Lundi 24 Juillet 2017
(The Patriotic Vanguard 21/05/13)
The recent rancorous confrontation between South African miners and the reckless Police officers in the American Platinum Mining Complex in Rustenburg Marikan mine sent shock waves and disseminated animosity among locals as well as condemnation across the international community when the Platinum industrial dispute was viciously settled by the used of arms and ammunitions against miners who legitimately demanded better work conditions. Some of the mine workers were shot dead in broad day light just because they tried to exercise their basic employment rights. The cruel and pernicious act was a clear contravention of international labour laws and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights enshrined in South Africa’s Laws. Given the appalling method applied to settle an industrial dispute in...
(Awareness Times 20/05/13)
His Excellency Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has confidently told the people of Magburaka that their township is on the rise. “Magburaka is rising again with paved roads, solar-lit streets. Magburaka is rising again, with employment opportunities opening up for its inhabitants; Magburaka is rising again, with renewed zeal, faith and action. And with the rise of this town, our school, the Government Secondary School Magburaka, will continue to sustain its heritage of producing sterling leaders for all fields of endeavours in our country”, he said. The president made this statement on the occasion of the 63rd Annual Speech Day, Award and Prize-Giving ceremony of the Magburaka Secondary School for Boys on Friday 17th May, 2013. President Koroma said that Magburaka...
(Reuters (Eng) 26/04/13)
Africa's brisk economic growth over the past decade has been consumer driven, a much-hyped trend that masks the uncomfortable fact that the region remains far too reliant on commodities. Sub-Saharan Africa's growth has been second only to Asia and cracked along at 5.8 percent last year, according to a World Bank estimate, if South Africa, the continent's biggest economy, is excluded. About two-thirds of growth in the past decade has been driven by domestic demand, which has been stoked by a number of factors including the continent's fast-growing and young population. Consumption has had multiplier effects into a range of services including banking and finance. Yet unlike in Asia, Africa's consumer boom has been financed mostly by income generated from...
(Google News 26/02/13)
The President of the ECOWAS Commission, His Excellency Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo has congratulated Sierra Leoneans for their commitment to democracy as demonstrated by the first post-war elections which was peaceful, transparent and credible elections and resulted in the re-election of President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma. Speaking to journalists in Freetown at the official inauguration of President Koroma in Freetown on Friday 22nd February 2013, President Ouédraogo said that by their peaceful and commendable conducts during the November 2012 polls conducted by Sierra Leoneans themselves after a decade of devastating civil war, the citizens had showed a strong determination to ensure that democracy is entrenched in their country. He also congratulated President Koroma describing his re-election as a renewal of confidence...

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