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December 2009

I am challenged to make a response to Diaspora-based Sierra Leonean, who has taken me on; after my comments in this Column on what had been written earlier by a Niger Republic-based Sierra Leonean, Idrissa

A heroic combatant attached to the Operational Security Division (OSD), Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr. Mohamed Bayo Bangura who patriotically has been serving his nation for over three decades with untainted record is currently

The desire to save the chronic housing problem in Sierra Leone has been the objective of governments since independence. Post-colonial history proves that various strategies have been employed like direct government intervention, encouraging and facilitating

Prominent Freetown Lawyer, Mohamed Pa-Momo Fofanah, stated at a two-day training workshop on the impact of Sierra Rutile mining in Bonthe and Moyamba Districts and the new mining act that ended over the weekend at

Minister of Mineral Resources Hon. Alpha Kanu is pleased that his ministry has set the legal frame work on the Mines Act that work in the interest of government and investors alike adding that the

In a recent visit by the Kanga Schools Project team to Nyama Islamic Mission in Bo, the Member of Parliament of Constituency 69 Ward 232 Bo Honourable Legacy Sankoh boycotted the welcoming of the Sierra

As the year 2009 folds up, the Government of Sierra Leone through the Registrar of the Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone, WCN Johnson, has vowed to ensure that the drugs and pharmaceuticals market in the

At the Sierra Leone Arc of Hope's first fundraiser Dinner and Dance held in Freetown on 18 December, Ambassador Bockari Stevens explained the background of the charity and gave his thanks to attendees for their support. 

In his message at the highly successful fundraiser Dinner and Dance in Freetown, the Sierra Leone Arc of Hope’s Board Chairman’s remarks follow: Fellow Sierra Leoneans, and friends of Sierra Leone, I want to express my

Last Friday, I wrote exclusively on Sierra Leone’s recent ex-Minister of Information, Professor Septimus Kai Kai. In that article, I stated that, plans, as reported by the Global Times, by President Koroma to appoint the

The attempted murder Thursday December 3 on the captain Dadis Camara by his aide-de-camp Aboubacar “Toumba” Diakité clearly illustrates the implosion which threatens the Guinean army and the risk of chaos which weighs on the

If the international community does not step in to ensure full implementation of Sudan’s North-South peace deal and shore up other failing centre-periphery agreements, the country risks a return to all-out civil war. Sudan: Preventing Implosion,*

The hostage-taking on 8 September  2009 of Mr  Thanasis Lerounis from the Kalashadur Museum and cultural centre which he had  helped to create has highlighted for many the issues of cultural heritage  preservation. Professor Lerounis, President of the

The Commissioner, Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has informed the Office of the President that since October this year, the ACC has been investigating specific reports of allegations made against the Commissioner-General of the National Revenue Authority

The biggest iron ore mining company in Sierra Leone - African Minerals, which recently bagged a prestigious international award for its endeavors, continues to record more advancement as it has jet in a brand new