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July 2016

The Minister, Professor Monty Patrictk Jones was joined by his of Deputy Hon. Marie Jalloh, and team from the Ministry to meet with farmers in Makeni, Bombali District were the he handed over two cheques

The President of the Australian-Africa Chamber of Commerce, Diane Fleming says President Ernest Bai Koroma’s Agenda for Prosperity is working to enhance the country’s development.  (Photo: President Fleming sardined by SLIEPA executive and AUK Coordinator) The

The Minister of Political and Public Affairs, Madam Nanette Thomas together with the Deputy Director of the Office of Diaspora Affairs, Mr. Sorie Tholley attends the ACP-EU Dialogue on Migration and Development, Seminar on Remittances

After two years in Europe, singer, songwriter and producer Azania Noah returned to New York City on Thursday.  Azania will deliver the 2016 Shetek Conference on Saturday at St. Francis College in Brooklyn. Shetek Conference was

President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has made history as the first Sierra Leone Head of State to have given ear-watering opportunities to Sierra Leonean media practitioners to serve in various capacities since he assumed the

In a landmark ruling, Justice Samba agrees that ACC has jurisdiction over private persons. In the matter between the State vs. Mohamed Osman Sesay, Justice Miatta Samba, on 8th July 2016, ruled that the country’s anti-graft

At least half of youth between the ages of 15 and 17 in sub-Saharan Africa are not in school, according to new data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. In total, more than 93 million

The Sustainable Development Goals must become the yardstick for judging inclusive growth Millions of people around the world have lost faith that the world economy can improve their lives. Instead of seeing value in open borders

The people of Bonthe District both in the main land and the island were the proud recipients of a new Ambulance speed boat through the support from the World Bank.  (Photo: The brand new Ambulance

A 21-man delegation, with representatives from various institutions/projects, under the Sierra Leone Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security, is currently in China to participate in a three-week long seminar on Agricultural Products Processing and

JFK is Sierra Leone first finest example among a long list of potential winners in the continent this year. For Outstanding Performance Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara grabs the  “Excellence in Leadership” Award by the African Achievers Award

Plan International Sierra Leone with support from BookAid International (UK) donated reading books to Primary and Junior Secondary School children in Western Rural, Koinadugu, Port Loko, Moyamba, Kailahun and Pujehun Districts from 22nd  June –

Child sponsorship is an integral part of Plan International and is seen as the most transparent and reliable means of translating Child Centered Community Development (CCCD) programming into reality. There are 8,871 Sponsored Children in

With funds from one of Sierra Leone leading telecommunications companies, Airtel, Forum of Sierra Leone Youth Network (FoSLYN) over the weekend held a two-day symposium and inter-school quiz competition for various senior secondary schools in

“Eid-al-Fitr” marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan will be on Wednesday, 6th July 2016, a statement on Saudi State television quoting the Kingdom’s Judicial Council states. The new crescent marking the end