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November 2011

World Vision Sierra Leone a child focused nongovernmental organization in partnership with the Advocacy Movement Network (AMNET) has succeeded in advocating and lobbying  traditional chiefs and SOWEIS in Pujehun District to sign an MOU banning

The Airtel Rising Stars International Soccer Clinic continues with a focus on Communication and player’s discipline. According to the Manchester United Soccer School (MUSS)coaches who are conducting the clinics, communication both on field and outside the

Summary Highlights for Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone’s Human Development Index (HDI) value for 2011 is 0.336—in the low human development category—positioning the country at 180 out of 187 countries and territories. Between 1980 and

The Ozone Layer is a layer of gas present in an upper part of the atmosphere called the stratosphere; the ozone layer is mostly found around 9 – 21 miles above sea level. The ozone

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Dr. Minkailu Bah, last Friday addressed the 36th Session of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) General Conference in Paris, France.  (Photo: Dr. Minkailu Bah

Charles Kitwanga, deputy minister of Communications, Science and Technology on Wednesday lauded the Rising Star initiative, he said he is pleased to see Airtel working in collaboration with Manchester United football club to support the

Copenhagen, 2 November 2011—Steady advances in human development in sub-Saharan Africa could stall and even reverse unless bold steps are taken to reduce environmental risks and inequalities in the region and around the world, says

Dates for the third edition of Durban FilmMart have been confirmed for 20-23 July 2012, during the 33rd Durban International Film Festival (19-29 July). This partnership project between the Durban Film Office (DFO) and the Durban International

Just when October 2011 ended, nobody, not even the Minister of Political Affairs, Alhaji Alpha Kanu, dare tell Sierra Leoneans why, up until November 1st the Wilkinson Road project has still not reached completion stage. It

Teachers of the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) level in Freetown have completed training to enable them to identify the problems of poor performance at public exams. The trainers comprised of respective Chief

The Women’s Wing of the United Democratic Movement (UDM) is dismayed and disgusted with the statement made by the Vice Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL), Madam Yasmi Jusu Sheriff, about

Rashidatu Kamara has become the third Sierra Leonean to be recognised for her hard work at the Airtel Rising Star Football Clinic inDar es Salaam.  On Day 3 of the intense training headed by a

I, Mr. Idiot, have virtually not got the courage to spend time chatting over the much talked about Wilkinson Road at all.  (Photo: Ibrahim Samura, editor) But again, and for the sake of patriotism, I have

Dozens of Canadians, Africans and student members of Africa Awareness Initiative (AAI) recently descended upon the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada for a dialogue about the state of African literature organized by the

In rounding up the sensitization of regional headquarter towns on the drawbacks of bad manners and deeds, the Attitudinal and Behavioural Change Secretariat (ABC) on October 31st, 2011 started extensively engaging community members of Kenema