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Sierra Leoneans in Vancouver Celebrate.

Sierra Leoneans in Vancouver Celebrate.

By Gibril Koroma, Vancouver. Sierra Leoneans in Vancouver, Canada, had a unique end of year bash last Saturday in a manner never before seen in this (...)

| January 2007 | 550 views

Election 2007: Who will be the next CEO?

Commentary By Amara Omar Kuyateh, Maryland, USA. As Sierra Leone gears up for the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in 2007, there is an (...)

| December 2006 | 470 views

Hinga Norman Aide Joins PMDC

Hinga Norman Aide Joins PMDC

By Theophilus S. Gbenda As the political tempo in Sierra Leone gathers speed the People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC) has scored yet (...)

| December 2006 | 515 views

Murdered Sierra Leonean gets justice

Murdered Sierra Leonean gets justice

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief The criminal justice system in England and Wales ushered in an early Christmas for the Sierra Leone (...)

| December 2006 | 616 views

UNIOSlL's mandate extended

UNIOSlL’s mandate extended

By Sahr Musa Yamba, Winnipeg, Canada. The UN Security Council Friday 22nd July unanimously resolved to extend the mandate of the United Nations Mission in (...)

| December 2006 | 331 views

Sierra Leone: Elections or Reflections?

Sierra Leone: Elections or Reflections?

Commentary By Mohamed Boye Jallo Jamboria, Bergen, Norway. A tentative date has been announced. It is tentative because from experience the announcement (...)

| December 2006 | 694 views

Sierra Leoneans Cry Over "Blood Diamond"

Sierra Leoneans Cry Over "Blood Diamond"

By CHRISTIAN BOONE The Atlanta Journal-Constitution About 100 survivors of the civil war in Sierra Leone watched Hollywood’s depiction of the (...)

| December 2006 | 714 views

Sierra Leone's blood diamonds in Hollywood

Sierra Leone’s blood diamonds in Hollywood

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief A Hollywood blockbuster movie, BLOOD DIAMOND, reminiscent of the illegal diamond trade around the world (...)

| December 2006 | 475 views

2006 Bonanza: Debt Relief for Sierra Leone.

2006 Bonanza: Debt Relief for Sierra Leone.

NEWS RELEASE The World Bank and IMF Approve Debt Relief under the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative as Sierra Leone reach Completion Point under the (...)

| December 2006 | 1244 views

Margai's Vision for Sierra Leone Women

Margai’s Vision for Sierra Leone Women

Commentary By Anthony Sheriff,London I recently attended a Gala Dinner and Dance that was organized by the People’s Movement for Democratic (...)

| December 2006 | 502 views