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  • GoWoman Magazine on Sale now

    GoWoman Magazine on Sale now

    The current issue of GoWoman is now available at the following distribution points: Freetown, Sierra Leone: St Mary’s Supermarket, Hill Station Kotintri Gifts, Pultney Street Nassim Supermarket, Spur Road Balmaya, Congo Cross Payless Supermarket Bliss Patisserie, Wilkinson Road Afromeric, Garrison Street by Victoria Park. Or call 079 164641 for local delivery Accra, Ghana: Printex, Osu Badu Street, Airport [...]

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Palaver don don! Kallon, Sierra Leone FA president Johansen hug it out

Palaver don don! Kallon, Sierra Leone FA president Johansen hug it out

| March 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

After a week of he said, and she slapped, the two biggest names in Sierra Leone football today sought mediation and agreed to end their police case. At a meeting chaired by Kemoh Sesay, Minister of Political and Public Affairs, Mrs Isha Johansen and Mr Mohamed Kallon have agreed to let bygones be bygones. The two [...]

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Di Pa don lef wi! Sierra Leone’s third president Alhaji Dr. Ahmed Tejan Kabbah dead at 82

Di Pa don lef wi! Sierra Leone’s third president Alhaji Dr. Ahmed Tejan Kabbah dead at 82

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Alhaji Dr. Ahmed Tejan Kabbah will be remembered as the president who led Sierra Leone during the worst days of its decade long civil war, and brought the nation to the transitional democracy that it is today. He was elected in 1996 to wide popular support,  only to have his reign cut short less than [...]

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The 10 most played songs in Sierra Leone this festive season

The 10 most played songs in Sierra Leone this festive season

| January 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

As the last of the festive JCs return home to face the harsh western hemisphere conditions, you need not feel left out if you were unable to make the trip back home this (well last) year! Here at SwitSalone we are determined to make sure you  do not miss out entirely, I mean we may [...]

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WORLD PREMIER: Listen to ‘Online’ song from Sierra Leone’s David Moi Sengeh

WORLD PREMIER: Listen to ‘Online’ song from Sierra Leone’s David Moi Sengeh

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ca C’est Moi! Yes, this is Moi. Our very own David Moi Sengeh has just left me completely stunned by releasing a rap Public Service Announcement promoting social media and the internet in Sierra Leone. Is there any thing that Moi cant do? When Moi posted a Facebook update a couple days ago asking what his [...]

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Mohamed Kallon Fmr. Leone Stars Capt. detained then released on bail in Sierra Leone

Mohamed Kallon Fmr. Leone Stars Capt. detained then released on bail in Sierra Leone

| March 11, 2014 | 4 Comments

After voluntarily reporting to the police, Mohamed Kallon, the former captain of Sierra Leone’s national football team, was today detained for 7 hours and later released on bail according to a statement made by his lawyer Emmanuel Abdulai. Kallon was allegedly  detained for intimidating, and assaulting Isha Johansen, the nation’s Football Association president. Many were [...]

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Sierra Leone’s Mohamed Pobosky Bangura has left Celtic goalless

Sierra Leone’s Mohamed Pobosky Bangura has left Celtic goalless

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

  In a disappointing and frustrating turn of events, Mohamed Bangura nickname Pobosky has  left Scottish side Celtic for good. His time there has been dampened by injury, and bad fortune. In 16 appearances for Celtic Pobosky failed to put one in the back of the net. When he was signed to Celtic in August [...]

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Sierra Leone’s constitutional review is not transparent, ‘fatally flawed” says Dr Omodele Jones

Sierra Leone’s constitutional review is not transparent, ‘fatally flawed” says Dr Omodele Jones

| January 25, 2014 | 3 Comments

  As he tenders his resignation from Sierra Leone’s constitutional review committee Dr. Omodele Jones speaking to Awoko says that the process is “fatally flawed”. The constitutional review committee was set up last year and launched by the President of Sierra Leone in July 2013. The committee was supposed to make recommendations to the government, [...]

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Locals skeptical of Sierra Leone’s central bank clamp down of US dollar regulation

Locals skeptical of Sierra Leone’s central bank clamp down of US dollar regulation

| January 20, 2014 | 5 Comments

Author: Emma Fofanah The Central Bank of Sierra Leone is trying to tackle the ‘dollarization’ of the country’s economy. The Bank wants to limit the usage of foreign currencies especially the US Dollar, which is used in parallel to the Leones by well off individuals, and businesses. By limiting the use of the Dollar, the [...]

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Sierra Leone Telco providers say they’ll sue, as government threatens ACE shutdown

Sierra Leone Telco providers say they’ll sue, as government threatens ACE shutdown

| January 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Three telecommunications companies in Sierra Leone have threatened to sue the government over the cancellation of the original ACE underground cable arrangement. In a joint statement Afcom, Africell, and Limeline claim that upon assuming office, the current minister of Information Alpha Kanu, ‘informed service providers that they were no longer shareholders in SALCAB, removed them [...]

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Mining Weekly: Sierra Rutile output better than expected, up 27% for 2013

Mining Weekly: Sierra Rutile output better than expected, up 27% for 2013

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Aim-listed mineral sands miner Sierra Rutile lifted its rutile and ilmenite output for the 2013 full year by 27% and 47% respectively compared with that produced in 2012. The company, which operates in Sierra Leone, produced a record 120 349 t of rutile in 2013, while full-year ilmenite output amounted to 32 [...]

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