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November 2011

Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, it seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, will come when it will come.  (Photo: Ambassador Jongopie Stevens

African Minerals Limited (AIM: AMI)  today announced the successful commencement of loading of the first iron ore shipment from its Tonkolili project, the first such shipment from Sierra Leone in more than 30 years.  The

FREETOWN, 4 November 2011 (IRIN) - In Sierra Leone misconceptions about blindness are widespread, and people often blame blindness and other disabilities on witchcraft, but local and international work is being done to reduce stigma

They say all good things must come to an end.  As the youngsters in the Airtel/Manchester United football clinic go through their concluding routines – you can sense the emotion of the sorrow of parting

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas and former Governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney are contenders for Republican Party ticket for 2012 US presidential elections. They have their campaign going but swerved attention from climate science after

It is with deepest regret that I heard the death of my mentor, Sam Metzger (in photo), former editor and managing Director of “We Yone” news paper.  Sorrow fills my heart at this sad moment,

In order to enhance the proper sensitization of students on the effects of bad behaviour towards academic performances, the junior sections of Nassir Ahmadiyya, Holy Rosary and Government Secondary Schools in Kenema on Wednesday November

Addis Ababa, 2 November 2011 –  A high level media workshop on the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) started at the African Union Commission (AUC) in Addis Ababa, with the aim of improving communication on

Addis Ababa, 26 April 2010 –    African Union Ministers of Gender are meeting at the African Union Commission to build on the important and ground breaking work of African women, as evidenced by commitments, decisions and actions

Sierra Leone will again take center stage this Sunday courtesy of catwalk beauty, Swadu Natasha Beckley. Beckley, 24, is representing her country at the 61st edition of the Miss World beauty pageants show in London. The event,

His hit single ‘Oleku’, has been hitting the airwaves in the small West African nation of Sierra Leone. You hardly meet a young Sierra Leonean who cannot sing the lyrics word for word. Prince Zamani, better

I am a journalist by profession, having worked for several newspapers down town.   When I was pursuing my academic work at the University of Sierra Leone, I was interested in looking at how the media

Old students of the Government Secondary School Kenema, both in and out of the country, are preparing to display their red and green school colours in solidarity and love for their school and the continuous

When I first heard about the appointment of Steve Gaojia to the position of Minister of Social Welfare Gender and Children’s Affairs, replacing the sacked Dr. Dennis Sandy, I wasted no time coming to the

With the success of London’s Afrobeat festival, Phoenix Media Partners have teamed up with Esquire ENT SL to take the Afrobeats Festival brand on a world tour with the African inaugural show in Freetown, Sierra