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September 2011

This is the second time we are saying it in this column: that is, the proposed increase in school fees for school going pupils in secondary schools in the country. When we first learned about it

Allowances of District Budget Oversight Committee members over the years 2009 to 2011 have not been paid by the Ministry of Finance and Development at all. In 2010, the last quarter allowances of committee members were

In collaboration with local communities and the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Sierra Rutile recently harvested over 38,000 tilapia fish from its breeding farm for the restocking of mined-out dredge ponds. The 2,000 sqm

It was meant to have started at 11:00 am on a Monday morning but no thanks to the usual ‘Blackman time' (BMT), it began almost an hour and a half after the stipulated time. When

The Human Resource department of the National Revenue Authority (NRA), on Wednesday 21st September commenced a three days induction programme for newly employed staff of the authority at the Sam Bangura Building at Wellington Street in

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 27, 2011/ - The GAVI Alliance announced it will provide funding for 16 more developing countries to introduce rotavirus vaccines and 18 more countries to introduce pneumococcal vaccines -- a major step

The National Coordinator and Second–in-command of the Attitudinal and Behavioral Change (ABC) Secretariat, Nanette Thomas has observed that with a change of negative attitudes Sierra Leone will be a happy place to live. Ms Thomas made

Sierra Leone Association of Artists are reaching out to you all because of the influence each and every one of you have in our Sierra Leone community at home and abroad. We took on the Natasha

The Idiot was all but bewildered hearing from a man whose father was killed by the National Provisional Ruling Council (NPRC) regime some 19 years ago, telling Sierra Leoneans he is seeking justice for his

The Airtel Rising Stars tournament brought so much excitement and hope to many in Sierra Leone, but now a mere youth competition is causing a serious stir in Sierra Leone football; an unprecedented rush to

Sierra Leone, often cited as a success story in United Nations efforts to consolidate peace in countries that have been ravaged by conflict, today appealed for international help to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections

Corporate affairs has joined the social safety department with help from the public relations department of African Minerals (SL) Ltd to engage religious leaders, teachers, chiefs and other rural authorities on safety and hazards associated

Koidu Kimberlite Project, Kono District, 26 September 2011: Koidu Holdings regretfully announces the tragic passing of Mr Yakuba Kondeh, a Trainee Articulated Dump Truck Operator who had joined the Company in June 2011.  The accident

Information is the way to development: African citizens have a Right to Know - On International Right to Know Day - 28 September - the Institute for Democracy in Africa (Idasa) emphasises the importance of

In an effort to ensure that every chiefdom is adequately informed about the Commission and its operation, the Public Education Department of the Anti-Corruption Commission in the Eastern Region has carried out public education exercises