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Top Stars For Ghetto Queen Premiere
On Thursday, Zedzee production will set another record in Sierra Leone, "the first producer to host a grand premiere on her first movie attempt."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Marie Sapateh and Helena White at the Alexandra Hospital. SP
Marie Sapateh is a midwife from Lumley Government Hospital in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Special Court Hands Over Complex to Sierra Leone
The Special Court today formally handed over the Court's landmark courthouse and the surrounding court complex to the Government of Sierra Leone, as it takes the final steps towards closure of the institution.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Northern Echo
War criminal Charles Taylor held in Durham's Frankland Prison
AN African warlord convicted of plotting some of the most brutal crimes in human history is being held in a high-security prison in the North-East, The Northern Echo can reveal.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Zainab Of BBA Sets 5th December To Premiere First Produced Movie In Sierra Leone
Orphaned at 11, little Sally had no relative in sight hence she hit the streets for solace but founds life tough.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Shado'man: IDFA Review
Shot and edited by director Boris Gerrets, this Dutch/French documentary on nocturnal street life in Freetown, Sierra Leone, competes for the main prize at the Amsterdam festival.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Endeavor Energy and Joule Africa Partner to Develop Bumbuna Phase II Power Project
November 18, 2013 Endeavor Energy, a privately owned independent power development and generation company, today announced that it has entered into a joint development agreement with international power developer Joule Africa.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Liberia to burn 300 kilograms of marijuana
The government of Liberia has decided to burn a nearly 300-kilogram load of marijuana that was smuggled into the country from neighboring Sierra Leone by a member of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's motorcade.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
African governments losing fight against corruption - Afro Barometer report
Large numbers of people surveyed in 34 African countries say their governments are losing the fight against corruption, the 2013 AfroBarometer report has said.
Sierra Wifi Takes Internet Service to Schools
Sierra WiFi, an internet service provider operating in the country, has commenced a project to provide internet service to schools across the country for the next 25years.
Africa: Corruptions Punishes Poor the Most, Says Report
An excerpt from the Afrobarometer report, "Governments Falter in Fight to Curb Corruption: The people give most a failing grade", published in November 2013: A majority of people in 34 African countries condemn their governments' anti- corruption efforts, according to Afrobarometer surveys of more than 51,000 people between October 2011 and June ... (more)
British Jail Taylor in Notorious Frankland Prison
HMP Frankland, near the northeastern English city of Durham, houses 800 of the most dangerous offenders in the prison system and is the jail where double child-murderer Ian Huntley had his throat slashed by inmates three years ago.
Security Council authorizes temporary boost for African Union force in Somalia
Sierra Leonean troops with AMISOM conduct a foot patrol near the city of Kismayo in southern Somalia.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Voice of America
Liberian Police Official Arrested in Drug Smuggling Case
President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf makes a point during an onstage newsmakers interview with Reuters journalist Axel Threlfall in Washington, May 17, 2013 file photo.
Africa: The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Announces the...
The Department of State's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations announces the construction award, through best value determination, of a new rainwater capture and storage system at the U.S. Embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leone to Pernix Serka Joint Venture of Lombard, Illinois.
Ghanaians Urged To Adhere To Rule Of Law
Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has urged Ghanaians to adhere to the rule of law and selflessly protect the interest of the individual and the state against injustice and exploitation.
Sierra Leone: Gov't Urged to Spend More On Citizens' Health
The Budget Advocacy Consortium, which comprises of civil society and non-governmental organizations, has urged the government to significantly increase its per capita spending from less than US$10 to US$54 - a World Health Organization recommendation - toensure basic health services for every citizen.
Liberia: Sirleaf's Office Clarifies Report on Arrest of 'Bodyguard'
The Executive Mansion has commended the Joint Security for the weekend arrests of individuals, including security personnel of Liberia and Sierra Leone suspected of drug trafficking.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Official: Liberian president's convoy smuggled pot
Investigators for Liberia's Drug Enforcement Agency say they are questioning the head of the presidential motorcade and three others for allegedly using the convoy to smuggle more than 297 kilograms of marijuana into Liberia from neighboring Sierra Leone.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone - Freedom of Information Is One Thing, Freedom of Press Is Another
Sierra Leone's new freedom of information bill could be positive, but as Liberia's experience shows, without political will, the law could mean very little.