Monthly Archives: February 2014

Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma: The No-Nonsense President

By Alhaji M.B. Jalloh, Saudi Arabia — Many Sierra Leoneans mistake His Excellency the President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma for a person that has a very soft spot for dealing with situations when they are ripe. They go with such perception because the President is such a quintessential gentleman – that his compassion, love for

World Bank Supports National Safety Net

One of the world’s leading bodies in combating poverty and aiding development, “The World Bank” continues to support Sierra Leone in its developmental advances not only to establish the key building blocks for a basic national safety net system, but also to provide income support to extremely poor house-holds in the West African Country. That

President Koroma Has Done It Again!!

Sierra Leone’s President, His Excellency, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma is confirmed to receive the African President of the year 2013 Award and participate as Special Guest of Honour during the 6th International Summit on African Leadership slated to hold on February 27, 2014 at The St Regis, Washington D.C, U.S.A, in an event organized by

SLAJ concludes training for journalists, civil society on Media Laws

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2014 – The Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) today concluded a two days training for journalists and civil society activists in Freetown on the 1965 Public Order Act (POA). The training was made possible through a US$8,775 grant provided by the United States Embassy in Freetown, and the training was the

Nigerian envoy pledges support to development of journalism in Sierra Leone

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2014 – The Nigerian High Commissioner to Sierra Leone, Mrs. Gladys Modupe Quist-Adebiyi, has said that it is in the interest of her Embassy and indeed all Sierra Leoneans to see that the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) and journalism generally develop in the country.(A cross section of SLAJ Executive poses

County Business Community

Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the United States of America, H.E. Bockarie Kortu Stevens, has provided relevant information on crucial laws, policies and procedures that could enable a cross section of business investors of the Prince Georges County in Maryland, USA, participate in legitimate business activities in the West African Nation.(Ambassador Bockarie Stevens articulating Government Trade