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August 2011

Freetown, August 12, 2011 - The United States Ambassador in Sierra Leone, Michael S. Owen, today paid a courtesy call on the Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL) at the organisation’s new headquarters

That was the question asked by a Charles Macrae in the for-di-people newspaper publication of Thursday August 11. I have researched the question and here are some of the facts that came up and which

Keynote address by Hon. Claude M Kamanda at the opening of a two-day training of radio broadcast technicians for Western urban and rural areas at Jabex Hall, Waterloo on August 11th, 2011. COURTESIES, Chair, permit me on

It has been confirmed by a State House source that the Minister of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, Dr. Dennis Sandy, has been sacked. The sacking of Minister Sandy, we are told, came as a

The three teenagers from Sierra Leone who have moved into Craig Bellamy’s house this week were thrilled at getting the chance to develop their football skills in the UK. And to make sure they get every

We have said it before and will say it again, the destiny of this nation lies in the hands of its people.  When Sierra Leone was burning following the rebel madness brutally unleashed on her

Sierra Leonean midfielder Alusine Baggio Kamara (in photo) has completed his move to join Swedish Premiership side Syrianska FC Wednesday 10th August, after successfully going through his medical test as in the club’s website on

The Liberian Maritime Authority (LMA) and the African Petroleum Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) targeting human resource capacity building in the oil and gas sectors of Liberia. LMA is the regulator of

The Chief Executive Officer for Sheffield United football club, Fred Clay (in photo), has told journalists that he still holds onto the decision of the Western Area Football Association for awarding a point each to

Recent publications in several of the nation’s newspapers and programmes on varied radio station have attempted to inform the public on current political developments as the 2012 general elections approach. Unfortunately some of these articles,

African Minerals Ltd. (SL) yesterday assembled parliamentarians from twenty constituencies to announce the award of scholarships to some 1,912 primary and secondary school pupils in the Port Loko, Bombali and Tonkolili districts, northern Sierra Leone. The

African Petroleum Corporation Limited (NSX:AOQ) (“African Petroleum” or the “Company”) commenced drilling its first exploration well in Liberia on 8 August 2011 with the Maersk Deliverer semi-submersible deepwater drilling rig. The Company has a 100%

Well the Premiership season is back, well not quite. It was almost here until a collection of mindless, consumer enslaved thugs of a feral persuasion went on an England wide tour of wanton destruction, with

“Comments as voiced out by the Secretary General of the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC) party, Victor Bockarie Foh, illustrates how joking, messy and at some point irresponsible and thoughtless are Sierra Leonean politicians,” boastfully

A raging inferno that erupted at the Headquarters of Ecobank Sierra Leone on Lightfoot Boston Street, Freetown yesterday debarred the bank’s operations for the rest of the day. Even though the cause of the fire is