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December 2011

VIENNA, December 4, 2011: On the sidelines of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) 14th General Conference, a high level meeting between UNIDO officials and Sierra Leone’s delegation was convened to discuss progress on

London Mining said it started production of iron ore from its Marampa operation in Sierra Leone and that the first shipment was on track to be completed by the end of this year. "This is very

“Mr. Speaker, Honourable Members, in concluding this statement, we now do recognize that our people are increasingly concerned and interested in actual outcomes, not promises, not activities and not outputs. The global change in public

Freetown: The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) is seriously troubled by reports of an attack against staff of Radio Wanjei in the southern district of Pujehun, by the principal, staff and pupils of St.Stephen’s

African Petroleum has extended its investment prowess in the West Africa region with a crucial deal in Senegal. The company has described its Senegal acquisition as an important step towards its drive to become a

The road between Daru and Baima along the Kenema Pendembu highway is a narrow old railway track with a series of curves. Vehicular traffic on this road is always dreadful but it is the shortest

The debate on the Aljazeera documentary should not be allowed to divert the attention of this government from its determination to ensure the 2012 elections are won. I have made my position clear that, in

It is that time of year when the world gets together to campaign for “No Violence Against Women and Children.”  No Violence Against Women and Children is an international campaign each year of 16 days

Sierra Leone Association of Artists and Musicians’ (SLAAM) founder, Giileh Scholz was recently in the UK meeting with fellow Sierra Leonean artists to foster collaboration amongst themselves and their counterparts in the USA and Sierra

Addis Ababa, 1st December 2011 – Ambassador Michael A. Battle of the United States Mission to the African Union (USAU), was one of the volunteers today, Thursday 1st December 2011, to do the HIV screening offered by the

Last week was a turbulent one for both politicians of the ruling APC and some sections of the press. The infamous Al-Jazeera  documentary by Sorious Samura  on the alleged  corruption scam in the country sparked

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, 26 November 2011 – The Second bi-annual Congress of African Economists, organized by the Department of Economic Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC) together with the Ministry of State, Ministry of Planning and

As the internal fight in the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) intensifies, this newspaper has learnt that the party’s Running Mate, Kadi Sesay, has strongly charged the National Chairman and Leader of the party,

Like a world best in sportsmanship, President Ernest Bai Korma is striking his debut whenever his lips move to count his achievements and name them one by one. The astute politician is indeed working his

A sum total of Le 880 million presented to President Koroma in March of 2008 by management of Milestone Trading Limited for the construction of a contemporary market is reportedly fleeced. It could be recalled however