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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 | 750 views

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 | 543 views

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 | 1291 views

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 Change (...)

| December 2006 | 532 views

Nzinga Blake to Visit Sierra Leone

Nzinga Blake, a TV personality in the United States will soon visit Sierra Leone, her ancestral home. She has featured on major networks including the (...)

by Gibril Koroma | December 2006 | 1367 views

Special Court: New Prosecutor Appointed.

By our correspondent. According to a special court press release issued today,the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan, has appointed Mr (...)

| December 2006 | 462 views

To the Bailor Family & all Old Academicians

By former ambassador John Leigh. I am traveling deep inside Nigeria when I received the sad news about the passing on of Mr. Max Bailor, former AA (...)

| December 2006 | 1356 views

Sierra Leone: CDF Defence Rests It’s Case

Commentary By Alfred Munda SamForay, CDF Defence Fund & Sierra Leone Working Group. 30 November, 2006 “Hinga Norman is not a war criminal; (...)

| November 2006 | 485 views

Sierra Leone Mourns Max Bailor

The passing away yesterday morning of former Albert Academy principal Max Bailor has sent shock waves through hundreds of thousands of Sierra Leoneans at (...)

by Gibril Koroma | November 2006 | 1615 views

Prince Charles Visits Sierra Leone

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief Welcome to Hell’ is the front page story of the EXCLUSIVE, a Sierra Leone newspaper dated November 27 welcomin

| November 2006 | 746 views