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February 2010

Time and again, the media in Sierra Leone has been used albeit ironically as a repressive and despotic tool against the development of the country either in the pursuit of individualistic gains or for the

Role models - these are exemplary people in society. They are people of substance and worth emulating positively. From a broader spectrum, we have role models in every sphere of life. But in Sierra Leone

As a citizen of this country, I have been pondering quietly the future of this country in terms of moving it forward in the face of the multiple challenges coupled with the current global crisis

Some months back, the Managing Editor of the Standard Times newspaper Philip Neville (photo) and I gave evidence before the Independent Media Commission (IMC). Among other things, Neville had alleged that I seduced my own sister

“Be ashamed to die until you have won victory for humanity”, these were the concluding remarks of  Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium and the European Union, Dr. Christian Kargbo to mark the

Mr. President, I take this sacred task of speaking to you via this medium since I do not have the opportunity to meet with you on a one to one basis. I know it would

When he hosted a meeting last week in what his Press Secretary describes as "in an extraordinarily tough and uncompromising tone, President Ernest Bai Koroma today decried the behaviour and actions of virtually all the

Food security via a turnaround in agricultural production remains topmost in the Ernest Koroma led government. Indeed, there seems to be light at the end of the proverbial tunnel as the signals are beginning to

Three pediatric surgeons from Germany will visit Sierra Leone, to offer free medical services for children with specific condition requiring pediatric surgical expertise. Dr. T Gresing, a consultant pediatric surgeon and Head of Department at Pediatric

By March this year, SIERRA Update news magazine published by the Public Information Unit of the Sierra Leone High Commission in the United Kingdom, will go online. This means millions of people including thousands of Sierra

“I have noticed a positive trend in terms of establishing and operating a business in Sierra Leone,” adds Gaiva Lavaly, managing director of International Consulting Services, a Sierra Leonean engineering firm, who says that the

The United States congratulates Dr. Bingu Wa Mutharika, President of Malawi, on his election by the African Union General Assembly to serve as Chairperson of the African Union (AU) and looks forward to continuing our

This day marks the 145th anniversary of President Lincoln’s sending to the States for ratification the 13th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which promised freedom from slavery and involuntary servitude. In commemorating

His Excellency the President will visit a number of chiefdoms during his two-day official visit to Kailahun district, including the Kissi Teng chiefdom where he is expected to address the people. The Ministry of Internal Affairs

Popular US based SLMTV award winning Sierra Leone hip-hop rapper, Kao Denero clears the air on the issue between him and other Salone rappers, how he escaped the fire incident in a hotel in Kono,