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September 2013

The allegation that a member of the ruling APC party was involved in a rape scandal has been doing the rounds in both political and social circles recently. The gravity of this case cannot be

Freetown, Sept. 24 (SLENA) - The Management of Mammy Yoko Hotel has blamed the Sierra Leone Port Authority (SLPA) for the delay in the completion of the hotel as stipulated in the agreement between the

Freetown, Sept. 24 (SLENA) -The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr Khelfala Marrah has warned all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that their budgets will not be approved if they fail to present adequate,

New Al Jazeera series Wildlife Warzone explores the only thing standing between heavily-armed poachers and the decimation of a species: rangers. Poaching is worth $17 billion a year and is being fueled by demand in Asia, where rhino horn in particular

Port Loko, Sept. 24 (SLENA) - The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) last Friday 13th September started the Bilateral Budget discussion for the financial year 2014-2016 at the MJ Motel in Port Loko. The

Port Loko, Sept. 25 (SLENA) – The World Bank Country Manager in Sierra Leone, Atto Brown has said in  Port Loko that Sierra Leone is currently experiencing rapid Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Growth as a

There is a call to order within the journalism profession/trade in Sierra Leone.  That call has come from all strata of society.  While doing research and engaging in media outreach, I came across two documents

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 24, 2013 - The global energy industry must play a greater role in the transition to sustainable energy systems if United Nations development goals are to be met, warns a report launched

In a bid to promote quality education and improve the storage of drinking water in rural communities China Kingho Sierra Leone has donated 500 water containers to residents of Tane Chiefdom and also provided learning

Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Hon Theo Nicol is presenting in the Gambia leading a five man delegation to the ECOWAS Telecommunications / ICT Experts meeting at the Kairaba Beach Hotel.   Minister

Ryhad, Sept. 24 (SLENA) - The authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will dispatch three Consular officers to Sierra Leone for the issuance of 2013 ‘Hajj’ visas, a Saudi Foreign Ministry official has confirmed. The officers,

His yearly offer of expensive and quality football gear to the Mabanta Community in Makeni, northern Sierra Leone, has changed hands to a newly established football club beyond the community for bigger competitions. Coincidentally, the team

The world’s largest and all encompassing Chambers of Commerce with membership of over 250,000,000 companies from various regional Chambers of Commerce, has appointed the Honorary Consul General of India in Liberia and President and CEO

Sierra Leonean born Chernor Bah who is currently serving as the Global Youth Rep on the UN Secretary General's Global Initiative on Education has been asked to co-chair a Youth Education Crisis Committee to aid Syrian

It may appear to some that Sierra Leone football is at a cross road and to some that the game loved by all and sundry is self-destroying and heading for destruction.  To the short sighted