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April 2017

The much anticipated return of the erstwhile Vice president to the shores of Sierra Leone is finally here with us. Prior to his return, there has been a lot of tongue wagging and speculation about

Autism awareness is in full swing since we launched it in Sierra Leone on Saturday 1st April 2017. In our country, the existence of this condition is virtually unknown by many but its reality is

Maude Peacock Urges Girls To Focus On Their Studies   The President of the Women’s Forum Sierra Leone (WR-SL), Mrs. Maude Regina Peacock, on Tuesday 11th April 2017 admonished pupils of the Prosperity Girls High School in

In continuation of their advocacy activities for victims of sexual violence during the war, Women’s Forum Sierra Leone has visited the War Wounded Camp in Grafton outside Freetown where they met with 26 affected women.

Gambia's Fatoumatta Jallow- Tambajan, Minister of Women Affairs and Overseer - Vice President's Office, is the New African Woman of Year.   DAKAR,Senegal, 13 April 2017, African Media Agency (AMA)/- The fearless Gambian human rights activist

The Deputy Chairman and CEO of Turkish Airlines has said that the company is evaluating commencement of flights between Istanbul Ataturk and Lungi International Airports.  (Photo: CEO of Turkish Air handing over a gift to

Major successes scored by Sierra Leone ranging from infrastructural development unto putting in place sound economic policies to attract more investments opportunities have been commended by the Lin Songtian, Director General of Department of African

Prominent legal luminary, Melron Nicol-Wilson (in photo) was constitutionally appointed by His Excellency Dr. .Ernest Bai Koroma on the 20th March 2017 to be the country’s new Ombudsman, replacing Justice Edmond Cowan, the Constitutional Review

In a bid to develop the tourist industry in Sierra Leone, Heineken and Sierra Leone Brewery Limited  (SLBL) in partnership with Sierra Leonean entrepreneur (232 Complex), on Saturday 8th April 2017 officially opened the 232

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Food Security Hon. Prof. Patrick Monty Jones,  launched the National Resilience Priorities at the Ministry's conference hall in Freetown. The Global Alliance for Resilience (AGIR) Sahel and West

After his last album, ‘na di sorriest part’ that knocked heads, turned dancehalls into a frenzy, got boys and girls to desire for a microphone and often used as a lullaby to lull babies to

There are reports that certain areas including Kailahun and Bombali Districts have been subjected to “lockdowns”; apparently to “force people to register”. In another instance, it has been reported that pupils have been barred from

Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal, Princess Anne, on Thursday 6th April, 2017 paid visit to the Pay No Bribe (PNB) call centre at the Lottery Building Tower Hill, Freetown. (Photo: Commissioner Ady Macauley dilating

In 2015, Samuel Malinga, at age 26, founded Sanitation Africa—a company engaged in turning human waste into briquettes for cooking and agricultural manure. For his innovative approach to waste management, Samuel has been recognized by several

Hon. Victor Bockarie Foh (in photo) was from 2013, Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to China until he was announced and sworn-in as the country’s new Vice President on 19th March, 2015, by His Excellency President Ernest