over the weekend, launched the Sierra Leone Widows Association at the Atlantic Hall, Brookfields, Freetown. Speaking at the launching ceremony on Saturday, 6th July, 2013, Hon.

The Retired National Football Heroes’ executive on Saturday, 6th July, appointed Mr. Kabba M.S. Dumbuya as their Organizing Secretary. The appointment was done at the association’s secretariat at the National Stadium. There was a thunderous applause

The godfather and Chairman of Gem Stars FC, Hon. Francis Amara Konuwa, has boasted that he has the best players who have the talent and capability to clinch the 2013/2014 premier league trophy. He was speaking

The Paramount Chief of Njaluahun Chiefdom in the Kailahun District, Sheriff Coker-Njajua, has accused the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) of owing his family fifteen years rent arrears for the house the party is

The polytechnics and teacher training colleges in Sierra Leone seem to be in disunity as evidenced by the decision of other polytechnics to boycott the recent strike action for regularization of conditions of service for

The name Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara (in photo) is not new in Sierra Leone, especially with the framework of party politics. From being  a former Mines Director, to a leading figure in the governing All

The Ministry of Endowment and Islamic Affairs of the State of Kuwait in collaboration with the Islamic Cultural Centre this week concluded a 3 - month intensive course in Arabic language and other Islamic subjects;

The holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from dawn to dusk, for a period of 29 or 30 days commences Wednesday, 10th July, 2013, announced the Royal Court in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE – United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone Michael Owen visited the Dignity Market on June 28.  The Ambassador toured the center, talked with the artisans, and enjoyed a musical and dance performance. Ambassador

In the wake of the speech delivered by the Political and Public Affairs Minister, Hon. Alhaji Ibrahim Kemoh Sesay at the Ministerial Conference on Diaspora and Development in Geneva on 18 - 19th June, 2013,

Dear Parliament/Constitutional Review Committee, I send you warm greetings from the civil right city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA.  The city that issued a proclamation of friendship and solidarity to Sierra Leoneans living in Atlanta during my

President Koroma disclosed to journalists that he has signed a $8 billion contract with the Chinese Government to construct an international airport, a railway, and many more infrastructural development projects. He made the disclosure during a

With no intention of praise singing, the Deputy Director of Education in Bo, John Amara Swaray, is doing a marvelous job in that office as testified by teachers, school heads, and other educational authorities, all

1,500 eye patients have received free treatment sponsored by one of Sierra Leone’s philanthropic organizations, Sea Coach Express located under the Aberdeen Bridge in the West end of Freetown.  (Photo: Olusegun Jaji, interviewed by press) The

Two officers of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Central police in Bo are reported to have severely beaten and injured a suspect called Foday Kamara who is said to have resisted the police