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July 2012

From experiences gathered over the years, there have been many stereotypes of manipulators when it is time for the elective congress showdown. It takes many forms. One of its forms involves the use of sports

Sierra Express Media is moved by a decision of the government to set up a Coroner’s Inquiry following the unforeseen circumstances which led two youths at Wellington to register their lives as martyrs. This initiative

National Youth Secretary General of the ruling All People’s Congress (APC), Bai Mahmoud Bangura, has told a battery of journalists and cross sections of civil society activists in the signing of a hate speech communique

The Sierra Leone Broadcasting Cooperation (SLBC) has assured all political parties of equal airtime ahead of the November 17 polls. Speaking at a two-day workshop organized by the SLBC at Hotel Barmoi in Freetown on June

Magistrate Komba Kamanda has denied bail to 27 accused persons yesterday at Court No 2 on grounds of appeal made by the prosecution officer that the accused persons would interfere with the outcome of a

Over forty journalists from the print and electronic media were schooled on the concept of social protection in the capital of Freetown. The special training workshop took place July 3rd at the Grassroots Empowerment Movement

Would you imagine a world without witches and wizards? What silver braces are won for being the ones saving people of the wraths of those wicked powers? If one should imagine a world with witches

On Saturday 30 June, the CBF Youth Development League celebrated its end of season finals in Freetown, showcasing the most exciting young footballers in Sierra Leone.  On a day that shifted between torrential downpours and bright

Political leadership has been identified as pivotal in fighting corrosive corruption, unmitigated violence, abject poverty and promoting free, fair and transparent elections in African countries. The people of Sierra Leone voted in Dr Ernest Bai Koroma

On 5th July 2012, 135 Restless Development-trained volunteers will officially complete their placements at a certification ceremony to be held in Bo. Over the last 8 months the volunteers, aged 18-28, have been living and

Freetown, June 3 (SLENA): The Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Feremusu Conteh has paid a one-day inspection visit to the newly constructed fish landing sites at Goderich and Tombo in the Western Area

In its quest to improve and sustain President Koroma's free health care initiative, the Government of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud (in photo), Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, has dispatched a consignment

Freetown, July 3 (SLENA) – An aspirant for the Mayorship of the Freetown Municipality has spelt out the following criteria: maturity, experience and development-oriented  as the expected qualities a potential candidate for the mayorship of

The Minister of Trade and Industry Dr. Richard Conteh (in photo) has demonstrated his magnanimous character once again by donating 100 bags of cement, 3 bundles zinc,and a double trip of sand for the rehabilitation

Wole Soyinka and John Pepper Clark are two renowned poets from black Africa. Whilst in university, I read two poems with the same name but with different backgrounds by both poets. Both wrote about an