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Jun 22, 2006, 15:29

FEATURES
An Overview of Sam-King Services Sierra Leone Limited
Sam-King Services Ltd. is a Sierra Leonean company that was established in 1988 by Mr. Wilfred Sam-King at Njala, Moyamba District in the Southern Province of Sierra Leone.
Jun 22, 2006, 15:25

FEATURES
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Should You Keep in Touch with Exes or Cut Ties?
Jun 22, 2006, 15:21

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Jun 22, 2006, 15:17

COMMENTARIES
Where are the Valuable Contributions to Marampa, Dr. Wurie?
In a letter protesting the naming of a public school in Lunsar after the late father of the current Minister of Education, Dr. Alpha Wurie, we provided clear reasons for our position. We wish to make it abundantly clear that this is not personal; it is about holding our politicians or public officials accountable. This has nothing to do with the Wuries, and that is why we even recommended the late Pa Amadu Wurie...
Jun 22, 2006, 15:16

NEWS
UN flies Taylor to The Hague
Charles Taylor, the former President of Liberia, was yesterday flown out of Sierra Leone to The Hague in accordance with an order on Monday, by Special Court President Sierra Leonean-born Justice George Gelaga-King.
Jun 21, 2006, 18:20

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone's APC Leader Ernest Bai Koroma ‘Bodyguard’ appears in court
Ibrahim Sesay, the alleged Bodyguard to the APC Minority Opposition Leader, Hon Ernest Bai Koroma was arraigned at the Magistrate Court No.1 yesterday presided over by Magistrate Sam Margai to answer to a count charge of unlawful possession of arms and ammunition nation without license contrary to the Criminal Procedures Act of the Laws of Sierra Leone.
Jun 21, 2006, 18:16

NEWS : Politics
Sierra Leone's Vice President Solomon Berewa launches draft Customary Law Courts Act
Vice President Solomon Ekuma Berewa was among a host of Paramount chiefs, Chiefdom Elders, Court Chairmen and Local Court Staff at a meeting of Members of the Judicial Service Commission in Makeni past Monday, 19th June, 2006, to harmonize the laws of Sierra Leone.
Jun 21, 2006, 18:12

NEWS
Criminals can be defeated, says Sierra Leone Police Boss
In what has been regarded as a show of determination by the Head of the Sierra Leone Police, Brima Acha Kamara to bring under control the rising spate of lawlessness and crime in the country, he has said that the perpetrators of these crimes and lawlessness are in the minority and that with determination and commitment, they can be easily overcome.
Jun 21, 2006, 18:08

COMMENTARIES
The Political Liability of John Leigh’s Utterances against Charles Margai
As an avid reader of the Awareness Times online, I was indeed flabbergasted upon reading the despicable comments made by John Ernest Leigh who indicated in a recent press conference that "Charles Margai was intellectually very weak and even failed twice during his school going days at CKC".
Jun 21, 2006, 18:04

NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
MEDIA UNIT OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT OF SIERRA LEONE PRESS RELEASE: ERNEST KOROMA’S BODYGUARD ARRESTED
A number of newspapers have today, Wednesday 14th June 2006, published a story about the arrest of one Ibrahim Sesay, a private bodyguard to Mr. Ernest Bai Koroma.
Jun 21, 2006, 18:00

NEWS : Local News
As withdrawn Immigration Police personnel complain… Ombudsman writes Internal Affairs Minister in Sierra Leone
The Ombudsman of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Mr. Francis Gabbidon last Friday 16th June, 2006 sent an urgent letter to the Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr. Pascal Egbenda, on behalf of a number of Immigration workers said to be police personnel whose return to the force had been requested by the Inspector General of Police.
Jun 21, 2006, 17:56

NEWS : Local News
UNIOSIL donates office equipment and vehicles to Sierra Leone Government
The United Nations Integrated Office in Sierra Leone (UNIOSIL), in its drive to continue to strengthen the capacity of the Government of Sierra Leone, made its eighth and final donation of communications equipment, computers, accessories, and 23 vehicles, formally used by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL), to the Government of Sierra Leone.
Jun 21, 2006, 17:52

NEWS : Local News
Technical Review Team Assess Nacsa Projects in Sierra Leone
Members of NaCSA’s Technical Review Committee (TRC) have undertaken an assessment of projects implemented by NaCSA’s Public Works Programme (PWP) in Kailahun District.
Jun 21, 2006, 17:48

NEWS : Local News
Grenade bomb found in Koidu Town in Sierra Leone
A carpentry shop situated beside the mobile filling station along the Old Yengema Road in Koidu Town was on Thursday, 15th June 2006 sealed to the public when a grenade bomb was found lying at its entrance.
Jun 21, 2006, 17:44

NEWS : Local News
MPs blame 2 Ministers, Including the Sierra Leone Police for Ken Moore’s death
Honourable Members of Parliament past Friday 16th June, 2006 strongly condemned the present state of lawlessness in the country and blamed the death of Kenneth Moore squarely on two Ministries including the police.
Jun 21, 2006, 17:40

NEWS : Local News
Abu Bakarr Munu's News Briefs from Sierra Leone
Click above link to read the following news briefs compiled by Abu Bakarr Munu of Awareness Times: *"My relationship with Berewa is cordial"-J B Dauda *UNFPA gets more implementing partners *Police engage pupils in stop-violence talks *Paramount Chiefs conclude HIV/AIDS training *Party Leaders to debate on Friday 23rdJune
Jun 21, 2006, 17:36

COMMENTARIES
OPENING SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE HONOURABLE VICE PRESIDENT, MR. SOLOMON E. BEREWA ON THE OCCASION OF THE MEETING OF MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIAL SERVICE COMMISSION WITH THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PARAMOUNT CHIEFS HELD IN MAKENI ON MONDAY 19TH JUNE, 2006.
OPENING SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE HONOURABLE VICE PRESIDENT, MR. SOLOMON E. BEREWA.
Jun 21, 2006, 17:32

COMMENTARIES
World Bank-Sierra Leone Reacts To False Report
The status of Sierra Leone meeting benchmarks for debt relief within the HIPC framework
Jun 21, 2006, 17:28

COMMENTARIES
Kenneth Moore’s Death-A wake up call for action 
Today, we sympathize with the family of the late Kenneth Moore, the Senior Ministry of Lands and Country Planning officer, who was abducted and brutally murdered while performing his official duty.
Jun 21, 2006, 17:24

COMMENTARIES
GIVING KNOWLEDGE: International Humanitarian Law
How does Humanitarian Law adapt to new developments and what is the ICRC’s role in the process?
Jun 21, 2006, 17:20

NEWS : Politics
UNPP Convention in Sierra Leone declared as a big hoax
Scores of members of the United National People’s Party (UNPP) of Sierra Leone, including their legitimate National Leader, Dr. John Karefa Smart yesterday contacted Awareness Times to declare last Saturday’s so-called UNPP Convention as illegal, invalid, null and void. In an exclusive telephone interview with Awareness Times from the United States of America, the Honourable Leader, Dr. Karefa Smart expressed surprise at the news of a Convention actually being held. 
Jun 20, 2006, 22:58

NEWS : Politics
As Eastern Sierra Leone builds up tension ahead of 2007 elections, NEC settles APC/SLPP palaver in Kono
What would have sparked a very serious political dispute between the ruling Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) and the main opposition All People’s Congress Party (APC) in the Kono District, East of Sierra Leone has reportedly been amicably settled under the auspices of the National Electoral Commission in that district.
Jun 20, 2006, 22:55

COMMENTARIES
Berewa’s Opponents Are ‘Witch-Hunting’ Themselves
There is this wild notion being promoted by certain writers that the Vice President of Sierra Leone, Mr. Solomon Ekuma Berewa is engaged in some sort of classical "search for and persecute" actions against his supposed political rivals, by ‘framing’ up allegations against them so as to, in their words, "assassinate well-built reputations".
Jun 20, 2006, 22:50

NEWS : Local News
Councillors benefit from UNIOSIL’S Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law Training in Sierra Leone
Over twenty councillors in Pujehun district have benefited from a comprehensive capacity building training program on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, organized by the Human Rights and Rule of Law Section of UNIOSIL.
Jun 20, 2006, 22:45

NEWS : Local News
Sierra Leone's Elections Boss, Christiana Thorpe criticises SLPP, APC, PMDC
The Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chairperson of the National Electoral Commissions (NEC), Madam Christiana Thorpe, has expressed disgust over what she said were reliable information of political parties engaged in political activities well before the official pronouncement for such activities to take place.
Jun 20, 2006, 22:42

NEWS : Local News
New Music School for Freetown Sierra Leone
It has been reliably disclosed to Awareness Times that a new music school is to be opened in Freetown in order to promote the international standing of Sierra Leonean Artists and music. The initiative is undertaken by a Sierra Leonean led group, Diamond Child, based in Spain. The school will be located at Goderich in the far West of Freetown.
Jun 20, 2006, 22:38

NEWS : Local News
World Blood Donor’s Day
June 14 is observed throughout the world as World Blood Donor Day.
Jun 20, 2006, 22:35

NEWS : Local News
NAS Sponsored HIV/AIDS Training in Kongbora Chiefdom in Sierra Leone
Fifty participants including PC Alfred Ndomawa Saidu Banya II, T S Kangaju, Chiefdom Speaker, Mr Edmond Kangaju - Councillor ward 11, Mr Tucker - Chiefdom Treasury Clerk, Section Chiefs and Youth representative from the ten sections in Kongbora chiefdom, Moyamba district have fully participated in a two days workshop on the 2nd and 3rd May 2006 on HIV/AIDS, sponsored by National Aids Secretariat.
Jun 20, 2006, 22:31

NEWS : Local News
SPW to Train 100 Youth Volunteers in Sierra Leone
The Country Director of Students Partnership Worldwide (SPW-Sierra Leone, Mr. Sebastian Barraud has disclosed to this press that his organisation will soon starts a training programme of one hundred youth as volunteers and peer educators for the year 2006/07.
Jun 20, 2006, 22:28


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NEWS
Ken Moore Book of Condolence opens in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone's VP Berewa condemns state of lawlessness
United States lauds Taylor facing justice
EDITORIALS
Condemning that Kono Attack on the Sierra Leone's PMDC
Commending The Justice Sector Under Sierra Leone's President, Tejan Kabbah
We care about Sierra Leone Mr. President!
COMMENTARIES
Gleneagles – Turning Promises Into Action
GIVING KNOWLEDGE: International Humanitarian Law (IHL)
OPINION: Berewa and Sierra Leone People's Party Support Devolution to Win Elections
FEATURES
Health Care: Appreciative Voices from Kono Sierra Leone
LOVE GARAGE FROM SIERRA: The power of three little words
The Story of The Star of Sierra Leone
PROFILES
Profile of the late Ali Dausy Wurie (MBE, CBE, MRSL) of Sierra Leone
Haja Kadi Iyatunde Johnson (Nee Macauley): Popular Broadcaster
A Profile of Mohamed A. Jalloh in Sierra Leone
THE ECONOMY
Sept 23: Millicom Sierra Leone bounces back
Romanian buys more Sierra Leone Diamonds shares
Union Trust Bank loses market share
ENTERTAINMENT
Female Reggae Star in Sierra Leone launches Fan Club
Joseph Hill features Sierra Leone’s famous Blind musician Attila in live concert today
A Perspective on Pupa Bajah & Baw Waw Society in Sierra Leone
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CELTEL SIERRA LEONE LIMITED: PLAN FOR SUCCESS
NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
Press Statement from Sylvia Blyden about the poorly written Standard Times Article of today's date
PRESS RELEASE: OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT
PUBLIC NOTICE: AFRICELL SIERRA LEONE LIMITED
SATIRE
WORLD CUP FOOTBALL: LIST OF TV RULES FOR WIVES & GIRLFRIENDS
New People Newspaper???? It has to be the joke of the century
The good thing about democracy
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