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June 2011

The Bai Bureh Community Hospital in Mahera Lungi last week received Le 90 million from the West African Health Organization in Uganda to cause the rehabilitation of the hospital. At a ceremony held at the premises

Nairobi, June 29th, 2011; The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra has welcomed and offered his congratulations and best wishes to H.E. Abdiweli Mohammed

Sierra Leone’s Finance and Development Minister, Dr. Samura Kamara (in photo) , has joined 56 of his counterparts in Saudi Arabia’s commercial capital, Jeddah to attend a high-profile Islamic Development Bank (IDB) meeting. The four-day economic

Since they assumed office in September 2007, thanks to Christiana Thorpe, Victor Angelo and others, the ruling APC have always endeavored to expose the SLPP to ridicule. One of their first gaffes was a public

Liberia, just as Ivory Coast’s capital, Abidjan was referred to as ‘Petite Paris,’ so was this country, the land of sweet liberty considered to be ‘Little America.’ It has seen the good and the worse

Alimamy Bangura, a rice farmer in Makeni, eastern Sierra Leone, is unlikely to read the 2011 Economic Report on Africa written by experts of the African Union (AU) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa

Bellamy makes a point to some of the boys at his academy (Photo courtesy of Craig Bellamy Foundation) Craig Bellamy hopes to create opportunities for girls in Sierra Leone by welcoming them into his academy. The Wales

I have been readily informed by at least five people that at sometime, about one year ago, a cheque in an amount of approximately $500,000 or more was given by the government of Sierra Leone

New York, 27 June 2011—As this year’s FIFA Women's World Cup starts in Germany, Brazilian football star, Marta Vieira da Silva, is delivering the message that we all win when women play leading roles not

Breaking The Rules, a film starring Christiana Bull in a leading role as a virgin, is now available on DVD. Marketer/distributor, Mickey Perry, said the film has already sold more than four thousand copies in the

Colonel M’uammar al-Gaddafi and other senior Libyan government figures must be arrested and handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face trial for alleged serious human rights crimes, Amnesty International said today. ICC judges

Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula, council members, community and business leaders of Franklin Township at the Caribbean Restaurant, De Island Breeze, on Franklin Boulevard, Somerset, New Jersey, on Saturday, June 12, to bid farewell to Efren Dato,

ACCRA, 27 June – West and Central African members of the Interim Guinea Current Commission (IGCC) /Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (GCLME) project agreed  on ways to start developing  a regional policy on the use

They say that "It ain't over until it is over." While that may be true, yet we in the SLPP have every reason to assume that it is over, finished and done with. I would

‘Dabaroo’ a word frequently used by the Creoles to describe criminals, con artists, liars and dishonest people is apparently accredited to politicians on proof of unholy governance conduct. Just recently, I mean last week, liar politicians