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May 2010

The two day 64th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers is on the way in Abuja the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria to enable participants including Sierra Leone’s three man delegation led by

Our party, The Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP), has an unquestionably strong record of opening up and expanding democratic spaces.  This includes not only accommodating a plurality of voices, but also of engaging in productive

The infrastructural chaos of the country it appears has finally been rescued as news meeting Sierra Express Media confirms that big time investors from South Africa implementing NEPAD related development programmes have landed on the

Sierra Leone's Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States and Permanent Representative to the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), H.E. Wusu Munu in a joint statement with his colleagues in Riyadh stressed the excellent

Board members of the National Social Security and Insurance Trust (NASSIT) which Sierra Express spoke to on the state of investment undertaken by the Trust, have been able to say that the inevitable success of

Chief Spokesman for the ruling All People’s Congress APC) has told media men that the executioners of Bambay Kamara, Sally Kuppa and others, executed under the NPRC government once led by the now SLPP Aspirant

Dr. Santigie Sesay head of Lymphatic Filariasis programme, commonly known as elephantiasis in the Ministry of Health has revealed that Bombali district has the highest prevalence of elephantiasis in the country. However, the learned medical

Development has been best enjoyed when it is evenly distributed to all. Over the years to date, Sierra Leone as a nation has suffered an uneven and biased form of development. This urban-rural dichotomy in

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Haja Zainab Hawa Bangura on Saturday, 29th May arrived in the city of Nice, the fifth largest city in France, to represent His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai

Justice Jon Kamanda of Sierra Leone has been re-elected to a one-year term as Presiding Judge of the Appeals Chamber, a post which makes him President of the Special Court for Sierra Leone.  Justice Kamanda

In these columns and in conversation with those friends of mine in the ruling APC who understand the concept of democracy and political opposition, I often remind them that life in this country has always

The politics of division seems to have gripped SLPP North America. The party is hopelessly divided leaving many supporters very disappointed and almost giving up on their chances in 2012. The bone of contention is

To most SLPP fanatics, it may sound preposterous if one suggests that Dr. Sama Banya of Kailahun fame has become an embarrassment to the SLPP. It sounds preposterous to them because they see Dr. Banya

Ivory Coast drew 2-2 with Paraguay in their only pre-World Cup friendly before coach Sven-Goran Eriksson has to name his squad.  (Photo: Didier Drogba scored with a deflected free-kick ) The Elephants went two-nil up thanks

Foreign development aid is a self-perpetuating, growing institution and has actually harmed the third word. Aid fosters dependency, encourages corruption, and in turn exacerbates poverty. Top-down aid fails to create jobs or other lasting improvements,