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February 2011

On Friday February 4, the Gola Forest in South-Eastern Sierra Leone officially became a National Park. The government paper declaring the forest to become a National Park had been laid before Parliament by the honourable

Sierra Leone’s leading GSM operator, Africell Limited has created another landmark in the national GSM communication market with the most cherished valentine radio and TV promotion. Since the inception of the promotion, lucky subscribers have

Final arguments in the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor will take place on 8, 9 and 11 February in The Hague, beginning at 9:00 a.m. local time. Charles Taylor is charged with

The Egyptian authorities should immediately reveal the whereabouts of Egyptian and international human rights activists, lawyers and journalists arrested during a raid on the Hisham Mubarak Law Center in Cairo on the afternoon of February

Sierra Leone international midfielder Samuel Barlay who recently signed for Azerbaijan Unibank Premier League club FK Mughan as a free agent from Swedish superettan side Syrianka IF has called on Sierra Express Media to declare

Durban, South Africa: The Durban International Film Festival has announced that its 32nd edition will take place from 21 to 31 July 2011. Supported by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (principal funder), National Film and

Leading iron ore project Development Company in Sierra Leone, African Minerals Limited (AML) has finalised its secured loan facility agreement with final commitments amounting to $417.7m.   According to a regulatory news service announcement (RNS) from the

PMDC break away Mohamed Bangura has formed a new political party the United Democratic Party (UDP). The UDP has disclosed its party logo, however, a 'cotton tree' seemed not to augur well with the membership of

The commissioning of sixteen motor bikes past Saturday by Internal Affairs Minister drives out the name ‘Court Barray’ in place of ‘Di Pa En Base.’ Hon. Musa Tarawallie, while commissioning sixteen motor bikes to youths of

Girls girls girls everywhere.  Reports reaching us indicate the extramarital affairs within the bank may be on the way to breaking up many homes.   A customer’s wife once asked me if I knew a particular

Every now and then a conversation starts with a new friend with a topic as ordinary as the weather.  However that same conversation is likely to lead to an eye opener.  So it was over

The Sierra Leonean community in Berlin, Germany met Sunday 30th January 2011 with His Excellency Ambassador Jongopie Stevens and his Embassy staff at Karl-Max-Strasse in Berlin.  The purpose of the meeting was to streamline plans

It is rare for nearly all newspapers, radio callers-in and most of the general public to agree on a common ground and speak with one voice. But this precisely is what has happened over the

Credible information reaching this press reveals how a Sierra Leonean was made to go into exile owing to his involvement in an abortion. Mohamed Kuyateh, now in exile at an unknown destination outside Sierra Leone, some

The Sierra Leone Exploration and Mining Company, SLEMCO is bracing up to kick-start the mining of about three hundred and twenty one million ton Bauxite in Port Loko District for a period of thirty-five years.