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October 2013

Youths Involve Sierra Leone was established as a humanitarian non-Governmental organization to help promote vulnerable young women and girls in Sierra Leone. Talking to Journalists during a press briefing, the Coordinator of YISL, Madam Isha Jalloh,

Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) Councillor Sheku Sankoh of Ward 108 in Constituency 55 in the Port Loko District, yesterday, at the All Peoples Congress (APC) national headquarters at 11 Hannah Benka Coker Street, Freetown,

Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority (SLRTA) in collaboration with the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone (CCSL) on Tuesday, October 1 2013, concluded a day seminar held at their conference hall at King Herman Road,

As President Ernest Bai Koroma succeeds in persuading members of the aggrieved football family, most of whom are All Peoples Congress (APC) loyalists, to take part in the Premier League under the leadership of Madam

Report explores challenges and opportunities of growth in a fragile state TUNIS, Tunisia, October 3, 2013/ -- In response to a request for technical support from the Government of Sierra Leone, the African Development Bank (AfDB)

The President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Mrs. Isha Johansen has been appointed as member of the Committee of Women's Football and Women's World Cup at football's world governing body FIFA. The Committee for

The Ministry of Hajj Affairs has in a Press Release issued today informed all authorities concerned with Hajj affairs about procedures upon which Foreign Media delegations will operate during this year's Hajj. The release signed by

Last weekend in the Premiership, although both Manchester clubs suffered defeats in games they were expected to win, it was the red half of town that should feel most concerned about their team’s chances this

Reliance on commodities has to stop, says report Carlos Lopes, the executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), often talks about Toblerone, the famous chocolate bar manufactured in Switzerland by Kraft Foods,

Today on Al Jazeera’s talk show South2North, Redi Tlhabi (in photo) chats to three crime novelists: Professor Mukoma Wa Ngugi, the Kenyan-raised, American-based author of Black Star Nairobi; Professor Shamini Flint, the Malaysian-born, Singapore-based author

Chinua Achebe, legendary writer, philosopher and political activist died this on March 21 this year at age 82 and was laid to rest in his home town of Ogidi, in eastern Nigeria on the May

Interview with Carlos Lopes, executive secretary, Economic Commission for Africa  Photo: UNECA It’s been a year since Carlos Lopes was appointed UN under-secretary-general and executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), based in Addis

Between 2011 and 2012, the African Development Bank (AfDB) increased by a staggering 92% its investment in clean energy in Africa TUNIS, Tunisia, October 3, 2013/ -- Between 2011 and 2012, the African Development Bank (AfDB)

TUNIS, Tunisia, October 3, 2013/ -- Road transportation accidents still claim too many victims, especially young people, in Africa and the Middle East. In this geographical region, road safety is a core focus for Total

President Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday 2nd October organized a prayer breakfast at State Lodge, Hill Station to celebrate his 60th birthday anniversary. In attendance were close friends, family members and members of the Muslim