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December 2009

OBJECTION! “Sustained or Overruled!” - It is easy for any APC-NA aspirant to be showcasing or bragging pointlessly around North America chapters about Freetown connections. So what? I was really agitated when I heard that

On 20 October 2009, at the prestigious Fridge Club in Brixton London, ‘Salone Concert Live 09’ was staged in front of a cheering audience beamed to an international media coverage from BEN TV and broadcast

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Finance, Dr. Samura Kamara, stated that a key objective of the government’s agenda for change is to intensify domestic revenue mobilization and that government will, in this direction continue to step

Sierra Leone Arc Of Hope - A New Hope For Sierra Leone Ambassador Bockarie Stevens is a household name in Sierra Leone. Apart from being the son of Dr. Siaka Probyn Stevens, the former President

The local government council of Kono district has emerged as the best administered councils out of 19 local councils nationwide. This rating was conducted by the Decentralization Secretariat (DESEC) for the year 2009. The council

Guinean troops now occupy eight towns and villages in Kailahun District, including Yenga, Sierra Express Media has been informed. The towns currently occupied by Guinean forces include Yenga, Kolonsu, Sokoma, Lelema, Gbongoma, Gbondu, Fendu and

A Sierra Leone residing in the Diaspora on holidays to Sierra Leone has condemned in no uncertain terms the present manner in which the press is operating in the country. In a letter to the

President Koroma Launches War Victim Trust Fund The War Victim Trust Fund, an initiative of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission aimed at alleviating numerous problems faced by victims of the decade long civil war in

I am a tad disappointment with the rushed process of approving the Mines and Minerals Act. It would appear that the Government wanted to have an Act in place in time for the Investment Conference

On 7th December 2009 at the magistrate court number 3, Thomas B Kargbo appeared before magistrate Shellon for frauding the sum of Ten million Leones from Isatta Kamara for piece of land at Cassava Farm. Prosecutor

Youths at Mellon Street located in the Eastern part of Freetown Kissy have taken upon themselves to conduct maintenance on Melon and streets within the Melon Street vicinity through the intervention of a philanthropic man

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the West African State of Sierra Leone, Mrs. Zainab Hawa Bangura on Monday, December 7th, 2009 was accorded a tumultuous welcome by her staff following her return

Diamond SAJ's (aka Daddy SAJ) new single is storming the airwaves, newspapers, radio stations, television, night clubs, and all electronic media!  Sierra Express Media's website was bombarded with fans eager to hear his new single Yu Go Lan

Throughout history, music has not only co-existed with but has had direct links with the politics of nations. Colourful tones and powerful lyrics have been a catalyst for movements of social and political change.  (Photo:

Dear Saingbay:  Thank you for your letter published in the Monday December 7 edition of the African Champion newspaper. I am intrigued that you come from the Pujehun district; you will find the reason for