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March 2011

Sierra Leone’s Deputy High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, has had his services retained for another two years following his re-appointment by President Ernest Bai Koroma.  (Photo: Deputy Mansa Ngegba) His Excellency Tamba Mansa Ngegba’s appointment

Africa’s popular musicians are crying out for help, often quite literally. In recent years, they have taken to the streets seeking redress for the failures of their countries’ legal systems to support creative activity effectively.

Since the rebellion against Colonel Muammah Gadaffi’s regime broke out in Libya during the last week of February this year, there has been frantic effort by other countries across the glove to swiftly evacuate their

Upright and visionary SLPP politician, Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara (in photo) yesterday assured pupils of the Sierra Leone Muslim Congress Boys School the need for better education. In his measurement, he said pupils should pay

The President of Fourah Bay College, his Secretary General, and Vice President have had jolly days kissing-and-telling each others of corruption intemperance. Just yesterday, a letter released from the office of the President of FBC SU

In Kenema, and on that faithful day of Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) elections, especially so, Presidential, rumors have it that politicians of the ruling APC party dished out money to journalists In agreement

Cocorioko last week held a marathon interview with the Foreign Minister of Sierra Leone, Hon J.B. Dauda. We have already published three installments of the interesting and eye-opening interview with one of the most experienced

Campaign for Human Rights and Development (CHRD) last Friday, 25th March launched a training manual on women’s rights at the Santano House, Freetown. The ceremony which was chaired by the Executive Secretary for the National Forum

Freetown, Sierra Leone, March 29, 2011 – The Investment Climate team of the World Bank Group and its donor partners today published a report detailing the results of a seven-year program to help Sierra Leone

Samir Patel was in the well of Magistrate Court No. 2 to answer to a charge of fraudulent conversion. In the particulars of the offence, it is stated that the accused received the sum of $30.000

Alimamy Mansaray was denied bail by Magistrate Steven Conteh of Court No. I after pleading not guilty to three count charges of obtaining money by false pretences, contrary to section 32(1) of the larceny Act

FREETOWN: The Sierra Leone Union of Disability Issues (SLUDI) and the disabled in general Wednesday morning called on President Ernest Bai Koroma at State House and expressed their profound gratitude and appreciations him, for the

Airtel, Sierra Leone’s award winning mobile telecommunication company of the year 2010 has embarked on super strategy to further expand its fast growing mobile network in the country. The company is currently targeting another one

The tourism sector is adequate for the economic growth of medium or low-income countries, though not necessarily for developed countries.  Meeting a growing demand from tourism poses some critical challenges. We argue that there are

Set in Sierra Leone, West Africa, A Tale of Three Women is epic in scope, covering a span of about sixty years and touching upon the most important developments in that country’s recent history from