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January 2014

Report reaching this reporter states that some claimants of her 52 acres of land at Gbampor Village in the Tombo Community, Western Area Rural District; are currently being supported by their godfathers in high places

Addis Ababa, 20 January 2014 – “Transforming Africa’s Agriculture: Harnessing Opportunities for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development” is the theme that will be at the center of discussions during the 22nd Assembly of Heads of

History was made in the Koinadugu District over the weekend when President Ernest Bai Koroma commissioned three schools built and equipped by popular businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Momoh Konte. Addressing the people of the Hedemakono and

The inaugural Africa Invitational Surf Contest will be hitting the sands of Bureh Beach, Sierra Leone, between 21st-28th September, 2014. There is new surfing event growing in the African continent. The Africa Invitational Surf Contest wants to

In any functioning democracy, there is always a tendency for the opposition to embark on a systematic devaluation campaign directed towards downplaying whatever achievements the ruling government might be making. In fact, the role of

Freetown, Jan. 20 (SLENA) - The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr Khelfala Marah (in photo), last Friday 17 January 2014 meet with members of the Revenue Task Force at a meeting held at

AFRICAN MINERALS (SL) LIMITED has a vacancy for: Small Business Advisor This position is open to qualified Sierra Leoneans, and women in particular are strongly encouraged to apply.  The deadline for the submission of all applications

The latest recognition, the Frost & Sullivan award for Market Penetration in Sub-Saharan Africa brings the total number of external honors won by DHL Express since January 2013 to over 20 Over 20 external awards in

Port Loko, Jan. 20 (SLENA) - The desire of the Government of Sierra Leone in ensuring that Justice is dispensed without undue delay is a farfetched dream part of the country if the pattern of

Pujehun, Jan. 20 (SLENA) - A high power delegation of southern based civil society organisations, headed by the Regional Chairman, Jeremy Ben Simbo, has concluded a fact visit to Sahn Malen in the Pujehun District. It

Accompanied by some members of the media, the World Bank Country Director and team ended with field visits to some of the sites of the Energy and the Infrastructural Development Projects in Freetown. At the

First published in the last 2013 edition (issue 0021), of Sierra Update magazine, this article takes a comprehensive look at the landmark legacy of the Ernest Koroma government  from the view of numerous success stories

January 18, 2014 - Following the approval in December by the World Bank Board of Directors of the USD 40m Energy and USD12m for the Public Finance Management Improvement and consolidation Projects, the Sierra Leone

The SLPPNA Washington DC Chapter on January 12th,   2014, organized an interfaith peace and unity prayer service,  in Riverdale, Maryland under the Leadership of Mr. Julius Aruna. Reverend James Kabangai, Officiating Clergy with Reverend Bami

Last week coach Rodolfo Zapata, Argentine Football Association coach and former goalkeeper (in photo) was invited by the Argentine Soccer Coaches Association to be guest speakers at their Annual Soccer Coaching Academy in Buenos Aires