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On 28 April 2020, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng spoke with Janis Mackey Frayer of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) at an exclusive interview. The following is a transcript of the interview: Le Yucheng: First of

Following allegations that the Publisher of Awareness Times newspaper,  Dr. Sylvia Blyden, was arrested because of her critical but and controversial publications and postings on social media, we visited the CID yesterday,  Saturday, 2nd May, 

The rise in housebreaking and larceny in Bo Town, in southern Sierra Leone, is a big shock to many residents in the wake of the 14 days lockdown and the night curfew across the country.

The CEO of Kissy Industry, Jammel Shalop,  together with Socfin Agricultural Company have donated 4,000 Rubbers of oil and 50,000 bags of medicated soap to the EOC on Cockeril Freetown. According to Mr. Shallop, the donation was not just a

Delivering his 59th Independent Anniversary message, former flagbearer for the main opposition, All Peoples Congress (APC), Dr. Samura Mathew Wilson Kamara has called on Sierra Leoneans to stay away from tribalism, regionalism, selfishness or anything that would bring about

President Julius Maada Bio's address to the nation on our 59th independence anniversary is as empty as usual but with a striking and significant note which need not pass unheeded. President Julius Maada Bio said, "fellow citizens, let me remind

The SLPP govt, by remote control, has sacked a Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation staff member of 26 years service for merely praising former govt officials. (Photo: Claudius Beckley, courtesy of Cocorioko) Twenty-six years of dedicated

Investigation mounted by this medium over the diabolical moves to sell land belonging to the Forum for Africa Women Educationists (FAWE) at Grafton have exposed the Lands Ministry of undermining the Government Free Quality Education (FQE) project. It could be

My fellow compatriots, we are currently experiencing a very mysterious virus disease that continues to ravage the whole world, sadly without a known cure as of now. So far, its attendant ramifications are impacting adversely on our entire life

As they continue to guarantee the protection and safe existent of it customers across all their branches in Sierra Leone, the management of the United Bank of Africa has put in place more preventive measures against the Corona

Rotary International has on Monday, April 27th, 2020 commenced a week long nationwide massive sensitization campaign on Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19). Speaking on the essence of the campaign, Human Resource for Home Leone and Lead Good Eat Day Sierra Leone,

As the country continued to record confirmed increase cases of Covid 19, War Wounded In Action (WWIA) have on Friday 24th April, 2020 agitated the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) Management for payment of pension for the

The Lunsar police station, the residence of the Local Unit Commander and the house of the Paramount Chief have all been burned to ground by angry youths following the arrest of a youth leader by