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Tribute to the Late Hon. Leslie Patrick Bob Allen (AKA Bobby Allen)

Tribute to the Late Hon. Leslie Patrick Bob Allen (AKA Bobby Allen)

By Hon. Nannette Thomas, Minister of Political and Public Affairs ‘Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and is heard …

Dictator Yahya Jammeh, Haunted by his Past,  Rejects Election Results; Calls for Fresh Elections

Dictator Yahya Jammeh, Haunted by his Past, Rejects Election Results; Calls for Fresh Elections

Gambia’s longtime leader Yahya Jammeh announced late Friday he would no longer accept defeat in recent elections, plunging the West African country into turmoil with a demand for fresh polls. …

Late Bai Turay (1961-2016)

Obituary of Bai Turay

Bai Turay Passed away on November 28, 2016 at age 55 after a long courageous fight with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Fatima; daughters, Fereh and her husband …

Yahya Jammeh Loses in Gambia Election Upset

Yahya Jammeh Loses in Gambia Election Upset

Gambia’s electoral commission says opposition candidate Adama Barrow has won an upset victory in the country’s presidential poll, beating longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh. The Independent Electoral Commission announced Friday that …

The Late Samuel John

Samuel John: A Life Well Lived!

John Baimba Sesay-CHINA Few years in journalism, but my less than a year period at Awoko newspaper helped in shaping me professionally for the unknown future and to this end, …

A Tribute   to  Sierra Leone’s  Alphajor  Bah

A Tribute to Sierra Leone’s Alphajor Bah

Ibrahim Sourie Mansaray, Philadelphia Death is inevitable and when it comes, it is always greeted with sadness and despondency. Philadelphia has always been considered as the City of Brotherly love …

Re. Thomas Mulledy involved in the selling of slaves

George Town University Atones for Selling 272 slaves to pay off a debt in 1838

Daily Mail Georgetown University is confronting its troubling ties to the slave trade, by making a monumental change to the school’s admissions process. President John DeGioia announced on Thursday that …

Minister of Justice and Attorney General Involved in a Ghastly Accident

Minister of Justice and Attorney General Involved in a Ghastly Accident

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Sierra Leone, Joseph F Kamara commonly called JFK and a commercial minivan with registration number ALS 748 at a 5km distance from the …

The late Dr. Thomas Kahota Kargbo

The Fall of a Great Cotton Tree: A Tribute to Dr. Thomas Kahota Kargbo

By Joseph S. Sherman, Editor-in-Chief, Salone Monitor, Washington, DC USA It is with heavy heart but with gratitude to God Almighty that we received the home-going news of one of …

World music star Papa Wemba dies after collapsing on stage

World music star Papa Wemba dies after collapsing on stage

By Saleh Mwanamilongo, New York Papa Wemba, a musician known around the world as the king of Congolese rumba, has died following a collapse on stage during a concert, officials …