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Sierra Leone

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:46:25 GMT
Panama Papers Trail Offers Hope to Villagers Suing for Damages
[International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] Lawyers hope the documents will force a foreign-owned company to compensate them for alleged pollution, forced removal, health complaints and human rights violations.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:40:52 GMT
Tonko Limba By-Election Marred By Malpractice
[Concord] Kambia -The erstwhile Chief of Staff, Office of the President, State House, Dr. Richard Konteh had raised serious concern over the just concluded re-run by-election in Tonko Limba Chiefdom, Constituency 058, Ward 196, which he alleged was m...

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:40:41 GMT
'We'll Continue to Support Effort to Strengthen Democratic Institutions'
[Concord] Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Serra Leone has assured that the UN system and other partners would continue to support effort to strengthen democratic institutions and processes in the country.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:40:37 GMT
Swimming Association Reveal Prizes for National Open Championship
[Concord] Sierra Leone Swimming Water Polo and Diving Association, has revealed cash prizes for the forthcoming National Open Swimming Championship at the Siaka Stevens Stadium swimming pool in Freetown.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:40:35 GMT
NOC-SLE Calls for Major Games Medal
[Concord] President of the National Olympic Committee of Sierra Leone (NOC-SLE), Dr. Patrick Coker, has called on Sierra Leonean athletes and Associations to start winning medals at major international games.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Poetry: Watermaid
Watermaid By Christopher Okigbo, Nigeria EYE OPEN on the sea, eyes open, of the prodigal; upward to heaven shoot where stars will fall from. Secret I have told into no ear, save into a dughole, to hold, not to drown with – Secret I have planted in...


1st Annual Sierra Leonean Community Convention in Canada
1st Annual Sierra Leonean Community Convention in Canada The Federation of Sierra Leonean Communities of Canada is hosting its 1st Annual Sierra Leonean Community Convention in Toronto, Canada. This has been confirmed by the National President of th...


Thought of the Week
Thought of the Week By Gibril Koroma, Editor/Publisher,Toronto, Canada New forms of criminal activities have invaded Africa. Terroristic attacks aside, we now see smuggling of human beings reminiscent of the abominable slave trade of yore, killing o...


Sierra Leone's presidential bully pulpit
Ponder My Thoughts By Andrew Keili, Freetown, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone's Presidential Bully Pulpit We have recently seen leaders of various political parties troop to State House to meet with the President. Reports of what transpired were scanty an...


First Lady meets with Project HOPE Board of Directors
Contributed Sierra Leone's First Lady (photo) met with Project HOPE Board of Directors, which include pharmaceutical and healthcare industry executives of the US. The invitation of HE FMB was a follow-up to a visit that was facilitated by Mariam Sow...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 19:44:44 +0000
The Case of Dr. Malachi York: The Man in the West African Spotlight
There have been many conflicting stories regarding who Dr. Malachi York is. During the period between the 1950s and the early 2000s, there were a number of men and women who stood up against grave injustices against the African American community in ...

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:04:38 +0000
Arrest and detention of Poor Land Owners in Sierra Leone: International Rights Groups write President Bio
A group comprised of about 300 members across the globe have raised concerns and written a letter to the President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio condemning the arrest and detention of land owners in Sahn Malen, Pujehun district, Southern Sierra L...

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 02:34:49 +0000
The Sierra Leone National Adaptation Plan Framework: An assiduous efforts by the Environment Protection Agency and Partners
By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Framework for Sierra Leone has been developed and a comprehensive report produced by both the local and international Consultants of the document. The document which involved the dedicated...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 16:14:25 +0000
US citizen exposes Gold fraud game by DTB International 
A United States Citizen and Chief Executive Officer of the Gold Trade Corporation Ltd which is registered in Hong Kong as a gold buying Company by the name of Michael Shelton is presently in a disturbed mood after encountering the bitter taste of wha...

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:39:53 +0000
Vision Forgiveness Gratitude & Appreciation: Lemon Aid Fund USA/ SL targets 1 Million
By Mustapha Sesay Lemon Aid Fund on Sunday 17th February 2019 held a workshop on ‘Forgiveness Gratitude and Appreciation ,’ with the aim of targeting one million people nationwide at the Dele International School, Allen town in the east end of Fr...

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