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February 2017

For Perpetrator Of Gross Child Abuse In Kambia The Ministry of Social Welfare Gender and Children's Affairs (MSWGCA) today 21st *February* 2017, has continued to follow up on the topical matter of an assaulted girl child

Since the Legal Aid Board started operations in May 2015, it has amply demonstrated commitment to protecting the rights of children through the provision of legal services, legal education and the introduction of the ‘Child

Freetown, 20th February, 2017 - As part of its contribution to the furtherance of international relations, the Sierra Leone Parliament is hosting the Thirteenth Regional Meeting for West Africa, of the ACP/EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly,

Final Funeral Rites for the Late Edward Babatunde Walter Gustavus Blyden will be as follows: A.) Service of Thanksgiving and Commendation on  Monday 27th February, 2017 at 6pm at  Forest Hill Methodist Church,  Normanton Street,  London, SE23 2DS  B.)  Tuesday 28th February 2017,

In this stage of life, we make our entrances, play our parts well and exit with the grace, mercy, and power of our Almighty Maker. Within its narrow focus in the decades preceding independence, emerging political

A Tribute from SLUNSA As Mr. Blyden, as we fondly called him, embarks on his last journey to join the great ancestors, we honor his life and labours, and express our appreciation for the very positive

Sierra Leone and Partick Thistle defender Mustapha Dumbuya (pictured) was delighted with his performance and team victory over struggling Hamilton Academical on Saturday. The Jags moved into the top six of the Scottish Premiership, with a

CAF Confederation Cup (Preliminary Round – RSLAF through on 2-1 Aggregate) The Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces FC (RSLAF) will face Tunisian top flight team Club Africain in the CAF Confederation first round cracker in

Result: FUS Rabat 3:0 FC Johansen (4-1 on aggregate) – Date: 18 February 2017 – Venue: Stadium Moulay Al Hassab, Rabat. FUS Rabat moved to the next stage of the CAF Champions League qualifiers after defeating

President of Sierra Leone, HE Ernest Bai Koroma, who doubles as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, addressed officers and men of RSLAF on Saturday 18th February 2017, which was the 8th Annual Armed Forces Day. Speaking to the

The year just ended (2016) saw the commencement of the 2015 Forum On China-Africa Cooperation outcomes, following the sixth 2015 (FOCAC) summit held in South Africa.  At the said summit, China increased her financing commitment

The Legal Aid Board took the final step towards operationalizing the Citizens Advisory Bureau (CAB) by organizing a one-day training workshop for sixty volunteers at the Lumley Community Center in an area called Grassfield in

The Chief Executive Officer of Transnational Sierra Leone Limited continues to demonstrate his willingness in supporting education through his Adonis Abboud Educational Trust Fund, which is under the Pikin Business Organization. Since 2015, Dr Abboud has

18 year-old American born but of Sierra Leonean parents, Bashirr Morray aka Bash, has been tapped by the University of North Carolina-Asheville (UNCA) to help win the conference and national championship trophies for the university. Bash

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Sierra Leone Brewery Limited (SLBL) continues to make very meaningful development contributions to the communities in which it operates. On Saturday February 18, 2017, SLBL commissioned a