Ambassador Omrie Golley Awarded in South Korea.

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Sierra Leone's Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Ambassador Omrie Michael Golley, today Tuesday 1st September 2015 received a Diplomatic Achievement Award from one of Seoul's leading News and Public Relations outlets, NDN News, in conjunction with Seoul City Magazine. The event was held at Korea's National Assembly (Parliament) Building in the Korean Capital, Seoul. The...

CSLUSA Joins Growing Calls for ‘Busgate’ Investigation, Prosecution

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The controversy surrounding the purchase of 100 Chinese for $12 million dollars continues to create a stir. A growing chorus demanding investigation and subsequent prosecution against officials over allegations of misappropriating public funds, corruption and bribery in the recent acquisition of 100 buses from China are beginning to mount. The pro democracy group, Concerned Sierra Leonean USA...

Do Not Underrate Hepatitis B, It’s Real and It can Kill

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Sierra Leoneans at Hepatitis B Awareness Workshop Hepatitis B is real, it affect human beings’ health like any other disease on earth. It kills like any other diseases that one can think of; it can kill just like the current Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia; HIV/AIDS, Malaria or Cholera, because it destroys the liver and cause heart failure, according to research. Therefore, more attention...

Segal Family Foundation to Honor Leaders in African Development

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More than 180 African non-governmental organizations will be feted for their work in advancing adolescent sexual and reproductive health, improving access to quality education and increasing youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa during the Segal Family Foundation (SFF) two day July 9 – 10, Leaders in African Development 2015 Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Jersey City, New Jersey. Among...

President Koroma Faces Another Protest At Upcoming Ebola Recovery Conference in New York

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President Ernest Bai KoromaSierra Leone’s President Ernest B. Koroma will arrive in New York on Thursday to attend a high-level summit at the UN Headquarters despite a planned protest against him by Concerned Sierra Leoneans USA. “UN Secretary-General Mr. Ban will convene the conference on International Ebola Recovery on July 10 bringing together the three affected countries, the United...

Ebola Heroes & Heroines, Entrepreneurs, Community Leaders top winners in NOSLINA’s 2015 Awards

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Suna Nallo, Executive Director – NOSLINAWelcome to the 17th Anniversary of NOSLINA (National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America) weekend.  On Saturday, Sierra Leone’s most prestigious Diaspora establishment, NOSLINA will gather at Metro Points in New Carrollton, Maryland to accord awards to 15 deserving individuals and organizations for their impeccable contributions...

Sierra Leoneans to Protest Across from the White House

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For the first time in recent memory, Sierra Leoneans in America will protest against a sitting president of their country. A group calling itself Concerned Sierra Leoneans, USA, say they will rally on Saturday at Lafayette Park a stone throw away across from the White House in Washington to protest what they describe as the Sierra Leone government’s outrageous mismanagement of Ebola funds and...

Mass Protest in London against Vice President’s Removal in Sierra Leone

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WE WILL PROTEST UNTIL PRES. KOROMA RESTORES CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER ……SAYS SLPP UK&IRELAND CHAIRMAN   Crosssection of agnry Sierra Leoneans in LondonThe defiant SLPP UK& Ireland Chairman, Jimmy Batilo Songa has said in an interview that Sierra Leoneans in the United Kingdom will continue to protest until constitutional order is restored by Pres. Koroma in Sierra Leone.   Speaking...

Chinua Achebe Legacy Series Concludes Fall 2014 Lectures

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Dozens of die-hard African literature aficionados and book lovers thronged into Sheppard Hall at City College New York (CCNY) in Harlem Thursday for Zimbabwean author, No Violet Bulawayo’s lecture at the conclusion of the Fall 2014 Chinua Achebe Legacy Series. The lecture series presented by the Black Studies Program and launched in September this year was created to pay tribute to the late Mr....

SLPP Organizes Ebola Charity Dinner in UK

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I have always told few of my foreign friends that whatever they read about Sierra Leone and Sierra Leoneans, Sierra Leone is a very hospitable country and the majority of Sierra Leoneans are very generous, compassionate and caring.   So the Ebola Charity Dinner organised by the Young Generation of the SLPP UK and Ireland no doubt showcased that generosity, compassion and caring nature of Sierra...

The Fight Against Ebola and It’s Myth

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 A months-long battle to bring West Africa’s Ebola outbreak under control has stretched medical teams to the limit, while mistrust in some communities has impaired prevention work and raised questions about the delivery of health warnings. The outbreak, which was first declared in March in southeast Guinea, should have been winding down now, with cases reducing as controls take effect,...

Ambassador Sulay Daramy Clears the Air About Suspected Ebola in Sierra Leone

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 “There is no Ebola virus anywhere in Sierra Leone” says AMB.Daramy – BANJUL THE GAMBIA –  “Sierra Leone’s  newly  appointed Ambassador to The Gambia,  His Excellency Ambassador Basiru Soulay Daramy has informed a cross section of Sierra Leoneans  at his Fajara residence that there is no case of EBOLA anywhere in Sierra Leone. His excellency...

Bio Fans Commemorate his Contribution to Democracy in Sierra Leone

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The Former Head of State, Rtd. Brig. Julius Maada Bio has told Sierra Leoneans in London that what he did as Head of State in 1996 to ensure a smooth democratic transition from military rule to multi-party democracy and his efforts to start the Peace Talks with Foday Sankoh were part of his responsibilities rather doing favours to Sierra Leoneans. He was speaking at a Special Event hosted on Saturday,...

At The London Premiere of “IBU In Sierra Leone”, Maada Bio Pledges Support for The Creative Industries

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On Friday, 25 October 2013, Maada Bio, the former Head of State and Presidential Candidate of Sierra Leone Peoples Party (2012 Elections) joined hundreds of Sierra Leoneans at the Odeon Cinema, Greenwich, London,  for the Premier of the Sierra Leone movie “Ibu in Sierra Leone”. It was a history making event as it was the first time a Sierra Leonean movie has been premiered in London....

Sierra Leoneans Should Hope for a Better Future Under the SLPP, Says Chief Kampen in London

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On his maiden international trip to the United Kingdom which has been a diplomatic success, the chairman of the SLPP made the statement at a jam-packed social evening event organised by the Council of Elders, the Electoral Commissioner and team and the outgoing hardworking executive of the SLPP UK/Ireland branch on Saturday, 12th October 2013 at a prestigious hall in London.   In his thrilling...