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July 2012

“Abortion is a leading cause of death for young women between the ages of 15-24 years in Sierra Leone”. Val Tucker of IPAS made this statement at a ceremony organized at their Edward Street office,

A young Sierra Leonean with a desire to help his country, an outstanding human rights activist whose endeavours led to  the establishment of a global network for  children in crises, an individual with a quest

The Vice President of Sierra Leone is currently a subject of controversy, following strings of publications negating his business life.  If one is to draw a final analysis on his image by now, he surely

Virtually every government that had ascended the ruling basket of this country has used electricity as a campaign tool to hijack the valuable votes of the masses. God help them!  The so much biting and

The Executive Director of Health for all Coalition, Charles Mambu has told Sierra Express Media that his organization is going to be hosting a national family summit in Freetown. Speaking on this Charles Mambu (in photo)

Wide ranges of definition have been given for political tolerance, for this piece we are limiting ourselves to; Political tolerance means accepting and respecting the basic rights and civil liberties of persons whose viewpoint differ

A man in military fatigues of the Sierra Leone Armed Forces is under investigation at the Criminal Investigations Department in Freetown for impersonation. The man is said to have been arrested in Makeni by one Captain

Sierra Leone’s Finance and Economic Development Minister, Dr Samura Mathew Kamara (in photo) has spoken that given the way Sierra Leoneans have been responding to the change taking place in the country, he is optimistic

The Parliament of Sierra Leone on Tuesday July 24, acknowledged receipt of a loan, grant amounting to the tune of $9 million from the African Development Bank for IFAD projects to be extended in the

Parliament has approved 10 presidential nominees including the newly appointed Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Brigadier General Samuel Omar Williams (in photo) on Tuesday July 24. The nine others nominees include, Frederick J.M. Kamara, Chairman of

Airtel, one of the mobile giants in Sierra Leone, has again launched an interesting promotion and a permanent feature for their subscribers called Super Smile with Airtel Volume 2. This event took place on the 23rd

Chief Superintendent of Police, (CSP) Alfred Karrow Kamara informed journalists in Freetown on Tuesday that 50 persons are going to be arraigned in court this week for voter registration malpractices. He underscored that at 1200hrs on

Time and againWe have metAlong some lonely footpath,Where streams meetAnd, haven’t we also talked?As loving eyes often do? Time and againWe’ve been together,Hand in hand holding each other,As inseparable as rider and his saddleSitting on some

St. Paul, Minn. - Peter C. Andersen ’77, of Freetown, Sierra Leone, has received the Charles J. Turck Global Citizen Award from Macalester College.  Andersen graduated from Macalester in 1977 and is now working for the

Online competition sought best ideas to help engage youth in rural Africa  WASHINGTON-- Africa Rural Connect, an online project of the National Peace Corps Association, announced today the winners of its 2012 Young Farmers Idea