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March 2014

Freetown, Mar. 21, 014 (SLENA) - The Sustainable Nutrition and Agricultural Promotion Programme (SNAP) has donated 22,000 Long Lasting Insecticide Nets to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation in support of its June 2014 integrated

Lagos, Nigeria; March 20th, 2014: Foremost British Economist and honourary Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester, Terence James "Jim" O'Neill, who is best known for coining BRIC, the acronym that stands for Brazil,

Freetown, March 22 (SLENA) - The Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Works, Housing and Infrastructure last week Wednesday engaged the Sierra Leone Housing Corporation on information sharing regarding the activities of SALHOC and some of the

As part of its mission statement to uphold the true tenets of democracy, the Sierra Leone Traders Union National Executive Council on Thursday, 20th March, gathered at the Looking-Town Guest house in Makeni to validate

TINICUM — The heap of plastic bags in the back of the blue pick-up truck jostled a bit as the firefighters drove their load destined for Sierra Leone via the Collingdale and Tinicum fire companies

Sierra Leoneans love to eat rice. For them, rice is the food to live on. “It doesn’t matter what other food they eat, they must eat rice at least once a day before they can

On March 24 this year, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) will hold its 62nd Annual WAEC meeting in Freetown to discuss issues dealing with examinations and their conduct, SLENA reports. The four day event (24-28

Zimbabwe needs 1.8 million tonnes of the staple maize every year to meet the needs of its people and livestock. Only 798,500 tonnes were produced during the 2012/13 agricultural season. As a result, the country

Mr. Paul M.  Kamara, a Principal Accountant of Sierra Leone Accountant General’s department currently serving as Financial Attaché Embassy of Sierra Leone in the United States of America has been welcomed, as the “newest member

Latest repots reaching this press have stated that one Morlai Keita of Juba Hill in Freetown, was on Thursday March 20th, 2014 caught stealing at late President Alhaji Dr. Ahmad Tejan Kabba’s residence. A police officer

Stakeholders of Kono district in the Eastern part of the country on Wednesday 19th March, 2014 met with His Excellency, President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma at State House to discuss a land dispute between the

Reports reaching this press have indicated that the ruling government of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, has set aside the sum of Le2 billion cash for the burial of the former President of Sierra Leone,

A four-day workshop organized by the Enhanced Integrated Framework National Implementation Unit EIF/NIU of the Ministry of Trade and Industry ended at the Bank Complex in Kingtom, the workshop started on Tuesday March 11th -

A consortium of five international non Governmental Organizations (NGO) comprising of Action Contre La Faim (ACF), GOAL, OXFAM, Save the Children and Concern Worldwide are in big conflict for a £7 million project with the

The University of Sierra Leone (USL) concluded a two-day conference at the Miatta Conference Hall Brook Fields in Freetown, with the theme: “Funding the University of Sierra Leone, Prospects and Challenges in a dynamic economy