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November 2011

Government through the Ministry of Trade and Industry, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Aviation, National Commission for Privatization, and Sierra Leone Road Transport Cooperation (RTC) has secured 40 new buses to ease

National Electoral Commission (NEC) Tuesday 15th launched the Accra Principle of Electoral Justice as a pilot for the conduct of successful elections for the soon to come 2012 elections. NEC Chief Electoral Officer, Christiana Thorpe (in

Your Excellency Sir, the Idiot of a type salutes you sir. He salutes you because he has confirmed however that a sum totaling Le 880 million offered your government for the construction of an ultra

Sepp Blatter, the President of FIFA, the World governing body has put his foot in it again; this time telling CNN in an interview that “ there is no racism (on the field), but maybe

Fifteen Sierra Leone pilgrims left the King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, in the early hours of Saturday, 19th November, 2011, after successful performance of their Hajj rituals a few days ago.  (Photo: Excited Sierra Leone pilgrims

About two years ago, I wrote an article on what was happening at the Sierra Leone Maritime Administration from the viewpoint of inadequacies in the administrative setup of the institution to corrupt practices that were

The five candidates for the 2011 BBC African Footballer of the Year award have been revealed on the BBC's Sport Today programme.  (Photo: Ayew, Eto'o, Gervinho, Keita and Toure are up for the for the

Bangura has been out of action for three weeks and it was thought he would not need surgery.  Bangura has yet to score since moving to Celtic at the end of August But manager Neil Lennon has

The Lagos traffic situation is what many have come to accept by adjusting schedules and engagements to accommodate it. Lagos traffic situation is there for many reasons including the fact that most people buy cars

I have just completed a draft media monitoring protocol to be used by Media Literacy Project (MLP) where I am currently based on a fellowship. It took me some time to research the Internet and

Pursuant to its mandate to examine practices and procedures of Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies with a view to identifying potential weaknesses and proffer recommendations, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has concluded overt observations at the

On the 12th November 2011, MINK opened its doors to an influx of new students all eager to participate in the company’s new and improved 3-hour introductory course to makeup. Priced at just £29.99, 200 students

A new report Off-track, off-target, released today by the international charity WaterAid (http://www.wateraid.org), shows that there are more people in the world today lacking adequate sanitation services than in 1990.  Unless urgent action is taken,

And as if the harbingers of this rumor know what tickles the President, they have gone to the extent of naming Sam Sumana, JB Dauda, Diana Konomani and Musa Tarawallie as among a short-list Koroma

Participants from the Asia and Pacific region are gathered for a three day conference at the Tokyo Big Sight Conference and Exhibition Centre in Japan as they attend the Tokyo Green Industry Conference 2011 jointly