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March 2012

NATCOM’s interactive session last week witnessed the scene wherein consumers were calling on operators as well as NATCOM to convert bills charged by cell phone companies from units to Leones. The issue became topical when

Votes are being counted in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau following an election to choose a new president.  (Photo: The count is being monitored by foreign observers) Nine candidates are running for office, but analysts

Libya has formally requested the handover of Col Gaddafi's former intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi, following his arrest in Mauritania.  (Photo: Many Libyans want to see evidence of Abdullah al-Senussi's capture before they believe it) A spokesman

The creation of a group to campaign for gay rights in Liberia has led to a fierce backlash - a house rented by a mother of a campaigner has been burnt down and even the

Most nominated films include South Africa’s Otelo Burning and How to 2 Steal 2 Million; Nigeria’s Adesuwa; Ghana’s Somewhere in Africa; The Nigerian-South African co-production Man on Ground; and Kenya’s Rugged Priest.  (Photo: Otelo Burning) Nigeria

Acting Head of Mission, Embassy of Sierra Leone in the People’s Republic of China, who also doubles as the Embassy’s Head of Chancery, has called on Sierra Leonean students studying in various Universities in China

Sierra Express Media can authoritatively reveal that President Koroma has sacked his bodyguard, Idrissa Kamara popularly known as Leather Boot. The president took the decision barely days after a series of allegations pointed out that

The Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone his Excellency Kuang Weilin has promised that his government will build a market for Freetown. The Chinese envoy made this statement on a courtesy visit to the Acting Mayor

Human Rights Commission Sierra Leone (HRCSL) on Friday 16th March held a one day training workshop for staff members based on gender based advocacy for the promotion of women’s rights. According to Madam Gloria Bawoh, Women and

Our Monday March 12th edition featured the Sierra Leone indigenous Traditional Healers Union in a policy statement which denounced the unjustified killings by spiritualists in the country.  We also went at length covering an interview

Pulling 259 votes, Mohamed Bangura held a slide in the flag bearer contest over his title contender Madam Doreen Jimmy who scored 32 votes. The United Democratic Movement (UDM) now stands a chance with its emerging

Former Chairman of Kailahun District Council, Sahr Thomas N’yuma is currently at large following his recent outburst denouncing his membership from the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP). Coordinated calls in following up Nyuma’s new future

The current political scenario in Port Loko is gaining momentum as Sierra Leoneans abroad came to pay homage to APC’s senior elders in Port Loko’s Central One Constituency 49. Eleven aspirants have so far emerged, and

Women continue to bear the brunt of the backward state of the country and this is one aspect which I am ready, and willing to fight at all costs.  Here in Sierra Leone the situation

Current award winning GSM mobile telephony network provider, Africell has officially handed over a three bedroom house with one living room, kitchen, dining room, store garage and a new generator power plant to the lucky