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2014-04-23 President Koroma Applauds Security Services
[Concord]President Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday paid glowing tribute to the security services for their participation in peacekeeping operations in Somalia, Darfur, Sudan, and other parts of the world.

2014-04-23 'Taylor's Hell On Earth' - Sierra Leonean Journalist Narrates Ordeal
[FrontPageAfrica]Cape Town, South Africa -A former journalist who was arrested in Liberia during the regime of former President Charles Taylor and charged with espionage, says he believes the former Liberian leader has not told the whole truth about some of the encounters he had before the Liberian civil war.

2014-04-23 Seven Years Land Case
[Concord]The Land and Property Division of the Sierra Leone High Court has final issued an order in favour of the plaintiff/applicant in respect of a writ of possession and writ of assistance for recovery of possession of all piece and parcel of land situate off Main Motor Road, Kondoloh-Rokel village, in the Western area of the Republic of Sierra Leone.

2014-04-23 Ali Bangura V. SLPP - Supreme Court Commences Hearing Today
[Concord]Ambassador Alie Bangura and his team of aggrieved supporters are due at the Supreme Court today to commence their petition against the national delegates' convention of the Sierra Leones Peoples Party, SLPP, in 2013.

2014-04-23 'Culture Should Be Part of School Curriculum' - Prof. Magbele-Fyle
[Concord]One of the commissioners at the Monument and Relics Commission on Friday 18 April 2014 stated that it would be worthwhile for culture to be part of the school curriculum.

2014-04-23 In Tongo Fields
[Concord]The Bonya and Sei Land Owning Families in the Lower Bambara Chiefdom, Kenema district, have forwarded a protest letter to President Ernest Bai Koroma and the Minister of Mineral Resources, Minkailu Mansaray, over the operations of Tongoma Holdings Limited, formally Koidu Holdings. The land owning families accuse the company of grabbing their lands without compensation, adding that if appropriate actions are not immediately taken by the government, they will be left with no option but to demonstrate against

2014-04-23 Kent Cricket Club of Sierra Leone Launches Short Documentary
[Concord]Kent Cricket Club has launched a short documentary to raise awareness of cricket in Sierra Leone and their cricket in the community projects that are playing a vital role in bringing hope and rebuilding lives of the young people of this war weary nation.

2014-04-23 Salone Relay Quartet to Compete in U.S. Penn Relays
[Concord]A set of Sierra Leonean runners are scheduled to take part in the annual Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, slated for 24th - 27th April 2014.

2014-04-23 Local Sports - Shooting Stars Depart for Guinea Today
[Concord]The Sierra Leone national U-20, Shooting Stars, will today (Wednesday) travel by road to Conakry, Guinea, ahead of their second-leg encounter in the preliminary round of the Africa Youth Championship.

2014-04-23 15 Landowners Arrested in Sahn Malen
[Concord]15 landowners have been reportedly arrested in the Sahn Malen Chiefdom, Pujehun district, for allegedly preventing SOCFIN vehicles, machinery and workers from accessing the main road to the chiefdom headquarters town.

2014-04-23 Sierra Leone Government Office of the President Press Release
[Sierra Leone Government]THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS HEREBY INFORMED THAT IT HAS PLEASED HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT DR ERNEST BAI KOROMA TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING APPOINTMENTS, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF PARLIAMENT:

2014-04-22 Key Note Address Delivered By His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma
[Sierra Leone Government]Since the last Security Sector Review in 2005, the security services have experienced tremendous transformation that has increased their capacity to secure the lives, property and achievements of the people of Sierra Leone.

2014-04-22 Sierra Leone Youngsters Jet in for ARS Soccer Clinic
[Daily News]SIX players and one chaperone from Sierra Leone arrived in Dar es Salaam yesterday morning ready for a five-day exclusive Airtel Rising Stars international soccer clinic to be held at Azam Complex from Wednesday.

2014-04-21 Press Release
[Sierra Leone Government]THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS HEREBY INFORMED THAT FOLLOWING A MEETING HELD AT STATE HOUSE BETWEEN HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT, RELEVANT SECTORAL MINISTERS AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF THE NATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY AND INSURANCE TRUST (NASSIT) HIS EXCELLENCY HAS DECIDED TO EFFECT CHANGES IN THE TOP MANAGEMENT OF THE TRUST.

2014-04-21 Protecting Vulnerable Road Users - Lessons From Freetown
[This Day]Between 6-12April,2014,I was in Freetown, the Sierra Leonean Capital as one of the delegates and participants from the West African Sub region attending the West African Road Safety Organisation( WARSO) Executive and technical committee meeting. It was my first meeting as a participant at WARSO.It was also my very first trip to any Country in West Africa and my third trip to an African Country, having travelled to South Africa and Tunisia some years back. When I was told of the trip to Freetown with my bos

2014-04-18 Chinese Ambassador's Wife Attends Policy Dialogue Meeting on Sexuality and Reproductive Health Education in Sierra Leone
[Focac]Mao Xuehong, Wife of the Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, attended the Policy Dialogue Meeting on Sexuality and Reproductive Health (SRH) Education in Sierra Leone in April 15, 2014, as a special guest of Her Excellency Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma, First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone. Representatives from Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender, and Children's Affairs, Ministry of Education, US Embassy, Nigeria High Commission, United Nations Population Fund, and other stakeholders attended the meeting.

2014-04-17 Ex-Sierra Leonean Envoy Calls for Unity Among Women
[New Dawn]Former Sierra Leonean Ambassador to Liberia Madam Marie Jilo Barnet, says with unity among the women they can do better in every aspect of their activities, noting "Today I see many women are now contesting for political offices, it is good because if you don't put yourself in the position to stand on your own as leader for your various houses, men will not do it all the time."

2014-04-15 Two Deputy Ambassadors Bid Farewell
[Sierra Leone Government]Two deputy ambassadors, Mrs. Kumba Alice Momoh, deputy Ambassador designate to the People's Republic of China and Major General Alfred Claude Nelson Williams, deputy High Commissioner designate to the Federal Republic of Nigeria have taken leave of President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma this morning at State House.

2014-04-16 President Koroma Visits Addax Bioenergy
[Sierra Leone Government]President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma over the weekend made a conducted tour to the Addax Bioenergy site, a few miles from the township of Makeni.

2014-04-15 Speech Delivered By President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma At the Launch of the National Youth Programme (2014-2018) On the 15th April, 2014 At Miatta Conference Center, Brookfields, Freetown
[Sierra Leone Government]Mr. Chairman,

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