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March 2011

Not many would know his full name "EDSON ARANTES DO NASCIMENTO" commonly known as PELE was the shoeshine boy of Brazil from a poor family who became the most popular soccer legend of all times.

Open Government Initiative (OGI) will be facilitating a Judiciary Field Trip and Town Hall meeting to the Koinadugu district on Saturday 2nd April, 2011 at the Kabala Community Centre – Kabala to include the Prisons,

The Government of Sierra Leone remains committed to its fundamental duty to seek the welfare of all Sierra Leoneans, whether at home or abroad. Since the outbreak of the politico-military crisis in Libya, the Government has

Freetown, 29th March, 2011- The President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma (in photo) today, Tuesday, March 29, 2011 made two fundamental policy statements that will dramatically change the lives of women and the girl-child in Sierra

The 50th Independence Anniversary Committee, in collaboration with the Freetown City Council and AWOL (All Works of Life- development organization), will officially launch the Golden Jubilee National Cleaning and Beautification Project, and the Pride Month

ENCISS Sierra Leone is launching the first Call for Grant Proposals of ENCISS Phase 3 on Wednesday 30th March 2011, at the Mamba Point Conference Hall, Wilberforce, Freetown. The Call is officially launched by the Honourable

New edition to Makonabooks,  Folk Tales From Sierra Leone by Michael Fayia Kallon - The Kissi are natives found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and French-Guinea on the west coast of Africa. The stories narrated in this

An elected Paramount Chief of Biriwa Chiefdom, Dr. Issa Madseray Sheriff last week passed night at Sierra Leone’s Maximum Prison subsequent to Magistrate Wellington’s refusal of bail. P.C. Dr. Issa Madseray was before Magistrate Wellington on

The Director of Community Animation and Rural Development Organization (CADO), Mr. Solomon S.A. Kargbo is to account for lump sum of $53,000 money owned by deceased Mohamed Sesay. Mohamed died with family members owing to a

Speech delivered at the 46th Foundation Day and Prize giving ceremony of the Sierra Leone Muslim Congress Boys’ Secondary School, Kissy Mess Mess, Freetown on Monday 28 March, 2011 by Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara (in

Some 500 inhabitants of Boima Town in the Bo District clamoured at the lodge of the Resident Minister South, Moijueh Kaikai, to introduce their group while at the same time pledges support for President Koroma. A

Abubakarr Jakitay, Ibrahim Jalloh and Musa Kemoh yesterday made their second appearance before Magistrate Wellington of court No. 2 for unlawful possession of copper wire contrary to section 33(1) of cap 37 as amended by

Saturday 25th witnessed elections of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists President and Vice President.  (Photo: SLAJ President, Umaru Fofana) Incumbent Umaru Fofanah and new comer Sheik Mustapha Bawoh were each voted by the membership of

Leone Stars head coach Lars Olof Mattsson has for the first time reacted to his team’s defeat at the hands of Niger in a 2012 African Cup of Nations group G qualifying match in Niamey

It's 8:00 a.m. on a Saturday morning and I am awakened by a phone call.  Nothing bad about that, but it so happened that I had not gone to bed till 2:30 a.m.  I was