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July 2013

Sixty-six students graduated from Devine Grace Vocational Institute (DGVI) situated at  99 Pademba Road, Freetown on Saturday July 13 at an auspicious ceremony which took place at the Miatta Conference Center. In his keynote address, the

Looking into last year's Cholera records in the Kenema district, thousands of people were hospitalized including prominent people and their relatives. Even though hundreds of localities/communities were affected but according to findings, Nyandeyama, Simbeck had

Many mining communities within China Kingho operational areas in the North, South and Eastern part of Sierra Leone have received assorted rammadam gifts as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility to locals as they

The West and Central African Council for Agriculture Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) is a sub-regional organization that is constituted of the National Agricultural Research System of 22 countries of West and Central Africa. Within the

On Saturday 13th July, as part of their intervention in the area of addressing teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, domestic and sexual violence on women in the country, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has

Sierra Leone international Samuel Barlay, former East End Lions and Malmo FF central midfielder, (in photo) has signed for Azal FC in Azerbaijan with over a year’s contract with a clause to extend for another

Africa New Music (ANM) is a non-profit organization created in July 1993. Its board of directors is composed of volunteer members of the Francophone community in Toronto. It has been established to operate a center

Let’s be blunt about it - The manner of our search for foreign succour is like a randy 70 year-old roaming all over town and inviting a nymphomaniac to be the live-in house-maid. The moment

The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission (GGCHCC), in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS) and the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for the states of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina, is

Addis-Ababa, 14 July 2013: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, strongly condemns the senseless and unprovoked attack by unidentified gunmen on African Union-United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) peacekeepers

When an international  institution “Transparency International” published its concocted global graft indicator, I knew that it had finally run out of luck, because it was never going to get away with its usual shenanigans, because

Have you seen this on the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) television news bar, “Viewers are informed that from Tuesday 9th July 2013 to 9th August 2013 some programmes on radio and television will be

A team from the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) comprising of the Director of Public Education and Outreach Department Mr. Sholay Davies (in photo), Legal Officer Adrian Samuels have been joined by the Ag. Regional Manager

Dr Samuel Kargbo is a Leeds graduate who returned to his native Sierra Leone during the midst of a civil war to deliver drugs and basic health care to children in rebel-held parts of the

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, a veteran feminist activist and politician was appointed Wednesday by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as the new executive director of UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women). Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka, a