Salone News

Message to the Kono People of Sierra Leone

By Agnes Dugba Macauley. I have heard of a lot of events about my people and being a Kono myself, I have great faith in them. Kono has a lot of learned (...)

| January 2006 | 1101 views

Ex-Combatants Threaten Mayhem, Golley Arrested

We have just received the following press release from individuals in Sierra Leone calling themselves ex-combatants and purporting to be linked with (...)

| January 2006 | 628 views

Sierra Leonean Stabbed to Death in Sweden

Mohamed Sannoh, a Sierra Leonean, was recently stabbed to death in Sweden. We publish below a communication on the incident by another Sierra Leonean (...)

| January 2006 | 697 views

"Not All is Lost In Sierra Leone"-----SLTU Scribe

By Our Correspondent The Secretary General of the Sierra Leone Teachers Union Mr. Davidson Kuyateh has observed that not all is lost in Sierra Leone and (...)

| January 2006 | 550 views

30 Minutes with Paul Kamara

One of our London correspondents, Saidu Kaye Sesay, was recently back home in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. He saw many things, including Paul (...)

| January 2006 | 541 views

Angelo Vows to Boost Democracy, Human Rights

The head of a new United Nations mission in Sierra Leone, Victor Angelo, says on Tuesday that his mandate is to strengthen democracy and stability in the (...)

| January 2006 | 477 views

Cash Prize for Paul

PRESS RELEASE Today as free speech triumphs in Sierra Leone, the North America Center for African Writers (NACAW) announces the winner of the first Paul (...)

| January 2006 | 495 views

Sierra Leone: Paul Kamara’s New Mission

By Abu B. Shaw, London Vanguard Bureau Chief A new political party is germinating in Sierra Leone. It is diligently but quietly planning to throw its (...)

| December 2005 | 1306 views

New Book on the Krio of Sierra Leone

A new book on the Sierra Leone population written by Sierra Leonean academics has been published by Peter Lang of New York. We present below details on the (...)

| December 2005 | 1049 views

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 | 794 views

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 | 456 views

"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 | 49308 views