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 and on average, its citizens do not survive to their 50th birthdays. But for some transnational companies, the West African nation does offer spectacular holidays – More...

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By On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

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

 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 in Makeni in August 2013. This was More...

Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia
By On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

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 participating in a recent workshop More...

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By On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Research Projects at KING’S SIERRA LEONE PARTNERSHIP

   Research Projects   Research is a critical component of KSLP and we believe that both undergraduate and postgraduate students can play an important role in this. Students can learn a lot from More...

Far Left: Minneapolis Institute of Arts; middle: Estate of William Siegmann, Brooklyn; right: Photograph by Fanko Khoury, National Museum of African Art.
By On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone:-”Symbolism reveals inner beauty in ‘Visions from the Forests.”

 In the Western world, airbrushed photos of Miranda Kerr dictate what beauty is. In West Africa, the Mende people use intricately carved wooden masks to communicate female aesthetic ideals. Far Left: Minneapolis More...

President Ernest Bai Koroma
By On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Sierra Leone:- Keynote address by President Koroma on “THE LAUNCH OF THE REPORT OF THE SECOND SECURITY SECTOR REVIEW (SSR) FOR SIERRA LEONE.”

 State House- Government of Sierra Leone Courtesies Since the last Security Sector Review in 2005, the security services have experienced tremendous transformation that has increased their capacity to secure More...

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By On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Sierra Leone:-State House PRESS Release. (APPOINTMENTS)

  SIERRA LEONE GOVERNMENT Office of the President RESS RELEASE THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS HEREBY INFORMED THAT IT HAS PLEASED HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT DR ERNEST BAI KOROMA TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING APPOINTMENTS, More...

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By On Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Sierra Leone: -State House PRESS Release

  HE GENERAL PUBLIC IS HEREBY INFORMED THAT FOLLOWING A MEETING HELD AT STATE HOUSE BETWEEN HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT, RELEVANT SECTORAL MINISTERS AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF THE NATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY More...

Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture
By On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

TRADE FAIR: MADE IN SIERRA LEONE?–Ponder My Thoughts

 Ponder My Thoughts by: Andrew Keili TRADE FAIR: MADE IN SIERRA LEONE? The place to go these days in Freetown is the Trade fair organised by the Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture. The More...

Bank notes of the Republic of Sierra Leone (file photo)
By On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Sierra Leone:- Build a new economy

 By: Francis Ken Josiah, (ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt CEO, Leones and Sense )  Countless independent observers, economists and financial analysts describe Sierra Leone as a resources rich country. Sadly, More...