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July 2013

It was an early morning for the Airtel Rising Stars in Kono, as the organizers had rescheduled the matches for this Friday to make way for the Premier League match between Diamond Stars and Kamboi

100 years after Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s arrival in Gabon in 1913, the legacy of the Nobel Peace Prize winner is more alive than ever in Gabon, his land of adoption LAMBARENE, Gabon, July 6, 2013/ --

Many apparently aggrieved police officers have been telling me that they are working under very unpalatable conditions of service and some have been bold enough to tell me that it is only through corruption that

On Monday, 1st July, 2013, Sierra Leone joined other countries in the world to observe  Global Vote Day set aside to fight the abuse of child rights worldwide.  The occasion was marked by a series

Officers of the National Fire Force (NFF) have called on government to include them in the monthly rice supplies to the military, police and prison officers who they describe as their sister forces. In an interview

Although the Government of Sierra Leone has put a moratorium on the mining and selling of Zircon, reports from Shenge in the Moyamba District state the illicit miners there have defied the ban as they

Residents of Kono in Eastern Sierra Leone are reported to be putting modalities in place to give a red carpet welcome to the new Minister of  Transport and Aviation, Leonard Balogun Koroma (in photo) who

After the opening in Freetown, Airtel Rising Stars has shown up on the other side of the country in Koidu Town to properly initiate the new artificial turf. Under a burning sun (!) the new talents

Addis Ababa, 5 July 2013: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU),  Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the signing of an Agreement on the preparation and organization of the 2013 elections, by the

It appears Sierra Leone has become a very hostile environment for homosexuals who are regarded as outcasts and social misfits trying to pollute our culture. Homosexuals, otherwise called gays, are reported to have come under severe

Water taxi company Sea Coach Express located at 70a Sir Samuel Lewis Road, Aberdeen, in Freetown is sponsoring free eye operations done by the UMC Eye Hospital.  The sponsorship is in line with their commitment

The Deputy Mayor of the Freetown City Council, Mary Hannah Jaiah, has returned home from Nigeria where she attended a four day seminar on HIV/AIDS organized by the Nigerian Local Councils. In an exclusive interview with

Police Officers in Jendema on the Sierra Leone-Liberia border, Pujehun District, are reported to be investigating and alleged murder involving a boyfriend and a girlfriend. Reports say the boyfriend, Samai Sama of Gisiwulo in the Makpele

Sierra Leone’s first internationally recognized qualified Stock Brokers have graduated at the Sam Bangura Building during a well attended and impressive ceremony on the 3rd July, 2013, graced by several top dignitaries including the Deputy

Leading mobile company in the country, Airtel, has sponsored the Bright Light Ministries School Clubs on their third inter school competition which will take place on Saturday 6th at the British Council auditorium.  Speaking to