The All Peoples Congress (APC) National Youth League President, Bai Mahmoud Bangura, has said that the National Youth Conference slated for 24th to 26th of March at the Bai Bureh Hall, Port Loko will be a youth conference and not for intending presidential candidates to campaign. “I want to make it categorically clear that we […]
The Armed Forces Day has become a spectacular hallmark of Sierra Leone’s national calendar; it has become part of our history and our heritage. It is a day we have set aside to reflect on the role of our military in global peace, it’s a day we have chosen to remember and to celebrate the […]
Kailahun lies in the far east of Sierra Leone, approximately 515 kilometers (320 miles) east of Freetown; and about 121 kilometers (75 miles) north east of Kenema. It is the headquarter town of the district that bears its name, a trade center, and is one of the major towns in the Eastern Province of Sierra […]
Process plant at the Tongo project, in Sierra Leone.(Image courtesy of Stellar Diamonds) Shares in West Africa-focused Stellar Diamonds (LON:STEL) closed slightly up on Thursday after the company revealed it had inked an agreement to operate the Tonguma mine in Sierra Leone, adjacent to the company’s own Tongo mine. Stellar originally intended to combine its Tongo […]
this is reprinted. By Jack Toronto What the heck is going on in Ghana? To a middle class Canadian it seems bizarre. After spending millions since 1935 on juju charms to win games, including nearly US$1-million during its dismal 2009/2010 season, the Fabulous Kumasi Asante Kotoko football club has finally banned juju from its operations. […]
With the average year round, temperatures are in the low to mid 80s in the daytime and low at 70s at night. Many retirees and foreign visitors sometimes leave their windows open 24 hours a day needing no heat or air-conditioning.
By Essa Thaim Krugba, Kambia Due to its political tranquility and its safe haven reputation, the British colonialists called Sierra Leone “The Cradle of Africa”. Sierra Leone is truly blessed by our forefathers and it is an amazing country, highly esteemed for her hospitality and a tranquil place for vacationing and retirement. The climate is […]
According to local media, ruling APC party chiefs stormed Bumbuna to help their candidate win the seat. They included: Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh; the Northern Regional Chairman of the APC – Buya Kamara; APC Tonkolili District Chairman – Dr Minkailu Bah; Minister of State in the Office of the Vice President – Mohamed Alie Bah; and Resident Minister North – Alie Kamara.
Sierra Leone’s opposition SLPP party has made a Herculean start in reducing the 60% national electoral majority gained by the ruling APC in 2012, after a tough show of strength and unity at last Saturday’s by-election in Bumbuna, Tonkolili district. The by-election came about as the result of the death of sitting APC Member of […]
The contribution made by the Bangladeshi peacekeeping force was hugely appreciated by the Sierra Leone government. On February 21, 1952 four young boys in Dhaka were gunned down by the Pakistani forces. Their crime was holding demonstrations for the sake of their language — Bangla. So significant was this incident that this day went on […]
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State on Sunday stormed out of the Bauchi Stadium as Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi failed to beat the visiting team from Sierra Leone as expected. Though the state owned team campaigning in the Confederation African Football (CAF), beat Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces FC 1-0, they crashed out […]
Rangers, Rivers United advance, Wikki out Wikki Tourists have crashed out of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup competition, despite beating RSLAF of Sierra-Leone 1-0 in Bauchi today. But Rangers International and Rivers United advance into the next round of CAF Champions League. Wikki Tourists lost 1-2 aggregate, having conceded two goals away to RSLAF in Sierra […]