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June 2010

Young Leaders-Sierra Leone (YLSL) has called on the government to do more to tackle youth unemployment in the country.  “There is no doubt in my mind that the government understands that youth unemployment is a massive

Azure sky romanced the soothing Atlantic sea breeze whispering and distilling through dancing palm and baobab trees. Granma Henrietta relaxed on an antique mahogany stool, knitting the names of deceased relatives, on a model quilt

Members of the Sierra Leone Ireland Partnership (SLIP) based in Dublin, Ireland, have expressed their desire to assist and contribute towards the socio-economic development of Sierra Leone. (Photo:Josephine Marah, Ibraham Bah, and Mohamed Turay) The group

The ACP Council and the ACP-EU Council of Ministers meeting held in Burkina Faso from 17th-22nd June, have signed the revised ACP-EU Partnership Agreement aimed at eradicating poverty and supporting sustainable development and the gradual

The development of economic prosperity and individual security will play an important role in Sierra Leone’s growth as a stable country. Through collaboration between the Sierra Leone government and U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), Sierra Leone

For the past three months, there has been a legal tussle on Land deal, however, the Appeal Court Judge – His Lordship Momoh Stevens issued an injunction on June 18th 2010 and authorizing all contractors

Freetown – June 28, 2010.  The World Bank Director in Sierra Leone, Engelbert Gudmusson, today bade farewell to President Koroma and introduced his successor, Vijay Pillai. In his remarks, Mr. Gudmusson thanked President Koroma for the

Both victims and affected property owners associated with the disturbance that took place on the 13th December 2007 between Koidu Holdings and the indigenes of Koidu city where two people were killed and nine seriously

The legal battle over the constitutional issue between the Chairman of the People’s Movement for Democratic Change (PMDC), Mohamed Bangura and the leader of the party, Mr. Charles Margai yesterday suffered a temporary hitch due

The ongoing trial of the former Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Haja Afsatu Kabba continued yesterday at the Freetown high court when the prosecution witness No 5, a civil servant, took the witness box

Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Momodu Kargbo, this week informed Parliament that the established Youth Commission is to benefit from a $12m loan financing agreement supplemental and financing for the third Governance Reform

As government business is everybody’s business, speculation has been going on with regards former Anti Corruption Commission’s (ACC) boss, Mr. Abdul Tejan Cole’s resignation over a month ago both at home and abroad. It could be

The Ban Ki-Moon Launch of SLBC Hey-hey-hey, Mr. Express feels quite sure that the regular journalists in the country are not akin to report rather clumsy, intricate aspects of a story. But tell you what, those

As the Africell sponsored Salone Premier League reaches its climax, defending champions, East End Lions will be battle tested on Sunday, June 27 this year against Diamond Stars of Kono at the National Stadium in

Babberick midfield maestro, Abdulai Rogers who was hit by a minor ankle injury last week while training with the home based team at the Football Academy at Kingtom in Freetown has recovered and rejoined his