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January 2014

At its designed stage, the West Africa Agricultural Production Project (WAAPP) was assessed to have no significant negative environmental and social impact because the project beneficiaries are principally small-scale farmers engaged in food production or

World Football governing body FIFA has invited the President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Isha Johansen to the Ballon d'Or (Golden Ball) scheduled for the 13th January 2014. In a correspondence from FIFA to

Traditionally, Sierra Leoneans traveling for vacation from the Diaspora to their native country are usually called JCs (Just-Come). Among the plentiful visits of JCs for 2013  end-of-year vacation in Sierra Leone are  Mr. Abu Bakarr

Eight clubs are currently battling for the late Captain Barbar Mansaray trophy at the Congo Town School Playing Field. The gala is organized in collaboration with the Congo Town Football Association and Coach Puzzy from America. Barbar

Mohamed Bah, a Sierra Leonean living in the United States, is increasingly rising in the movie industry into a hugely successful phenomenon by acting and producing graded African movies. Based on his numerous appearances and

Twenty nine people were injured when a Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) Boeing 767-300ER made an emergency landing at Madinah airport in the holy city of Madinah early Sunday, January 5, 2014, the General Authority of

The Minister of Trade and Industry Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara Monday told traders and stakeholders at a meeting at the Ministry’s conference room at Youyi Building in Freetown, that traders within the Freetown municipality should

Notification for Public Disclosure of Environmental Social and Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA) report on proposed iron ore mining to be undertaken by Kingho Investment Company (SL) Ltd. Kingho Investment Company (SL) Ltd. is the owner of

Saturday, January 4 this year saw jubilant Police Officers celebrating a happy awards night at the grounds of the Central Police Division along Wallace Johnson Street in Freetown. The ceremony which was organized by the Central

Senior officials of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) including the National Secretary General, Mr. Mohamed S.  Jalloh, the Organizing Secretary, Mr. Sahid Kamara joined youths of Constituency 92 in the Deep Yai Wata community, to

The National Commission for Social Action [NACSA] has failed to fully implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission [TRC] recommendations made after the war. This assertion was made when amputees gathered at the Cotton Tree in Freetown

The Team Manager of Soja Tong FC, Mr. Amara Kamara, has told this press that no club is going to knock them out of the Central One Football Association [COFA] knock-out league as they have

It is no secret that the appointment of Hon. Paul Kamara as Minister of Sport is more of a curse than blessing to this country. It is very ironic that when he was appointed most football

Friday, 3rd January, 2014 saw a massive demonstration by street traders from strategic areas in the Freetown Municipality including places like Sani Abacha and ECOWAS Streets. According to some disgruntled traders the demonstration which processed from

Oprah Winfrey's fiancé is preparing for them to finally marry, more than 20 years after they got engaged, after they made an emotional trip to Nelson Mandela's funeral together. The talk show legend originally agreed to