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March 2014

March 23, 2014 - Mr. Chairman; His Worship the Mayor of Freetown, Representative of His Excellency the President, Hon. Ministers of Water Resources, Health & Sanitation, AfDB Representative, the World Bank, DfID development partners, colleagues

A Nation mourns the death of a Statesman, In tears the people weep the loss of a great man. Born in 1932, to a Mende mother from Kailahun and a Madingo father from Kambia, His Presidency is a

Geneva, March 21, 2014/African Media Agency (AMA)/- After three days of intensive and productive discussion, the Africa CEO Forum 2014 closed at midday on Wednesday, March 19 in Geneva. Organized by Groupe Jeune Afrique, in

His Worship the Mayor of Freetown, Franklyn Bode Gibson, has commended the West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) for coming together to organize a conference that aims to improve education in West Africa.  (Mayor Franklyn Bode

The African Champion’s former Acting Editor and now Press Attaché in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia met former President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah (now late) at his State Lodge residence in the west end of Freetown

There has been an alleged outbreak of the deadly disease called Ebola in neighbouring Guinea-Conakry and chances are it is likely to spread in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea Bissau and Mali, four countries that share

The Association of International Sports Press (AIPS) representative in the world’s football governing body (FIFA) Media Committee has said that the federation does not tolerate any form of discrimination.  (Photo: AIPS (global) President Gianni M.

“If you've had any dealings with our fellow Sierra Leoneans back home, then you may have had your own bitter experience to share about dishonesty, deception, jealousy and hatred. Many have tried to establish businesses

Papa Diack, Marketing Adviser for the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), and owner of Pamodzi Sports Marketing has said that sports would only grow in Africa if countries in the continent have Sports Courts. Delivering

Having been at the helm of affairs as president of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) for 15 years, the Senegalese-born Lamine Diack said it is time to call it quit.  (Photo: IAAF President

48 African films from around the continent will be highlighted during the festival, which runs from 24 – 31 March 2014. The second edition of Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CONIFF) launches on Monday

It's been a year exactly, March 21st 2013, since the world woke up to the news of Chinua Achebe's passing. For me personally it was a day of great sorrow for one is never really

The National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) has organized a one day interactive session with radio operators and broadcasters drawn from the eastern and southern regions respectively. The interactive session which took place at the Bo District Council

Freetown, March 22 (SLENA) - The Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Information and Communication in parliament last week Wednesday engaged service providers in an interactive session.  Chairman of Information Committee in parliament, Hon. Beneh Bangura   Briefing

Kambia, March 22 (SLENA) – As a direct response to the plea of the people of Kambia through their District Council, SALWACO (Sierra Leone Water Company) is now providing safe drinking water to that part