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April 2010

San Francisco – April 22, 2010 – iPhone is the favorite among Egyptians in the U.S, while Ugandans here favor the BlackBerry.  Samsung and Nokia phones tie for first preference among Sierra Leoneans living in

The bombardment of disenchanting news in the media about Sierra Leone can be discouraging to desirous tourists and investors who are prospecting to invest here or those seeking an African vacation. Thus making them think that

President Ernest Bai Koroma has said that the National Telecommunications Company (NATCOM) “has a leading role, if not the leading role” to play in helping Sierra Leone relies her full potential as a modern nation

Two private indigenous companies, MARIKA ENTERPRISES and ARUL, owned by two enterprising Sierra Leoneans, Sahid R. Koroma and Duranette Davies, have presented bags of locally-grown milled and bagged rice, meant to be sold locally, to

A high-level delegation of ECOWAS, Chinese engineers and local bank officials from ECOBANK and Sierra Leone Commercial Bank, led by the Vice President of ECOWAS, Jean De-Dieu Sonda, yesterday 21st April 2010 visited President Ernest

Look around the spacious offices of the Immigrant Services Society office at 200-620 Royal Ave., and you have the United Nations in front of you. From Nepal is 23-year-old Ganga Ram Subedi, who's taking part in

VIENNA, 23 April 2010 – Sierra Leone’s Kandeh K. Yumkella believes that current efforts to meet global energy demand are insufficient in scale and scope. In a keynote article on energy access in the second

Ibrahim Kargbo has been reinstated in Willem II's senior side after apologising for missing his club's match against PSV

Corruption is allegedly weaving its demonic plague within the Sierra Leone Embassy in Brussels.  The following letter was sent to Sierra Express Media (and other news outlets) in demonstration of the alleged activities of the

The coalition of Civil Society Organisations involved in human rights advocacy and the provision of justice services to communities in Sierra Leone wishes to commend participating stakeholders at the just ended consultative meeting on the

Israel Olufemi Cole was born in the mountainous village of Leicester, on March 20, 1944 in Freetown, Sierra Leone. His parents were poor rural residents, who could not afford to provide him with a basic

Johannesburg will be awash with style, elegance and beauty for four days in June and July when the world’s leading African Fashion designers from across the continent and Diaspora gather to showcase the finest contemporary

Sierra Leone’s healthcare system is still challenged and mired with an acute shortage of trained doctors and medical personnel. This war recovering nation has only one psychiatrist, and no psychiatric counselor. Its maternal and infant

The Government of Sierra Leone and the Justice Sector Development Programme officially launched the Pilot National Legal Aid Scheme in Sierra Leone on 22nd April 2010 at the British Council Tower Hill, Freetown. A major impediment

President Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday 20th April 2010 held a high-level meeting with consultants and contractors responsible for the rehabilitation and/or construction of health facilities, particularly medical stores, around the country. Welcoming the group to State