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January 2019

The long awaited Commission of Enquiry in Sierra Leone is due to commence this week, and this is against the backdrop of accusations and counter-accusations that have dogged the whole process since its inception. In

The Moroccan National Carrier, Rayal Air Maroc commonly known as RAM has ended a four days workshop for Travel Agencies in Casablanca.  (Photo: Participants and staff of Royal Air Maroc and Qatar Airways) Speaking at the joint

President Julius Maada Bio launches Transform Freetown initiative, suggests ways to make the city grow beyond party politics State House, Freetown, Thursday 24 January 2019 - His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has unveiled the ‘Transform

New Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop to Sierra Leone Presents Letters of Credence to President Julius Maada Bio State House, Freetown, Thursday 17 January 2019 - The newly designated Nuncio Archbishop to Sierra Leone, Dagobertio Campos Salas, has

GRAND hereby informs the general public that entries are open to Senior Secondary School (SSS 1-3) pupils for the 2019 GRAND essay competition on the topic: “The Sierra Leone I want to see: Innovative and

The Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) 'New Direction' Government has once again come into the spotlight for yet another wrong reason as President Julius Maada Bio, during his Thank You Tour in Kono, was quoted to

The Resident Minister North-west region, Isata Kamara, is allegedly using her office to unduly disadvantaged one Madam Aminata Kamara of 14 Coker Lane, Central of Freetown over a land dispute between her and the minister’s

The bulk of the Sierra Leone population thinks only politicians deserve quality life while the ordinary masses who make up more than 90% of the people are supposed to remain bereaved of the basic necessities

APC Puts SLPP In ‘Vexinama’ Display A popular local street slang is ‘Vexinama’ and it was coined from lyrics of a music wherein the singer is saying someone or some entity is just going about in

Sexual violence against women and girls was one of the main features of Sierra Leone’s ten year civil war (from March 1991 to January 2002), and remains prevalent in this country, statistics has revealed. Mary was

It is undoubtedly clear that some well to do men are still in the habit of having indecent sexual penetration with little girls that are expected to be their daughters in this present universe. Some

A future female chief is born into one of the most powerful families in the town of Moyamba, southern Sierra Leone. That came to pass 98 years ago today January 21, 1921. A paramount chief and politician,

Report reaching this medium from the corridors of State House indicates that the "New Direction" government is planning to shut down Sierra Express Media (SEM) and the Times Newspaper on the grounds that these two

I was delighted when Tony Reilly asked me to write a few words on the occasion of the British Council's 75th Anniversary in Sierra Leone. I have had a long association with Sierra Leone. My younger

One of the core values of democracy is the independence of state institutions which guarantees equal rights and justice, freedom of expression, association and peaceful co-existence in a state. Over the last decade or so