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January 2010

From time to time, we shall be constrained but to take a detailed look at the current political situation and leadership of our country Sierra Leone, in a way that would help raise awareness of

Freetown – The maiden edition of the SLAJ Monthly Symposium takes place at 3:00 PM on Friday 29 January 2010 at the association’s conference hall at 56 Campbell Street in Freetown. Stephen Whittle, OBE, a retired

As part of its continuous Tax Education effort on the dynamics of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the National Revenue Authority (NRA) on the 20th 21st and 23rd January 2010 held series of meetings

The Minister of Education, Youths and Sports, Dr Minkailu Bah, accompanied by the Executive Committee of the Njala University Court, today presented the newly appointed Vice Chancellor and Principal of Njala University, Prof. Abu Sesay,

A local religious group, Diakonia Interdenominational Services for Counselling, Evangelism and Teaching (DISCET), yesterday 25th January 2010 became the first organization to join the government in making a financial donation towards alleviating the plight of

In another engagement at State House today, the new UNFPA Country Representative to Sierra Leone, Mrs. Ratidzai Ndlovu from Zimbabwe, was also presented to President Koroma. In her remarks, Mrs. Ndlovu thanked the President for the

I read with utmost disappointment the Concord Times story ‘For Violating Telecoms Act - Zain,  Africell Fined U.S. $50,000 each’ There is need on the part of NATCOM as the telecom sector regulator to differentiate between

When in 2007 Ernest Koroma won the ticket to administer Sierra Leone as a state under the All People’s Congress flagship, one thing he made more than clear was that his administration was going to

Paramount Chief Paul Ngagba Saquee (photo) has made history through his work in resettling residents of Koidu town affected by the Kimberlitic mining in his chiefdom of Tankor, which has today made the city of

The Lying Minister Alhaji Alpha Kanu (Khan), Minister of Mineral resources and presidential Affairs in the Ernest Bai Koroma administration is no stranger to controversies. Long before becoming a minister of government, Kanu had made waves

The Executive of All Walks Of Life (AWOL), one of the leading development and charity based indigenous organizations the country now boasts of, has informed Sierra Express Media of its plan to take over the

“You cannot light a lamp and hide it under a basket”, so stated Jesus Christ, the greatest man that once walked the face of the earth. This implies that you cannot get a good thing

If  you have visited or lived in  Sierra Leone, you will agree that the devastating earthquake in Haiti  n January 12, 2010, that killed over two hundred thousand people should raise some concerns in Sierra 

Politics is a game of a win/win situation. The APC-NA Ohio convention is gone, the people had spoken and it’s about time that we should throw our political support to our National Executives, political leaders

I thought it was just my ill luck; from last Friday afternoon I began to experience difficulties in accessing the internet; sometimes after several frustrating attempts I would get as far as being told that