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Sierra Leone: Angelo to Head UNIOSIL

Sierra Leone: Angelo to Head UNIOSIL

Secretary-General Kofi Annan has named his Deputy Representative for Sierra Leone, Victor da Silva Angelo of Portugal, as head of the United Nations (...)

| December 2005 | 665 views

Irish, Swedish Troops to Protect Special Court

Irish, Swedish Troops to Protect Special Court

Irish peacekeeping troops in Liberia today began drills to protect a war crimes court set up in Sierra Leone. A 140-man armoured patrol, which also (...)

| December 2005 | 369 views

"Norman Rumour is False"-----Alfred SamForay

"Norman Rumour is False"-----Alfred SamForay

A member of the Committee to Elect Hinga Norman, Rev. Alfred SamForay has vehemently denied that the incarcerated Kamajor leader Samuel Hinga Norman has (...)

| December 2005 | 45490 views

Sierra Leone: UNAMSIL Wives and Babies

Sierra Leone: UNAMSIL Wives and Babies

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief “Nothing lasts for ever,” anxious Sierra Leonean citizens commented as the long awaited pull (...)

| December 2005 | 529 views

SLN Expresses Concern

SLN Expresses Concern

The World Bank, in partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone (GOSL), the United Nations, and the United Kingdom’s Department for International (...)

| December 2005 | 433 views

Message of Sympathy from PMDC

Message of Sympathy from PMDC

The news of the sudden passing away of Mrs Deborah Berewa in the US is indeed very sad and we can imagine the shock to family members especially those who (...)

| December 2005 | 375 views

Vice President's Wife is Dead

Vice President’s Wife is Dead

Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, is in a state of intense mourning as news of the death of the wife of Vice President Solomon Berewa hit its streets (...)

by Gibril Koroma | December 2005 | 489 views

PMDC Supporters Thank Foreign Missions

PMDC Supporters Thank Foreign Missions

PMDC supporters in the United Kingdom have expressed their thanks and appreciation over a statement issued by foreign missions in Sierra Leone condemning (...)

| December 2005 | 356 views

UN Worries About Peace in Sierra Leone

UN Worries About Peace in Sierra Leone

The largest UN peacekeeping operation in its time is about to wind up but despite the broad successes of the mission, war battered Sierra Leone is still at (...)

| December 2005 | 353 views

Margai Released on Bail

PMDC leader Charles Margai has been released on bail in Bo.The bail was worth 500 million leones. Margai, who was taken to Bo under police escort faces, (...)

by Gibril Koroma | December 2005 | 452 views

Charles Margai Arrested Again!

Freetown and Bo, the two largest cities in Sierra Leone are reportedly in a state of extreme tension as news of the arrest, once again, of the leader of (...)

by Gibril Koroma | December 2005 | 554 views