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February 2011

Alassane Ouattara remains blockaded in a hotel in Abidjan protected by UN peacekeepers The government of Ivory Coast's incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo has officially banned UN radio broadcasts. Mr Gbagbo has refused to stand down following polls

It is going to be another weekend for clubs participating in the CAF Confederation Cup as crucial second leg ties kick off at different stadiums across Africa.  (Photo: Ports Authority FC) Saturdayafternoon at the National Stadium,

The 2010 Annual Report of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has been presented to President Ernest Bai Koroma at State House. Making the presentation, NEC Chairperson Dr. Christiana Thorpe said the year 2010 was rewarding and

Sierra Leone’s coastline is the best in West Africa, it has the best natural harbor and beaches, so one might conclude we should have the best tourism industry. But despite this positive natural endowment our

Lagos, Nigeria-Nigeria beat Sierra Leone 2-1 in a friendly match today getting Lagos Super Eagles new coach Samson Siasia's reign off to a good start.  (Photo:  Samson Siasia, Super Eagles coach, Nigeria) Siasia, a one-time under-20

“The President gave us US$20,000, but our leader Dr. Alhaji Sulaiman Kabba presented paltry US$5000,” words of some members of the Union of Traditional Healers as they vent out grievances to officials of Internal Affairs

Persons recently arrested by the ACC for illegal exportation of timbers walked out of police cells at the Ross Police Station after giving bribes to the crime officer. Findings say officials of Anti Corruption Commission, few

The National Unity Campaign (NUC) ‘Wi Na Wan Fambul’ is civil society initiative that creates a platform for national reconciliation in the enhancement of a peaceful 2012 elections. In her statement, the spokesperson, Marcella Macaulay said

Retired Brigadier Julius Maada Bio is seeking to be SLPP’s flag-bearer for the 2012 Presidential Elections. The ex-junta leader had sought this same position for the 2007 General Elections. In 2007 Maada Bio’s aspirations to

Two weeks ago in Egypt, you would have thought that the only remaining supporters of Hosni Mubarak were his children, his wife and a few hangers-on. The ongoing strikes made you think that he was

An Inspector assigned to the anti robbery unit of the Sierra Leone Police has told this pres that five secondary school pupils will soon be charged for riotous conduct, wounding and robbery with aggravation. He made

There was much dancing and singing along the Old Railway line which was traced to the headquarters of the ruling APC.  They were rejoicing because mainly former members of the Peoples Movement for Democratic Change

For four tumultuous years, Cindor Reeves was at the centre of Sierra Leone’s blood diamond trade, where gems were exchanged for arms amid the slaughter of innocent people and slave-like conditions in the mines.

Reports reaching Sierra Express Media today, just a few hours before the international friendly kickoff between Nigeria and Sierra Leone, state that it was agreed between the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and Sierra Leone FA

Throughout 2010 the government of President Ernest Bai Koroma made meaningful progress in addressing endemic corruption and improving access to justice and key economic rights, notably health care and education. Endemic public and private corruption