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April 2011

Hip, Hip, Hip, Hurray! Sierra Leone as a nation is 50 years old today. I wasn’t around when Sierra Leone got her independence from Great Britain in April 1961; however, my parents recounted their memories

April 21, 2011 - The U.S. ambassador’s enthusiasm for The United Methodist Church’s health-care and humanitarian efforts was obvious when he emerged from Mercy Hospital’s research lab.  (Photo: Anna Owen (left) greets a staff member

Addis Ababa, 27 April 2011 – Dr. Jakob Kellenberger (in photo), President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), will be on an official visit to the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis

At least 2.4 million Somalis - 32% of the country's population - are in need of humanitarian assistance but with the ongoing conflict coupled with the current drought blighting crops and killing livestock, many more

As we prepare to celebrate our 50th anniversary, let us look back to our glory days and believe that we can shape a better future for the next 50 years. The best way we can

Sierra Leone gained political independence in April 27th 1961 after more than 150 years of British colonial rule.   (Photo: Alhaji Jalloh, Sierra Leone's Information Attache, Saudi Arabia) The new nation was born at exactly midnight on 27th

Minister for Africa Henry Bellingham (in photo), is visiting Freetown as the UK representative for Sierra Leone’s 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations. This visible sign of Britain’s commitment to Sierra Leone’s continued transition to a peaceful

During a Symposium organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Sierra Leone in Addis Ababa in collaboration with the Sierra Leonean Community in Ethiopia on Friday 22nd April 2011 at the Africa Hall of

“We have every reason to celebrate 50 years of Sierra Leone’s existence as a sovereign state.” That in a nutshell was the message delivered by His Excellency Bockarie K. Stevens, Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the

God of mercy, love and compassion, as we make our supplications to you in absolute contrition, we ask for your forgiveness for all our sins and meekly pray that you bless our beloved Sierra Leone.

I’m sweetly glad you’ve joined the merry bandOf the “over fifties” young and brave;So in this glorious liberated land,You’ve fine experiences gainedThat crave; for betterment untamedWe’ll grow stronger in leaps and boundsThat’s why I’m sweetly

In commemoration of the 50th Independence Anniversary of Sierra Leone, the National Planning Committee will be organizing an International Football Festival at the National Stadium, Freetown. Friday 29th April, 2011 Time 4:30 p.m.Sierra Leone Veterans vs USA

I must apologise to readers that they had only one issue of the Puawui column last week; the reason was part mechanical and then other important party matters were taking up the time. Amidst all

Richmond, VA - After missing the first 3 weeks of the season with a quad injury, Bangura makes his presence felt by scoring a dramatic goal that lifted the Kickers past Charleston.  Sent into the

As Sierra Leoneans the world over are ready to celebrate their Golden Jubilee, we should be proud as a nation to celebrate 50 years of existence as a cohesive nation with religious and political tolerance,