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February 2013

The African Development Bank Embarks on an Ambitious Program to Revolutionize Data Management and Dissemination in Africa TUNIS, Tunisia, February 18, 2013/ -- The African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) has launched an ambitious program to significantly

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Information and Communication, Hon. Alpha Kanu (in photo) has strongly defended the recent appointments of government Ministers by His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma, saying, “when you have a big job

Dear Dr. Timbo:  I congratulate you and the president of our Republic, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma on the wise choice he made in selecting you to be the new Minister of Labor and Social Security. 

As a Sierra Leonean living in the country during and after the decade-long civil war, I know the positive impact of humanitarian aid on the economic growth of a country. In fact, the Bill and

Sierra Leone has opted to join the United States of America, Netherlands and Bangladesh, along with ten other founding members of the Equal Futures Partnership - a United States Government initiative geared towards expanding women's

14 February 2013 - Telecoms markets in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) will be increasingly driven by mobile data during the next five years, because growth in the number of mobile subscribers will slow and voice revenue

Women in governance have been a major pillar in the running of state affairs in post war Sierra Leone, especially in the last half decade of the Ernest Koroma administration.  In the last five years,

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, February 14, 2013/ -- Unemployment remains rife on the African continent. With almost 200 million people aged between 15 and 24 in Africa today, the youth community represents more than 60 per cent

A message telling you when and how to take your diabetes medication.  Or a voice mail reminding you of your next mammogram.  That’s what two UN agencies are hoping to do with mobile technology to

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

Bo February (SLENA): The President, Dr. Ernest Bai Korona has called on the Ahmaddiyya Muslim Mission in Sierra Leone to partner with his government in order to assist in producing good citizens for the future

On the 7th of December 2013 the police did an impromptu search at 30 Lumley Street in area where hard drugs are sold and consumed during which 12 people, Isha Bangura, Louisa Karim, Emma Karama,

Imagine being charged $100 for a medical certificate issued by a doctor proving that you have been raped before you can go after the culprit — and then during his trial having to feed the

Freetown, (SLENA) -The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation, Dr. Ebun Jusu has briefed pressmen on the just concluded the 12th session of the Organisation of Islamic Conference now known as the Organisation

Bo, (SLENA): As a temporary measure to maintain discipline in schools, the City Council of Bo has imposed a ban on all social activities in schools in Bo city. This was disclosed by the Bo City