Salone News

Thanks for Sympathy

By Zubairu Wai, Toronto. Teddy and the Foday-Musa family, at home (in Sierra Leone) and abroad, would like to extend their sincere thanks to all those (...)

| June 2007 | 396 views

Five Parties To Contest August 11 Polls

By Jonathan Leigh. Only five out of the eight registered political parties submitted names of their parliamentary aspirants at the close of the Tuesday (...)

| June 2007 | 556 views

Gaddafi Visit: Kabbah in Serious Trouble

By Sorie Sudan Sesay, Freetown. There have been bitter reactions in the country over revelations made by the Libyan leader, Muhammar al-Qadaffi when he (...)

| June 2007 | 10174 views

At The Hague: Taylor Continues Delay Tactics

By Teddy Foday-Musa, at the Hague. The absence of Charles Taylor at the second session of his trial at The Hague on Monday 25th June became the corner (...)

| June 2007 | 223 views

Deadline Expires For Parliamentary Aspirants

By Jonathan Leigh. Tuesday (today) was the deadline for political parties to submit to the National Electoral Commission names of aspirants intending to (...)

| June 2007 | 363 views

$314,000 intercepted at Freetown Airport

By Jonathan Leigh. Sekou Cheriff Konte, a Maraka from The Gambia, is in police custody following his arrest last Thursday at the Freetown (...)

| June 2007 | 662 views

Freetown: Music Industry Confab Begins

By Sorie Sudan Sesay, Freetown. Sierra Leonean musicians and stakeholders in the music industry, today converged at the Miatta Conference Hall, Youyi (...)

| June 2007 | 285 views

Ernest Koroma at MMTC was a disaster

Commentary. By John Mannah, USA. I was elated and enthusiastically so when I read the article captioned, “Ernest Koroma Speaks to Milton Margai (...)

| June 2007 | 360 views

Afri-Can Magazine is Ready!

The first edition of Afri-Can Magazine, the sister publication of the Patriotic Vanguard is now on the news stands in Vancouver and will be soon (...)

| June 2007 | 181 views

ActionAid’s Hunger-Free Campaign

By Sorie Sudan Sesay, Freetown ActionAid International Sierra Leone Country Director, Tennyson Williams, has said that 854 million people in the world (...)

| June 2007 | 159 views

Gaddafi Arrives in Sierra Leone

By Jonathan Leigh, Freetown. It has been a very busy schedule for Libyan leader Colonel Muammar al-Ghaddafi since he arrived here late on Monday (...)

| June 2007 | 665 views

Sierra Leone Prison Report

The Executive Representative of the Secretary-General in Sierra Leone, Mr. Victor Angelo, recently formally presented a report entitled ‘Behind Walls: An Invent

| June 2007 | 189 views