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May 2016

Freetown, May 16, 2016: The Chairman of Mercury International (SL) Ltd. Charity Foundation Mr. Samir Hassanyeh on Monday May 16 2013 presented a cheque of Fifty Million Leones to the Executive of Sports Writers Association

Religious Leaders from across the country have held a one-day dialogue session on the way forward for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at the WAYS Hall in Bo City on Monday 16th May 2016. Presentations and discussions

Many of the world’s poorest countries are expected to experience daily heat extremes due to climate change sooner than wealthier nations – according to research from an international team including the University of East Anglia. New

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Hon. Professor Patrick Monty Jones on the 6th of May launched the 2016 planting season and the distribution of assorted seeds rice, onions, cow peas, maize,

Every day we learn to live and we live to learn, particularly from both present and past events, be they good or bad. But looking at things, it seems as if the Sierra Leone People’s

Tax evasion by multinational companies, drug trafficking, smuggling, bribery and embezzlement are the main conduits On matters pertaining to Africa’s socioeconomic and political development, former South African president Thabo Mbeki’s voice, tempered by age and experience,

A useful strategy in the toolbox to reduce youth unemployment With a majority of African nations diversifying from traditional sources of income, entrepreneurship is increasingly seen as a key to economic growth. So far, entrepreneurship has

After running the bank successfully for the past three years, His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma in consultation with the Bank Governor and senior cabinet ministers, has confirmed Mr. George Taylor as the

The New England Revolution striker Kei Ansu Kamara will wear the No.13 on the back of his shirt. The news was confirmed by the club on their twitter account thanking fans for making the selection. The Sierra

Freetown – May 10th, 2016. Ahead of Nigeria, Senegal, Guinea and Liberia; the 2016 World Bank Doing Business report has ranked Sierra Leone 4th in West Africa. The 2016 report is the “13th in a series of annual

There was drama at the Connaught Hospital in Freetown on Wednesday 11th May, 2016 when mortuary workers rejected an unidentified male corpse conveyed there by a police van from the Lumley Police Station with registration

The Communication Officer of National Youth Commission (NYC), Madam Millicent Kargbo, has said the commission has partnered with GIZ for the ‘Youth Koni Rabbit Business’ programme aimed at developing the potential and creativeness of the

The Bo District Council in collaboration with Wealth Hunger Hilfe (WHH) has ended the forth stakeholders’ forum on land policy guidelines on large-scale land acquisition. The Bo District Council is working in collaboration with the Wealth

Sierra Leone signs compact with the UK at its first-ever renewable energy conference  FREETOWN: Sierra Leone became the first country participating in the UK’s Energy Africa campaign to sign an agreement to ensure power for all