3 hrs ago
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Reemergence of Chikungunya Virus in Bo, Sierra Leone
Cases detected likely represent only a small fraction of total cases. Further laboratory testing is required to confirm this outbreak and characterize the virus.
4 hrs ago
Somerset man overcomes tragedy for new life as Marine
As civil war ravaged his home, family and country, one youngster escaped it all to begin a new life in America and later help the children left behind who were not so fortunate.
12 hrs ago
People's Daily Online
Sierra Leonean president to visit China
Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma will visit China at the end of June, the Chinese Embassy in Freetown said on Tuesday.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Humans Rights Watch
Sierra Leone: Investigate Alleged Rebel Arms Supplier
Ibrahim Bah was allegedly involved in arming and supporting Sierra Leone's rebels, who committed massive atrocities during the country's 11-year civil conflict.
The Washington Post
For homeless students, graduation brings a brighter future
In their blue caps and gowns, Sia Kanu and Zac Winland blended in with the rows of graduating Lee High School students Monday.
BBA The Chase: Elikem, six others up for possible eviction
Elikem seemed to be on the lips of some of the Rubies housemates including his onetime crush, Tanzanian, Feza, who said Elikem is not being true to himself and the other housemates.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Economist at West African Monetary Agency
The West African Monetary Agency a specialized autonomous body of ECOWAS responsible for the furtherance of monetary co-operation among member States and located in Freetown, Sierra Leone, invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Economist.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
President Koroma makes one of the finest appointments of his...
The Sierra Leone president, Ernest Bai Koroma, has made one of his finest and most popular cabinet appointments to date in naming Balogun 'Logus' Koroma, as his new Minister of Transport and Aviation.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Park City High School alum joins Peace Corps in Sierra Leone
A Park City High School alumna, Laurel Morrison, will begin a two-year term of service with the Peace Corps on Sunday.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
World Press Freedom Review
Sierra Leone presidential assistant calls for "media -sanitisation",...
Sam 'Bode' Gibson, the new mayor of Freetown, listens as Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma announces an operation to evict traders, street-garages and food vendors from the cramped streets of the capital Freetown, in Freetown January 4, 2013.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Evans Hunter passes away
Evans Nii Oma Hunter, one of this country's best-known known stage and screen actors, died in Accra on Tuesday, June 4 after a short illness.
Sierra Leone braces for cholera season
FREETOWN, 12 June 2013 - As the fleeting storms of May give way to the persistent downpours of June, the National Cholera Taskforce in Freetown, Sierra Leone, is working to prevent a repeat of last year's cholera outbreak.
Zainab Revives The Sierra Leonean Movie Industry With John Dumelo And Nollywood Crew
Having starred in a Nollywood and Ghanaian movie, Zainab O. Sheriff of the Big Brother Stargme fame thought it wise to follow the steps of Abdul Salam Mumuni to revive the movie industry in Sierra Leone.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Long War Journal
Treasury designates Hezbollah operatives in West Africa
The Treasury Department today designated four Lebanese men who operate for Hezbollah in four separate West African nations.
Gambia Vice President commissions Rlg plant complex; announces 5yr tax waiver
The Gambian Vice President, Aja Dr Isatou Njie Saidy, has commissioned the country's first ever ICT Devices Assembly Plant Complex owned by Rlg Communications Ltd in Serekunda near the capital Banjul over the weekend with an announcement that her government had granted Rlg a 5 year tax holiday.
Saudi Prince endorses Sierra Leone President Koroma's Agenda for...
PRESIDENTIAL LOUNGE, Lungi International Airport, Monday 10th June, 2013 - In recognition of the tireless efforts being made by the astute and transformative leadership of President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma in improving the health sector as well as promoting youth employment and empowerment, His Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz ... (more)
Young People's Media Network
KIDS Radio Launched in Sierra Leone
The founder of the KIDS Radio Network FM 103.0, Andrew Jenekeh Kromah, has officially launched the radio station during an impressive ceremony at the SKYY Radio office at 159 Circular Road, Freetown on Friday 7th Deliberately, Andrew Kromah launched Kids Radio on the very day Sierra Leone's House of Parliament enacted the Child Rights Act six years ... (more)
Fri Jun 07, 2013
13 years after escaping war-torn country, Baker College student among those graduating Sunday
After getting caught in the middle of a brutal civil war in Sierra Leone, Mariama Conteh-Elliott came to the United States, was adopted by a Groveland Township couple and is preparing to graduate from college.
Africa: Stop Intimidation Around Sierra Leone Oil Palm Project
Groups around the world accuse European business magnates Vincent Bollor and Hubert Fabri of using intimidation to silence local opposition to African land grab SOCFIN Agricultural Company Sierra Leone Ltd. , a subsidiary of SOCFIN, , a Luxembourg-registered company controlled by the prominent French entrepreneur Vincent Bollor and Belgian ... (more)
Sierra Leone: Sierra Leone's Child Trafficking to Blame for Street Kids
On a street corner in downtown Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital city, 12-year-old Kaita sits with a friend on a peeling steel railing watching the headlights of motorbikes cruising through the otherwise silent streets.