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March 2011

The Freetown City Council has just announced the commencement of their annual local tax collection season for 2011. In recent years, this period of tax collection was characterized by street battles and other forms of physical

The Confederation of African Football has announced on its website that the African Youth Championship slated for Libya between March 18 and April 1 has been postponed because of the rebellion against the Moamer Kadhafi-led

Manchester City's Ivory Coast international defender Kolo Toure has been suspended after failing a drugs test, his club announced yesterday. A statement on Man. City's official website read: "Manchester City confirms that the FA has

Between now and the end of April this year, a number of activities have been lined up to commemorate and celebrate Sierra Leone’s 50th Jubilee Anniversary. Having launched the Jubilee programme in London two

Honourable Elizabeth Lavallie yesterday revealed APC’s conspiratorial appointment of the Libyan leader, Muammar Gadaffi, (in photo) as Honorary Member of Parliament. At the usual the usual SLBC TV & Radio programme ‘national encounter,’ Elizabeth Lavallie of

President Koroma of Sierra Leone seems to be fighting a major tsunami in his political life. Life, corruption.  It is like a commander with rocket propelled grenade in one hand and a sub-machine gun in

Supporters of the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) so to say youth, men, and women cast blame on Chairman John Benjamin  (in photo) for allowing Dr. Bu- Buakei Jabbie to drag the party to

The Attorney General, who until recently, filed a complaint to the Independent Media Commission (IMC), complaining the publisher of Awareness Times newspaper, seemed making ‘U Turn,’ beseeching Sylvia Blyden to refrain from publishing stories associating

Fourteen businessmen, one NASSIT staff will abidingly climb the steps of the high court to answer to counts of corruption charges. The Anti Corruption Commissioner, Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara yesterday disclosed to our reporter that, in all

It is a fact that Sierra Leone’s 11 year war was referred to as an act of civil butchery. The war which came to an end in 2002 has left many homes in disarray and unending

A police sergeant age 42 was yesterday refused bail after making his first appearance before Magistrate Mohamed Binneh Kamara to answer to one count charge of abuse of a young girl contrary to Section 6

Sierra Sport and Cultural Club, a young and dynamic Sierra Leonean group based in Berlin-Germany, has donated sport items to the Sierra Leone national team, Leone Stars. The items, which include among others, footballs and outfits

On February 23, 2011, I asked the Sierra Leone parliament to withdraw their honour of Ghaddaffi (in photo) due to present events happening in his country and the way he reacted on his

Washington, DC March 2, 2011: Not even a state of jet-lag could prevent the Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, Honourable Sheka Tarawalie, from staying home as he arrived in Washington, DC in the early

The Independent Media Commission (IMC) has concluded the hearing of a complaint from Paramount Chief Paul N. Saquee V of Tankoro Chiefdom, Kono District AGAINST Eastern Radio Kono at its Regional Office in Makeni. The particulars