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April 2011

High Commissioner Ian Hughes blogs about the conflict in Cote d’Ivoire, the ensuing humanitarian crisis and implications for the sub-region. HC Ian Hughes asks whether more should have been done to stop the fighting. This

Sierra Leonean AIK’s star striker Mohamed Bangura (in photo) has been hit by a mysterious injury that forced AIK’s technical staff to refrain using him against Mjallby last Sunday, AIK won by a 3 goal

The 1996 gold medallists Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt are all drawn to face their counterparts in the 2nd round of the men’s qualifiers for the 2012 Olympic Football tournament away from home in their first

In a recent article I quoted from Sir Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines after the fall of Twala, the King. It reads, "poor fellow, he is learning the lesson which fate teaches us who live

The Sierra Leonean Community of New Jersey is pleased to announce that Mr. Mohamed S. Jalloh, son of Mr. Ben Jalloh - a native of Kabala in the Northern region of Sierra Leone – has

Sierra Express Media understands that Club Brugge has shown an interest in the Sierra Leonean attacking midfielder Mustapha Hadji Bangura (on the right in photo). Saturday 9th April, Chaouart Henk, a scout for the Belgium side, was in

When one looks at the present state of affairs in a lot of African nations, it becomes crystal clear that these nations can easily do without their parliaments, in their existing forms. Over the years

In its determination to spread anti-corruption messages to rural communities, the Northern Regional office of Anti-Corruption Commission has on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th April 2011 held sensitization meetings in Kholifa Mabang and Kalansogoia Chiefdoms

African Minerals Limited is pleased to announce the appointments of Mr. Bernard Robert Pryor, and Ms. Nina B Shapiro, both as Independent Non-Executive Directors. Ms. Shapiro's appointment is effective today, and Mr. Pryor's from 12

Members of the APC New York Chapter held their fund raising dance in honor of Sierra Leone’s 50th Independence Anniversary at the Bronxville Boys Scout Cabin, 1820 Midland Avenue, Bronxville, New York on Saturday April

The United States welcomes the decisive turn of events in Cote d’Ivoire, as former President Laurent Gbagbo’s illegitimate claim to power has finally come to an end. This represents a victory for the democratic will

I was saddened to hear of Olu Ritchie Gordon’s passing and will miss a true friend, colleague, and brother. His untimely death has cut short an illustrious career in the Print media.  (Photo: the late

LONDON (Reuters) - Iron ore developer African Minerals is confident of starting commercial production in the fourth quarter from its Tonkolili project in Sierra Leone. "The mine is already in production, the key is completing the

Sierra Leonean Ambassador to Liberia says it is only through peace that the people of the two nations can be held together.   Ambassador Marie Jilo Barnett said the two nations are inseparable as they share

A couple of days ago, I was at a workshop organized by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Good Governance: issues and challenges in corruption control for senior policy makers at the Bintumani Hotel in