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October 2009

Sierra Leone as a country experienced a brutal civil war between 1991 and 2002.  Over 200,000 lives were lost, mainly civilian lives; thousands were maimed; over a million fled into exile as refugees or were

The discovery of oil in Sierra Leone is an indication that we are indeed a rich country in terms of mineral deposit. At one point, a friend had asked me rhetorically ‘how quick the tide

Nanette Thomas, Board Secretary of Sierra Leone Arc of Hope (SLAH) thanks attendees at the first fundraiser held to raise funds for the construction of a state of the art hospital anticipated to be built

The issue of the death threat against a journalist has gathered momentum with Alhaji Samuel Sam-Sumana, Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone in a phone call to Sierra Express Media denying involvement in

Minister of Education, Youth and Sport, Dr. Minkailu Bah has at the 35th session of the UNESCO General Conference in Paris marketed the country, giving a full outfit of the country’s prospect to growth and investment possibilities to the

So many times singers sing sad songs spilling their broken hearts out, but they still wish for a passionate taste of love. Love destroys one’s sanity and brings so many complexities but we all want

The streets of Freetown are now deserted at night by plying vehicle not because of fear of insecurity, but mass police extortion that has been heaved on them since the institution of the Military Aid

Dear Editor : I have decided to put pen to paper following the statement and threats made by Tamba Henry Fomba against journalists. The truth is that this is just the tip of the iceberg. In

The recent article yesterday describing the ordeals undergone by a Sierra Leonean woman, Ms. Sarah Mansaray in Libya shows the constraints that our citizens go through while out of the country. Ms. Mansaray has been suffering

Dear Editor, I am please requesting that you give me space to make known my own ideas concerning the threat made against Mr. Tatafway Tumoe by Councilor Fomba and other Kono senior authorities. In the first place,

Presumably one is in quite a comfortable and healthy relationship. You have everything you ever dreamed of. Yet there’s one thing you feel you’re not getting, you feel that something is missing. You remember how

I couldn’t believe it when I heard that after his Excellency’s speech at the State Opening of Parliament last Friday, that there was dancing at the old railway headquarters of the All Peoples’ Congress party.

Didier Drogba came off the substitutes bench to give Ivory Coast a 1-1 draw with Malawi and a place at the World Cup, while Cameroon is one win away from joining Ghana and host South

[caption id="attachment_624" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="President Ernest Bai Koroma"][/caption] When the President addressed the whole nation last Friday at the House of Parliament and mentioned the achievements of the nation’s revenue collection agency-NRA associating it with much

One of Vice President Sam-Sumana’s main errand boys in Kono District, Councilor Aiah Henry Fomba, has threatened to kill Tatafway Tumoe, a native of Kono District, and deputy editor of Sierra Express Media, after an