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March 2011

Rwanda secured their first win of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when beating Burundi 3-1 to ease the pressure on coach Sellas Tetteh. (Photo: Rwanda coach Sellas Tetteh got his first 2012 Nations

What, you may say, is there to be particularly patriotic about when one is in Sierra Leone? Sure, the quality of living is low, we are not fed, educated and employed well enough to meet

What a great blessing it is for mother Sierra Leone! Her motto of “Unity, Freedom, and Justice” characterizes the typical Sierra Leonean way of life.  This is clearly seen in the peace building efforts our nation

Hundreds of vaccine-carrying health workers trekked to far-off villages and hamlets in Sierra Leone Friday at the start off of a campaign to vaccinate over one million children under the age of five against polio,

Minnows Botswana will become the first country to qualify for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations if they win in today. The Zebras have won four matches and drawn another to enjoy a six-point mini-league advantage

The United Nations Refugee Agency says an escalation in post-election violence in Ivory Coast has forced up to one million Ivorians to flee the capital Abidjan, as the United Nations also promised an investigation into

DUBAI - A South African teacher is on track to realise her dream of helping thousands of African children access the internet by distributing solar-powered laptops. Tamin-Lee Connolly, a geography teacher at the Emirates International School,

Uganda maintained their place at top of Group J of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers thanks to a 1-0 victory of Guinea-Bissau on Saturday. (Photo: McDonald Mariga scored the winner for Kenya but

When thousands of ministers, scientists and activists descended on the Mexican resort town of Cancún for another gruelling round of talks on climate change last December, there was little of the debate about the science

A Women’s Technology Delegation, sent to Sierra Leone and Liberia by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to analyze technology’s role in empowering women and girls, finds that women are leading the way in West

Kenema - March 26, 2011: All Journalists/Media Personnel, especially SLAJ Members and the Public are informed that an attempt by the Umaru Fofana faction of the SLAJ National Executive to fraudulently and criminally overpopulate the

When the world’s biggest retail company, US-based Walmart, bought a majority stake in South Africa’s Massmart — also a retail company — for a staggering $2.5 billion last year, eyebrows were raised.  Foreign

A luxury commuter bus pulls up by the kerb to pick up passengers. A young woman quickly jumps in, retrieves a smart card from her wallet and swipes it against a machine next to the

New York March 24, 2011 - Since he was appointed Sierra Leone’s new Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in November, veteran politician Hon. Joseph Bandabla Dauda had been so busy promoting and canvassing

Minnows Botswana secured their first ever Africa Cup of Nations place on Saturday when beating Chad 1-0 in Group K of the 2012 qualifiers. (Photo: Moses Chavula scored the only goal of the game