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February 2014

Freetown, Feb. 21 (SLENA) - Member of Parliament representing constituency 105 in the central part of the capital and community stakeholders this past Wednesday concluded a one day consultative meeting in order to address burning

In my first installment, I treated three areas of concern, namely, the discovery of diamonds in Kono from the 1930s with little or no benefit to the district; the changes that occurred periodically motivated by

The Passengers Welfare Organization Sierra Leone (PAWEL-SL) has finally started their full operation in the Southern Region after going through difficulties and embarrassment at the hands of their counterparts who see themselves as rivals. The operation

Lunsar, Feb. 19 (SLENA) The Director of the St John of God Catholic Hospital, Br. Peter Lansana Dawoh who is also one of the Counsellors to the Provincial Superior, has appealed to stakeholders to help

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE DIRECTOR GENERAL, SLRA Sir/Mr. D.G., It is with civic responsibility that I write this letter to you and call your attention to a problem that you may be already aware of.

Sunday, 16th February, 2014 marked the first day of the 6th Annual Armed Forces Day and Interdenominational Thanksgiving Service of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF). The event which attracted the general public was

If the United States Democrat Party experienced a revolution in the nomination of anti-establishment candidate Barack Obama in 2008, Sierra Leone's All People's Congress Party (APC) will soon undergo the same if Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray,

Kambia, Feb. 19 (SLENA) – a new Chiefdom Speaker has been presented to the Magbema people at a colourful ceremony held at the chiefdom and district headquarter town of Kambia. The ceremony, which was chaired by

UNICEF FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE.  VACANCY NOTICE VB/14-003 If you are a committed and creative individual and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from

As rape and sexual abuse cases ore on the increase in most parts of the country especially in the Western Area which recorded high rape cases last year, women of Sierra Leone are calling on

Former President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah (in photo) on Sunday, February 16, celebrated his 82nd birthday at his Kabbaya residence at Juba Hill in Freetown. The celebration which was well attended attracted large crowds of family, friends

First Division side, Hawks FC, continues their unbeaten record over Premiership side, Mighty Blackpool as both settle again for a 3-3 draw, on Tuesday, February 18 at the K-T Playing Field in Kingtom. The match was

Freetown, Feb. 19 (SLENA) - The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in parliament on Monday this week resumed its hearing on the activities of MDAs as contained in  the Audit General’s report for the fiscal year

As a human rights lawyer, I have a sacred responsibility to agitate against human rights violations, abuses and stereotypes that are ongoing in society and in every facet of human endeavor be it in government

The women of Port Loko District on Valentine’s Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the theme, ‘Strike, Dance and Demand Justice’ from the police, education, health and the judiciary. The celebration