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August 2011

The Mayor of Koidu Town in Kono New Sembehun City Council, Sahr Sessie Gbenda, appeared before the Kono Magistrate court on three-count charges of obtaining goods by false, credit by false and fraudulent conversion contrary

FREETOWN: The Champion of the Sierra Leone Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (SLEITI), State House Chief of Staff, Dr. Kaifala Marah has called on mining companies to work harder in close partnership with Government to ensure

On Tuesday, the Bob Marley estate, Simon Fuller, and Island Records founder Chris Blackwell globally released a new video for Bob Marley & The Wailers' 1973 song "High Tide Or Low Tide."  The video documents the

It is incumbent upon every Sierra Leonean to imbibe a little sense of history if only to protect our young democracy.  This should be tinted with a spirit of tolerance in all spheres of life. It

Cross section of Leone Stars players - Christian Caulker, Alfred Sankoh, Medo Kamara, Tetteh and Pobosky Bangura told Sierra Express Media that the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) and the government should ensure that Sierra

Central Parade playmaker, Sahr Gegehma may leave the club this season to join the Diamond Stars of Kono after officials of the Eastern Region side held talks with the player twice.  It is reported also that

African Petroleum announced today that its first exploration well in Liberia has commenced drilling the Apalis Prospect during the week of August 8, 2011 with the Maersk Deliverer semi-submersible deep water rig. The Maersk Deliverer

Scotland Yard has released what it says will be the "first of many" CCTV images of suspects in the investigation into rioting across London over recent days. (Photo: furniture store set on fire in Croydon) Police

Sierra Leone’s maritime operations have been described as a unique organization at the just concluded sub-regional Mano River Union conference held in Monrovia/Liberia recently.  The Director of Border Security who also led Sierra Leone’s delegation,

The Independent Media Commission has concluded the second in the series of the training programme being held for Radio Broadcast Technicians throughout the country.   The three-day training, which was held in Makeni at the Fatima Campus,

Sierra Leone striker Ibrahim Tetteh Bangura has completed a move to Turkish top division side Bursaspor from former Swedish champions AIK Solna.  (Photo: Tetteh Bangura signed a three year contract in Turkey) The 21-year-old has signed

Two football matches have been postponed and questions raised over other sporting events after a third successive night of rioting in London.  (Photo: Rioting in London has caused sports fixtures to be postponed on police

Swedish police said Sunday they had no signs of 12 scouts from Sierre Leone who disappeared at the weekend from the World Scouting Jamboree and believed they had left the country willingly. "We have witnesses who

The arbitration of football teams for the Airtel under 17 Rising Stars tournament ended  Friday 5th at the National Stadium. The Airtel Rising Stars competition is sponsored and supported by one of world’s leading football teams

In a bid to strengthen Africa’s ability in the areas of reform in fisheries governance, the World Bank has Friday 5th confirmed dishing out US$ 28 million to Sierra Leone to enhance the improvement of