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January 2015

As Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone battle the deadly Ebola virus outbreak and the world mobilizes to contain it, high food prices have been reported as farmers abandon their fields in the affected countries.  (Photo:

Some know them as Isa and Hassan Bangura, but to most they are known as DoubleBangz ‘Ah Say’ The name was created after the two guys met and performed at an event; Isa and Hassan found

Her reign as Miss West Africa International 2013 might be over, but her goodwill still continues.  Hawa Kamara, recently stated “Sierra Leone is putting an end to it's Ebola epidemic, but Ebola was not just

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio fulfilled a central campaign promise Monday when he handed out the first municipal ID card (IDNYC) the largest identification program of its kind in the country - at

Maccabi Haifa has completed the loan signing of Sierra Leone international and Bolton Wanderers midfielder Mohamed ‘Medo’ Kamara. The Former Partizan Belgrade player is the first signing in the January transfer window by the Haifa coach

In a very somber tone,  Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio disclosed that the late Haja Mallay Benn-Hirsch (in photo), mother of Mr. John Oponjo Benjamin, was like a mother to him following her shock demise

Twelve year old Adama (not her real name) could not hold back her tears as she recounts her traumatic ordeal. "I lost my father, my mother, my sisters, brothers and several other close family"! The primary

Freetown, Jan. 12, 015 (MOHS) - The National Malaria Control Programme, Ministry of Health and Sanitation will be conducting its second cycle of the Mass Drug Administration Campaign from January 16 - 19, 2015 in

Alhaji Unisa Alim Sesay chairman interim committee of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA)  has said among other things in his correspondence to FIFA that the erstwhile Sierra Leone Football Association boss, Isha Johansen has

DIANA KONOMANYI JOINS RESIDENTS TO CELEBRATE WITH PRAYERS Residents of Pujehun district were on Friday 9th January 2015 happily joined by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Diana Finda Konomanyi to celebrate the

The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Mano River Union (MRU) countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is not only a regional threat but also a global threat. The global response

Happy new year to every Sierra Leonean, directly and by proxy. The beginning of a New Year is usually a period that most people let go of the unfulfilled dreams of the year just gone and

Freetown, Jan 5,015 (US Embassy) - Today we participated in the opening of a 20-bed Ebola Treatment Unit in Kontorloh Community Wellington.  (Photo: The Kontorloh Community Ebola Care Unit, Wellington east of Freetown) With USAID’s Office

It is today announced that Philip Cole from Sierra Leone has been named as one of 60 young people from across the Commonwealth who are being recognised as exceptional leaders in their community. These 60

Authorities of the Bonthe District Ebola Response Centre have raised serious concerns over the constraints they are facing with regards to facilities in order to contain the spread of the dangerous Ebola virus to the