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October 2013

This Friday on Al Jazeera’s talk show South2North, Haru Mutasa (in photo) chats about millennial leadership with Pakistani author and political commentator Fatima Bhutto and two ambassadors to The One Young World Summit: Ilwad Elman from Somalia and

Hundreds of Guineans and friends of Guinea braved rainy weather Sunday for the first annual Guinean Festival Day at Crotona Park in Bronx, New York. Since Wednesday, October 2, Guineans in New York have been celebrating

President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has received honours and praises from the legislatures of four states in the United States of America in a presentation ceremony pioneered by Hon. Alhaji Alpha Kanu, Minister of Information

New programmes will benefit the poorest and most vulnerable London, 10 October 2013 The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust (The Trust) and Standard Chartered, a leading international banking group, have formed a strategic partnership to

The Sierra Leone Government, through the ministries of Finance and Economic Development, Education, Science and Technology and the Sierra Leone Embassy in the People’s Republic of China is currently effecting the payment of yearly allowance,

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Oct. 9, 2013 — Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday unveiled the 4Afrika Advisory Council, an external board of advisers tasked with guiding strategic investments undertaken by the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative across the

With only a few days remaining for the start of the annual pilgrimage of Hajj, the Sierra Leone Hajj Team to Saudi Arabia led by Moijueh KaiKai who is also Sierra Leone's Social Welfare, Children's

Demystification of blindness as scourge of humanity According to WHO statistics, two thirds of blind children die within two years following their loss of eyesight OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, October 9, 2013/ -- 39 million people worldwide are

Sierra Leonean born Isha Max Kanu, aged 17, has given birth to what many people have referred to as a mysterious baby boy. The boy is without both arms and was born circumcised.  (Photo:  Four

Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law (CARL) today joined 130 groups from across Africa calling on African members of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a letter made public today to affirm support for

In an effort to boost the tourism sector for sustainable economic growth, Sierra Leone’s Minister of Tourism and Culture, Mr. Peter B. Konteh has taken it upon himself to lure meaningful investors in Italy for

Fourah Bay Foundation USA Inc. wishes to express its utter dismay and sadness over the stabbing deaths of two young men, during an outburst of violence between members of armed gangs, following a football match at

In a newspaper article written by Mr. Abdul Fonti (thenewpeople.com, 06/10/13), the author questions whether the President, Dr. Bai Ernest Koroma was becoming a DICTATOR. According to the article, “President of the Republic of Sierra

The Horse Fishing Company, situated in the Jui Village, on the outskirts of Freetown is seriously embarking on importing Sri Lankans into the country to work for their company as slaves. Years back, the Horse Fishing

The Vice President Alhaji Sam Sumana on Friday, October 4 this year, inaugurated Airtel’s new headquarter office at Hill Station in Freetown. In his statement at the ceremony, Airtel’s Managing Director, RVS Bhullah said that Airtel