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October 2013

Wednesday October 23, – The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) is appalled by the sustained attack on the media and media practitioners over the past seven (7) days. This action we now believe may not

The West Africa Road Safety Organization (WARSO) made up of fifteen member states has ended its 5th Annual General Meeting in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in which Sierra Leone was represented by the Sierra Leone Road

Officials of the Sierra Leone Hajj Mission last night attended the annual ceremony organized by the Saudi Pilgrimage (Haj) Affairs Ministry to honour nearly 200 heads and members of the 2013 Haj program.  Moijue and

One of the greatest books that were ever inked from the nib of an African pen was “Things Fall Apart” by the late Chinua Achebe. This book has not only served as a watering hole

One of the signs of a successful Hajj is to return (from Hajj) renouncing this world and aspiring to the Hereafter.   Sierra Leonean Female Pilgrims in Arafah last Tuesday Allah the Almighty legislated the acts of

His Excellency, President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma continues to confirm to his nation that, in his Government, no officials, in whatever capacity, should consider themselves sacred cows. Simply put, this clearly means that any official

October 21, 2013 - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Sierra Leone in an amount equivalent to SDR 62.22 million

Sierra Leone’s Deputy Chief of Defense Staff, Brigadier John E. Milton and deputy Trade Minister Hon. Ali Badara Mansaray have called on the officials of the Embassy of Sierra Leone in Washington D.C. in particular

The Freetown Golf Club over the weekend organized a two day Golf mock tournament that included professionals and amateurs. The General Secretary of the club, Mr. Alpha M. Bah, told this press that he was impressed

Following the unexpected strike action that was taken by the staff of the National Power Authority (NPA) on Friday, October 18, this year, the Energy Minister, Hon. Oluniyi Robbin-Coker has been hailed by not only

The Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, Mr. Theo Nicol, has told the general public that the passing of the Freedom of Information [FOI] Bill into law remains one of the conditions that they as

Improving road travel in its area of operations has been a priority for Sierra Rutile this year.  In addition to overhauling the roads, which has significantly cut journey times and improved road safety for the

Lunsar- 22 October 2013- London Mining Management Team Statement London Mining were informed this morning that the Operational Support Division (OSD) of the Sierra Leone Police were involved in an altercation with some villagers at

The Member of Parliament for Constituency 109, Hon. Amadu Fofonnah aka Fofie, has informed Journalists at a news conference held at his 103 Pademba Road office in Freetown on Friday October 18 this year, that

A reliable source has informed this paper that an eleven man Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Tourism and Culture led by Hon. Frank Kposowa, was on Thursday, October 15 this year embarrassed by members of the