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NEWS : Breaking News
2 year old Awareness Times is now the highest selling newspaper in Sierra Leone
The Sierra Leone Newspaper Vendors Association has officially stated that the Awareness Times Newspaper is second only to the Exclusive Sports Newspaper in the number of daily sales for the capital city of Freetown. However, as far as nation-wide statistics go, the Awareness Times newspaper is now the HIGHEST SELLING NEWSPAPER in Sierra Leone. The announcement comes in at a time which co-incides with the paper's 2nd Anniversary celebrations on July 12th 2007. Awareness Times is currently the only newspaper that clocks daily readership all over Sierra Leone from as far up as Kabala and as far down as Kailahun and Pujehun.
Jul 13, 2007, 04:47

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Awareness Times News Briefs From Sierra Leone
*Councilors concludes Exchange Visit*Five Fishermen Missing*SLRCS pledge to assist NEC*Stick kills boy in Kailahun*Political Parties signs Communiqué*EU boost Health Ministry*International Observers arrive in Freetown*CGG Orientates female Parliamentary Candidates
Jul 12, 2007, 12:34

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Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone
PMDC accuses SLPP of Physical Attack*PMDC Candidate disqualified*Reproductive Health Group Concludes Workshop*Kabala Raises Concern over Radio Broadcast*Catholic Church trains Chiefs*Kenema Polytechnic withholds Results*The Blind conclude Local Leadership Training*SLTU complains Shortages
Jul 11, 2007, 18:25

NEWS : Breaking News
APC Takes Over the Streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone

Jul 11, 2007, 16:53

NEWS : Breaking News
Supporters of Solomon Berewa and the SLPP hold unprecedented Rally in Freetown
It has been dubbed the Solo-D-Bomba Rally and it had 500 Motorbikes and over 3,000 Vehicles plus hundreds of thousands of green clad supporters. The crowd which stretched for miles and miles, took everyone by surprise probably including even the Leader and his Running mate. This mammoth event all took place on
Stay tuned for full report.
Jul 7, 2007, 23:41

NEWS : Breaking News
Helicopter Crashes in Sierra Leone killing 24 Togolese
A Paramount Airlines helicopter has crashed at Sierra Leone's Lungi International Airport reportedly killing all 24 passengers who were all Togolese nationals returning back home to Togo after beating Leone Stars 1 - 0  this afternoon at the National Stadium in Freetown. Unconfirmed reports from Lungi are that the dead includes the Togolese National Football Coach and some of Togo's star footballers. However, other reports are that the footballers were not on that helicopter but only their supporters who flew with them to Sierra Leone, were on board. Full details of this monumental tragedy will be transmitted out later. May the souls of the dead rest in perfect peace.
Jun 3, 2007, 21:15

NEWS : Breaking News
Liberia's No-Nonsense Iron Lady accepts resignation of her abled lieutenant Willis Knuckles
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has returned back to Liberia from a working visit to Rwanda. Upon her return, she has this evening accepted the resignation of her Chief of Staff, Minister of Presidential Affairs, Willis D. Knuckles who has been embroiled in a recent sex-photo scandal. Knuckles was her closest lieutenant.
Feb 26, 2007, 22:04

NEWS : Breaking News
M.K. Suma passes away in his home in Kambia District, Sierra Leone
Musa Khalil Suma, former Managing Director of the now defunct Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board (SLPMB) and Chairman of the Kambia District branch of the ruling Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) has reportedly passed away in Kitchom, Kambia after suffering two heart attacks in as many days. Full Details later.
Feb 26, 2007, 12:01

NEWS : Breaking News
All Dot SL Websites go down in Sierra Leone
All the websites with the .sl extension in Sierra Leone, West Africa have been down now for the last 48 hours following some internal problems at Afcom(SL) Ltd., the company managing the DNS and domain names for the country's .sl extension. The website of the Office of the President at is down as are many others including the one for the Ministry of Health (, the World Bank's IRCBP Project ( and this newspaper (  This newspaper's website can be accessed by our alternate address of
Feb 24, 2007, 16:18

NEWS : Breaking News
Sierra Leone's Hingha Norman "bled to death"
Jawara Lansana, the adopted son of the late Chief Sam Hingha Norman has in an emotional telephone interview with this newspaper from Dakar, Senegal revealed that his late father died from excessive bleeding at his operation site over the last three days. "My father bled to death. Chief Hingha Norman bled to death." Jawara wept over the telephone line to Awareness Times. Jawara was the only family member at the late man's side when he died this morning. Full details including the reaction of the Special Court to the allegations of bleeding will be published here shortly. We will also bring you the reactions of the APC, SLPP and other political entities in Sierra Leone.
Feb 22, 2007, 21:21

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BIG SHOCK! TERRIBLE NEWS: Chief Norman passes away in Senegal
A terrible news of MONUMENTAL proportions is reaching this newspaper that Chief Hingha Norman passed away today in Dakar, Senegal. The Special Court has called up a Press Conference which is ongoing right now at the Sierra Leone News Agency. "At about 10:55 (GMT) Mr. Norman collapsed and, despite attempts to revive him, was pronounced dead at about 11:15," the U.N.-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone said in a statement. "Initial indications are that Mr. Norman suffered heart failure during post-operative care," it said. Please stay tuned for the full report or click the following link to read the exclusive interview this medium conducted with Chief Norman upon his arrival in Senegal last month. CLICK HERE TO READ THE VERY LAST INTERVIEW GRANTED BY CHIEF NORMAN
Feb 22, 2007, 14:26

NEWS : Breaking News
Sierra Leone High Court Orders Philip Neville to pay Sylvia Blyden
The ongoing talk-of-the-town Legal Battle which has now been dubbed as Public Interest versus SLAJ Interest, today Monday February 19th 2007 saw the first victory being scored with Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden who represents the interest of the general public being awarded costs payable by SLAJ’s Philip Neville in the sum of Le500,000 (Half a million Leones) by the High Courts. Click above link for full report
Feb 19, 2007, 23:20

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Sierra Leone's Awareness Times Publisher and Ambassador Victor Angelo Find Common Ground
The Executive Representative in Sierra Leone of Ban Ki-Moon, the United Nations Secretary General, Ambassador Victor Angelo has this evening engaged in frank and open communication with the Awareness Times Publisher, Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden. All indications from initial discussions point towards a resolution of any misunderstanding... CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR MORE.
Feb 5, 2007, 22:13

NEWS : Breaking News
Philip Neville arrested along the streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone
Philip Neville, the shameless Vice President of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists (SLAJ) has been finally apprehended this afternoon along the streets of Freetown in front of a huge crowd of citizens who all cheered loudly as he was dragged away. "I hope they lock up that vermin for a very long time to come" and "Lock him up and throw the keys away" were a few of the comments made as he was led away to the Law Courts where he faces an eight count indictment for criminal defamatory libel. Stay tuned for the full report with even more pictures of the sensational arrest made in front of Sweissy along Lightfoot Boston Road. In this picture shown above, Philip Neville is telling the Police that as Vice President of SLAJ, he was not to be arrested in such a "disgraceful" manner. Ha ha ha.
Feb 1, 2007, 16:36

NEWS : Breaking News
Shattering the myth of Victor Angelo in both Zimbabwe and Sierra Leone
As promised in today's locally printed edition where we vowed to continue exposing exactly what Ban Ki Moon's man Victor Angelo was up to in Sierra Leone and despite the subsequent United Nations UNIOSIL/Victor Angelo Press Release issued today which finally de-cried substandard and despicable journalism for the very first time since Angelo stepped his feet on our soil, we will continue our coverage of Victor Angelo's time in Zimbabwe and relate it with his motives for Sierra Leone in an elections year. Stay tuned right here.
Jan 30, 2007, 19:00

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