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January 2016

The death is announced of Alhaji Ibrahim Sowe who passed away on 30th January, 2016 in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Alhaji Sowe is survived by his wives and children at home and abroad. Inna Lillahi wa inna ilaihi

January 27, 2016 - Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Usman Boie Kamara arrived at Lungi International Airport onboard Brussels Airline, amidst pomp and pageantry. The charismatic Trade Minister, who spent several months in London on

The death is reported of Mr. Ibrahim Barrie, aged 40 years, of Freetown, Sierra Leone, on 25 January 2016. Mr. Barrie passed away at Connaught Hospital after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife Mrs.

The UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group on Wednesday 27th January, 2016 hailed Sierra Leone’s human rights record after reviewing it in this year’s session in Geneva, Switzerland. It could be recalled

The Deputy Mayor of the Freetown City Council (FCC), Her Worship Mary Hannah Jaiah, has taken umbrage at the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) and the Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA) for what she described as,

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Disabled International Foundation Sierra Leone Princess Imambay Kadie Kamara has assured Handicap Action Movement (HAM) and Achievers Community Primary School cool town Waterloo of her continuous support

The accounts of any political institution start from its inception. Indeed, the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) started on a very good footing and Dr. Sir Milton Margai became the first Prime Minister of Sierra

Freetown, Jan. 27, 016 (MOHS) - Tobacco advertising and promotion is rampant in Sierra Leone. It is seen displayed on the streets, at points of tobacco sales, in newspapers and through brand bearing object such

Freetown, Jan. 25 (SLENA) - A delegation of UK Lead Coordinators and team, led by the Mayor of Freetown, Sam Franklyn Gibson yesterday met the Hon. Vice President, Ambassador Dr. Victor Bockarie Foh at his

Economists and business communities in Sierra Leone have raised an eyebrow on the missing cent coins. The economic value of the cents as reflected in payment vouchers to receivers from exchange bureaus has always been

There is a growing consensus among young Africans in the continent and the Diaspora that the arts could orchestrate a lasting peace in Africa.  (Photo: Meron Dagnew, AAPI Country Coordinator, Ethiopia) The African Artists Peace Initiative

The ruling All People's Congress (APC) political heavyweight, Hon. Usman Boie Kamara (in photo), who is Minister of Trade and Industry, will jet into Freetown today after him having spent several months abroad on medical

Timber Importers Blast Chinese Exploitation Over 500 Sierra Leonean women engaged in timber logging at the weekend organized a consultative meeting at the Bamoi Luma Market in Kambia District on the near monopoly the Chinese have

As the criminal sessions of the Sierra Leone High Court commenced last week, the Acting Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) has disclosed that the Law Officers’ Department last year filed 53 indictments whose matters were

It was reported in a local tabloid last Friday that there is a grand conspiracy to disenfranchise the two leading flag-bearer aspirants of the main opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), Brig. (Rtd.) Julius Maada