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NEWS : Local News
Today is World Aids Day
Sierra Leone will today Wednesday 1st December 2010 join the rest of the world to commemorate World AIDS Day. Public Relations Officer for the National AIDS Secretariat (NAS) Sierra Leone, Abubakarr Kargbo said they have designed series of events to mark the day. He said the commemoration actually started on the 27th November 2010 and will end tomorrow 2nd December 2010.
Dec 1, 2010, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone ‘Wikileaks’ develops at U.N. over Leaked Cables
It is currently a tough time for female staff working at the Schulenburg headed United Nations office in Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL) as some are being psychologically harangued over who leaked secret Coded Cables from UNIPSIL to Awareness Times news Publisher Sylvia Olayinka Blyden. The developing situation has now been dubbed in diplomatic circles as Sierra Leone’s ‘Wikileaks’ Saga. It can be recalled that the Awareness Times Publisher is currently in possession of top-secret Coded Cables sent over the last one year from UNIPSIL to UN Headquarters in New York in which terrible lies against certain Sierra Leonean citizens are included therein; in order to mislead the United Nations.
Dec 1, 2010, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone
*Armed Robber Appears in Court *School Principal laments on Teenage Pregnancies *Kailahun to Benefit from $5M Water Project *Pilgrims Start their Journey Back Home *Street Traders to Quit Abacha Street *500 Traders Stranded at Border *35 Military Officers *Graduate* Workers Strike for Pay.
Dec 1, 2010, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
United Nation Office in Sierra Leone Under Siege!
After receiving a phone call From Awareness Times about Gender Adviser Naasu Fofana, the UNIPSIL Political Affairs “Head” has gone crazy. Mr. Berhanemeskel Nega is now seizing computers for “forensic analysis” He is changing locks and traumatising innocent female staff in his madness. Nega is also accusing innocent UN staff of being Awareness Times agents!
Nov 30, 2010, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, ‘Heart 2 Heart’ Regional Dialogue Underway
A local non governmental organization called Hope Sierra Leone is presently on a regional tour dubbed “Heart 2 Heart Dialogue”. The regional tour is being organized under the organization’s “Moral Foundation for Democracy (MFD)” peace initiative. The dialogue which commenced few months ago is aimed at engaging various people affected by the decade long civil war in dialogues, and the Hope Sierra Leone has been able to hold successful dialogues with
Nov 30, 2010, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, Comium Holds Successful Annual Outing
Hundreds of Comium staff and other distinguished personalities over the weekend assembled at the Tokeh Beach to celebrate Comium’s Annual Outing. Comium’s yearly outings are being held on the last Saturday in November of every year and this year’s outing was held on Saturday 27th November 2010. The outings serve as a platform to assemble the company’s staff in unity. Comium staff from all over the country meets to interact and enjoy themselves as one big family.
Nov 30, 2010, 17:06

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, Youths Plan to Transform Juba Hill
A newly launched Community Based Organization (CBO), De Generals, which is based at Juba Hill in Freetown, has over the weekend, disclosed plans to transform their community into a standard community. Officially launching the organization on Sunday 28th November 2010 at the Serry Kamal Hall in Juba Hill, Freetown, the Honorable Member of Parliament (MP) for Constituency 112 Salamatu Turay congratulated the youths for setting up such a focused youths development organization in no less an area than Juba Hill; a place initially considered to be for the rich people.
Nov 30, 2010, 17:04

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone
*Ombudsman calls for Respect *HIV/AIDS Secretariat to Close Down *Minister Promotes Health *Mabeseneh Hospital Rescues Teenage Boy *Jealous Husband Murders Wife for Phone Call * NRA Employee Spends 4 Days behind Bars *Freetown Rotary Club Empowers 22 Pupils *SSL Pockets Le 3.4B for Household Survey *Actor to Sell Salone’s 50 Independence Celebrations.
Nov 30, 2010, 17:02

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, Goderich Community Threatened
The spate at which prohibited activities are being undertaken in the fish-rich community of Goderich has become a cause for concern to residents. Residents say bad and illegal practices by ill-motivated people along the beaches do not only have the tendency to scare away potential investors but can also destroy the country’s fishes.
Nov 30, 2010, 17:00

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, Freetown Gets New Children’s Library
The Arch Diocese Development office for Freetown and Bo (ADDO-CARITAS) on Monday 22nd November officially opened the newly renovated pre-school library at St. Edwards Secondary School compound, Kingtom, Freetown. The children’s library was rehabilitated through support from Caritas Germany. The building was vandalized by Rebels during the decade devastated civil conflict in Sierra Leone. The absence of a children’s library at St. Edwards pre-school was a major challenge face by pupils and teachers of the catholic pre-school.
Nov 29, 2010, 12:28

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, UBA Launches New Product
United Bank Africa (UBA) has officially launched a new product dubbed AfriCash at an auspicious occasion held on Friday 26th November 2010 at the British Council Hall, Tower Hill in Freetown. In attendance at the all-important launch include the Ghana High Commissioner, Mrs. Elizabeth Mills-Robertson and the Minister of Trade and Industry, David Carew, who formally launched the product. AfriCash facilitates instant money transfer services, payments, remittances and trade across Africa.
Nov 29, 2010, 12:20

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, NCP Concludes Concessioning of the SLPA Container Activities with French Company Bollore
Following several months of contract negotiations with the preferred bidder, National Commission for Privatization (NCP), on Thursday 25th November 2010, signed the Ports Concession Agreement with French Company Bollore. This was done in the presence of all stakeholders including members of the media. The Concession relates to the Container Terminal activities around the specific demarcated concession area only for a period of 20 years. This would also allow the Government of Sierra Leone to develop other areas of the Freetown Ports in the future. The Concessionaire will be named “Freetown Terminal Limited”
Nov 29, 2010, 12:18

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, 66 Year Old Man Wins 50 Million from State Lottery
One Mr. Ingham O. Peters, 66, on Friday 26th November 2010, received a cheque of fifty million eight hundred thousand leones (Le50,800,000) from the Sierra Leone State Lottery. The management of the Sierra Leone State Lottery escorted Mr. Peters to State House where his cheque was officially given to him by His Excellency the President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma.
Nov 29, 2010, 12:16

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, 35 Soldiers Graduate
Thirty five senior captains of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) have graduated at Horton Academy after successfully completing a three-month intermediate staff course as one of the criteria for promotion to the rank of Major. The graduation ceremony was held on Thursday 25th November 2010.
Nov 29, 2010, 12:14

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, Comium Launches ‘SUMMERMANIA 2’
As the ‘Cash for Life’ promotion ends, Comium has introduced and launched another promotion dubbed: “SUMMERMANIA 2”. The new promotion was launched on Friday 26th November 2010 at Sierra Light House, Aberdeen in Freetown for the company’s cherished subscribers.
Nov 29, 2010, 12:12

NEWS : Local News
Awareness Times News Briefs from Sierra Leone
*Andrew Kelli Receives Heroes Welcome at Lungi * APC Jubilates over SLPP Walkout from Parliament *President Launches Mami En Pikin Wellbodi Week * World Vision Constructs School in Bendu Cha *Parliament Ratifies 2011 Budget *Guinea Elections Affect Revenue Collection * Le 4.1 B Worth of Fake Drugs Destroyed *Usu Boie Reconciles Fullahs and Mandingoes.
Nov 29, 2010, 12:10

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, ACC, Students Sign MOU
Students from various learning institutions in the country, under the Accountability Now Clubs (ANC) umbrella, on Friday 26th November 2010, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the country’s anti-graft institution, Anti Corruption Commission (ACC). President of Accountability Now Clubs, Issac Andrew Bangura said students have learnt that corruption gravely affects development, thus the formation of the ANC with an objective to partner with the ACC and other relevant stakeholders in the fight against corruption.
Nov 29, 2010, 12:08

NEWS : Local News
APC Lies Exposed in Pujehun
The Awareness Times investigative team continues to unearthed sheer fabrications of the Ernest Bai Koroma led presidency. Launched by His Excellency the President, Ernest Bai Koroma, in September this year, the self-drafted and published ‘report card’ of the APC titled: “Sierra Leone: The Turn Around, Three Years of Transformative Achievements”, mischievously contained more of lies, and this piece will focus on the lies the presidency published about developmental projects in the Pujehun District.
Nov 26, 2010, 17:14

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, Nafaya Kabbah Laid to Rest
Alhaji Abdul Rahman Kabbah, popularly known as Nafaya Kabbah, who passed away peacefully on 24th November 2010 at his Elk Street residence in Freetown, has been laid to rest at the Kissy Road Cemetery, following a well attended funeral ceremony held at the Madingo Mosque, Mountain Cut, Freetown. The burial ceremony on Thursday 25th November 2010 attracted several dignitaries from all walks of life and they include former President of the Republic of Sierra Leone Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, erstwhile Minister of Education Science and Technology who doubles as one of the flagbearer aspirants of the SLPP Dr. Alpha Tejan Wurie, former Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources Alhaji Swarray Deen, SLPP flagbearer aspirant Osman Boie Kamara, Alhaji Kanja Sesay, SLPP National Chairman John Oponjo Benjamin, SLPP flagbearer aspirant Momodu Koroma, Publisher Awareness Times Newspaper Sylvia Olayinka Blyden, General Manager African Minerals Moseray Fadika, chiefs of the Mandingoes, Fullahs and Susus, members of the Fullah Town Jammah, United Council of Imams, Fourah Bay Jammah, pupils of Ahymadiyya and Muslim Congress schools, plus several others.
Nov 26, 2010, 17:08

NEWS : Local News
In Sierra Leone, Njala Students Embrace Airtel MAMA
The battle to win the Airtel prizes and tickets has taken an interesting twist as it gains momentum amongst students at the Mokonde Campus of Njala University. On assignment at the University, this reporter witnessed several debates among students, especially with regards the local farmer from Kenema who won the first Airtel ticket to attend the show in Nigeria.
Nov 26, 2010, 17:06

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