Save Sierra Leone Foundation (SSLF) appeals to everyone reading this Press Release to please attend and support KPA’s fundraising event on March 16,2013.
In your absence your donations will be highly appreciated; please mail donations to: Koya Progressive Association
1444 Rock Creek Ford Road, NW Suite B
Washington Dc 20011
Donations can also be made to: Koya Progressive Assoc CITI BANK, A/C #
SSLF is pleased to report that Koya Progressive Association, an extremely (...)
by - 13 March
The alleged leader of the Octea (Koidu Holdings) workers’ strike in December last year was arrested by the police in Koidu on Sunday 10 March, according to police sources in Kono.
Sahr Samuel Sandi who had been in hiding for almost three months finally surfaced in Koidu on Saturday to join the convoy of Madam Diana Konomanyi, who was on a Thank-You Visit to Kono.
Thinking that the matter had died a natural death Sahr Samuel Sandy joined the throng of merry makers from Koakoyima to (...)
52nd Independence Anniversary and Annual Fundraising Dance with the incomparable DJ, Songo Train.
MCs: Dr. Gibreel Kamara, Professor of English N. CAT University & Mrs. Patricia
Omolora Thorpe-Finney of Save Sierra Leone Foundation.
Koya Progressive Association Presents:
Date: Saturday, March 16, 2013
Time: 9 pm to 4 am
Place: THE MIRAGE
1401 University Blvd. East
Hyattsville, MD 20783
Guests of Honour: His Excellency Bockrie Stevens,
Sierra Leone Ambassador to (...)
Ahead of the State Funeral of His Excellency Commander Hugo Chavez, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Ambassador Andrew Bangali, Sierra Leone’s Envoy to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia yesterday (7th March 2013) autographed the Condolence Register of the deceased Venezuelan leader at the Chancery of the Embassy of Venezuela in Addis Ababa.
President Chavez will be buried today (8th March) in Venezuela after his Vice President Nicolas Maduro pronounced his (...)
The National Commission for Democracy (NCD) has on Monday 4th March 2013 presented its annual reports for the years-2010,2011 and 2012 to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma at State House.
Speaking at the ceremony, President Koroma expressed delight for the updated Reports, noting that the documents will soon be tabled before the House of Parliament as the NCD’s role in the democratic dispensation is very important and critical.
President Koroma said the commission has been given a very (...)
by - 1 March
Honourable Theo Nicol is the new Deputy Minister of Information and Communications in the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone under the industrious leadership of the visionary President, His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma.
The Deputy Minister is a graduate from the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Journalism and a proud alumnus of the oldest University South of the Sahara, Fourah Bay College – and had travelled to and practiced in several other countries including Ghana, (...)
by - 23 February
The fourth President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has said that the nation that gave West Africa its first university, radio and printing press is once again rising to its height of greatness.
Giving his address at his second inaugural ceremony at the National Stadium in Freetown on Friday Dr Ernest Bai Koroma said that the hand of destiny had led him to where he was as the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, a position he attained for the second term as a (...)
The Presidential Task Force on The Inauguration has been coordinating all aspects of the preparations for the event taking place today 22nd February, 2013 at the National Stadium, Brookfields in Freetown.
The Multi-sectoral and Multi-disciplinary Task Force Team covered the participation of all categories of Sierra Leoneans, including Traditional leaders, school children and youths; logistics, cultural show-casing, infrastructure, security, as well as collaborating with (...)
Address by His Excellency the President and Commander in Chief of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces on Armed Forces Day-February 18 2103.
I am honored to be amongst you on this day that we have set aside to commemorate the bravery and gallantry of colleagues who laid down their lives so that we may have peace and security.
We are here to thank God for their lives, to honor them, and to remind the citizens of this great nation of the examples of their patriotism. This tradition of (...)
by - 21 February
Today, who would think that African women are backward or subservient? Indeed, they have evolved from playing more traditional and cultural roles to relatively impressive, if not enviable leadership positions. Invariably, some women are outshining men in the pursuit of their dreams and destinies. Education, activism and awareness have helped to empower others in playing dynamic roles in a long struggle for emancipation of women in achieving a reasonable level of advancement and (...)
By Alhassan Fouard Kanu, Guest Writer, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
As most readers would recall, the war years in Sierra Leone claimed thousands of human lives of both civilians and gun totters of (...)
By Prince Kanikongo, Harare, Zimbabwe.
"He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain." Douglas William (...)