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August 2016

Yes he is a blood relative I am a Fadika paternally, and those who know that know it. This is the third death in my family circle that has touched me so deeply. First was

Sierra Leone had just started its recovery, if we can call it that, from the ravages of the Ebola crisis. As if on cue, we were launched into another inconvenient situation that bothered on constitutional

The African Union launches a continental passport while Brexit closes doors in Europe The image of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Chadian President Idriss Deby proudly holding the first two copies of the newly launched pan-African

Sierra Leone swimmer, Osman Kamara showered  praise about the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil just two days before he take to the pool for his first action in the games.  (Photo: Osman

Sierra Leonean quartet; Osman Kamara, Bunturabie Jalloh, Ishmail Dudu Kamara and Hafsatu Kamara will all take to action this week in the ongoing Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.  (Photo: Ishmail Dudu Kamara and Hafsatu

The report of Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) for 2011-2012 has indicated that the Sierra Leone Maritime Administration (SLMA) lacks adequate control mechanisms over the assessment of freight levy income. The report states that the SLMA

A Civil Society Organization - Human Rights Defenders Network (HRDN) on Thursday 4th August concluded a two-day multi-stakeholders national dialogue aimed at fostering cooperation for an effective implementation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendations

Minister of Sports, Ahmed Khanou has issued encouraging words and eased the pressure on Sierra Leonean athletes ahead of their respective events in the just commenced Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Sports minister who together with

When Julian Assange was asked on Monday “if Russia was behind the hack”, following the leak of damning emails which forced Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman to resign, he replied that “The goal of

The Ministry of Labour and Social Security will within seven days drag the Chinese company Shan Steel Limited to court unless its Vice President honours the Ministry’s invitation for an alleged non-payment of backlogs and

Some young people at the Mount Aureol axis in Central Freetown have argued that among the leading flag-bearer aspirants of the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) for the February 2018 presidential election, Dr.

Plan International Sierra Leone will train media houses on child protection and gender sensitive reporting in a two-day training session on Tuesday 9th –Wednesday 10th August 2016 at their Country Office conference hall on 6

A clique operating in Kissy in the eastern part of Freetown have been accused by concerned residents of aiding and abetting armed robbers at bight. Most of the members of the clique called British Money Taken

The West Africa Drug Policy Network Sierra Leone Chapter (WADPN-SL) in a float parade from Lumley to Aberdeen Beach last weekend called on Government to review the current policy on drug. Addressing over 150 participants including

Sierra Leone swimmers; Binturabie Jalloh and Osman Kamara said they are "super excited" at the prospect of competing in their first Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo: Posing with swimmers at the Games Village) Jalloh