By Desmond Jones
Popular Nigerian actor, director, producer and philanthropist, Jim Hyke, was unable to hide his emotion when hundreds of students showed their love and appreciation during his visit at FBC campus yesterday afternoon.
Iyke, who was thronged by the excited students around “Bus Stick”, said he was impressed with the amazing welcome [...]
By Khalilu Sillah
The Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has accused the All People Congress (APC) of always influencing the judiciary in their favour.
The press release issued at the SLPP party headquarters at Wallace Jonson Street, Freetown was titled ‘First year into APC`s second term of abject poverty, lawlessness and despair under review’.
The African Union Commission graciously extended an invitation to Hon. Theo Nicol, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications to chair one of the Sessions of the 2013 African ICT Week which took place today (4th November 2013) at the Commission’s New Conference Centre in Addis Ababa. The Session was themed: “Africa’s CIT [...]
By John Baimba Sesay-China
Sierra Leone’s President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma is marking the second term of his presidency, with just one year served in his seconding inning. On the 29th of November, a number of diplomatic postings were announced by the President. Amongst the nominees, Omrie Golley will be going as Sierra Leone’s [...]
Landry Kohon, a journalist with the state-owned daily Fraternité Matin, was on November 21, 2013 attacked by a mob of about 20 young people.
The MFWA’s correspondent reported that the youth, armed with clubs, stones, cutlasses and knives entered the journalist’s house at Yopougon in Abidjan, by breaking down the gate. They then attacked [...]
The activities of the Special Court in Sierra Leone have been formerly closed down by His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma.
The Court which started operations in 2002 indicted and sentenced those who carried out the greatest responsibilities in the eleven years civil in Sierra Leone, including the former Liberian president, Charles Taylor.
President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma on Tuesday December 3rd said no country can be truly democratic without the fullest participation and positive contributions of the disability community, the largest minority group in the nation.
He made this statement during the commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDD) under the theme: “Break [...]