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March 2011

Today marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day – a day to celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women from past to present. Around the world thousands of speeches, tributes, events, parties,

Freetown – The National Secretariat of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ), wishes to announce that the deadline for payment of membership dues has been extended to Friday 11 March 2011, and urges all

The Electoral Commission of SLAJ has conducted the National elections of WIMSAL on Saturday, March 5, 2011 and the following people have been duly elected for the positions against their names: Sarah Bomkapre Kamara – President

The impact of the fall of Ghaddafi, should it happen, could be equivalent to the impact of the fall of the Soviet Union to Sub-Sahara Africa.  (Photo:  Col. Muamarr Ghaddafi) The sudden transition of the political

Skye Bank’s Olatunjie keeps turning up, like the bad penny.  Is he the new Khadafy of Skye Bank.  Why won’t he just go?  We thought he was gone for good last week, but alas, he

FREETOWN, March 7 (Reuters Life!) - The slopes of Leicester Peak, a protected rainforest on a hill above Sierra Leone's capital, are a jumble of haphazard development and half-finished villas. Concrete buildings cluster against a tangle

Washington DC, Sunday March 6, 2011: Speaking at a meeting of the Sierra Leone Sister Cities Organization in Montgomery County, Maryland today, the indefatigable Honourable Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, Mr. Sheka Tarawalie said

Often he is mentally disturbed; sometimes he is the village jester but with some mental problem all the same. In those local communities whatever happens, whether in joy or in sorrow is shared by all.

Sources say President Koroma has plans of appointing big name politicians of the SLPP as Cabinet Ministers. Although the exact names of persons to be appointed are yet to be disclosed, it is thought that some

That was what they promised us, with the coming into office the New APC government of President Ernest Bai Koroma – 24 hours uninterrupted electricity supply in Freetown and the environs To achieve this goal and

One more year of reign left for the International Beauty Queen of West Africa, Shireen Benjamin (in photo), and she has vowed to dedicate it to increasing the support of African fashion. Working alongside the

Ghana and Sunderland star Asamoah Gyan has warned Arsenal not to try to outplay Barcelona in their Champions League meeting on Tuesday.  (Gyan helped Sunderland hold Arsenal to a draw at the weekend) The Gunners have

The gossip chat say cabalists of the ruling ‘All People Congress’ party (APC) may possibly take President Koroma to court for violating portions of the party’s constitution.  (Photo: Hon. Chukuma Johnson, Deputy Speaker of Parliament) Be

Sierra Leoneans, in particular, Creoles at home and abroad, have had an unreserved mood consequently leading to disappointment over President Koroma’s style of governance.  (Photo: HE President Ernest Bai Koroma) It is to their belief that

Indeed, people are not so happy with the current state of affairs in the country. The ordinary Sierra Leonean is finding it difficult to survive these days. A family of five (on the average) is