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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:43:05 GMT
President Koroma Assures Airtel/Orange SL
[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has assured the management of Orange Sierra Leone of government's continuous support to private sector players.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:59:06 GMT
Christian Cole - Oxford University's First Black Student Celebrated With a New Plaque
[This is Africa] Not many know about the first black student who sat in lecture halls of the University of Oxford. The University of Oxford recently honoured Christian Cole, its first black student with a plaque. Cole was from Sierra Leone and he stu...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:37:10 GMT
Orange Invests $33 Million in Sierra Leone Expansion
[CAJ News] ORANGE has invested US$33 million in modernisation and expansion projects to enhance the reliability, coverage and network quality following its acquisition of Orange Sierra Leone. The majority of investments have already been realised wit...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:37:49 GMT
Sierra Leone - APC, SLPP Unveil Standard-Bearers for 2018 Elections
[The Point] The two longest and highly competitive political parties in the Sierra Leone political landscape have unveiled their flag-bearers for the nation's March 7, 2018 presidential and general elections.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:38:29 GMT
Liberia's Diplomat Presents Letters
[NEWS] Liberia's newly accredited Ambassador to Sierra Leone Mrs. Musu Jatu Ruhlehas pledged to work tirelessly and in concert with officials of that Government, to further solidify the already excellent relations subsisting between both countries an...

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Fatmata Jibateh's Masters in Social Work
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LAB trains volunteers on peaceful and credible election
By Amin Kef, Freetown One hundred and eighty-nine (189) volunteers of the Legal Aid Board have benefited from a one-day United Nations Development Programme funded training on non-violent and credible election at the British Council Hall on October ...


NOSLINA elects first female chair
By a Special Correspondent Introduction For nearly 20 years, the National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America (NOSLINA) has served as the leading Sierra Leone Diaspora organization in the US. In consolidating links between the Diaspora ...


Freetown: NGC receives registration certificate
The long awaited registration of the National Grand Coalition was completed today (Wednesday) at the Sierra Leone Political Parties Registration Commission after overcoming delays by bureaucracy and objections. The good news came a day after a stron...


Edmonton: Sierra Leoneans donate $14,000 to bereaved Liberian families
The Sierra Leonean community in Edmonton on Saturday October 14 gave over $14,000 dollars to the families of the three Liberian women who died in a road accident on Friday September 22, 2017. A cheque made out to the Liberian Friendship Society of C...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:05:35 +0000
HIGH COURT JUDGE HANDS DOWN 15O- YR- IN JAIL FOR ARMED ROBBERS
BY PAT KAWA IN BO The trial Judge of the Bo High Court, Justice Kekura Bangura has slammed a 150- year- Jail term on three accused persons namely Saidu Kamara aka “Saidu plastic”, Bangalie Andrew aka “Torge money”, and Alusine Sesay aka Bigie...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:01:42 +0000
World Bank President calls on countries to invest more in their people
By Amadu Lamrana Bah in Washington DC President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, has called on world leaders to pay more attention to the investment in human capital to help grow their economies. Addressing journalists at the Bank’s 2017 Annu...

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 12:48:39 +0000
“Saving a life and improving Community resilience” centers on this year’s Disaster Reduction Day
By IShmael Kindama Dumbuya October 13th of each year is regarded as the international day for the reduction of disaster around the world. In Sierra Leone, the day is commemorated by the Office of National Security in collaboration with the Voluntary ...

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:17:22 +0000
Equality for women begins with Justice
….’Equality Now’ demands By Mustapha Sesay ‘Equality Now Africa,’ an International Non Governmental Organization, advocating and raising awareness on the rights, freedom and protection of women and girl child on 5th October,2017 organised a...

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:14:31 +0000
West Africa Biodiversity engages stakeholders on National Species Working Group
By Mohamed Konneh and Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya Participants at the Workshop The West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change (WA BiCC) Programme in collaboration with the National Protected Area Authority on Thursday 5th October 2017 engaged National B...

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