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February 2013

Introduction Several milestones were achieved in 2012. Chief among these were multi-tiered elections judged by many as being largely free and fair. On the legislative front, the country notched up several ground-breaking laws.  The Legal Aid

Today, who would think that African women are backward or subservient? Indeed, they have evolved from playing more traditional and cultural roles to relatively impressive, if not enviable leadership positions. Invariably, an array of them are outshining

Sierra Leone’s Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, Hon. Theo Nicol has arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to attend an Open-Ended Experts Meeting at the headquarters of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

With strong determination on the part of President Ernest Koroma to ensure real and pragmatic success in his second term in office, especially in relation to the ‘Agenda for Prosperity’, he has appointed Victor Bockarie Foh (in photo),

LONDON, United-Kingdom - Hundreds of thousands of Africans will join with people across the world to take action to call for an end to the water and sanitation crisis on the 20th anniversary of World

Accra, Ghana – Organisational leaders and project managers from civil society organisations (CSOs) from two West African countries have completed a three day training on Personal Productivity Skills for CSOs from West Africa. The training, organized

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY DR ERNEST BAI KOROMA AT HIS INAUGURATION CEREMONY ON HIS SECOND TERM IN OFFICE, 22 FEBRUARY 2013 Colleague Heads of StateMr. Vice-President,Honourable Speaker of Parliament,My Lady the Chief Justice,Ministers of Government,Honourable Members

Azania, born in America and of Sierra Leone descent, has been added to perform at Jeremiah Abiah presents ‘Artists You Ought To Know (AYOTK)

The world’s largest police organization, Interpol, has accredited Interpol-Sierra Leone an observer status in the formation of the West African Police Information System (WAPIS). Interpol operates in 190  countries and was established in 1923. Speaking to

The much trumpeted and eagerly awaiting Lumley Welfare Committee (LWC) Gala will commence on Friday, 22nd February, 2013, at the Lumley Grassfield playing field. 8 clubs namely Wilberforce Strikers, Long Bench FC, Spurs FC, Real Friends,

As the Freetown City Council (FCC)  continues to be bogged down in the morass of waste management, the garbage hills keep mounting in our capital city, Freetown. Even the blindest man can see the range

Mosquitoes Deserve National Award - Sierra Leone is historically nicknamed, The White Man’s Grave, where our gallant mosquitoes killed scores of European imperialists, thereby contributing immensely to the liberation of this nation from the bondage

International Non-Governmental Organization, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kenema, concluded a day-long stakeholders meeting at the Bo District Council Hall at Sewa Road in Bo. The meeting, was on the topic, Reporting on the Community

As Sierra Leone prepares for the Presidential Inauguration, the final process that puts in motion the Ernest Koroma Administration, following the elections of November 17th 2012, there have been criticisms in some quarters questioning the

The President's Tournament of Freetown Golf Club, comprising Golf, Squash and Tennis, commenced this past week at the Golf Club Complex at Beach Road, Western part of Freetown.  (Photo: Mr. Solomon Samba, President Freetown Golf