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September 2013

One of Sierra Leone’s finest actors, Mohamed Bah (in photo), deservedly enjoyed the spotlight when he was nominated earlier this year by Africa Award USA as “Best Actor of the Year” alongside one of Africa’s

Port Loko, Sept. (SLENA) – Caritas-Makeni, one of the humanitarian NGOs operating in Port Loko District has resolved to join the District Health Management Team (DHMT) in the fight against any outbreak of cholera in

Freetown, Sept.  (SLENA) – The management and Board of Directors of Socfin Agricultural Company Limited has debunked both newspaper and radio station reports that the company has leased plots of land in the Malen Chiefdom,

Freetown, Sept. (SLENA) - A recent press release issued out by the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) Outreach and Public Affairs office in Freetown has disclosed that judges of the Special Court’s Appeals Chamber

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), together with its alliance partners, the Civil Society and the media, on Thursday 5th August, 2013 engaged the management of the Bo Kenema Power Services (BKPS) on the implementation of the

A rather busy engagement awaits His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma in the United States of America. With the UNGA meeting slated for this month, the President has also got a very busy trip in

On Tuesday, September 10 the five boroughs of New York - Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island will hold primary elections to elect members for its 51 seat City Council.  Nineteen Council members including

Nigerian football team, Sunshine Stars FC, identified the need for the new manager to take on a more 'holistic' approach, with President Mike Idoko having singled out Rodolfo Zapata as the most appropriate candidate. The Argentinean

In honour of the accomplishments of His Excellency the President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, the Smithsonian Institution in the United States of America will be hosting a grand dinner for him and

As the urban population of Freetown grows to almost 1.2 m estimated, so too is the burden associated with waste management. This is due to a combination of several factors to include but not limited

WASHINGTON, September 4, 2013 – Children in sub-Saharan Africa are now less likely to die from diarrhea and pneumonia, but these illnesses are still the most common causes of childhood death and sickness in most

Day Two - First set of Matches         Darren Talbot beat Peter Wellings by 28 runs; Peter Wellings batted first and scored 132 runs whiles Darren Talbot replied with 160 runs. Mark Demos beat Stuart Bentham by

Momentum in post-conflict peacebuilding in Africa On 11 July 2011, when South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and his 8.3 million compatriots celebrated the new country’s first independence, he was careful to remind everyone of the harsh

Prior to the November polls, I made a solid argument, justifying the reelection of President Ernest Koroma.  I postulate that the need for Sierra Leoneans to maintain the trajectory commenced by President Ernest Bai Koroma

The most senior Catholic priest in Sierra Leone who governs the diocese of Freetown the capital of Sierra Leone – the most Rev. Dr. Archbishop Edward Tamba Charles has not only paid a courtesy call