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December 2012

Tackling youth unemployment is a complex task in this West African nation and starts with improving access to basic education.  (Photo: Dennis Zulu, Chief Program Officer, ILO Office for Nigeria, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone) The

Nursing staff at Penn Hospital, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom have, for the second year running, donated second hand clothing and books to residents of Jaiama Sewafe. Last year, a consignment of clothes, shoes and

The United Nations recently voted unanimously in favour of  Palestine’s request as a “non-member observer”; paving the way for a future Palestinian State. This was met with mass jubilation by not only Palestinians but the whole Middle

In his national bestseller ‘Hardball,’ Chris Matthews – political commentator and host of the MSNBC show with the same name – gives a tell-all revelation in a sort of funny way, how politics really work.

Secretary General of the Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has on behalf of his organization congratulated the President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma on the occasion of his re-election. In a press statement

By 2010, during  his first term in office as President of Sierra Leone, Hon. Ernest Bai Koroma encouraged the nation,  during the Business Bomba Competition Final to "raise production, productivity, and competitiveness in agriculture because it touches

Addis Ababa, 6 December 2012: The first African Union Forum on International Law and African Union Law began today and will continue for two days. The Forum is one of the significant events in attempting

Today, Thursday, December 6, 2012  Africa has made global history as a pioneer of a ground-breaking new legal framework. The Kampala Convention is the first-ever continental instrument that binds governments to protect and assist people

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to Senegal, Her Excellency Khadijatu Bassir (in photo) has informed the International diplomatic community in Dakar about the political developments in her country. Ambassador Bassir returned to Dakar at the weekend following the

KHARTOUM, Sudan, December 5, 2012/ -- Over 750,000 people from three Darfur states will have improved access to water supply and sanitation through a €3.3 million African Water Facility (AWF) grant. The project was recently

Open letter to the Ag. Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Makeni, Rev Fr.Natalio Paganelli and all the Makeni diocesan membership  (Photo: Anthony K. Kamara Snr, author) Dear Rev Father Paganelli, Greetings to you in the Mighty

It is obligatory for us as Sierra Leoneans to be grateful to God, the ‘Inter Religious Council’ and especially the ‘Body of Christ’ for being there for us as a nation when situations degenerate to

It has been revealed that the Government of Sierra Leone has awarded a contract to a team of Chinese investors to revive the Rogan Potho program named Rotuma Agricultural Project in Bombali District, Shebora Chiefdom. Taking

American philanthropist, Bruce Grifiths, was arraigned before Magistrate Davies Cole of Court No. 5 on Monday 3rd November, 2012 on one count charge of fraudulent conversion of property, to wit, 30,000 bags of rice, one

Fanta Kamara, an accused person charged on one count of murder, charged at the Freetown Magistrates Court No 2, has been discharged at the closing proceedings over the murder case of a four month baby