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February 2013

Freetown,  (SLENA): Parliament has commenced the debate on the Appropriation Act 2013 commonly known as Budget 2013 for the country. The Appropriation Act 2013 is being an Act to authorize expenditure from the consolidated revenue

Freetown, (SLENA): While contributing to the debate on the 2013 budget, Member of Parliament for Constituency 72, Bo District, has argued that President Koroma has failed the youths of this nation, noting that the allocation

The Deputy Minister of Information and Communication, Theo Nicol (in photo) has reacted to a report in the For Di People Newspaper with the caption ‘Minister Abandons Journalists’. The paper was referring to the recent press

The ongoing Operation WID, aimed at decongesting the streets of Freetown, has left many traders in tears; many traders have lost their stalls and goods to the operation  which they are now describing as a

The Koya Community in the Western Rural District has benefitted from a modern health centre worth Le311 Million provided by the government of Sierra Leone through the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA). NaCSA, past Friday,

USA based cricket coach and psychologist Mark Demos has donated cricket equipment to the Kenemmanjane Cricket Club (KCC) in Sierra Leone.  Amongst the equipment that was donated to the club were bats, pads, gloves, balls,

One of the leading tertiary institutions in Freetown, LICCSAL Business College situated at Wilberforce, has matriculated more students to pursue various courses for the award of certificates and Higher National Diplomas and degrees accredited by

The South Africa Consul- General for Sierra Leone, Madam Aminata Kallay, has stressed the need to promote the girl child education in the country so as to produce productive and responsible women that can benefit

Recently, the Global Fund donated forty-nine million US Dollars to support HIV activities in Sierra Leone; the donation is just one of the series of donations Global Fund has been pouring into this country to

Biometric Era - Parrot has observed that Sierra Leone is now experiencing a wave of Biometric Registrations.  Just a few months ago, the National Electoral Commission (NEC), registered voters biometrically and now the West African

Today marks the launching of the Biometric Registration for candidates who will be taking the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). The Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Dr. Minkailu Bah, is expected to

The launching of Operation WID is a step in the right direction but the manner in which it is carried out has not gone down well with a lot of people, especially the affected petty

While the Sierra Leone Road Transport Authority (SLRTA) Executive Director, Dr. Sarah Finda Bendu (in photo) and management are trying to re-brand the battered image of the SLRTA, certain individuals are held bent on dragging

Prices of basic food items like rice and palm oil  sky rocket on a daily basis across the country. Some heads of families are finding it difficult to afford a basic meal for their family

Simplicity in music.  This is the watchword of Jesse Mahlon Lebby singer/songwriter, producer and founder of Jem Recordings. Mahlon grew up on a diet of Gospel music, the popular music of Motown and Lennon and McCartney