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June 2011

Sweden based striker Mohamed Bangura, alias Poborsky, has cried down the National Stadium pitch, the venue for Leone Stars vs Niger 2012 African Cup of Nations qualifying match in Freetown on Saturday.  (Photo: L to

Mercury International (SL) Ltd. on Thursday 2nd June 2011 at their Siaka Stevens Street head office gave the Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) the sum of Le 5 million to enable the association

President Ernest Bai Koroma has discussed at length the issue of youth empowerment and youth employment with two Nigerian youth development Agencies and invited the Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of

Sierra Leone’s delegation to the Open Governance leadership training on Wednesday 2nd June, 2011 were crowned champions of the Access to Information (ATI) campaign  by a panel of judges from the International School for Transparency,

Let me take this opportunity to congratulate both the SLPP and the APC for winning back the seats they previously held. (Photo:  Cillaty Daboh, author) Reports are that Sahr Fatorma of the SLPP won the Kailahun

In ‘Candy Floss Economy’ (9/8/2010), I wrote: “…….. a country whose political leaders inexcusably shilly-shally and ignore the greater aspects of internal human and socio-economic development as well as innovation; or rush to expend stupendous

The Executive and General Membership of the Sports Writers Association of Sierra Leone (SWASAL) wish to extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved family, relatives and friends of the late Akie Noah who had his

Former Africell boss, Robert El-Khoury Tuesday 31st May, 2011 received a prestigious award from His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma. Reading out the citation at the ceremony and presenting the award on behalf of

Quite recently, the president of Sierra Leone ordered the immediate reversal of certain prices of fuel and rice, the staple food. It goes without saying that the president must have heard the hues and cries

Freetown – The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) urges the Government of Sierra Leone and Parliament to follow the example of Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan and pass into law the Freedom of Information Act.

Freetown – For the first time since it was founded exactly forty years ago this week, the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) now has offices simultaneously in all three regions of the country and

Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister, Dr. Soccoh Kabia has assured fisher folks at Shenge in the Moyamba District and Konakridee in the Portloko District of Government’s determination to transform the marine and fisheries resources sector

One of Sierra Leone’s finest strikers, Ibrahim Tetteh Bangura (in photo) says his team must be mentally and physically prepared to face the Mena’s of Niger in the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in