Editor’s note: The following are opening remarks made by Dr. Yusuf Bangura (photo), a Sierra Leonean Political Scientist and recently retired senior official at the UN office in Switzerland.
Opening Remarks: Building a United and Cohesive Society
(National Consultative Conference organized by the National Commission for Democracy (20-22 March 2012, Bank Complex, Kingtom)
I would first like to thank the organizers, The National Commission for Democracy, for inviting me to chair the (...)
by - 23 March
The funeral of prominent APC activist Mohamed Aziz Nabe was held in New Jersey last Sunday. Numerous mourners including Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the US Bockarie Stevens, Deputy head of mission in New York, Keh Kamara and others. Here are some of the photos sent to us by a prominent APC supporter, a non-member of the photography fraternity:
More photos and information (...)
Keynote Address of H.E. Dr Ernest Bai Koroma President of the Republic of Sierra Leone on the occasion of the Meeting of the African Union Committee of Ten Foreign Ministers and their Permanent Representatives of New York and Addis Ababa in Freetown.
March 21st – 22nd 2013
Mr. Vice President
Honourable Speaker of Parliament
My Lady the Chief Justice
Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Committee of Ten
Ministers of the Government
Honourable Members of Parliament
African Union (...)
Former Nigerian President, His Excellency Olusegun Obasanjo (seen on the right in photo shaking hands with Sierra Leone’s Ambassador Andrew Bangali) recently briefed Ambassadors resident in Addis Ababa on the upcoming 2nd Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa which will be held from 20th to 21st April in Bahir Dar in Ethiopia.
The 2nd Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa which is themed: ‘Security and Organized Crime in Africa’ will be attended by Heads of (...)
Here is the update on the Funeral/Burial of Mr. Mohamed Aziz Nabe:
Funeral/Burial Date: Sunday, March 17th 2013.
Funeral Service Venue: Anderson Funeral Services.
201 Sandford Street.
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901.
Interment:Makbarat As-Salaam Cemetery
Route 33/Conover Road
Marlboro, NJ, 07746
Reception:Eternal Life Christian Center (ELCC)
322 Franklin Blvd.
Somerset, NJ, 08873
Note: Additional updates with regards to the time of the funeral service and reception will (...)
by - 15 March
The late Sekou Dauda Bangura, valiant APC activist, journalist, philanthropist and humanitarian passed away at a hospital in New Jersey recently. He was mourned by a huge number of people at home and abroad. Here are some photos of his funeral in New Jersey,his second home or home away from home where he made a very strong impact in the Sierra Leonean and other communities. These photos were made available to us courtesy of Hamjat Jalloh of HJB Productions.Our sincere thanks to him. The (...)
Accompanied by staff of the Human Resource Management Office (HRMO), friends and family members, the newly appointed Secretary to Cabinet, Mr. Ernest Sahid Alie Surur has on Wednesday 13th March 2013, subscribed to the oath of office which was administered by His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, as constitutionally mandated.
In his presentation of Mr. Surur (seen on the left shaking hands with President Koroma) to the Chief Executive, Secretary to the President Mr. Emmanuel (...)
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 (...)