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August 2016

Plan International Sierra Leone yesterday commenced two-day training on Child Protection and Sensitive Reporting for Media Practitioners at its Country Office on Cantonment Road off Kingharman Road, Freetown. In his opening statement, the Deputy Country Director

The six-day visit of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) Chief of Defense Staff (CDF) and entourage to various brigades and battalion under command has left them with keen insight into the challenges

The week-long festival, “Tech Rhapsody 2016” which was a blend of academic, sports and cultural events organized by students of BlueCrest College successfully ended on August 6, 2016. (Photo: Students playing table tennis at the

The officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have failed to reach agreement on this year’s Hajj. The Iran Government will not sent pilgrims to Saudi Arabia in this year’s

The people of Worreh Makankry village in Makarie Gbanti Chiefdom, Bombali District, have complained of being deprived of their bonafide agricultural land now legally claimed by one man. They accused a local farmer, Issa Kalokoh of

About three weeks ago, a faceless writer, who calls himself Idrissa Koroma, wrote an open letter to the Speaker of Parliament, urging him to investigate how $1million had been criminally withdrawn from an account operated

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) celebrates World Food Day each year on 16 October to commemorate the founding of Organization in 1945. Events are organized in over 150 countries across the world, making it

Sierra Leone Swimming national team vice-captain, Osman Kamara will starts Team Sierra Leone’s campaign at this year’s Rio Olympic Games today Thursday August 11 at around 1:02 PM local time (4:02 PM Sierra Leone time).

Improve health care delivery service The unemployment rate in Sierra Leone has been a concern to the government and civil society groups. The Youth Ministry in its current strategy has created the roadmap for vocational and

The Director of  Performance Management and Service Delivery (PMSD),Office of Chief of Staff, is quoted by a local newspaper to have said the National Revenue Authority (NRA) was among the State Owned Enterprises that performed

To encourage the University of Sierra Leone engage in partnership and the involvement of managing external and internal resources for national growth and quality education, President Ernest Bai Koroma made a resounding promise to support

A campaign started by some Sierra Leoneans imploring the president to pardon or grant blanket amnesty to Johnny Paul Koroma (in photo) is in full effect. Some proponents of the pardon argue that ‘for true peace

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security in collaboration with the Environment Protection Agency, Guma Valley Water Company and other line stakeholders have facilitated the planting of 18, 000 hectares of trees to commemorate

After spending years without trial detainees return to society worse off than they were He was 15 years when he was brought to the remand home for juveniles in Kingtom, Freetown, after he was arrested for

Many Sierra Leoneans especially those within the circle of political development and those aspiring for political leadership in Sierra Leone would agree with me that Zainab Hawa Bangura (in photo) is a household name in every