Salone News

Peace Child helps the underprivileged

By Saidu Kaye Sesay in Freetown. When Peace Child Sierra Leone started in 1993, it was like a baby waiting to be nursed by its pioneer, a (then) (...)

| December 2007 | 427 views

Sierra Leonean star loses deportation appeal

By Abu B. Shaw, London. Christmas has definitely not come early for Sierra Leonean football star Alhassan Bangura(pictured) and his family. He is likely (...)

| December 2007 | 511 views

Amistad arrives in Freetown

Freedom Schooner Amistad(photo) reached her main destination of the 2007/2008 Atlantic Freedom Tour - Freetown in Sierra Leone. At noon on Friday, (...)

| December 2007 | 350 views

Kabs-Kanu is Director of Communications

Usually very reliable State House sources in Freetown have indicated that Wilfred Leroy Kabs-Kanu(photo), editor of the popular Cocorioko online newspaper (...)

| December 2007 | 1027 views

Trade minister meets Sierra Leoneans in Europe

By Ayo Mason Political members of the APC/PMDC alliance and other Sierra Leoneans in mainland Europe, held a succesful meeting at the University of (...)

| December 2007 | 763 views

SLBS to be revamped

By Alpha R. Jalloh, Freetown. The minister of Information, Broadcasting and Communication, Ibrahim Ben Kargbo says plans are underway to improve the (...)

| December 2007 | 511 views

UNDP: 2007 reports launched in Freetown

Speech by UNDP Country Representative Bernard Mokam at the launching cemermony at the Miatta Conefernce Hall in Freetown, December 7. First and (...)

| December 2007 | 364 views

Sierra Leone: UN presence to be scaled down

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon(photo) has proposed replacing the current United Nations operation in Sierra Leone, when it completes its mandate next (...)

| December 2007 | 184 views

A Plan to Alleviate Poverty in Sierra Leone

On November 7, 2007, the SALONEDiscussion Think Tank Committee authorized the delivery of a compendium of recommendations to President Ernest Koroma. The (...)

| December 2007 | 3611 views

Rice hike worries government

By Alpha R. Jalloh, PV Freetown Bureau Chief. The government of Sierra Leone has expressed concern over the increase in the price of rice which is (...)

| December 2007 | 1106 views