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July 2012

Sierra Leone’s capital. Freetown, is currently struggling to contain a cholera outbreak that has affected over 1,500 people and killed at least 17 to date. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), in collaboration with the

Culture Radio FM 104.5, the people’s station, held a one-day interactive session on peace and non-violence at the Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) hall, Brookfields, Freetown.  (Photo:  Group photo) The session targeted youth leaders representing 30

In an effort to explore one of the world’s strongest national economies and the largest single market in the European Union, Sierra Leone has established a new consulate in Munich, the capital of the southeastern

Freetown, 16 July 2012: The partnership agreement between the Mano River Union (MRU) Secretariat and GIZ’s Regional Resource Governance Project, signed on July 13th, aims at strengthening the ability of the four MRU member states

Freetown: Women in Security Sector-Sierra Leone (WISS-SL), the umbrella body for women serving in the security sector, have registered their gratitude and appreciation to His Excellency Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma for the appointment of Mrs.

SILVER SPRING, MD— SeaWeb’s Seafood Choices program is pleased to announce the selection of fifteen finalists for the 2012 Seafood Champion Awards. The fifteen winners represent a diverse group of seafood stakeholders who are leading

The Airtel Rising Stars football tournament regional was in the Southern part of the country, on Bo soil this past week. Both boys and girls team took part efficiently to put their teams on the

The deadline to the UNFCCC/CDM African Radio Contest has been extended so there are now three more weeks for you to submit your entries. Under the theme "Changing Lives", the contest aims to spread the

The Northern Regional Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission has taken the educational approach in the fight against corruption to the Northern Regional branch of the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO).  (Photo: Cross section of participants) This

Football delegates across the country were angry when they listened to an exclusive interview by the Minister of Youth, Employment and Sports, Hon. Paul Kamara on Eagle Radio 101.6 Sport describing Isha Johansen, one of

The Sierra Leone Bottling Company on Monday 30th July handed out prizes to its second set of winners of the Vimto promotion at their HQ in Dwarzak. The public relations officer Michael Yambasu said that there

We are extremely worried by certain happenings within the country, especially in Freetown, but for whose efficiency and consistency the country would have been in a status far better than it currently is. We are worried

Community Health Officer (CHO), Adama Kondor of Mabela Health Centre has revealed in an interview with Sierra Express reporter that the Mabela community is currently faced with the challenge of a cholera disease outbreak which

Henrietta Kamara (in photo), a 19 year old student of Star Z Computer College in Monrovia, Liberia who is currently holidaying in Freetown, on Saturday 28th July 2012 donated assorted football items including training bibs

As part of their corporate social responsibilities, African Minerals Limited (AML) handed over Le 180, 600,000 to the Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Dr. Minkailu Bah, July 27th  for onward disbursement to Tonkolili, Bombali,