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August 2016

The first written records of the ancient Olympic Games date to 776 B.C., when a cook named Coroebus won the only event–a 192-meter footrace called the stade (the origin of the modern “stadium”)–to become the

Sierra Leone participation at this year’s Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil came to a close last Saturday after all four athletes’ competed in their respective sports. Sierra Leone’s quartet which includes two sprinters

A Liberian women’s peace movement led by 31-year-old Leymah Gbowee did something extraordinary in July 2003 to force Liberian warlords to sign a peace agreement that ended 10 years of a bloody civil war. (Liberian

The Republican Party in the USA is at a major crossroad in this year’s Presidential elections. This election has presented a mirror on the world of the American Democratic system; the world’s litmus test for

The youths of Koinadugu District in the Northern Region yesterday went on the rampage in Kabala when they learnt that the youth village project which the President proposed for the district has been relocated to

Plan International Sierra Leone last week Friday concluded a two-day girls’ summit in Kabala, the district headquarters of Koinadugu. The aim of the summit was for Sierra Leone to join other countries in the Africa Union

Societal Heads of the National Sowies Council in Bo District at the weekend organized a peaceful demonstration in Bo to protest against the ongoing campaign to abolish Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the country. The demonstration started

Thirty-five (35) journalists from both the print and electronic media have concluded a two-day intensive media orientation training on child protection and gender sensitive reporting organized by Plan International Sierra Leone at its Country Office

A child protection agency, We Yone Child Foundation (WYCF) recently organized a five-day intensive training for 18 teachers on improving the standards of teaching in their respective schools at the Orthodox Church compound, Syke Street

Sierra Leoneans are mourning the sudden death in London of the Goodwill and Business Ambassador for the Commonwealth Africa Initiative, Mr. Moseray Gibril Santigie Fadika. The sudden death of Mr. Moseray G.S. Fadika, who was Vice

Youths of Kabala Town today 16th August 2016 went on the rampage in the township; describing their action as a form of demonstration against a decision they considered unfavourable to their district. According to information,

Member of Parliament for Constituency 108 in the Western Urban Area, Hon. Dr. Michel Sho-Sawyer last Friday officially launched “Her Choice” project campaign against early marriage in Sierra Leone.  (Photo: Hon. Dr. Micheal Sho-Sawyer, Deputy

The Director General of Sierra Leone Correctional Service (SLCS), Sanfa Bilo Kamara has recently told the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Internal Affairs about the numerous challenges the institution is facing.  (Photo: Director of Correctional Centre

Plan International Sierra Leone on Wednesday 10th August, 2016 certified 35 practicing journalists from various media houses after the conclusion of two days  intensive training on child protection and gender sensitive reporting at the institution’s

The Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) on Tuesday 9th August expressed its appreciation to the Executive Director of National Protected Area Authority NPAA, Dr. Kollah Bangura, for his commitment and