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March 2012

Grasshoppers invade Kambia farms - Over 200 farmers have complained the recent invasion of grasshoppers at Kamasasa, Madina, Kamawala and Bayamba in the Kambia District, Northern Sierra Leone. According to the farmers, the insects are now

The main opposition, Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) has urged government and the National Electoral Commissioner to extend the Biometric Voters’ Registration in gray areas. Honorable Musa Tamba Sam said the country has a good number

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Joseph Bandabla Dauda, has said that the All People’s Congress (APC) Government has not imported arms and ammunition to equip a paramilitary force, as stated

Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade has admitted defeat in a run-off election to his rival Macky Sall, state media say.  (Photo; Macky Sall (right) owes his political career to Abdoulaye Wade) The president conceded in a telephone

The leader of a coup in Mali has told the BBC he is in complete control of the country and says his "door is open" for peace talks with Tuareg rebels.  (Photo: Capt Sanogo said

The first president of Somalia's interim government, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, has died aged 77. The ex-warlord was chosen as president by a parliament set up in 2004 after years of peace talks in Kenya. But he was

The embattled Minister of Internal Affairs, Musa Tarawally was spotted moving about the capital, Freetown, on Saturday, March 24 at Brookfields by St. Joseph’s Covent onboard a black Mercedes Benz AGR 833 without his official

Mr. Bundu, commonly known as People’s Honourable, a close confidant to His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma pledges his fullest support to the Sweissy Jewellers’ Association on Saturday March 24, over the weekend. The People’s Honourable, is

27 members of the United Democratic Movement Party (UDM) have defected to the main opposition the Sierra Leone People’s Party, (SLPP) on Friday March 23. Making their declaration at the SLPP’s headquarters, Wallace Johnson Street, Freetown

The Minister of Defence, Alfred Palo Conteh has launched the maiden edition of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces magazine on Friday March 23, at the Mayong Officers Mess, Wilberforce Barracks, Freetown. He told

In a three minute interview, Brigadier SO Williams, the Acting Chief of Defence Staff spoke to the Abu Bakarr Sulaiman Tarawally, the Acting Editor of Sierra Express on what difference the Armed Forces Magazine publication

He asked us to be friends; I honoured the invitation so hurriedly. Hi idiot, I shouted to myself. Why can’t you be friends with Palo, at least he says he is tired of being bashed

Sierra Leonean traders and exporters on Saturday March 24th filled the streets of the capital Freetown in rallies taking off from Up-gun roundabout to the National Stadium in a 'Thanks' march showing how grateful they

Over the past decade, tremendous efforts, time and resources have been invested to restructure the RSLAF. Successive government of Sierra Leone through their development partners (IMATT, DFID) and other friendly nations in pursuance of peace

Sierra Leone Government Press Release re Government White Paper on Shears-Moses Commission Report The Government of Sierra Leone today (23 March, 2012) publicized its reaction to the report of the Shears-Moses Commission of Inquiry in a