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June 2013

“Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma on Monday 24th June 2013 told a group of African diplomats, including Ambassadors that ‘Africa is the Future of the World’. He made these statements at a meeting with

LONDON, United-Kingdom, June 27, 2013/ -- The Healthcare Innovation Award is the first joint initiative announced following the launch of an ambitious new partnership between GSK (http://www.gsk.com) and Save the Children which aims to save

Presentation by Jamesina King, Commissioner, Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone at the Traditional and Religous Leaders Forum on Teenage Pregnancy and Child Marriage at Bintumani Hotel on 14th -15th May 2013 on the topic

His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma has said that a good number of Sierra Leoneans contributed immensely either directly or indirectly to his reelection bid last year. He spoke on Tuesday, 25th June at the

I have always subscribed to the notion that “A free press is not a privilege, but an organic necessity in a great society.” In the recent past and in the run up to the presidential

The Sierra Leone peacekeeping troops deployed in the Somalia city of Tabda, on Sunday 23rd June, 2013 captured two Al-Shabab fighters during a patrol within their vicinity.  (Photo: (RSLAF), The President and Commander-in-Chief of the

Monday June 24th marked another historic and memorable day for the family and friends of late Japian Stevens, as his Alma mater, the Berlin British School, gave an award to the best student of the

Freetown, June (SLENA) - The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr Khelfala Marah and the World Bank Country Director, Francis Ato Brown, last week signed a $ 16 million grant agreement with the World

Kambia, June (SLENA) - One of the renowned Fullah businessmen in the country, Alhaji Jiju Barrie (in photo) who is aspiring to be the Fullah Tribal Head in Kambia has promised strongly that that if

Sierra Leone has been granted more than $5 million towards its vaccination programme, the government said Friday, just months after the aid was frozen when $1 million in donations went missing. AFP - Sierra Leone has been

Ramadan is not only a month to control your physical desires; it’s also a month to focus on spiritual matters too. Ramadan is just round the corner and, if you’re a new Muslim and haven’t experienced

Freetown, June (SLENA) - The Parliamentary Committee on Transparency Accountability which is chaired by the majority chief whip in parliament, Hon. Claude D M Kamanda (in photo), has just ended 14 days visit to all

Bombali, June (SLENA) - The Committee on Transparency and Accountability in parliament has capacitated the Makeni branch of the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC 88.0 FM) in the Bombali District with two Itel mobile phones. The

DUBAI, UAE, June 25, 2013/ -- Cork based Minelab (http://www.minelab.com), the global leader in gold detection technology and hand-held metal detector devices has announced the latest success in its Stop Counterfeits campaign.  In a major

KAMPALA, Uganda, June 26, 2013/ -- Today, national and international leaders from more than 25 countries across Africa are meeting, at the 12th annual National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) Best Practice Sharing Workshop, to discuss