Salone News

Cash Prize for Paul

PRESS RELEASE Today as free speech triumphs in Sierra Leone, the North America Center for African Writers (NACAW) announces the winner of the first Paul (...)

| January 2006 | 567 views

Sierra Leone: Paul Kamara’s New Mission

By Abu B. Shaw, London Vanguard Bureau Chief A new political party is germinating in Sierra Leone. It is diligently but quietly planning to throw its (...)

| December 2005 | 1453 views

New Book on the Krio of Sierra Leone

A new book on the Sierra Leone population written by Sierra Leonean academics has been published by Peter Lang of New York. We present below details on the (...)

| December 2005 | 1141 views

Sierra Leone: Angelo to Head UNIOSIL

Secretary-General Kofi Annan has named his Deputy Representative for Sierra Leone, Victor da Silva Angelo of Portugal, as head of the United Nations (...)

| December 2005 | 897 views

Irish, Swedish Troops to Protect Special Court

Irish peacekeeping troops in Liberia today began drills to protect a war crimes court set up in Sierra Leone. A 140-man armoured patrol, which also (...)

| December 2005 | 526 views

"Norman Rumour is False"-----Alfred SamForay

A member of the Committee to Elect Hinga Norman, Rev. Alfred SamForay has vehemently denied that the incarcerated Kamajor leader Samuel Hinga Norman has (...)

| December 2005 | 53649 views

Sierra Leone: UNAMSIL Wives and Babies

By Abu B. Shaw, Vanguard London Bureau Chief โ€œNothing lasts for ever,โ€ anxious Sierra Leonean citizens commented as the long awaited pull out of the (...)

| December 2005 | 728 views

SLN Expresses Concern

The World Bank, in partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone (GOSL), the United Nations, and the United Kingdomโ€™s Department for International (...)

| December 2005 | 583 views

Message of Sympathy from PMDC

The news of the sudden passing away of Mrs Deborah Berewa in the US is indeed very sad and we can imagine the shock to family members especially those who (...)

| December 2005 | 526 views

Vice President’s Wife is Dead

Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, is in a state of intense mourning as news of the death of the wife of Vice President Solomon Berewa hit its streets (...)

by Gibril Koroma | December 2005 | 705 views

PMDC Supporters Thank Foreign Missions

PMDC supporters in the United Kingdom have expressed their thanks and appreciation over a statement issued by foreign missions in Sierra Leone condemning (...)

| December 2005 | 503 views