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State House, Freetown, Tuesday 31 March 2020 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has confirmed that Sierra Leone has recorded its first case of the Coronavirus, COVID-19 and announced

Saad Group, the Lebanese owned company in charge of supplying rice to the Sierra Leone Police is said to be selling adulterated and sub-standard rice which has now been linked to

State House, Freetown, Friday 27 March 2020 - His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has announced that Sierra Leone will close its land borders except for essential commodities effective midnight

Why time may be running out for Sierra Leone Sierra Leone is running out of fish. In March last year, the government announced a moratorium on fishing in the country’s

Timber logging and trading, a lucrative business which has been a very important and reliable source of income and livelihood for both the Government of Sierra Leone and

It seems President Bio’s words at the last Cabinet Retreat held early this year during which he promised Sierra Leoneans that 2020 will be a year of delivery, were just

The management of G Shankerdas & Sons Sierra Leone Limited, an internationally-acclaimed producer of beverage products, water tanks and other products in an interview with Sierra Express Media,

Atlantic Hotel, Freetown, Tuesday 3 December 2019 – His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has told the Judicial Training Workshop and Dialogue for Anglophone West Africa that

Josephine Adama Mangu, who’s happens to be Hon. Tamba Sam of blessed memory, is calling on President Julius Maada Bio and the Ministry of Lands to come to

The lead counsel for the two accused persons, Melron Nicol Wilson and others have cross examined the Consultant Forensic Government Pathologist, Dr. Simeon Owizz Koroma, Prosecution Witness No.

Socfin Agricultural Company, Sierra Leone Limited has on Monday 4 th November 2019 made payment for land lease of Zone “B" area as per the lease agreement between

The outcome of the 2018 presidential polls shocked the All People’s Congress (APC), punctured the nerve and fibre of the Party, causing dissonance and disorientation among its rank

The parliamentary leader of the main opposition All People's Congress, Hon Chernor Maju Bah, has bemoaned the increasing lack of justice in the country. In an exclusive interview

Trust Alliance, an economic firm based in Sierra Leone has on Monday, 7th October, 2019 launched the Ministerial score card report which rates the performance of ministers in

Caritas, Freetown in collaboration with the Sierra Leone Adult Education Association (SLADEA) have on the 4th October 2019, gave technical and financial support to the launching of Human

The Deputy Speaker in the Sierra Leone House of Parliament, Honorable Solomon Sengepoh Thomas (in photo), who also doubles as Chairman for the Public Account Committee (PAC) in

The Sierra Leone Police (SLP) on Tuesday, 31st July, 2019 faced the Public Account Committee (PAC) in the House of Parliament to discuss on the 2017 Auditor General’s

A very Senior Officer of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF),  Brigadier General A.Y. Kargbo (in photo), has suddenly  resigned from the military and fled the

In line with his agenda to provide for the very vulnerable Sierra Leoneans, Ambassador Omrie Michael Golley has successfully procured a total of 50 tractors to support cacao

The Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) PAOPA led government of President Julius Maada Bio is about to undertake the most expensive infrastructural project in the history of Sierra

The main opposition, All Peoples Congress (APC) Members of Parliament disagreed on the process of assigning members to Sessional Committees. The leader of Parliament had earlier assigned MPs to

In a Vox-Pop carried by this medium immediately after the launching of the most trumpeted $2.1 billion Lungi Bridge. Many citizens expressed joy and happiness that the idea

In what seems to be a cover-up for the present predicament of economic hardship in the country - ineptitude and failures of the SLPP led Government of Julius

The main opposition, All Peoples Congress [APC] has described the newly sworn Members of Parliament belonging to the ruling Sierra Leone Peoples Party [SLPP] as strangers in the

Youths and workable elderly people of Lunsar Town, Marampa Chiefdom in Port Loko District have expressed anger over the method of employment instituted by various iron ore mining

One of Sierra Leone’s opposition parties, Coalition for Change (C4C) Party, in a press release dated 17th June, 2019, has condemned what it refers to as the acts

As Judiciary Rules against Nine Opposition MP’s … The High Court of Sierra Leone presided over by Justice Edward Komba Kamanda and Momoh Steven last Friday gave their

Since the emergence of the Julius Maada Bio’s New Direction Government, Sierra Leoneans and citizens in the country have experience major political tensions and divisions in various facet

The Alliance Democratic Party (ADP) condemns the brutal attack, excessive use of force, violence and intimidation by the police to the opposition All People’s Congress Party (APC) headquarter

The Native Consortium and Research Center (NCRC) Condemned the excesses force by the Police on the APC party office. The NCRC has viewed with shock images shown on TV

The PEOPLE'S ACTION or Omega 1Salone is legally registered Civil Society Organization that is established as new force for the promotion Good Governance, Democracy, Human Security and Development

The Coalition for Change (C4C) Party notes with consternation, the escalating tension and use of anti-terrorist weaponry and ammunition in the streets of the capital city, Freetown, which

Dramatic and unprecedented rulings by two High Court judges in Sierra Leone today have disqualified 10 opposition APC party parliamentarians. Nine of their seats have automatically gone to

As the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) led government of President Julius Maada Bio, continues its divide and rule politics in the country with the daily massive sackings

In a bid to continue its partnership with the media, the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) has on Friday 17th May, 2019, ended a one day

President Julius Maada Bio has appointed Alhaji Fanday Turay, a onetime ADC to the late former President, Alhaji Ahmad Tejan Kabbah as Chairman, National Commission of Privatization. Turay

Sierra Leone’s First Lady, Madam Fatima Julius Maada Bio, in another latest video, has once again prayed against serpents and saboteurs within the Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP)

Sierra Leone’s former President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, is no doubt, a subject of much public debates and discussions from particularly members of the ruling Sierra Leone People's

The Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) led Government of President Julius Maada Bio is once again on the spotlight for another wrong reason for putting the life of

Gabriel Tommy, Director of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) stands accused of undermining President Julius Maada Bio’s New Direction administration. Tommy has not only proved his incompetence in

An obscure rabble-rouser in an apparent blackmail attempt took to the social media to spew raw hate and pathological lies against one of the President’s most trusted men,

No matter how other political party leaders and supporters may look at it, the manner in which the main opposition and majority party in Parliament, All Peoples Congress

Sierra Leonean citizens are now in doubt as to the whereabouts and the health status of Sierra Leone’s former head of State, Captain Valentine Strasser, who was flown

The First lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Her Excellency Fatima Maada Bio, on Friday May 3, 2019 was recognized and awarded a medal as World Peace

The Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) led government of the former junta, Julius Maada Bio, has once again received another slap on the face as all 67 Members

Supporters of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) have physically tortured, assaulted and helplessly beaten the one and only female reporter of Sierra Express Media, Amira Tatayea Bangura. The

The Deputy Managing Director for Guma Valley Water Company (GVC), Engineer Francis Lahai has told media practitioners in Freetown yesterday that they would lay more emphasis on motivating

Maggie Barrie has made the headlines across the globe after convincingly winning the 400m for women in the year's world athletics championships held in Brazil. Congratulations to you Maggie Barrie and

Sierra Leone, a non-industrial nation, ranks among three countries in the world deemed utterly prone to the harsh effects of global warming.  (Photo: Theophilus Sahr Gbenda, author) This rating

Facing the Committee on Information in Parliament, Deputy Minister of Information and Communication, Solomon Jamiru told the Sierra Leone House of Parliament that the Sierra Leone Postal Services