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November 2014

Just when I thought our good old Sierra Leone could not sink any lower than the demeaning decade-long civil war that stripped us of able-bodied compatriots, along comes Ebola to show that there are depths

The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission issues this statement of concern about the Ebola crisis affecting the citizens of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea: Gullah Geechee people are descendants of ethnic groups from West Africa.

On a beautiful Wednesday afternoon, October 29th, I arrived at the Presidential Lodge, ninety minutes to the agreed time for the interview appointment (2pm). “You arrived earlier than expected”, Madam Florence Sesay, a staff in the

Sierra Leone’s Chargé d' Affairs to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has said that the Government of Sierra Leone is sincerely grateful to the Member States of the African Union and other international partners for the latest show of

Many Sierra Leoneans are grumbling about the current economic hardship. But most of them are aware of the fact that the Government of His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has recorded an exemplary

So Blaise Campaore (in photo) the powerful dictator and pseudo-democrat of Burkina Faso has been forced out of office. I have broken myself-imposed vow of silence, call it sabbatical from the Puawui column in order

The African community in New York is outraged over the beating of two Senegalese brothers, called “Ebola,” while being attacked by a group of about 15 schoolchildren at I.S. 318 Elementary School in Tremont, Bronx.

Dr. Anwar Kahn, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Islamic Relief, a United States based world’s recognized non - profit has requested all its affiliates, sympathizers and friends to offer regular prayers for the suffering people

Concerns about Beijing's strategic intents are due to the prejudiced views of China-bashers rather than a lack of transparency Some media and powers in the West are keen to sensationalize what they call China's "uncertain strategic

A two-week-old baby (in photo) together with her mother Isatu Mansaray have received discharged certificates at the Hasting Ebola Treatment Center upon the successful completion of their treatment. The child got infected with the Ebola virus

The government of the DRC announces a $3 million contribution to kickstart the Fund for the Green Economy in Central Africa KINSHASA, DRC, October 31, 2014/ -- The organizers of the Conference of Ministers of ECCAS

10/29/2014 - DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas  -- More than 35 Airmen and two C-130Js from the 317th Airlift Group and 7th Bomb Wing deployed Oct. 29, 2014, to an air base in Western Europe, where they will

The winning author receives a cash prize, a high-end device, with his or her published e-book promoted online and via digital media platforms LAGOS, Nigeria, October 30, 2014/ -- Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat (http://www.etisalat.com.ng),

Sierra Leone’s Petroleum Directorate Unit today hang heads in London with representatives and partners in the oil and gas industry to garner support in response to President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma’s clarion call for all

Freetown, Oct. 30, 014 (MOHS) - The Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Zhao Yanbo (in photo) has disclosed the provision of $82 million aid to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia in the fight against the