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August 2011

New Study Shows World Bank Group Made Notable Contributions in ICT Sector Reform and Private Investments, Identifies Several Opportunities Washington D.C. – A new study released by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) of the World Bank

Sierra Leone Norwegian based Midfielder, Alfred Zagalo Sankoh, has called on the head coach of Sierra Leone’s national team ‘Leone Stars’ to try out the 4-5-1 formation for the September 3rd home qualifier against Egypt. “I

When Marie Jalloh first ran for office in 2007, resistance to women in politics in Sierra Leone was so strong she faced harassment and intimidation from local authorities. Now, not only is she a member of

The uprising in Tunisia and Egypt look and feel like distant memories, etched on the psyche of the dinosaur era. When Libyans opted to follow suit, I remember submitting that unlike their cousins in Tunisia

Sierra Leone Arc of Hope Board Members, Dr. John Sandy and Mr. Daniel Koroma attended a White House meeting on African Immigration to help shape policy on Immigration Reform specific to Africans living in the

Lucrative criminal industries on the coast of Sierra Leone are being smashed by the country's burgeoning army, thanks to support from British personnel. (Photo: Maritime training wing members of the Royal Navy instruct the Sierra Leone

AML Freetown, August 11, 2011 (1500 GMT) - With great regret African Minerals (“AML”) confirms that a fatal motor vehicle accident has occurred in the vicinity of its Tonkolili project in Sierra Leone involving a

After Sierra Express Media's editor breaking the news yesterday  ' Sierra Leone’s Social Welfare Minister Sacked,'  State House has this morning issued a press release confirming same, however,  no replacement has been announced at this

AP Moller-Maersk will move its Maersk Deliverer semi-submersible rig between three oil companies off the West African coast under a new deal, one of the companies has announced.  (Photo: Deliverer: The Maersk semi-submersible will move

MINK Makeup Agency and Makeup School provided all of the makeup seen on the catwalk at this year’s Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) event. MINK partnered with ELLIS FAAS, who provided most of the makeup used

Once every few years, the world goes through a familiar ritual: various factors converge to trigger unusual increases in global food prices. In response, countries rush through emergency measures to ward off widespread shortages. Prices

With a roaring cheer the people of South Sudan welcomed the newest nation in the world on July 9. Couples embraced and men cried as the new national anthem was sung for the first time

The newly appointed Regional Manager – South of the Anti- Corruption Commission has on Tuesday 9th August 2011 met with key stakeholders and alliance partners in the Southern Region during the Provincial Security Committee (PROSEC)

University students at Sierra Leone's respected Fourah Bay College were unable to take their final exams because of a lack of paper.  (Photo: Fourah Bay College, founded in 1827, charges students between $200 and $800

The Radiation Protection Board Secretariat has completed a pre-authorization inspection of Medical facilities in the Bo and Kenema Government Hospitals.  The inspection is part of the ongoing sensitization programme to create awareness about the use