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July 2010

The recently conducted Picnic Drive on July 24, 2010 in the Washington DC Metropolitan area by the “Washington, DC Women's Alliance ” at the Kentland Park in Landover, Maryland, has marked yet another milestone in

Culture Radio, a Rastafarian-based radio station operating on Frequency Modulation FM 104.5 and representing the voice of the voiceless, has taken a step further in its poise to seek better conditions for the masses by

Capital Cable Network Television Limited (CCNTV) will hit the airwaves in Sierra Leone this August with its twenty- four channel TV station. Managing Director Mohamed Jah said the channels will be dedicated to producing Christian

The latest edition of SIERRA Update news magazine is once again hitting your newsstands. And this time around we bring you the inside story of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s visit to Sierra

I have never met her. Thank God I've not. However, listening to her unwarranted and crude outburst on radio recently against journalist Khadijah Savage of the Independent Observer Newspaper, and seeing that some local tabloids

I could not believe my ears; to put it mildly I was horrified. I simply could not accept that an SLBC presenter in the year 2010 could pronounce the name IRELAND as” IRILAND.” Throughout his

The Hon. Alpha O. Timbo arrived in the U.S.A through the Dulles International Airport, where he was warmly welcomed by the NATIONAL CAUCUS FOR ALPHA O. TIMBO – U.S.A. This group was founded by well-meaning,

Telecommunication has often been described as the “infrastructure of infrastructures and the live wire of emerging economies”. It comes to one as a surprise that Zain Sierra Leone, the No.1 mobile network in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone’s 50th Independence Anniversary Planning Committee on Wednesday, July 28 commenced a four day provincial tour of the country to raise awareness on the country’s golden jubilee which will be celebrated next year. The

Serving personnel of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces have after thirteen years started receiving their monthly sack of rice each. The Minister of Defense, Alfred Palo Conteh (in photo)  in his brief statement during

The Principal Revenue Collector of the Freetown City Council had described the revenue collected from local taxes in 2010 as “unsatisfactory.” Ibrahim Kamara told this medium that many eligible tax payers in the municipality had been

Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad are deeply shocked and saddened by the news of the deaths of Lord Bongo and his partner. Even more shocking is the manner in which the lives of the

The Sierra Leone Postal Services (SALPOST) has put together a Draft National Postal Sector Policy to regulate the postal sector in the country. Acting Managing Director of SALPOST, Mohamed Issah Kanneh told Sierra Express Media that

Nigeria striker Ikechukwu Uche says it will take him at least three months to recover from his latest injury setback. The Real Zaragoza star had thought he may be able to start the Spanish League season

Sierra Leone’s beauty queen, Swadu Natasha Beckley was adjudged the first runner-up at the Miss Africa USA pageant 2010 in front of a sold out crowd at the Montgomery College Vikings Center, Maryland, USA on