Over 150 persons living with disabilities, including their dependents, are stranded at the moment having to sleep under leaking roofs at the House of Jesus for the Disabled on Wallace Johnson in Freetown. Three persons, including two children recently died due to cold-related sickness over the rainy ...
Journalists come this Friday 24th May 2013, are expected to receive different awards from the nation's Independent Media Commission (IMC) for their outstanding performance in the field of ...
Reports are that supervisors for the Demographic Health Survey attached to the Ministry of Health and Sanitation have vehemently protested the preliminary report of the DHS owing to dubious activities at Statistics Sierra ...
Pity an extremely viable institution created by an Act of Parliament in 2002 to collect, collate and analyze reliable data has tarried for two years without a board of ...
Fishmongers rudely interrupted residents of the Portee Wharf at the sight of the remains of a middle aged man minus his head drifting offshore over the past ...
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo is a surprisingly effective throwback to the heyday of swashbuckling movie adventures and the pleasures of pulp-fiction-masquerading-as-great-literature (one might also think of Treasure Island or Tarzan of the Apes). Gamely directed by Kevin Reynolds without the weight of Kevin Costner's presence (ala (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Wat ... ...
The Information and Communication Officer of the Kenema City Council has revealed that the administration of the council has issued out stringent warnings to owners of business houses to pay their taxes to the council or defaulters' business houses will soon be shut down for nor ...
Bio never brought peace or democracy to Sierra Leone, Mr. Williams. His claims constitute nothing but absolute false propaganda. The truth is his junta was brutal and thieving. He swiftly promoted himself from Captain to Brigadier while his initial boss remained a ...
The commandant of the police training school, Superintendent Tamba Moses Biango has received a plaque from the Inspector General of police (IG) Mr Francis Alieu Munu as the best commandant in recent ...
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development led by the Public Financial Management Reform Unit has held a stakeholders consultation on the Draft PFM Reform Strategy 2014 on Friday ...
Hon. Dr. Samura Mathew Wilson Kamara, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation who arrived in the political capital of Africa, Addis Ababa via Brussels is attending the ...
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We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us. Neither I, nor any President can promise the total defeat of terror. What we must do is dismantle networks that pose a direct danger.
The U.S. president was speaking on his administration's counter terrorism policy.
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29 April 2013 150 The Security Council today welcomed the joint declaration of non-violence signed last week in Conakry between the main Guinean stakeholders in which they committed themselves to resolve all differences exclusively through peaceful means.
In a statement issued to the press, the 15-member Council also welcomed the declaration by President Alpha Cond233; whereby he expressed his readiness to ensure the transparency and the credibility of the electoral process, and committed himself to accepting the results of the upcoming legislative elections.
In March, protests in the West African nation related to the polls led to several deaths and hundreds of injuries. At that time, both Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN human rights office appealed for calm amid the violence and urged political actors in Guinea to pursue dialogue to create conditions for peaceful elections.
The Council, which was briefed last Thursday on the situation in Guinea by Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, expressed its concern over the "volatile situation" in the country.
"The members of the Security Council deplored the violent incidents that occurred during the demonstrations in Conakry on 25 April 2013, which resulted in the death of one person and injured a number of others. ...
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