Salone News

Guma Valley Workers Shut Down Freetown

By Jonathan Leigh, Freetown. Junior workers of the Guma Valley Water Company shut down taps in Freetown for few hours last Friday in protest at the (...)

| June 2007 | 358 views

Workshop for Army Officers Concluded

In its continued efforts to strengthen the capacity of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF), UNIOSIL in collaboration with UNDP and UNIFEM (...)

| June 2007 | 160 views

Special Court: Judgment on AFRC, CDF, Soon.

By Teddy Foday-Musa at the Hague and Gibril Koroma in Canada. The months of June and July are very crucial months for Sierra Leone as those are the (...)

| June 2007 | 246 views

Charles Taylor Goes On Trial Monday

By Jonathan Leigh in Freetown and Teddy Foday-Musa at the Hague. Special Court for Sierra Leone said on Thursday it shall be screening live in Freetown (...)

| June 2007 | 241 views

NDA struggles for national identity

By Alpha Jalloh. Like northerners in Ivory Coast or Tutsis in Rwanda or Bayamulange in DR Congo or Tuaregs in Mali or Blacks in Mauritania , Fullahs (...)

| June 2007 | 235 views

SL Government official killed over water.

By Alpha R. Jalloh, Vanguard Freetown Bureau Chief. A senior engineer of the Guma Valley Water Company has lost his life today after a scuffle (...)

| June 2007 | 469 views

Indian Doctors Provide Free Surgical Treatment

A team of 12 Indian doctors from the Rotary Club of India are currently in Freetown providing free surgical treatment to those patients who deserve (...)

| May 2007 | 193 views

USAID Rehabilitates Kennedy Building at FBC

By Jonathan Leigh, Freetown, Sierra Leone. The United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Ambassador Thomas N. Hull, has launched the rehabilitation (...)

| May 2007 | 346 views

Sierra Leone: Workshop for Army Officers

UNIOSIL, in collaboration with UNDP, UNIFEM and UNICEF will be holding a sensitization workshop to strengthen the capacity of middle career officers in the (...)

| May 2007 | 225 views

Vanguard General Editor Bereaved

The Patriotic Vanguard has received the sad news of the passing away of Mr. Theophilus,Jonathan,Abayomi Roberts, father of General Editor Abayomi Charles (...)

| May 2007 | 344 views

National Micro-Finance Forum---Recommendations

BACKGROUND TO THE MICROFINANCE PROJECT In 2004, development partners (UNDP, UNCDF, KFW and Cord Aid) in collaboration with GoSL developed a Microfinance pr

| May 2007 | 457 views

Vanguard Man to Cover Taylor Trial

Teddy Foday Musa, a Patriotic Vanguard special correspondent in Holland, will cover the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor at the Hague, (...)

| May 2007 | 351 views