Sierra Leone:-Wish you weren’t here: transnationals on their tax holidays

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 By:-Joseph Stead* Sierra Leone is not known as a holiday destination – it’s near the bottom of international rankings of countries in terms of poverty, health and deprivation More...

Sierra Leone: At the Court Martial… “Accused planned to cut off President Koroma’s head”-Prosecution

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 By:  Betty Milton (Awoko)-Thursday April 17, 2014 The ongoing Court Martial of  14 military personnel yesterday heard that the accused planned to kill President Koroma More...

Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

 By: Debra Liang-Fenton* Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers.  Half of the 50 Sierra Leone military personnel More...

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Democracy and Rule of Law: The legacy of President Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabba

 Kandeh Kolleh Yumkella* shares his thoughts on Sierra Leone’s Peace Maker president, Alhaji Ahmed Tejan Kabba who passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the age of More...

Sierra Leone:-An Idiot’s Guide on how to lose an election

 By:-Abdulai Mansaray Speculations and ruminations about the health of our political climate have been rife recently. This has been fuelled by the current shenanigans that More...

Sierra Leonean soul star Azania ready to rock Africa Now Festival

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 By: Dennis Kabatto Some dreams do come true.  On Saturday, April 5, 2014, International soul singer Azania will realize More...

Sunderland pupils raising money for Sierra Leone trip

Pupils at St. Aidens RC school, Sunderland, in the colours of Seirra Leonne as part of a fund raising drive fore their partner school (photo:-Sunderland Echo)

 Young people at a Wearside school have launched an appeal to raise almost £40,000 for a charity trip. A More...

The 4th EU-Africa Summit, Brussels, 2-3 April 2014 EU-AFRICA SUMMIT MAY LEAD TO INCREASED IMPERIALIST INTERVENTIONS

 “Thirty six African heads of state recently attended an EU-Africa summit on the theme “Investing in...

african-union-map-flag AFRICAN CURRENCY UNIT: AN URGENT QUESTION IN THE MIDST OF THE CAPITALIST CRISIS

 “There is enough research to show massive capital drain from Africa and that Africa is a...

Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

 By: Debra Liang-Fenton* Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play...

Research Projects at KING’S SIERRA LEONE PARTNERSHIP

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   Research Projects   Research is a critical component of KSLP and we believe that both More...

SIERRA LEONEANS MUST TAKE PRECAUTION- EBOLA VIRUS IS ON THE MOVE!

 By: Rashid Dumbuya Esq*. There has been an outbreak of the deadly disease called Ebola in neighbouring Guinea-Conakry and chances are..

Ebola virus identified as source of Guinea’s deadly haemorrhagic fever epidemic

 The Ebola virus has been identified as the source of an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever in southern Guinea, the west African nation said..

Research Projects at KING’S SIERRA LEONE PARTNERSHIP

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   Research Projects   Research is a critical component of KSLP and we believe that both More...

“I will never condone students who spy in examinations but i will defend to the very end their right to be heard!”-Rashid Dumbuya

 By: Rashid Dumbuya* It is a cardinal principle of natural justice that an accused person or any person alleged to have committed..

Sierra Leone:-Clean up at Law School – 59 dropped

 By: Keifa M. Jaward  After what now appears to be a thorough inquiry into allegations of exam malpractices at the Law..
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A Female athlete from Sierra Leone goes missing in London hours after finishing marathon in 20th place.

 A professional runner from Sierra Leone has gone missing after finishing 20th in the women’s elite race at the London Marathon...
This giant cotton tree which dominates downtown Freetown, Sierra Leone was very important to former slaves who returned to Africa in the late 1700s and early 1800s. They had to symbolically touch the tree to know that they were truly free of slavery. Freetown was set up as a refuge for former slaves, some of whom returned there from homes in Nova Scotia in the late 1700s. — Image Credit: Frank Bucholtz/Langley Times

Visit to Sierra Leone gives a new appreciation for day-to-day services

 Opinion By: Frank Bucholtz/Langley Times (Jan 6, 2014 ) After spending five weeks in West Africa, it is certainly good to..
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Sierra Leone:-Emmerson’s KOKOBEH song, the TRUTH revealed.

 Sierra Leone popular music has served multiple functions. First, it has served as a source of collective memory. In this regard,..