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August 2012

Tension is currently raging between two factions in the opposition Sierra Leone People's Party (SLPP) National Executive over who should bear the responsibility to pay the collasal sum of Le100 million stipulated by the National

On the 24th August 2012, Youth Forum Network Sierra Leone concluded a day’s symposium on peace and non-violence, at the Women’s Education Center Kissy Grassfield with support from Sierra Rutile Company Limited as part of

The Acting Mayor of the Freetown Municipality, Alhaji Gibril I B Kanu (in photo) has declared his intention to run for the position of mayor in the up-coming November 17th Local Government Elections.  Making his

After the eleven years of carnage, economic crisis and post-traumatic stress, it is apparent that five years of His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma’s rule was never going to be long enough to heal the wounds

Amnesty International says it has received “credible reports” that Gambia executed nine death row prisoners, including a woman last Thursday.  Jammeh was reported to have vowed to kill all 47 death row inmates, in a

As Leone Stars prepare to engage Tunisia on 8th September 2012 at the National Stadium in the 1st leg for South Africa 2013 Nations Cup, the suspension of team captain, Ibrahim Obreh Kargbo and Kei

Football delegates across the Provinces were delighted to hear that the SLFA Electoral Committee have confirmed that Mr. Rodney Michael is eligible to vie for September 14-16, 2012 FA Presidential battle. In a closed door meeting

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 27, 2012/ -- Over 50 boys and girls from across the continent were today briefed on what they could expect from the Airtel Rising Stars soccer clinic being run by the Manchester

The news of the The Youyi office building, one of the nation’s infrastructural landmarks in Freetown getting a new elevator (courtesy of the Exclusive Press) comes as a sigh of relief to the hundreds of

Conakry, Guinea – The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is grooming CSOs from four West African countries; Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, Benin and Niger. The training which commenced on August 27, will end on September

Freetown - The Centre for Accountability and Rule of Law – Sierra Leone (CARL-SL) welcomed the Sierra Leone Parliament’s enactment of the Sexual Offences Act 2012.  In March this year, CARL-SL called on the Sierra

NAIROBI, Kenya, August 27, 2012/ -- Bharti Airtel, (‘Airtel’) (http://www.airtel.com), a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 17 countries across Africa today announced a partnership with Sproxil to combat the counterfeit drug market in

Sierra Express Media (SEM) has been following of late developments related to the establishment of an electoral college using an approach called inclusive governance.  What we fathom is that there is brilliance in establishing the

Whether it is whimsical or cynical as the case may be, something is getting very absurd in the much talked about wishing or wanting Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara dead. The rumour is ambiguous as in

Outbursts on how the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) planned a murder scheme for its former flag-bearer contender, Alhaji Usman Boie Kamara (in photo) have been exposed once again in a vociferous online forum wherein