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June 2011

On the 27th of May this year, when the President, Ernest Bai Koroma announced the reduction in the price of fuel products by Le 500 from the earlier increase of Le 5,000 per litre and

Sierra Leone's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Permanent Representative to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has described the visit of the OIC Secretary General, Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu (in photo)  to

Hardly a day passes without newspapers and online websites carrying stories relating to corruption in Sierra Leone. Some of them are high level corruption cases whilst others are simple petty corruption. Corruption usually starts on a small

It was an interesting, even if not exciting week in many respects. The ruling APC were still railing from their failure to wrest Constituency 04 in the Kailahun district from the opposition SLPP in the Parliamentary

As part of its institutional approach to a public education campaign by the ACC in the fight against corruption, officers and men of the 2ndInfantry Battalion of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF)

Technical and foreign words are not alone in presenting difficulties, simple English, too, present pitfalls. Some words have two or more meanings. It is a fact that as a right your duty is to communicate to the

All hopes of reaching Gabon and Equatorial Guinea Africa Cup of Nations are virtually over as the reigning champion Egypt was held to a 0-0 by the visiting Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Sunday

The chairperson of Nigeria's anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Farida Waziri (in photo), has called for special courts to try corruption cases and urged developed countries to help Africa to recover its looted funds, her office

Mister Idiot: “Making himself globally known with his doublespeak on assuming office on September 17, 2007, he took these words with him to the media: “Fellow citizens, my stance on corruption will be zero tolerance.

As the opposition SLPP put measures in place for the 2011 National Convention set to take place in Freetown, female politician, Madam Fatmata Sawaneh has declared for the desirable Deputy National Women’s Leadership position. Making her

People of Wara-Wara Bafodia Chiefdom have named a far-sighted son of the Chiefdom to replace aged old Hon. Philipson Humaru Kamara for Parliamentary symbol in the APC come the 2012 elections.  (Photo: Mountains of Wara-Wara,

Sierra Leone’s Fisheries sector has been contributing immensely to the country’s economic development. This is true, with reports of it (the fisheries sector), contributing about 10% to the country’s GDP, as stated by the country’s

JB: Did you hear the Minister of Trade’s submission with reference to the economic brouhaha in the country? EK: What was wrong with what he said? JB: Ha! Is that all you can say - considering…? EK: What

In today’s class, we will look at the essence of HEADLINES - so to say - the print media. Of course, there is no doubt at all that writing a headline is one of the more

Ivory Coast have qualified for next year's Africa Cup of Nations finals with two games to spare.  (Didier Drogba helped himself to two goals) The Elephants thumped Benin 6-2 in Cotonou on Sunday to take their