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September 2013

African diaspora remittances can reduce poverty In a small and stuffy room in midtown Manhattan, some people are filling in forms while others wait patiently in line to submit them. It is spring in New York

Sierra Leone’s envoy to the People’s Republic of China, also with accreditation to several other countries in the southeast Asia pacific region, Victor Bockarie Foh has, on Thursday 5th September, called on dozens of Sierra

Change comes with an agenda but how can Sierra Leone change if there was “no agenda for change” in the first place. Is change defined as what we intend to do or what has been

The SINO-Sierra Leone Alumni Association (SISLAA) was officially launched at the Chinese Embassy in Freetown on the 21st August 2013 by Kuang Weillinthe Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone.The launching of SISLAA is another epoch making

I read with great interest an article written by one ‘Sorie Bobson Evans’, touching on the Sierra Leone Embassy in the People’s Republic of China and now parading SLPP cyber discussion groups. First things first; an

My Area FC on Friday, September 6 beat Jenneh FC 5-4 on post penalties after a 1-1 full time result to win the MAFA Footballers Round Robin Gala held at the MAFA Playing Field, Lumley. Kemokai

Sequel to  our article ‘ Operation more trouble for half way drivers’ passengers plying the east end of Freetown route have vowed to put up a violent demonstration against lawless commercial transport drivers that are

Transparency International–Sierra Leone (TI-SL), as part of its operational mandate to cut down the level of corruption and to improve the level of transparency, accountability and accurate spending of public funds, has engaged various stakeholders

Transport & Aviation Minister, Leonard Balogun Koroma on Thursday 29th August 2013 was accorded a warm welcome by colleague cabinet ministers, Members of Parliament, China railway information, Sierra Leone Police, the military, transport stakeholders, Paramount

The newly elected female president of the Sierra Leone Football Association, Mrs. Isha Johansen, has told the BBC World Service in a recent interview that the nation’s Premier League competition will resume after the Leone

Residents of Port Loko District have called on Government and the Port Loko District Council to install the new X-ray machine provided by the African Development Bank (ADB) in the newly-constructed modern hospital. Abdul Kamara, a

The Controller of Operations of the Sierra Leone Immigration Department Mr. Abdul Timbo has said that his department raised over 1.5 billion Leones within a month while responding to questions from the Public Account Committee

While President Ernest Bai Koroma has sleepless nights to chart a suitable way of rebranding the image and economic standard of the country, some unpatriotic government officers prefer to continually throw a spanner in the

National Campaign Against Lawlessness-Sierra Leone (NaCAL-Sierra Leone) has taken the lead in a nationwide drug-free society campaign with the launch of a two-day sensitization workshop at a popular ghetto known as FM in Portee, East

The Head of the Technical Team of the Sfano-Michael Jackson Children’s Development Fund (SFAMJAC FUND) Entertainment Group, Mr. Albert Macauley, has confirmed that eleven artistes, dancers and dramatists, will feature in General Sfano’s new music