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September 2013

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 13 September 2013 – In 2012, approximately 6.6 million children worldwide – 18,000 children per day – died before reaching their fifth birthday, according to a new report released today by UNICEF, the World

A strong power supply entity that supplies electricity for the southern and eastern provinces of the republic of Sierra Leone known as the Bo-Kenema Power Services (BKPS) was over the weekend  threatened to be taken

Four former employees of the Mano River Union (MRU) Secretariat in Sierra Leone on 14th September 2013 informed the popular Monologue Program on Citizen Radio FM 103.7 that after working for over twenty-five years and

A recent report by the BBC reveals a threatening dimension of witchcraft belief in Chad. This time, people are not banishing alleged witches to camps as in Ghana, or driving ‘child witches’ to the streets

Mahmoud Tarawally (in photo), former Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology, today appeared at the Magistrate’s Court, Freetown, in front of Magistrate Tonia Barnette on an alleged rape charge and was refused bail. Tarawally’s 15

A team of eight Sierra Leone Government officials from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) unit and a Government Minister led by the Chief of Staff of State House Dr. Richard K. Konteh has arrived in

Sierra Leone international Kei Kamara who was a deadline day transfer for Middlesbrough was part of the Boro' squad that lost to Ipswich town 3-1 in the English Championship league last weekend at Portman road. The

In a bid to promote quality education in primary schools across the country World Vision Sierra Leone has completed a one month intensive In-service training for185 primary school at N’jala Campus in Bo and also

TUNIS, Tunisia, September 14, 2013/ -- The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group (http://www.afdb.org) will support Guinea’s Conakry Electricity Network Rehabilitation and Extension Project (PREREC2) with a loan and a grant totaling US $16.66 million approved

Latest report reaching this press alleges that one of the bulldozer machines belonging to Bolloree West Africa Logistics at the Queen Elizabeth II Quay has claimed the life of one Bangura residing at Kissy Bye

As Acting AIG, East detained sickly female teacher at the Ross Road police station, civil society groups planned to storm the said police station in angry protest. Speaking to this press in tears, Madam Fatmata Bangura,

The anti-graft commission has wedded three civil society organizations against the fight on corruption. The epoc-making event which was organized by the ACC at their Conference Hall last Wednesday attracted several personalities including the three civil

Latest report reaching this press speaks of a case of bad policing involving police officers attached to the Port Loko police station. According to source, a commercial vehicle AFK 258 that was allegedly on a clandestine

As the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Diamond Dealers Association in Kono, Mr. Brima Lebbie, has said that all investors coming into Sierra Leone to buy gold and diamonds, especially in the Kono district,

Latest reports reaching this press have stated that the much talked about mutiny or coup has led to the detention of one Captain Prince Sesay and 12 others. Military sources narrated of how Captain Sesay and