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February 2010

The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has received credentials from six more Ambassadors accredited to ECOWAS as their countries’ permanent representatives to the regional institution. They are Mr. Denis Kingsley of

The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas (photo), has called on the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to “rescind its harsh and insensitive action against Togo”.  The ban was

Mrs. Manjia Belama-Samba, radio talk show female journalist was judicially terrorized by a pitiless anti-APC government resident magistrate, Mr. Komba Kamanda of the Kenema District Court. (Photo: Eddie Stanley) There has been a very long silence

Lock up officers attached at the Sierra Leone Magistrate's Court on Thursday 10th February spoke on the increasing crime rate in the country, mostly describing it as alarming. Speaking to Sierra Express Media at the law

The recent visit of His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma to Kailahun in a bid to consolidate peace and end malice between the people of Kailahun and the APC has recorded another milestone in determining the

A true justice system takes into cognizance fairness, rectitude and fair dealing. The term justice can also mean the use of authority to uphold what is just as per fairness and secondarily by the rule

A team of Global Fund West Africa Chapter led by the Portfolio Manager Nathalie Brechet last week extolled the efforts of the National AIDs Secretariat - NAS and its Director Dr. Brima Kargbo for what

Over the years,  I have developed the  habit of trying to read most of the newspapers published daily in Freetown.  I not only read the news items, but, would read nearly every thing written by

On Tuesday February 9th, Nigeria’s Senate President David Marke and Nigerian Senators  made  history one more time by succumbing to the political realities by not only allowing an amendment to the country’s constitution, but also

A collective move by the People of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to fill it’s seventy eight days power vacuum, has not only gone down well with different political parties, but has also been approved

Sierra Leone’s Permanent Representative to the Economic Community of West African States Commission (ECOWAS) H.E. Henry O. Macauley said the 16th February 2010 scheduled ECOWAS summit will see the appointment of a Chairman who will

The General Public is hereby informed that it has pleased His Excellency the President to declare the 18th February as a public holiday.  This day is Armed Forces Day which marks the remembrance of our

A constant source of amusement for me is when people write or speak with authority on matters about which they, in fact know nothing beyond hearsay. They may have read or heard it from people

An official invitation has been extended to Saudi Arabia's richest businessman to visit Sierra Leone. (Photo: H.E Munu discussing the invitation with the Prince Alwaleed at the latter's Kingdom Tower offices, Central Riyadh - courtesy

Those who know or have heard of the name Edward Mohamed Turay, can certainly confirm he is one of the finest and highly respected barristers cum politicians Sierra Leone has ever produced. (Photo: Sorie Sudan