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March 2016

I remember a friend saying that gay rights is the issue of our generation and, while I agreed at the time, I can’t help but feel that he was not entirely correct. As a woman, I

Sierra Leone’s President, His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma undoubtedly has the tenacity and wisdom to bring onboard his administratively talented compatriots capable of transforming the vision for Sierra Leone into reality. (Photo: Dr. Samura

Sierra Leone has a vision of making the agriculture sector the ‘engine’ for socio-economic growth and development through commercial agriculture and the promotion of private sector investment in it.  (Photo: Professor Monty Jones and the

President Ali Bongo ONDIMBA, FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CAF president Issa Hayatou attended AFCON 2017 unveiling ceremony as Gabon plays Sierra Leone in Franceville FRANCEVILLE, Gabon, March 25, 2016/ -- President Ali Bongo Ondimba of

Sierra Leonean business magnate, investor and philanthropist, Mr. Gibril Santigie Moseray Fadika, was on 16th March, 2016 appointed as the first Goodwill Ambassador and Business Ambassador for the Commonwealth Africa Initiative at the Commonwealth Africa

Female Barrister and Solicitor Mariama Dumbuya (Ms) has appealed to her fellow campaigners to continue to push for the passing of the Safe Abortion Act into law notwithstanding the possibility of its inclusion in a

The Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) International Growth Centre (IGC) has ended a three-day West African Sub-regional workshop on mobile

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) last week Thursday officially launched the Sierra Leone Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (SL-SME) Act, 2016, and the Sierra Leone Local Content Policy (SL-LCA) Act, 2016. The

A one day delegate conference in preparation for the forth-coming convention of the APC-USA branch has ended in Dallas, Texas on March 19, with several recommendations outlined. The conference initiated by the interim administration was

Members of the Parliamentary Oversight Committee on Labour and Social Security on Wednesday 16th March vented out their anger at officials of the Labour and Social Security Ministry for what they referred to as the

The Sierra Leone Labour Commission (SLLC) is investigating the proprietor of Class Diving Company Limited for alleged illegal redundancies and backlog salaries between three and seven months. Among the 60 redundant workers was the Supervisor, Jose

Vice President Dr. Victor Bockarie Foh will today serve as Guest of Honour at the turning of the sod ceremony of the National Telecommunications Commission’s (NATCOM) new headquarters building at South Ridge, Hill Station, at

‘No woman or child should die during birth’ The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone had an adverse effect on the health sector, with gains achieved in the implementation of the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal

Johannesburg, March 21, 2016: Shipping losses continued their long-term downward trend with 85 total losses reported worldwide in 2015, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) fourth annual Safety and Shipping Review 2016,

Freetown, 21 March 2016 – On the eve of World Water Day, UNICEF said the push to bring safe water to millions around the world is going to be even more challenging due to climate