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July 2016

At least half of youth between the ages of 15 and 17 in sub-Saharan Africa are not in school, according to new data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. In total, more than 93 million

The Sustainable Development Goals must become the yardstick for judging inclusive growth Millions of people around the world have lost faith that the world economy can improve their lives. Instead of seeing value in open borders

The people of Bonthe District both in the main land and the island were the proud recipients of a new Ambulance speed boat through the support from the World Bank.  (Photo: The brand new Ambulance

A 21-man delegation, with representatives from various institutions/projects, under the Sierra Leone Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security, is currently in China to participate in a three-week long seminar on Agricultural Products Processing and

JFK is Sierra Leone first finest example among a long list of potential winners in the continent this year. For Outstanding Performance Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara grabs the  “Excellence in Leadership” Award by the African Achievers Award

Plan International Sierra Leone with support from BookAid International (UK) donated reading books to Primary and Junior Secondary School children in Western Rural, Koinadugu, Port Loko, Moyamba, Kailahun and Pujehun Districts from 22nd  June –

Child sponsorship is an integral part of Plan International and is seen as the most transparent and reliable means of translating Child Centered Community Development (CCCD) programming into reality. There are 8,871 Sponsored Children in

With funds from one of Sierra Leone leading telecommunications companies, Airtel, Forum of Sierra Leone Youth Network (FoSLYN) over the weekend held a two-day symposium and inter-school quiz competition for various senior secondary schools in

“Eid-al-Fitr” marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan will be on Wednesday, 6th July 2016, a statement on Saudi State television quoting the Kingdom’s Judicial Council states. The new crescent marking the end

The members of the Board of Directors and entire Management team of the African Achievers Awards have selected the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara for an award for “Excellence in

This medium has been closely following the activities of the Central Development Organization (CDO) in connection with the American/Ugandan company, Beowulf Worldwide. According to our findings, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sisto Andama has joined Sierra

Panic gripped hundreds of passengers that were onboard MV Mahera last Saturday when the engine of the old ferry suddenly developed some mechanical fault and grounded to a halt a few minutes after it had

In her quest to boost agriculture, the Deputy Mayor of Freetown City Council (FCC), Her Worship Hannah Mary Jaiah, commonly known as Mamma Nar One, has visited one of the most vulnerable communities over the

The Local Police Partnership Board (LPPB) Bo East Division Chairman, Ralph C L Jones, has organized the monthly community security meeting at Lewabu Section in Bo City. Held at the Gateway International School at Lewabu

This medium has been following the living condition of the last year’s  flood victims who were forcefully transferred from the National Stadium to Mile Six in the western rural district when it discovered that the