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September 2009

Reports' reaching this press state that the operation of the Central Government Hospital in the country, the Connaught Hospital, is in a complete deplorable and a messy state of affairs, both in terms of administration

The North American branch of the All People's Congress (APC), the governing party led by President Ernest Bai Koroma, has been in chaos for a couple of months. This seemingly ongoing power struggle between supporters

To many Sierra Leoneans, Bockarie Kortu Stevens has done a remarkable job since assuming the office of Sierra Leone's Ambassador to the USA. Whether it is in working with other well meaning Sierra Leonean organizations

He was born Alfred Thompson in 1899 and attended Andover School; he entered Magdalene college Oxford and studied Mathematics, graduating with a first class honours degree. He taught maths and geology (which he had never

The political movements of the All People's Congress (APC) in North America (NA) with the acronym APC-NA appear to be entrenched in a struggle that has a propensity to tear apart unity amidst organizers as

I first left Sierra Leone in 1995 to study in Germany, Europe. I also wanted to know more about the world outside Sierra Leone. Since then, I have visited the country once in a year.

  I read Anthony Abdul Kamara’s interview with Ambassador Stevens and what I can see is a total disservice by Ambassador Stevens to the North America branch of the APC and to the people of Sierra

Hundreds of thousands of people have attended the state funeral of Omar Bongo Ondimba, Gabon's president and Africa's longest-serving leader.The funeral in Liberville, Gabon's capital, on Tuesday was attended by about 100 people including more than a dozen

The African Union summit has opened in Libya with a call from the AU's top official to help Somalia's government. AU Commission Chairman Jean Ping said Wednesday that the situation in Somalia warrants "special attention."

The decision by the African Union (AU) not to co-operate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) after it ordered the arrest of Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's president, has been heavily criticised by human rights groups. Amnesty

In the social community in Sierra Leone today, the dating game seems to be a jaded one with few chances of success stories among the young ones in particular. Too often than not, relationships breakup

A family Mass to commemorate Edward Kennedy, have been held at the start of three days of ceremonies following the death of the US senator. Mr Kennedy’s body was then driven to Boston, where people

African Union peace­keep­ers clashed with Islamist rebels in Mogadishu leav­ing 22 dead. Rebels had launched a pre-dawn attack on an African union base. They also attacked some gov­ern­ment troops. The fight­ing con­tin­ued through the morn­ing

The German chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking after talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Berlin, said Iran could face new sanctions if it does not show a willingness to negotiate on its nuclear programme.

Vladamir Putin, Russia’s prime minister, has vowed to protect the breakaway Georgian regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, a year after it recognised their independence. Speaking at the opening of a direct gas pipeline to