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March 2010

The Headquarter of Eastern Province Kenema has been experiencing serious black outs for more than six months now according to Brima Konneh; Youth Empowerment Chairman at his Regional Office at Sombo Street in Kenema City

Reports reaching Sierra Express Media indicate that domestic violence is on an unprecedented increase in the Eastern Head Quarter City of Kenema with children and the women folk taking the unsavory toll; most cases resulting

New York - The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) welcomes the apology given by Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma on Saturday to women victims of the country’s 10-year armed conflict that ended in 2002.  “With

It must have been a relief all round that that the health workers strike is over. A relief for the government that its bluff of “Get back or else!” was not tested; relief to the

Keynote address by His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma at the commissioning of the 10 MW thermal plant, NPA Power House, Kingtom Courtesies: In my inaugural address to Parliament on 5th October 2007, I pledged my

A group of Beach Wardens yesterday registered a very serious complaint against the Tourist Board and staff of that Ministry for what they termed a wicked refusal to pay their salaries for three months running.

The almost two week long health impasse of striking workers has come to an end with efforts from the Minister of Labour Hon. Minkailu Mansaray (photo) and his Deputy Mojue Kakai practically taking the health

Residents in Freetown during an Open Government Initiative Forum have accused most of their parliamentarians and councilors of abandoning their communities and failing on their promises and obligations to the people of their various wards

The Family Support Unit of the Moyamba Police Station has charged to court a 40-year old teacher and pastor for alleged incest. Pastor Philip Bassay was allegedly caught by his wife sexually abusing his twelve

Information and Broadcasting Minister Ibrahim Ben Kargbo was yesterday hailed in London for his efforts in projecting Sierra Leone’s image both locally and internationally. Speaker after speaker hailed the minister for taking his precious time in

Senior medical doctors, lab technicians, pharmacists, midwives and nurses of Princess Christianne Maternity Hospital (PCMH -  commonly known as Cottage) and Connaught Hospital today gave assurances to President Koroma that they are ready for the

The debut draw of the much publicized GST Receipt Raffle draw was on Saturday 23rd March held at the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Service (SLBS) studios and New England Ville in Freetown. This raffle draw is

Some of the accomplished journalists tasked with rebranding  Sierra Leone have had an exciting and productive meeting in New York. Celebrated Information Attaché to the Sierra Leone Embassy in Saudi Arabia, Alhaji Jalloh, paid a

I had just dispatched my piece on the Health Workers’ strike last Saturday when to my utter dismay I heard that press release from State House giving an ultimatum to the striking health workers to

The Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development must reset research priorities, says World Food Prize winner Monty Jones. The world's agricultural scientists have done life-saving work in university laboratories, global research centres and government agencies. Millions