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November 2011

In Summary: Justice Sebutinde’s likely selection as judge of the International Court of Justice would elevate Uganda’s position in both development and codification of International law. Victory would make her the first African female judge

The recent documentary on Sierra Leone’s timber industry aired on Al-Jazeera has been met with controversy, accusations, counter-accusations and full blown smear campaigns. While some have hailed it as a good piece of journalism, others

Desisting from a hobby as  a freelance writer is a difficult task especially, when the truth about certain events in the media, tend to be distorted.It compels me to take a fine line, and redress

The ongoing 14th session of the UNIDO General Conference has assembled hundreds of participants including Heads of States, Ministers and other high-level government officials from around the world. They are discussing issues pertaining industrial revolution

VIENNA, November 28, 2011 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have convened Heads of States, prominent government officials, representatives of international organizations as well as high-level officials from the European Union, the African,

VIENNA – As an African, my dream for the next decade is to see the continent producing and selling chocolate to 300 million Chinese, instead of exporting raw commodities like cocoa. Several weeks ago, at

The Anti-Corruption Commission has today 28th November 2011 filed in the High Court of Freetown a twenty five (25) count indictment against the Mayor of the Freetown City Council, the Chief Administrator and eight (8)

Representatives of civil society and human rights organisations, victims and handicapped groups, agencies, non-governmental institutions and government marched through Freetown on Saturday to promote Sierra Leone’s new Peace Museum. The two groups, one which started

VIENNA, November 27, 2011 - Heads of States, senior government officials, ministers, representatives of many international organizations as well as high-level officials from the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States

Those days, when The roar of the Lion Mountain would be heard in the whole world and the echoes would be felt in the veins of the nearest neighbours Those days, when Sierra Leone would play, dance, sing and sleep in

VIENNA, November 25, 2011 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) – the specialized agency charged with promoting sustainable industrial development has brought together senior policy makers from the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) as

Many a time, we have left our destiny to be determined by a very few people. Almost always, these are men. Often, they are the elites in society. Most often than not, they are the

Koidu Holdings S.A, the largest diamond mining company in Sierra Leone has provided a suitable resettlement package for communities affected by its mining operations in Kono District, as its expansion project gains momentum. The Company is

Before 2004 it would take three to four days to travel to Juba from the border towns of Nimule and Kapoeta. Cycling was the safest means of transport. The entire area of what is now

At the outskirts of this town, 45 kilometres south of Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, Aselefech Desalegn fights the flames she uses for baking enjera ,Ethiopia’s staple flatbread. Like millions of poor Ethiopian women, she is